The earliest cannabis dealers trace back 5,000 years ago, along with the founders of Western civilization, a new study reveals.
A team of researchers has sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the origins of Celtic people and their culture.
The Bronze Age was a significant era in Earth's early history, but how did it change Europe? New DNA analyses from the bones of early Europeans have attempted to answer just that question, showing that the demographic structure of present-day Europe and Asia is the result of widespread population migrations, and subsequent cultural changes that occurred during the Bronze Age.
Evidence of a prehistoric gold trade route running between southwest UK and Ireland has recently been discovered, suggesting humans were trading gold between the two countries as far back as the early Bronze Age (2500BC).
In a new study, dirt is revealing the demise of ancient civilization during the Dark Age, as well as providing a new twist on what these people did for a living so long ago.
Archaeologists have unearthed the palace of potentially the biggest partier of the Bronze Age, boasting a personal wine cellar significantly larger than any ever seen before.