A team from Historic England and the University of Southampton has found a pit on the village and discovered horrific evidence that the villagers burn and chop up bodies of the dead before burying them.
Researchers have found what they believe to be the earliest known prehistoric ancestor of humans, and it looks scary and ancient as you can imagine.
Names of few demons, cosmic symbols and other strange writings were found along the 2000-year-old skeletons.
Ancient bone in South Africa was found to have cancer, providing evidence that cancer is not a modern disease as previously thought.
Archaeologists have discovered an ancient shaman grave in Israel, shedding light on the mysteries of ancient funeral rituals.
Stories of lost civilizations, like that Atlantis, have intrigued the old and young alike – mesmerized at the idea of how an entire civilization could just vanish and have little known about it.
One of the top predators of their ecoystem during their time - The fossil of the extinct species called Cynarctus wangi was described as a hyena-like canine with massive jaws capable of crushing bone
After taking a closer look at fossils kept in London's Natural History Museum, researchers have identified them as belonging to the largest known giraffe – which may also be the largest ruminant-class animal in history.
Hypercarnivores, or enormous predators, most likely shaped the ecosystem during the Pleistocene epoch. Essentially, packs of these large animals controlled populations of herbivores so to preserve the ancient landscapes and valuable vegetation.
Giant prehistoric teeth from an extinct species of shark known as Megalodon recently washed up on a beach in North Carolina. Since little is known about this ancient species, the newly discovered teeth may help researchers unlock more clues.
New research from the University College Dublin shows Cows were domesticated in stages and far more selectively than previous research indicated. DNA analysis indicates ancient British farmers restocked their domesticated herds with still-wild ox specimens called aurochs that grazed throughout areas of Europe, Asia and North Africa.
After sequencing a genome of an ancient African male skull, researchers revealed more about the early humans' migration and introduction of farming in East Africa.
A new species recently added to the desmostylia group suggests that the hippo-sized suction-feeders were a more diverse group of animals than previously thought and ate in a very unique way.
A new study confirms that a well-preserved fetus and soft tissues were found in 48-million-year-old fossils of a small horse-like species.
Using fossilized structures known as melanosomes, researchers concluded that an ancient bat species was reddish-brown in color. More importantly, the study suggests that melanin desposits from fossils can be used to determine the color of ancient species.