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.
Disgusting as it might be nowadays, but there is a possibility of Europeans back 5,000 years ago eating rodents.
Founding father Benjamin Franklin has some skeletons in his closet – literally, and by "some" that means over a thousand.
Researchers from University of Cambridge developed an artificial bones and egg shells that can be used as substitute for conrete and steels in construction.
Researchers recently discovered a new human ancestor named Homo naledi. It took six tiny women to excavate the fossils from the narrow cave, and we had the chance to talk to one of them.
Paleontologists from the University of Michigan recently excavated almost 20 percent of a complete woolly mammoth skeleton from a local wheat field. The discovery was made by farmer and landowner who was digging to install a drainage pipe.
Researchers excavating ancient salmon chum bones from the Upward Sun River site in Alaska have found that Ice Age humans had a broader diet than previously surmised and used specialized tools to fish.
Pre-reptile Bunostegos akokanensis is the earliest known creature to stand upright on all four legs. This species was thought to be a sprawler, but researchers from Brown University found that it had shoulders extending directly underneath its body instead of out to the sides.
Fossils excavated from the Rising Star cave in South Africa were identified as a new species of human ancestors. The researchers note that this new species has a lot in common with modern humans.
Researchers studying kangaroon cartilage found that it could help understand how to better engineer artificial shoulder and knee joints for humans.
A 260-million-year-old fossil species Eunotosaurus africanus sheds new light on turtle evolution. Details of its skull provide the real clues.
A now-extinct monkey's one-million-year-old fossil was found embedded in limestone in an underwater cave in the Dominican Republic. This adds to findings about New World monkeys in the Caribbean.
Our modern, more sedentary lifestyles have not only made humans heavier, but also noticeably lighter than our hunter-gatherer ancestors - at least in the bones.
A new worm species, called Parougia diapason, was discovered in whale bones on Antarctica's Deception Island, showing scientists just how many unknown species are still out there.