An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University reports a surprising discovery from the genomes of eight Iberian Stone-Age farmer remains. The analyses revealed that early Iberian farmers are the closest ancestors .
More than years ago, an African civilization flourished in what is now modern-day Libya. According to Herodotus, a Greek historian, it was a great nation that co-existed with the ancient Romans. This mysterious forgotten civilization was the Garamantes.
Photos reveal decapitated Roman-age bodies of gladiators discovered by York Archaeological Trust at Driffield Terrace in the city. An analysis of the skeletons reveals the men had poor childhood health and were used to wielding weapons.
Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages. By Andrew Curry, for National Geographic PUBLISHED MARCH 2015
The Great New England Vampire Panic Two hundred years after the Salem witch trials, farmers became convinced that their relatives were returning from the grave to feed on the living By Abigail Tucker, October 2012 Smithsonian Magazine