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Ancient egypt: Secrets of mummy's portrait exposed under microscope after 1,800 years

ByThe striking painting, known as The Portrait of a Bearded Man, hails from the second century AD when Egypt was under Roman control. Consequently,...

Ancient Victims of Mount Vesuvius's Fury Discovered in The Ashes of Pompeii

ByAFP The remains of two victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius almost 2,000 years ago have been unearthed at a grand villa on the...

Archaeology discovery: 2,000-year-old mystery unearthed in Pompeii at ancient Roman villa

ByThe two men died from a volcanic heat blast, they were then covered by the falling ash. When Vesuvius erupted 2,000 years ago the...

Biologists Discover Ancient Microbial Ecosystems Beneath The Dinosaur-Killer Crater

ByEvan Gough, Universe Today How did life arise on Earth? How did it survive the Hadean eon, a time when repeated massive impacts excavated craters thousands of...

Ancient Fragment of The Pacific Ocean Found Buried 400 Miles Below China

ByPeter Dockrill Scientists have identified an old piece of the Pacific Ocean – the ancient remains of its long-ago seabed – extending hundreds of miles...

Ancient Dog DNA Reveals Their Enduring Connection With People

ByGrace Huckins After that domestication event, some things do seem to have stayed constant. According to the team’s results, after dogs split off from wolves...

Archaeology news: Ancient Hermes statue unearthed in Athens

ByHerms or Hermas are sculptures, usually of the head of Hermes, and sometimes a torso.  These pieces of public art were usually positioned on squared...

Ancient Dust From The Ocean's Depths May Have Helped Keep The Last Ice Age Cool

ByCarly Cassella The ocean floor of the South Pacific contains traces of ancient dust that may have changed Earth's very climate, and new research suggests...

Ancient Egyptian Necropolis Yields More Than 100 Sealed Coffins From 2,500 Years Ago

BySally Kandil with Menna Zaki, AFP Egypt announced Saturday the discovery of an ancient treasure trove of more than 100 intact sarcophagi, dating back more...

Egypt unveils ancient coffins, statues found in Saqqara

ByEgyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues in...

The Rings of Ancient Trees May Hold Tales of Epic Space Explosions

ByMichelle Starr A dying massive star is not a peaceful event. It blasts off its outer material in a colossal explosion, irradiating space with high-energy...

Ancient Lake Discovered Under Greenland May Be Millions of Years Old, Scientists Say

ByPeter Dockrill The remains of a giant, ancient lake have been discovered under Greenland, buried deep below the ice sheet in the northwest of the...

Ancient Meteorite Hints Mars Had Water Before There Was Life on Earth

ByDavid Nield We know that Mars was once much wetter than it is now, but the questions of when water formed and evaporated away are...

Climate Change May Have Driven Ancient Human Species to Extinction

ByDeepa Padmanaban, SAPIENS Several close relatives of our species, Homo sapiens, have walked this Earth since the genus Homo evolved more than 2 million years...

Researchers Decipher The Secret Ingredients of Ancient Egyptian Ink

ByDavid Nield An analysis of 12 ancient papyrus fragments has revealed some surprising details about how the Egyptians mixed their red and black ink –...

Fireball Meteorite That Struck Michigan Reveals Ancient Extraterrestrial Compounds

ByMindy Weisberger, Live Science A meteorite that landed on a frozen lake in 2018 contains thousands of organic compounds that formed billions of years ago...

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James Wolfensohn, Former World Bank Chief And Champion Of The Poor, Dies At 86

ByVanessa RomoFormer World Bank President James Wolfensohn, pictured in 2006, died on Tuesday. He was 86. ALESSANDRO DELLA VALLE/AP hide captiontoggle caption ALESSANDRO DELLA VALLE/APFormer...

Lori Harvey Brings Michael B. Jordan To Her Hometown Before Thanksgiving After Split With Future

ByJade Boren Fans are applauding Lori Harvey, after she was photographed landing in Atlanta with the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’: Michael B. Jordan. Just three days...

Diego Maradona health: Greatest footballer has died after blood clot on brain

ByBlood clots are differently sized clumps of blood that have formed inside your body. Clotting is important to prevent excessive bleeding if you are injured...

Thanksgiving: Food and feuding

ByTHANKSGIVING is an official American holiday that celebrates one of the country’s founding myths.It is famous for a huge meal and family fights around...