"The Jomon were not directly ancestral to Native Americans," lead author G. Richard Scott, professor of anthropology at the University of Reno, Nevada, and an expert in the study of human teeth, tells Live Science. "They [the Jomon] are more al
That time period was marked by dramatic climate change. In a reverse image of what is happening today, the Earth grew cooler, ice sheets expanded, sea levels dropped, forests started changing to grasslands, and carbon dioxide became scarce. Nearly tw
Italian sailors knew about North America 150 years BEFORE Christopher Columbus discovered the continent, researchers claim
The biblical "sin cities" of Sodom and Gomorrah could have been destroyed by a meteor "cloudburst" that incinerated all 8,000 inhabitants, a fascinating new study suggests.
HOLY MOSES Bible archaeologists 'find Mount Sinai where God handed Moses the Ten Commandments' as they reveal four bombshell clues
Some researchers have also published evidence of a much earlier human presence in North America, including stone tools dated to as long as 30,000 years ago. But others have questioned whether the discoveries were really tools shaped by humans, and wh
Gazing across the sea for days on end Polynesian navigators often didn't look for land, which was hundreds of miles away in any direction. Instead, they watched the stars, clouds, birds, waves and other features of the environment from their open c
The Woolly Mammoth could be coming back from extinction. Scientists have received more funding to resurrect this creature. Is this irresponsible? And should we do it?
EIGHT additional miles of Kentucky's Mammoth Cave are uncovered that extends the 10-million-year-old structure to at least 420 miles long
Stonehenge's famed megaliths haven't simply stood in a circular arrangement since prehistoric people first placed them there around 2500 B.C.E. The sarsen and bluestones have actually cracked or fallen over numerous times in modern history: At th