A team of Greek and German researchers has shown that the colours of sunsets painted by famous artists can be used to estimate pollution levels
Sophie McGeevor (Faculty of History at Cambridge University) explains how her research into a collection of autobiographies by working class women is helping to fill
Emotional expressions on Greek tombstones from the Hellenistic period (323-31 B.C.) help increase our understanding of social communication and cultural values.
From the Statue of Liberty in New York to the Tower of London or the Sydney Opera House -- sea-level rise not only affects settlement
Researchers have discovered how Native Americans may have survived the last Ice Age after splitting from their Asian relatives 25,000 years ago.
The open air plays of the ancient Greeks may offer us a valuable insight into the Mediterranean climate of the time, reports new research in
The fate of migrants moving to cities in 17th- and 18th-century England demonstrates how a single pathogen could dramatically alter the risks associated with migration
New World, two researchers today said they have discovered the oldest fortified settlement ever found in North America.
People trafficking is a billion-dollar business with a history that spans centuries. A new study identifies the beginnings of the modern trafficker – the men
Some 90 per cent of the 11th century archaeological site of Gao Saneye in northern Mali was pillaged by Islamic extremists during their seizure of
Alejandro García Reidy, researcher of the PROLOPE Group of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, has discovered a manuscript
Iraq Heritage announces the official launch of www.iraqheritage.org, a website devoted to help people understand, value, care for and enjoy Iraq's unique and ancient heritage.
In the midst of current controversies over immigration law and policy.
Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers.
Hundreds of sites and structures established for the defence of Scotland in the First World War explored.
The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered.
Scientists have for the first time sequenced an ancient RNA genome.
The Israel Antiquities Authority is launching today an upgraded version of its Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library.
John Colenso, a 19th-century missionary who caused outrage for his sympathetic work with Zulus in South Africa.
Severe blow if changes to planning laws are introduced.
The medieval monk Jocelin of Furness has been little studied by historians