The management of childbirth and care of newborns have always been hotly-debated topics. PhD candidate Leah Astbury looks at narratives of reproduction in the 16th
Morphine is one of the most famous drugs in the world and has brought to an end, the lives of some of the most famous
Elizabethan craftsmen developed advanced manufacturing technology that could match that of the 21st century, claim researchers from Birmingham City University who are analysing a 400-year-old
The 60 million yuan Jibaozhai Museum opened in China in 2010 in the midst of a culture boom that sees many new museums opening every
A University of Manchester academic has discovered an important and previously unknown manuscript by one of the medieval period’s greatest thinkers, who was born 700
Cwmystwyth Mines The Crown Estate has completed a deal to sell a historic mining complex in Wales to a special preservation trust. Cwmystwyth Mines, in
The MOD and Westminster Abbey will formally mark the bravery and dedication of those who fought in the Korean War over 60 years ago.
A University of Otago-led multidisciplinary team of scientists have shed new light on the diet, lifestyles and movements of the first New Zealanders by analysing
Ancient DNA analyses of skeletal remains of plague victims from the 6th century AD provide information about the phylogeny and the place of origin of
The rediscovery of a mystery animal in a museum's underground storeroom proves that a non-native 'big cat' prowled the British countryside at the turn of
The remains of 2 First World War soldiers have finally been laid to rest nearly 100 years after they were killed in action.
A Chinook helicopter airlifted one of the RAF's historic aircraft to a new jet museum
The UK's largest artillery piece, 1 of 12 surviving wartime railway howitzers in the world, is being moved for exhibition in the Netherlands.
Seventy years ago, a Wakefield firm of shop-fitters and joiners made a unique contribution to D-Day – by building Landing Craft, despite being located equidistant
With the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo approaching, many historians have been inspired to look again at the events of 18 June 1815
Homer's great masterpieces, The Iliad and The Odyssey, have been dated to around 762 BCE by new research based on the statistical modelling of language
Humans cannot live on wine alone and, as in the case of wine-culture, evidence for wheat and bread consumption in Georgia also goes back to
How long inns along the coastlines of Scandinavia and around the Baltic have existed is very difficult to say; however, the first written records we
Experts in Indological Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich are in the process of analyzing 2000-year-old Indian Buddhist documents that have only recently come to
Ankara accused of blackmailing museums into returning artefacts while allowing excavation sites to be destroyed
The ground-breaking interdisciplinary project ‘Domestic Devotions: The Place of Piety in the Italian Renaissance Home’ will aim to demonstrate that religion played a key role
UC history research examines how border areas and frontiers of the past adapted to major political, cultural and social shifts, specifically in terms of the