Heritage scientists at UCL have developed demographic models of decay and loss to predict when a large library or archival collection might age beyond repair.
The history of Christmas beer brewing sheds light on larger societal changes in Norway, from the temperance movement to the occupation of Norway by Germany
By combining genetic data, ancestry information, and electronic health records, scientists are able to identify neighborhood-level patterns of migration in the New York City area,
London, Paris and New York are global cities: modern hubs for travel, technology and trade, their names and images echo around the globe, capturing our
Plans to preserve Camp 21 at Cultybraggan in Scotland, the site of the former WW2 prisoner of war camp, are being launched by the Comrie
Black rice has a rich cultural history; called "Forbidden" or "Emperor's" rice, it was reserved for the Emperor in ancient China and used as a
If you are in a special relationship with another person, thank grandma - not just yours, but all grandmothers since humans evolved.
A campaign group has accused authorities of staggering double standards over development affecting Shropshire’s historic landscape.
Key advisers to UNESCO are planning to visit Edinburgh this month in response to concerns over proposed developments in the Scottish capital and how they
Laterality is the preference of human beings for one side of our bodies; being left-handed or right-handed, for example, or having a preference for using
The new national heritage body for Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has received charitable status from the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).
New stable isotope and ancient DNA analysis of the bones of stored cod provisions recovered from the wreck of the Tudor warship Mary Rose, which
An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University reports a surprising discovery from the genomes of eight Iberian Stone-Age farmer remains.
One of the most pressing issues in modern biological conservation is "invasion biology".
A timeline of diamond mining from the first recorded accounts to the present day.
An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Cambridge, has discovered unique 'graffiti' on the walls of a cave in central China,
From Austrian monks to American craft brewers, beer geeks are everywhere. But making a good beer not only depends on the best ingredients, but also
A linguist from the University of Houston is proposing a solution to a centuries-old puzzle: What sparked the "nonsense" language in "Gulliver's Travels"?
In 1884, a delegation of international representatives convened in Washington, D.C. to recommend that Earth’s prime meridian (the north-south line marking zero degrees longitude) should