Wits University researchers yesterday announced they had found evidence of cancer in 1.7 million-year-old bones.
A previously-unknown species of dinosaur has been found in Patagonia, Argentina.
Archeologists have discovered near Mexico's ancient ruins of Teotihuacan the 1 600-year-old skeleton of an upper-class woman.
Based on available data, Isaac Newton should have asked for a raise, writes Jesse Green.
HUman penises contain no bones, and yet that is not always the case in mammalian history.
An old Portuguese ship has been unearthed in the Namibian desert and is full of gold.
New research suggests that the dagger was shaped out of an ancient meteorite.
Police can close their books on a skeleton found on a beach after the bones were discovered to be 2,000 years old.
Elaborate cave strucutures dating back 176,000 years suggest Neanderthals were a lot more skilled than initially believed.
The giant asteroid believed to have struck earth 3.4 billion years ago.
Sceptics say the find by the 15-year-old is not an ancient city but an old corn field.
Scientists believe that a rock chip may be from a 50,000-year-old axe.
Scientists analysing ancient lava bubbles in rock say that earth’s atmosphere was once thinner than it is now.
Scientists are busy reconstructing a strange aquatic reptile with a head like a hmmerhead shark.
US historian believes he has uncovered the true identity of the Man in the Iron Mask.