"This is the first time that any salmonella has been found in old human remains in Europe," one researcher said.
It's not quite Jurassic Park, but the finds reveal "critical" clues about the evolutionary history of the slithery beasts.
"If you were living in Africa three million years ago...without any means of defense, you'd better be able get up in a tree when the sun goes down."
The operations in the ancient Incan world were more successful than those during the American Civil War.
The ancient stools provide insights into parasitism, diet and subsistence patterns of past populations.
In 79 AD, this seven or eight year old child fled to the city's Central Baths for shelter.
There has been a "discriminatory interpretation" of the role women held in Peru, the historian said.
The samples were discovered in a 1.2-mile-deep hole drilled in Russia.
The ancient tool findings are detailed in a series of three studies published in the journal "Science."
Megalodon could grow up to 18 meters in length and weigh as much as 37 tons.
Most of our historical record about the Phoenicians came from ancient Greeks and Romans—the Phoenician's arch-enemies.
The right foot of the statue features hieroglyphic symbols that correspond to both the birth name and coronation of King Amenhotep III.
An ancient Syriac manuscript provides a much richer description of the wise men's visit to baby Jesus.
The Dutch ship was carrying contraband when it sank.
Water from nearby springs had been deliberately diverted to create the illusion that the sanctuary was floating, as if on a mirror.
The system, dated to around the 3rd or 4th century A.D. and lost for centuries, lies in the foothills of the Tian Shan Mountains.
The 4,000-year-old circular monument features wooden posts surrounding burned stones.
Among the thousands of artifacts were fossilized skeletons of rabbits, sheep, donkeys, rhinos, bears and birds.
Some of the papyrus scraps carry everyday notes like shopping lists or tax returns.
Humid conditions on the Japanese island where the mirror was found may have helped preserve the rare artifact.
The toys' purpose was unknown, but the grave belonged to a "common child," as opposed to one of an elite social class.