An archaeologist who has studied the charred remains of historic people's lives reflects on what the past can tell us about disasters and climate change.
There is an evolutionary reason why humans enjoy sitting around watching a fire, river, or television screen.
Humans have crafted garments for more than 40,000 years—and prehistoric tools suggest that warmth wasn’t their only concern.
Westerners have long shunned obese people, and this attitude now pervades much of the globe. Was this always the case?
The long history of Native American tribes is nowhere to be found on modern maps. So the Zuni decided it was time to create their own kind of cartography.
Can natural history museums justify their collections of human remains?