The outhouse of a 19th-century Boston brothel might not be the first place you’d think to look for revealing clues about the past—but maybe it should be.
An ancient interment site in Russia challenges us to rethink how Paleolithic humans in Europe treated their dead and organized their societies.
People who were part of the Hopewell culture ventured far and wide to obtain large quantities of raw materials.
Anthropologists in Cyprus are quietly working to unite the intensely divided island country—by finding and identifying human remains.
The story we’ve all been told about the demise of Easter Island’s culture is flat-out wrong. Here’s why.
The domestication of wild horses altered the course of history, particularly under Genghis Khan’s reign. Researchers are now digging deep to figure out when domestication started.