For too long, we have failed to recognize the most important elements of a truly civilized society: political wisdom, cooperation, kindness … and women.
Evidence gathered in recent years shows that some ancient narratives contain remarkably reliable records of real events.
The dictator’s ghost has been haunting Spain for more than 40 years. It is high time for the country to confront its history.
A 3,200-year-old piece of cheese from Egypt is providing more evidence about how humans evolved to consume dairy products.
As new discoveries shake up the timeline of when people first came to the Americas, how do we decide what’s true?
For many years, scholars believed oral history was no more accurate than mythology. It turns out they were wrong.