History Stories
Bear Bone Discovered in 1903 is Evidence of Stone-Age Humans in Ireland
March 24, 2016

Scientists say a single bear bone found in 1903 suggests humans inhabited the Emerald Isle some 2,500 years earlier than previously thought. Read More

World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment
January 27, 2016

A new project has allocated more than $15 million to preserve and promote Göbekli Tepe, an 11,000-year-old Turkish monument believe to be the world’s first temple. Read More

Did a New Human Species Thrive in Stone Age China?
March 14, 2012

Human remains with both modern and primitive features have been discovered in Chinese caves and might represent a new evolutionary line. Read More

Forensics Put a Face to a Stone Age Boy’s Remains
October 21, 2011

The face of a teenager who died 7,500 years ago has been brought back to life through methods that combine forensics and art. Read More

Human Skulls Mounted on Stakes Found at Stone Age Burial Site
September 20, 2011

Excavations in Sweden revealed 8,000-year-old skulls impaled with stakes that might have been battle trophies or part of a complex burial ritual. Read More