Rewriting Human Evolution

Scientists are discovering that the primeval path our ancestors took to becoming human is far more complex than we ever thought.

The Girl in the Cave

The incredible discovery of a submerged ancient Early American skeleton has implications for understanding Native American ancestry and the first peopling of the Americas.

Kurdistan’s 21st Century ‘Gold Rush’

After decades of being shut out of one of the richest archaeological landscapes in the world, teams of archaeologists have poured back into Iraq's Kurdistan. But it could be...

Rediscovering a Giant

Buried for thousands of years, the largest Mycenaean citadel in Greece emerges under the archaeologist's eye.

The First Arabians

Pioneering scientists relate how they are uncovering increasing evidence of a significant human presence on the Arabian Peninsula as much as 100,000+ years ago.

Footprints in the Silt

The startling discovery of million-year-old human footprints on a beach in the United Kingdom has scientists jumping.

Drawing from the Past

Author and scholar Carolyn Boyd relates the discovery and meaning of the incredible rock art of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands.

Resurrecting the Pharaoh’s Solar Boat

Buried for more than 4,500 years, a well-preserved ancient Egyptian funerary bark sees the light of day, aided by archaeologists and Japanese technology.

Undiscovered Country

The miracle of laser technology reveals a hidden ancient world in Cambodia.

Seeing Through the Canopy

New discoveries are being made at the ancient Maya center of El Pilar, using cutting-edge technology.

Out of Europe

Did the earliest human inhabitants of the Americas hail from across the Atlantic? Two distinguished scientists make a testable case.
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