An independent commission of World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) says the 2012 Olympics Games in London were “sabotaged” by “widespread inaction" against Russian athletes with suspicious doping profiles.
On November 4, 1922, in Egypt's Valley of the Kings, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his workmen discovered a step leading to the tomb of King Tutankhamun, which held spectacular artifacts and the mummy of the boy king.
Early pioneers of the medical field went to great pains to learn about the intricate inner workings of human bodies. In 1543, Flemish physician Andreas Vesalius published De Humani Corporis Fabrica, the first medical text rife with detailed images depicting human anatomy.
A team of German-Egyptian archaeologists and conservators have begun the painstaking work of restoring King Tutankhamun's burial mask, which was accidentally broken off and then hastily glued back last year.
The accommodation rental website Airbnb is offering the winners of a Halloween-themed competition the chance to spend a night in the catacombs underneath the city of Paris. The “world's largest grave” holds the remains of more than six million Parisians.
A group of Egyptian and foreign archaeologists found evidence suggesting the existence of two previously undiscovered rooms in King Tut’s tomb. Secret doors may conceal the burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti.
A team of Italian archaeologists has found bone fragments that they believe belong to one of the world’s most famous models. How do they know?
The “Queen of Crime” Agatha Christie was born in Torquay, on the southwest coast of England, on September 16, 1890. Did you know she was also a roller-skating, surfing action woman?
Scientists have discovered a new human-like species in a burial chamber deep in a cave system in South Africa. The discovery could change ideas about our early relatives.
Activists and local residents say the Islamic State militant group has destroyed part of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, which is considered the most important temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra.