This ancient gold ring was a 'hangover cure' back in the day

Everyone has their go-to method for dealing with a hangover. Around 600 years ago, the method…

Climate change, not humans, caused the extinction of woolly mammoths

After five million years roaming the Earth, woolly mammoths vanished from the planet nearly 4,000 years…

WW2 ghost ships raised from the ocean by volcanic tremors

A fleet of Japanese World War Two ships have risen from the bottom of the ocean…

Babylonian tablets reveals mathematics 1,000 years earlier than Ancient Greece

The world’s oldest example of applied geometry has been discovered on a 3,700 year old Babylonian…

Man discovers 19th century 'witch bottle' containing hair, urine and human tooth

A 19th century ‘witch bottle’ containing hair, urine and a human tooth has been unearthed after…

230 million-year-old beetle found in fossilised dinosaur poo

A new extinct species of tiny beetle that lived around 230 million years ago has been…

3,000-year-old shark attack victim unearthed in Japan

Scientists have discovered the remains of a man who was attacked by a shark more than…

Footprints from the UK's last dinosaurs found in Folkestone

Scientists have discovered footprints of the last of the dinosaurs to have walked on UK soil…

99-million-year-old bird trapped in amber is reclassified as lizard

A bizarre lizard locked in Burmese amber for 99 million years has opened a new window…

A 1,000-year-old chicken egg was perfectly preserved in human poo

Archaeologists have found a 1000-old chicken egg preserved in poo in a cesspit. The find, which took place…

Shackled skeleton is rare evidence of slavery in Roman Britain

Archaeologists have identified the shackled skeleton of a man that could be the first evidence that…

Crew of famous English warship Mary Rose were multi-ethnic and not just white

King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, was made up of a multinational crew, research…