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    Ancient, 30-foot relative of great white shark unearthed in Mexico quarry

    (Image credit: Vullo et al/Proceedings B) Complete fossils from an enormous shark that lived alongside the dinosaurs reveal crucial information about this enigmatic predator —...

    Glow-in-the-dark creatures appeared in Earth’s oceans 540 million years ago

    A deep-sea octocorals that are known to be bioluminescent. (Image credit: Smithsonian) Bioluminescence in marine life dates back 540 million years, winding back the clock by...

    Fake Botox injections have sickened 22, hospitalized 11, CDC warns

    Federal health officials warn that fake Botox products are being used by unlicensed providers. (Image credit: Aja Koska via Getty Images) In recent months, 22 people...

    Weapons chest found on wreck of 15th-century ‘floating castle’ sheds light on ‘military revolution at sea’

    Maritime archaeologists Johan Rönnby (left) and Rolf Warming diving near the stern of the Gribshunden wreck. The ship sank in 1495 and was rediscovered...

    Decoding the Baghdad Battery: Ancient Artifact or Medical Marvel?

    Longstanding beliefs about ancient technological and medical knowledge were placed under scrutiny when Paul T. Keyser's published an article in the 1990s challenging the...

    Lady Caroline Lamb: Antonia Fraser on a rule-breaking aristocrat

    On the podcast | Daisy Hay answers listener questions on the RomanticsSo from an early age, Caroline was surrounded by unconventional, strong-minded women. Caroline...

    Plato’s Final Resting Place in Athens Revealed!

    The revolutionary scanning and study of the Herculaneum papyri has revealed remarkable new details about the philosopher Plato, including the precise location of his...

    The British empire’s divisive legacy

    Sathnam Sanghera considers how we can have a constructive national conversation about Britain’s imperial pastPublished: April 23, 2024 at 8:56 AMSathnam Sanghera’s bestselling 2021...

    What Pressures Caused the Fall of the Achaemenid Empire? (Video)

    The Achaemenid Empire, spanning from Egypt to India, epitomized grandeur and power under illustrious rulers like Cyrus the Great and Darius the Great. Their astute governance and...

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