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Tree-ring data sheds light on climate change's historic and modern impact.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Metal in ancient shipwrecks has value for both historians and scientists.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Survey of Spanish city data reveals patterns of change.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Long ago, life was nasty, brutal and short -- and well organized.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Detritus from the Gold Rush is heading toward America’s food basket.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Joint differences enabled gigantism in dinosaurs.

Jyoti Madhusoodanan, Contributor

A tale of an Indonesian volcano, a monk, and the mass graves of London.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Humans' unique throwing ability dawned 2 million years ago.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Appalachian cave art may explain Mound people's universe.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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