Greek mythology says Icarus fell because he flew too close to the sun. What does science say?
A new paper suggests whales learned to escape the grasp of hunters in just a few years.
Modern tech helps researchers read unopened letters from more than 300 years ago.
Analysis of dental plaque more than 3,000 years old reveals traces of proteins from bananas, soybeans and turmeric.
Artifacts found in a Mexican cave are about 30,000 years old.