Science is a mirror that reveals sometimes hidden, often unexpected and always astounding insights into everyday things and human life. Here we explore everything you always wanted to know about holidays, food, art, music, books, games, TV, film, education, urban life and crime — as well as human history, archaeology and anthropology.
New tools are creating a trend in archaeology research: excavation without digging.
Analysis of trash mounds shows how a regional hub collapsed after the onset of the Late Antiquity Little Ice Age.
New research suggests the idea of stone megaliths was spread by a mysterious seafaring culture from northwest France.
Chemical analysis shows presence of what was probably a primitive embalming fluid.
An analysis of more than 50 years of song lyrics identifies a dark trend in popular music.