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Scientists investigate whether surviving an escape from Alcatraz prison was possible.
Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore
Uncover evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy
In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.
Follow scientists who are testing the bones of King Richard III, unearthed in 2011
Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World
Where did this particular flu strain come from, and what made it so deadly?
Leonardo’s first dissections were in search of the soul.
Shellfish farming was an industry as far back as the Roman times.
Nero spent a fortune on indulgent banquets in Baiae.
Baiae was a resort where the Roman elites could let their hair down.
Paul Gauguin took up residence at the Yellow House.
Who was Vincent van Gogh? How did his career as an artist start?
Did he cut off his whole ear?
Scientists estimate the power of the Cerrejón crocodile's monstrous bite
Uncover new evidence tracing many of Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions to other scientists.
What made Baiae such a special place?
Vincent began to paint obsessively at the Yellow House.
What did Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?
Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator
After Stonehenge Reaches Back 3,000 Years to Uncover Life in Bronze Age Britain
Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath Teotihuacán for clues to a lost culture.
Discover whether an amateur archaeologist’s theory leads to the lost tomb of Cleopatra.