When dead men speak…

When dead men speak…

How do bones, isotopes, historic records, DNA and grave goods tell us about the dead? We check out the example of King Richard III, found in a parking lot! More »

Bottoms up!

Bottoms up!

People have been controlling fermentation for at least 9,000 years. What were the ancients brewing, and how did alcohol change society? More »

Agriculture Invented: When? How?

How did agriculture start, and when did it reach chilly Scandinavia? When were crops domesticated, and what were the first crops? How did domestication change crop genes and human society? More »