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Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.
Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.
A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.
A quick attempt to reattach the king's beard with epoxy-based glue has defaced the Egyptian Museum's biggest draw forever.
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.
Daniel Wilson's new novel, "Robopocalypse," chronicles humanity's fight against millions of murderous robots run by an omniscient AI. Perfect summer reading.
Once again we find something that Natali can't cook: mummies. But she does suggest they be used as jerky. Don't worry, we also have lots of thoughts about the Kindle 2, Psystar's suit against Apple, and somebody owns the name Netbook. Is that allowed?
The concept Sleep Suit comprises connected but adjustable soft foam rings that are compacted enough to feel like you're being cushioned all around.
Wilton's new Halloween Cookie Pan makes it easy to turn out treats perfect for October.