Amid the aisles of spaghetti and canned peas, cereals and breads made with mysterious-sounding grains such as amaranth and quinoa are sprouting up at major supermarkets.Read more
Researchers report Wednesday that they found a 4,500-year-old burial
in Mexico that had the oldest known example of dental work in the
The upper front teeth of the remains had been ground down so they
could be mounted with animal teeth, possibly wolf or panther teeth,
for ceremonial purposes.
A discovery of ancient jade could shake up old notions of the New
World before Columbus. Scientists say they have traced 1,500-year-old
axe blades found in the eastern Caribbean to ancient jade mines in
Central America 1,800 miles (2,900 kilometers) away.
Polychrome pots found with two female sacrifice victims Apparently it wasn’t good to be part of the Mayan Royal Family.Read more
In Guatemala’s Laguna del Tigre National Park, the dense forest hides many treasures: endangered scarlet macaws flit among the treetops,Read more