DNA evidence found in human remains shows that malaria was present during the Roman Empire -- 2,000 years ago.
A mosaic floor dating to the 4th century showing scenes from a chariot race in the hippodrome has been unearthed.
A study revealed new findings on human migration in ancient Rome. Skeletons from 2,000 years ago indicated migrants came from the Alps and North Africa.
The "Little Ice Age" may have had some major impacts on human civilization.
Smart agricultural practice and an extensive grain-trade network allowed Romans to thrive in a water-limited environment. But when the empire was pushed to the limits of its food resources, it eventually fell.
Researchers have just uncovered the ancient remains of Roman goldmines with the help of a laser.