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Skeletons of Africans enslaved in Mexico reveal extreme hardships of the Atlantic slave trade

Kristen Rogers | 
In a study published [April 30] in the journal Current Biology, scientists tell the stories of three 16th-century enslaved Africans ...
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‘Unexpected’ marriage practices, slavery, social inequality revealed in analysis of Bronze Age remains

George Dvorsky | 
A fascinating new study chronicles the family histories of European Bronze Age households, revealing the presence of surprising marital practices, ...
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Glimpse into enslaved woman’s life offered by DNA found in clay pipe at Maryland plantation

Kiona Smith | 
Clay pipes used for smoking were so common in the 1700s and 1800s that it’s not very remarkable to find ...
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