Gentrification happens when attempts to build bridges between disenfranchised people and their better-off peers go awry – but it doesn't have to be this way.
It's hard to believe, but big storms and hurricanes are caused by tiny particles moving around in the atmosphere.
Research into attitudes reveals some startling findings.
Spiders use different types of silk for different purposes – and not all of them are as strong as steel.
Pets, like guinea pigs, lead very different lives to humans – and that's why they need very different eyes, too.
Tickling is an important sign that someone – or something – is touching you. An expert explains how it works.
New research finds that people who live in areas with high unemployment in their youth are more likely to retire early.
By studying old and dead stars, we can discover what will happen to our sun in the far, far future. And it won't end with a big explosion.
Poverty leaves people feeling unable to take responsibility for their future – but community programmes can empower young people to take control.
The first thing to know is that Siri is not a "who" – Siri is a "what".
The boxing gym can be a place for young people to escape street life – but it's also the home of a violent sport.
View from an expert in criminal justice – who also lives in one of the UK's most deprived areas.
Meteorites might look like boring bits of rock – but each one has a fascinating story.
In the UK, it's possible to join the army as a soldier at the age of 16, with parental permission. Is it right?
Depression can affect people at any stage in life – here, an expert in psychology answers a young reader's question about how to help.
It's good to know how currents are formed in the ocean, as they can be quite dangerous!
What's the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and more answered by a climate scientist.
Nations like Scotland and New Zealand have pioneered community-centred strategies to tackle knife crime – it's time for the rest of the UK to follow suit.
The pressure in the deepest part of the ocean can be 1,000 times greater than the pressure we experience at sea level – but creatures that live and visit there have some very special features.
There are three ways heat can be shared: conduction, convection and radiation. Find out which one lets heat travel through space.