A new study shows how concerned parents of young children are about e-books.
"Socialist" has been a dirty word in American politics for decades – so why does socialism suddenly seem alive and well?
Investigators will be probing what caused a train collision in Germany and while 'human error' will be a key line of enquiry, having humans in the system is a good thing.
With the results in, Trump stands proudly on top of what looks like a five-way car crash. What now?
Ohio Governor John Kasich takes second place in the GOP race while Senator Marco Rubio drops to fifth.
Drones can be plucked out of the sky but it's easier to disable them with a signal from the ground.
Part-time students are some of the most disadvantaged – universities need money to help them.
The first-in-the-nation primary state has shaken the race up dramatically.
Resented, mistrusted and misunderstood – do native English speakers risk being marginalised in international business?
Men aren't from Mars, nor are women from Venus. We're all from Earth.
There are benefits to hosting the Olympics - but when it comes to culture, there's no mega-event like Carnival.
Conditions are getting worse at the migrant camps in France, which is leading to protest.
Before LOLcats, there were LEOcats.
The need for a solution to e-waste disposal is more urgent than ever.
The decision to 'ban' relatives of British servicemen to the commemoration of the 1916 Battle of Fromelles is wrongheaded.
The Anglican church has been criticised for standing against gay marriage, but it has taken a positive step on an issue that many activists see as more important.
Two reviews of the UK's coroner service said that an independent national coroner service was needed. So why hasn't the advice been heeded?
Physicists have for decades tried and failed to make superconductors that work at room temperature. But we're finally getting closer.
SAD has entered popular mythology, but that doesn't make it real.
A meteoriticist takes a look at the evidence surrounding a tragic death – and gives her verdict on whether it was caused by a meteorite.
An urban explorer-turned-academic explains our fascination with the ruins that lie beneath our cities.
If you want the best tool for making educated guesses, then you'd better get the basics right.
He may not have invented the helicopter, but the real man is more than worthy of the myth.
Pancakes' simple recipe disguises a series of chemical reactions that can be mastered for the ideal colour, smell and taste.
While the world struggles to even get to the negotiating table, the Syrian refugee crisis is still getting worse.
If you want to buy a little piece of Scotland, you can't actually own it. Thankfully, the rules are different in England and Wales.
The anti-Islamisation group caused no trouble in Birmingham this weekend – but that's part of a very deliberate strategy.
The rise of Facebook and Twitter is not necessarily a happy story for democracy.
Some big employers are changing their entry criteria – and grades are less and less important.
From changing its name to Saint Laurent to bringing an air of perma-cool to the fashion house, creative director Hedi Slimane has turned the company's fortunes around.
Lent is inextricably linked to Jesus's 40 days in the wilderness, right? In fact, it's not that simple.
The IOC's changes to transgender policy is useful, but the situation is still complicated.