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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

driverless cars

Business The agreement between the two companies has the potential to be a template for future deals

Uber hitches a ride with Daimler

The agreement between the two companies has the potential to be a template for future deals

Talking heads Autonomous cars are already being tested on public roads in the US. For the sick, infirm and incompetent, it’s a boon: for others, it’s a sign our reliance on computers is out of control

The driverless car: a bright or dystopian future ahead?

Autonomous cars are already being tested on public roads in the US. For the sick, infirm and incompetent, it’s a boon: for others, it’s a sign our reliance on computers is out of control

Technology For the first time ever, driverless cars will legally be allowed to go on the road, but the most advanced cars are still not ready to safely navigate the US streets

Google’s driverless cars hit roads tomorrow, despite flaws

For the first time ever, driverless cars will legally be allowed to go on the road, but the most advanced cars are still not ready to safely navigate the US streets

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Insight Google hopes to release the technology for its driverless vehicles within five years – but first it needs to get some laws repealed. We look at the technology behind the automated automobile and why it’s so contentious

Google’s driverless cars

Google hopes to release the technology for its driverless vehicles within five years – but first it needs to get some laws repealed. We look at the technology behind the automated automobile and why it’s so contentious