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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

Education

Strategy Abandonment of arts and social science subjects will rob the next generation of the priceless lessons of history. Public universities must realise their role as more than just knowledge creators

Maintaining the arts and social sciences should be a higher education priority

Abandonment of arts and social science subjects will rob the next generation of the priceless lessons of history. Public universities must realise their role as more than just knowledge creators

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Technology Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

Libya’s technological potential starts to show

Libya has endured years of war and decades of corruption. Now, bright students are being sent abroad to pick up skills and innovative technologies, in the hope that outside influence can steer the country onto the right path

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Strategy Governments are agreed on the importance of education, but increased schooling is not enough to boost the wealth of individuals or nations

We don’t need no education (to grow the economy)

Governments are agreed on the importance of education, but increased schooling is not enough to boost the wealth of individuals or nations

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Business University-ranking league tables have become a global business offering a number of paid for services. Some question whether this could lead to their independence and credibility

University rankings: the institutions that are paying to be good

University-ranking league tables have become a global business offering a number of paid for services. Some question whether this could lead to their independence and credibility

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Strategy Coursera, a Silicon Valley start-up, is taking strides to democratise learning. But education is still big business

Online learning platform Coursera shakes up the face of education

Coursera, a Silicon Valley start-up, is taking strides to democratise learning. But education is still big business

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