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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
The race to become energy world leader is heating up, with the US using its shale gas reserves to topple a Russia hamstrung by the crisis in Ukraine. But will Russia’s trade deal with Asia cement it as top runner?
Political turmoil, a brain drain of scientists and waning interest have transformed Russia from a nation that launched the first satellite into an increasingly minor player in the world of science, according to a report