The lawyer: ‘Get all the experience you can’
What does it take to be a lawyer? Claire Leadbeatter is a trainee solicitor at one of the UK’s top law firms. She doesn’t think she’d be where she is today without her teenage summer jobs.
Scientists declare gene-editing war on pests
Should all pests be wiped out? New Zealand’s government plans to kill all rats and invasive predators by 2050. Some want to use genetic modification, but others warn of ecological disaster.
Zero: the idea that changed the world
Has the number “zero” done more to advance humanity than any other idea? Many mathematicians think so — for, without zero, we could not ponder either the concepts of the void or the infinite.