What should medicine do when it can't save your life?
by Atul Gawande
August 2, 2010
Sara Thomas Monopoli was pregnant with her first child when her doctors learned that she was going to die. It started with a cough and a pain in her back. Then a chest X-ray showed that her left lung had collapsed, and her chest was filled with fluid. A sample of the fluid was drawn off with a long needle and sent for testing.
By ELIZABETH GREEN
March 7, 2010
ON A WINTER DAY five years ago, Doug Lemov realized he had a problem. After a successful career as a teacher, a principal and a charter-school founder, he was working as a consultant, hired by troubled schools eager -- desperate, in some cases -- for Lemov to tell them what to do to get better. There was no shortage of prescriptions at the time for
By PATRICIA T. O'CONNER and STEWART KELLERMAN
July 26, 2009
What can you say in 140 characters? On Twitter, that's your limit per tweet. The Twitterati consider this the last word in writing lite, but they've devoted quite a few tweets to a venerable linguistic quest that has long thwarted old-media types: the search for an all-purpose pronoun that's masculine or feminine, singular or plural. Scores of