Christie Watson: ‘I started to become emotionally numb to quite shocking events.’

As a student nurse, Christie Watson was asked to give blood during an occupational health screening, in case of a needle-stick injury. After the phleb(...)

Customers at the new Amazon bookstore - the online retail behemoth’s seventh bricks-and-mortar store - at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle in Manhattan

Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, has often struck a defiant tone when asked about the company’s dominance of the book industry. “Amazon is n(...)

Dr Lucy and Dr Paul Kalanithi, with their daughter, Cady. Photograph: Gale Gettinger

On March 9th, 2015, two years after learning he had metastatic lung cancer, Dr Paul Kalanithi died at the age of 37. He was a neurosurgeon at Stanford(...)