Surveys suggest most doctors and nurses understand the significant safety issues associated with the use of cell phones and laptops during surgery. But that’s not stopping them from pulling out the distracting devices.
April 16, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
The Future of Money
It’s time to rethink the relationship between employers and employees.
April 16, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 16, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research finds socioeconomic conditions impact the type of songs that become hits, but in opposite ways for pop and country music.
April 16, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
There are few developed countries in the world where people spend more time working than the U.S.—and it’s costing us lives.
April 15, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
For years, patients have had few ways to compare doctors beyond their reputations. With a huge Medicare data release, that may soon change.
April 15, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
If you look at it a certain way, any step closer to figuring out the world’s beginnings is a step toward understanding ourselves.
April 15, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
In an experiment, scientists found a correlation between low blood glucose and higher levels of spousal frustration.
April 15, 2014 • 10:34 AM • Share
We Read It
Over the past five years, Vladimir Putin’s presidential aide has been publishing fiction under an alias. Desperate for answers, commentators are trying hard to find some meaning in all of the madness.
April 15, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
We should continue to fight for new building codes and oppose the construction of new oil pipelines—and more ambitious projects still—but only because they offer hope and aspiration in the midst of despair, not because they will actually help at this point.
April 15, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
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