Jill Neimark
Science journalist, Freelance

Jill Neimark is an award-winning science journalist and author, and a contributing editor at Discover Magazine. Her most recent book is The Hugging Tree (2015). She lives in the US state of Georgia.

Written by Jill Neimark

Melons and Morning Glories by Raphaelle Peale. 1815. Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Essay/
Food and drink
Canon of taste

Can we restore the world’s culinary masterpieces by rescuing the lost ingredients and flavours that inspired them?

Jill Neimark

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Essay/
Knowledge
The retraction war

Scientists seek demigod status, journals want blockbuster results, and retractions are on the rise: is science broken?

Jill Neimark

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Essay/
Illness and disease
HIV of the mind

HIV is preventable, yet it’s still with us. Is it time for all, gay and straight, to stop framing sex as a lethal weapon?

Jill Neimark

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Architecture
The camping cure

Living outside changes you. When environmental illness left me too sick to stay in my high-rise, I turned to nature to heal

Jill Neimark