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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

Essay/
Food & Drink
Canon of taste

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

Jill Neimark

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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Cultures & Languages
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 & Landscape
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