Justina Hill

A bacteriologist who has fought against germs all her life, Justina Hill is an alumna of Smith who did her graduate work at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Germs and the Man, and of Silent Enemies. She was with the Near East Relief, first near Constantinople and then in Far Eastern Turkey. Today she serves as bacteriologist in the James Buchanan Brady Institute of Baltimore and as an associate in urology in the Johns Hopkins Medical School.

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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