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Hallie Pugh-Sellers

Hallie Pugh-Sellers

Hallie Pugh-Sellers is a junior at Harvard University studying History and Science. She previously worked with the Plant Humanities Initiative as a Plant Humanities Intern, and she is especially interested in understanding how scientific and knowledge-making practices reify a cultural conception of the natural world.

Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz. Plantes de Chine

Plant of the Month: Chili Pepper

Few foods elicit such strong reactions as chili peppers. Why do we love something that hurts so much?