112: Ladies and Germs

112: Ladies and Germs

Oct 2, 1998
Germs, and how they make us leave the world of rational thinking.
  • Germs were first understood at the turn of the 20th century and it turns out that the aesthetics of everyday life during this century—the way we dress, the way we groom ourselves, the way we make our homes—are all partly a response to this newfangled idea of germs. (4 minutes) Health Care/MedicineHistory

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