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Pollen Has Considerable Influence On The Atmosphere And Air Quality
2013-12-19 05:37:05

Pollen comprises one-third of the aerosol particles present in the Earth’s atmosphere, and the powdery substance reflects more sunlight than experts had previously believed, according to new research appearing in the journal Atmospheric Environment.

Spider Omnivore Eats Pollen
2013-12-18 11:24:48

A new study has found that some spiders munch on pollen from time to time to supplement their diet.

2013-12-11 23:24:57

Allergy specialists, AllergyEasy, discusses how Christmas trees can trigger allergies and how the holidays can lead to suffering. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) December

2013-12-03 23:00:21

The new “18 tips for allergies” article on the site Vkool.com covers simple ways to prevent allergies quickly and effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December

America’s Oldest Flowering Fossil Unearths Dark Civil War Past
2013-12-03 13:14:31

A reclassified ancient fossil has not only been named one of North American’s oldest flower plants, but it is also unearthing some of America’s darkest tales.

Researchers Have Developed New Quantitative Method Of Identifying Pollen Grains
2013-10-07 13:10:51

University of Illinois Since the invention of the earliest light microscopes, the classification and identification of pollen and spores has been a highly subjective venture for those who use these tiny particles to study vegetation in their field, palynology. However, according to the lead author of the study, Luke Mander, a former postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Illinois professor of plant biology Surangi Punyasena, the limitations imposed by these descriptive rather than...

Flowering Plants Evolved 100 Million Years Earlier Than Believed
2013-10-02 07:55:56

Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland have uncovered evidence suggesting flowering plants evolved 100 million years earlier than previously believed, according to new research appearing in the open-access journal Frontiers in Plant Science.

Worst Cities For Allergies 2013
2013-09-18 12:46:54

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dayton, Ohio – the Midwest appears to be the worst place for fall allergies this year, according to a new list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

2013-09-11 23:22:35

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to share some tips on how to manage your fall allergies this season.

2013-08-13 23:02:42

Akron General's Chief of Allergy Bela Faltay, MD, is available to provide practical coping tips.


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2005-06-08 20:47:33

Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...

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Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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