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2012-05-22 22:07:39

Although many people take bee pollen as a health supplement, it can cause severe anaphylactic reactions.

2012-05-22 00:45:30

There are pollens – and there are pollens, as scientists from across Europe discovered while investigating the allergic potential of pollens from the three main triggers of hay fever in Europe: birch, grass and olive.

2012-05-21 23:03:07

COIT, a leading supplier of specialty cleaning and disaster restoration services headquartered in San Francisco, has some tips for managing spring allergies. San

How Flowers Pollinate With Precision
2012-05-17 11:25:35

Next Mother's Day, say it with an evolved model of logistical efficiency — a flower.

First Record Of 1 Million Year Old Pollinating Insects Discovered
2012-05-16 04:27:26

A new study, conducted at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ERSF), details the first recorded cases of pollination by insects.

UK Asks Protestors Not To Destroy Genetically Modified Wheat Fields
2012-05-02 10:24:14

Agricultural researchers in the UK made a plea to environmental protesters on Tuesday in an attempt to dissuade them from carrying out threats to destroy experimental genetically modified (GM) wheat.

2012-04-16 21:51:42

From Reykjavik to Thessaloniki, pollen levels are on the increase.

Pollen Can Protect Mahogany From Extinction
2012-04-04 03:28:58

New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world's most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from extinction.


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.