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2011-12-21 11:41:39

Hay fever (runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes) is caused by an allergy to pollen, and most commonly to grass pollen.

For Stronger Corn, Make It All Female
2011-12-01 05:00:02

A Purdue University researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops.

2011-11-11 14:16:18

In plants that rely on animals for pollination, the number of seeds they produce, or their relative fitness, is influenced by pollinator visits and the successful deposition of pollen.

2011-06-28 20:52:55

A cellulose powder has been used increasingly for many years against allergic rhinitis.

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Gives drivers hands-free access to forecasts for allergy, asthma, cold and cough, and ultraviolet sensitivity. Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Pollen.com, the most visited allergy site on the Web, demonstrated today at Ford’s Media Forum: Health & Wellness Connectivity its iPhone Allergy Alert app for Ford’s dashboard SYNC in-car connectivity system, which is aimed at reducing driver distraction.

2011-04-26 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outcast Media's PumpTopTV today announced its new Weather I.Q. product that will allow brands to customize messages based on local weather conditions such as temperature, rain and pollen count.

2011-03-17 21:00:03

A team of researchers at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Portugal, discovered that pollen, the organ that contains the plant male gametes, communicate with the pistil, their female counterpart, using a mechanism commonly observed in the nervous system of animals.

2011-03-07 15:39:39

The longer days and warmer weather are not only a sign that spring has sprung, but also a signal that allergies are in full bloom.

2011-03-02 20:43:23

A new University of Florida study of 45-million-year-old pollen from Pine Island west of Fort Myers has led to a new understanding of the state's geologic history, showing Florida could be 10 million to 15 million years older than previously believed.


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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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