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News stories tagged with "pollen"

Photo credit: Wikipedia.
Photo credit: Wikipedia.

Natural Selections: Aeroplankton

This week, Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about aeroplankton and all of the stuff we constantly see (or don't see) floating around in the air, from pollen and bugs to bacteria and other particles.  Go to full article

Guerrilla beekeepers to the rescue

Honeybees are dying. Sometimes entire hives are dying and scientists can't figure out exactly why. Some people are trying to help, and one of the ways they're helping is by becoming beekeepers. Rebecca Williams reports there are some beekeepers who actually raise bees in big cities.  Go to full article
Ruby-throated Hummingbird engaging in a little pollination. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/puttefin/5976511704/">Kelly Colgan Azar</a>, CC some rights reserved
Ruby-throated Hummingbird engaging in a little pollination. Photo: Kelly Colgan Azar, CC some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Pollen

Is a bad year for pollen allergy sufferers a good year for plants? Why does some pollen cause stronger reactions? Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager look at the birds and bees, as practiced by the flowers and trees.  Go to full article

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