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Under The Microscope: Rose Petals

6 May 2019

Nowadays roses are mostly used for Bachelorette ceremonies and hipster lattes, but once upon a time roses, and their fruit, rose hips, were widely used as medicines....

Under The Microscope: Pollen

11 Mar 2019

Grains of pollen actually produce the male gametes (sperm cells) of flowering plants. They become dehydrated to better allow themselves to be carried on by wind, water and animals to other plants...

Your Allergies Are Getting Worse Because of Climate Change

10 May 2018

If you feel like your recent periods of coughing, sneezing and shaking your fists at the trees for producing so much pollen are getting longer, you’re probably right.

Does Pollen Transfer Directly from Flower Stamen to My Nose?

20 Mar 2017

And then when I sneeze, can the pollen travel to pistil and pollinate a flower?...

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