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26

Mar

How to survive pollen season (without locking yourself inside the house)Do seasonal allergies make you feel cooped up and crazy? Pollen-proof your life with these 20 tips.

How to survive pollen season (without locking yourself inside the house)
Do seasonal allergies make you feel cooped up and crazy? Pollen-proof your life with these 20 tips.

02

Oct

Pollen discovery suggests flowers bloomed before dinosaurs roamed the EarthThe increased span of time that flowers existed might help explain how the plants spread, diversified and prevailed on land.

Pollen discovery suggests flowers bloomed before dinosaurs roamed the Earth
The increased span of time that flowers existed might help explain how the plants spread, diversified and prevailed on land.

10

Apr

City ‘semen trees’ on the wane
The future isn’t looking great for the Callery pear, an urban tree beloved for its beauty but bemoaned for its odor.

City ‘semen trees’ on the wane

The future isn’t looking great for the Callery pear, an urban tree beloved for its beauty but bemoaned for its odor.

01

Apr

Could global warming bring the worst allergy season ever?
Scientists agree that this spring will bring record amounts of pollen into the air, causing runny noses and dirty cars everywhere.

Could global warming bring the worst allergy season ever?

Scientists agree that this spring will bring record amounts of pollen into the air, causing runny noses and dirty cars everywhere.

26

Mar

Pollen counts — and allergies — expected to double by 2040
Climate change will cause pollen counts to boom, according to new research.

Pollen counts — and allergies — expected to double by 2040

Climate change will cause pollen counts to boom, according to new research.

29

Nov

Pollen ‘pills’ could deliver vaccines to soldiersDARPA-funded researchers are looking into utilizing tiny yet tough pollen shells to create oral vaccines for soldiers while they are in battle.

Pollen ‘pills’ could deliver vaccines to soldiers
DARPA-funded researchers are looking into utilizing tiny yet tough pollen shells to create oral vaccines for soldiers while they are in battle.

22

May

The worst big cities for people with allergiesWhich cities are the most difficult to live in for allergy sufferers and what you can do to minimize the symptoms.

The worst big cities for people with allergies
Which cities are the most difficult to live in for allergy sufferers and what you can do to minimize the symptoms.

02

May

Why are pollen allergies so common?One widely-accepted theory postulates that our obsession with cleanliness is making us more sensitive.

Why are pollen allergies so common?
One widely-accepted theory postulates that our obsession with cleanliness is making us more sensitive.

26

Mar

Foods to avoid for pollen allergiesWhat foods shouldn’t you eat if you want to keep pollen allergies in check?

Foods to avoid for pollen allergies
What foods shouldn’t you eat if you want to keep pollen allergies in check?

22

Mar

Worst U.S. cities for allergies revealedThis year’s allergy season is coming earlier than usual because of this winter’s warmer temperatures. Who will be hit the hardest?

Worst U.S. cities for allergies revealed
This year’s allergy season is coming earlier than usual because of this winter’s warmer temperatures. Who will be hit the hardest?