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Fossilized Pollen Reveals Climate Clues

Discovery News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Fossilized pollen is sometimes used to determine what sort of vegetation grew as Earth's climate changed over time. But until recently, samples could only be dated back about 500,000 years, a relatively narrow window for study.
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Pollen could be used as anodes in lithium-ion batteries

Treehugger - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Batteries aren't usually my beat, but plants and their powers are so I'm intrigued by this question: Could that which makes countless humans suffer immeasurable sniffing and itching and sneezing - pollen - be put to good use? A new study from Purdue ...

Pollen explosion on Monterey Peninsula has allergists busy - ‎11 hours ago‎
Steven Prager with Central Coast Allergy and Asthma said the coast is blanketed with pollen because of the recent rains coupled with warmer weather.
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Engineers made battery electrodes out of pollen

Futurity: Research News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Pollen from bees and cattails could potentially be a renewable material for making anodes in lithium-ion batteries, recent tests show.

Batteries Might Get a Boost from Pollen

Overclockers Club - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Pollen is a fairly common material in Nature, and for those with allergies, it may be a bit too common. Either way this makes it interesting as a potential feedstock and researchers at Purdue University have found an intriguing use for it.

Lithium-ion Battery Electrodes Created Using Bee, Cattail Pollens

Tech Times - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Pollen could be used to create electrodes from batteries, according to a new study. These particles, usually thought of as a nuisance and allergen, may be used in the formation of anodes, the negative electrode in lithium-ion batteries, researchers ...

Shiseido finds pollen can damage skin barrier - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Japan is a particularly relevant country for research into pollution's impact onto the skin: last year, the country was hit by a particularly high pollen count due to domestic climate conditions from the spring onwards, and it also underwent an influx ...

World's First Air Quality Sensor Can Detect PM2.5, Pollen And Dust

Tech Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The new device, which can measure fine air particles no more than 2.5 µm in diameter or PM2.5, can accurately measure the density or particles as well as other pollutants such as dust and pollen. PM2.5 generates scattered light and this is measured by ...

Buresh Blog: Pollen soon to return (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Pine pollen is just beginning to rear its ugly head. You might notice some fine green "dust" on your vehicle already.

Tree Pollen Allergies? Arizona Clinic Announces a Simple Alternative to Shots

Digital Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
With tree pollens peaking from February to May, the Family Allergy Clinic near Phoenix, Arizona announces a safer simpler way to ward off allergies-under-the-tongue drops.

Does Bee Pollen Help With Allergies?

Yahoo Health - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The idea of bee pollen as a health remedy isn't necessarily new: There's evidence of its healing powers in Chinese medicine (as a diuretic or to combat intoxication), and the powers of bees are noted in religious texts and ancient Egyptian literature ...

Heartbroken woman launches petition to label lilies as poisonous after pollen kills her new kitten

The Independent - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
A woman left heartbroken when her new kitten died after ingesting deadly lily pollen has set up a petition to get the flowers labelled as poisonous to pets.

NW allergy forecast: sneezing and sniffling ahead

Q13 FOX - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Despite some record high temperatures the last few days, we're actually only seeing low to moderate amounts of pollen in the air.

GARDENS Catkin pollen brings all the bees to the trees

Western Morning News - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
I have noticed that further down the valley where it is warmer and close to the river, the hazels are dripping with them. Tree after multi-stem tree is now yielding yellow pollen. And yet, further up the hill, the hazels in my garden have stayed ...

Canberra Pollen counting app reveals hay fever hotspots

The Canberra Times - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
But thanks to the ANU's pollen catcher, researchers have been giving hay fever sufferers the heads up on when to expect the worst symptoms, and now through their responses they have pinpointed Canberra's hay fever hotspots.

Une batterie fabriquée à base de... pollen

Sciences et Avenir - ‎7 hours ago‎
Une négative (ou anode) composée de graphite qui émet les ions et l'autre qui les reçoit fabriquée en cobalt ou en manganèse. Des chercheurs de l'université de Purdue, aux Etats-Unis, ont développé un moyen d'utiliser du pollen pour replacer le ...

Pollen Allergy- Pipeline Review, Industry Analysis, Market Size and Forecast 2016 – 2020 (blog) - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
MRS30 “Pollen Allergy Global 2015 Clinical Trials Review, H2” provides an detailed overview of Pollen Allergy scenario.
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First air quality sensor to distinguish PM2.5, pollen and dust

New Electronics - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a small, high-precision air-quality sensor, claimed to be the first in the world to detect fine particles measuring no more than 2.5µm in diameter, called PM2.5, as well as pollen and dust. It also senses the density ...

Global Cedar Pollen Allergy Therapeutics Development Pipeline Review, H2 2015 - Research and Markets

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Cedar Pollen Allergy, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration ...

Flowers by Pollen to Harbor Blooms

Willapa Harbor Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
You may have seen or needed the service of Flowers by Pollen in the downtown of Aberdeen. Flowers by Pollen in downtown Aberdeen has recently changed ownership, as well as rebranded to Harbor Blooms and Gifts.