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Contact: Michael Woods
American Chemical Society

Pollen Detection

Caption: Scientists have identified chemical structures in pollen -- shown above covering the face and legs of a Marmelade fly-- that could help provide a real-time pollen detection and warning system to help allergy sufferers.

Credit: André Karwath

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 17, 2008

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