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A smarter way to clean the air

A smarter way to clean the air

March 15, 2014

The Dallas Morning News (MCT) Few things more annoying to a driver than smelling a putrid smoke cloud coming from the tailpipe of an old beatup car that you just know is spewing all kinds of foul emissions into the air. Thankfully, each year there are fewer and fewer of these smog makers sti...

Studies show that Honey Bees can’t smell flowers amid pollution

Studies show that Honey Bees can't smell flowers amid pollution

October 8, 2013

By Monte Morin Los Angeles Times (MCT) When it comes to zeroing in on nectar-rich flowers, worker honeybees rely heavily on their expert sense of smell. But new research suggests pollution from diesel exhaust may fool the honeybee’s “nose,” making their search for staple flowers all the m...

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