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Ragweed Research Is Nothing to Sneeze At


September 24, 2007

Mike Martin and Marcelo Chamecki To a person with a pollen allergy, an 18-acre ragweed field sounds like a sneezy, red-eyed zone of misery. But to two environmental engineering researchers at Johns Hopkins University, the parcel presented a rare and valuable opportunity to learn how the troublesome weeds grow, reproduce and scatter their pollen under varying weather conditions. Full Story

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