Pollens and spores can be used to create particles used to remove pollutants from water, say researchers from University of Hull. The resulting particles can prevent contaminants from agricultural field runoff from ending up in the water supply. They may also have uses in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. Best of all, these refined particles don’t trigger allergies.
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