The Leonard Lopate Show

Prehistoric Pollen and People

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Remnants of prehistoric pollen have been found in vast tropical forests thought to have been virtually untouched by humans, revealing that humans shaped forests 11,000 years ago. Josie Garthwaite wrote about this discovery and what it means for Smithsonian magazine.

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Allergies Nothing to Sneeze at - But No Worse Than Past Seasons

Saturday, May 14, 2011

It may not be the worst allergy season ever, but that's not much of a relief to sniffling and sneezing New Yorkers. And according to experts, things are going to get worse before they get better.