Biology

Every pollen grain has a story: Jonathan Drori on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Pollen goes unnoticed by most of us, except when hay fever strikes. But microscopes reveal it comes in stunning colors and shapes — and travels remarkably well. Jonathan Drori gives an up-close glimpse of these fascinating flecks of plant courtship. (Recorded at TED University 2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 07:12)

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