Newswise — So, why does pollen make most of us miserable? What is pollen?

Dr. Joel McNeal, an assistant professor of biology at Kennesaw State University, knows his pollen well. Like why this season’s wind-borne pollen is so problematic, why pine trees are to blame for your car’s new shade of yellow exterior, but it may not be to blame for your allergies, and what you can do to avoid the worst of it.