Texas Tech University

KCBD Investigates: What's in the wind?


October 31, 2016

KCBD - We can usually predict when we are going to suffer from allergies, maybe even an asthma attack based on the season. It is not hard to spot pollen or ragweed, but what is blowing in the wind that we can't see?

"We have actually found quite a few species that are known allergens and could potentially exacerbate allergic symptoms, also maybe bring on asthma attacks," said Dr. Cassie Kruczek, an instructor in the Honors College at Texas Tech University.

Dr. Kruczek said every month a group of students takes samples from the wind.

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