Palynology - the study of pollens and spores. The word that led me to this was melissopalynology - the study of the pollen in honey to trace its origins.
Not to be confused with palinology - the study of Sarah.
Doubting that this would make the cut for a GWotD, I'm putting it down here.
Miscellaneous Other Topics.
3 posts • Page 1 of 1
gailr wrote:How about paleoynology -- the study of long extinct pollens and spores?
Well, that would most likely be paleopalynology, which, I gather, is quite important to understanding ancient life. Those little spores and pollen that scientists are somehow able to find and study tell us a great deal about the ancient world.
Life is like playing chess with chessmen who each have thoughts and feelings and motives of their own.
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests