UA doctoral student Mauricius Marques dos Santos is part of a team searching for elements in farm dust that could protect against asthma.A team of University of Arizona researchers is working to identify what substances in farm dust may offer protection against asthma to a population of children in Indiana. Professor Shane Snyder, whose group analyzes the dust samples, says “The students are excited. They’re working on a remedy for asthma."

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