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November 14, 2013

 

Suburban house and lawn are foregrounded by a patch of dandelions.

Why Crabgrass Always Wins at Monopoly

Crabgrass, the killer weed, inflicts chemical warfare on lawns and farms.

July 12, 2013

 

woman getting ready to play tennis on the tennis court

What Is The Difference Between Clay And Grass Tennis Courts?

Some people prefer clay tennis courts, others like grass. We'll discuss the difference between the two on this Moment of Science.

March 17, 2010

 

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Can We Turn Grass Into Ethanol Fuel?

You've heard of corn as an alternative fuel but have you heard about Miscanthus?

March 12, 2008

 

A microscopic image of an virus

Viruses May Help Invasive Plants Conquer New Ranges

What is the impact of humans domesticating plants for over 10,000 years? Do plants and other organisms change for better or worse? Tune in to find out.

September 27, 2003

 

Pets and Allergies

On today's Moment of Science, we discuss some research that indicates being around pets early in life is not such a bad idea.

September 27, 2003

 

Does Trampling Harm the Grass?

You may be wondering how grass on football and baseball fields stays so green, especially with all that heavy traffic. Grass on athletic fields is planted over a layer of sand, which greatly reduces the problem of compaction.

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