turf grass

How is turf grass impacting sports?

For athletes it can mean the difference between a win and a loss. Turf grass isn’t just an aesthetic choice, it’s an evolving science and a sixty-billion dollar industry. At the Joseph Valentine Turf Grass Research Center, a 17 acre research facility in University Park, Pennsylvania, scientists are learning how turf is impacting sports.

SciTech Now Episode 322

In this episode of SciTech Now, how turf grass is impacting sports; an app and sensor that collects and graphs temperature data for tenants; a British researcher challenges how we look at aging; and innovative technology for people with disabilities.