Grass

To prevent collapse of tropical forests, protect their shape

Fires on the edges of tropical forests and their alteration by land use makes these hot ecosystems lose their shape and stability bringing a sudden, even catastrophic, transformation of land from trees to grass, researchers have found.

Apr 02, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Walking barefoot on green grass will help you THIS way!

All of us at some point in time have heard this from our elders as a piece of health advice—'walk barefoot on green grass in the morning and evening'. Right? Ever thought is there really any health benefit associated with walking on grass? Well, even if you haven't, you should know that there indeed are many positives related to this grandma's old saying. When you walk barefoot on grass, soil, sand or any natural surface, it has several health benefits—and the process is called Earthing or grounding which is crucial for healing.

Dec 28, 2016, 01:08 AM IST

Must watch video! ISIS fighter puts grass on his head to hide from Iraqi choppers

The footage, posted by MailOnline, shows the fighter lying down in some foliage and placing grass on his head.

Jul 08, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

'Newly identified' 100 Million-year-old grass could be the oldest on Earth!

Scientists have found a 100 million-year-old specimen of grass preserved in amber in Myanmar.

May 15, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Grass to aid fight against climate change, rural poverty

According to experts, bamboo offers solutions to immediate challenges like global warming, rural poverty and water conservation.

Dec 01, 2014, 12:56 PM IST

Australia to play Uzbeks on grass in Perth

Australia will stage their Davis Cup World Group play-off against Uzbekistan on grass in Perth later this year, Tennis Australia (TA) said Monday.

Jun 02, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

New grass developed to curb greenhouse gas emissions

A new kind of grass has been developed with the joint efforts of scientists from Japan and Colombia to curb greenhouse gas emissions caused by chemical fertilisers.

Nov 08, 2013, 17:56 PM IST

Elephant tooth evolution rooted in grass: Study

Early tuskers were moving into open grassland millions of years before their teeth were adapted to grazing, according to a paper in the journal Nature.

Jun 27, 2013, 00:18 AM IST

Is milk from grass-fed cows better for you?

Milk might do the heart more good if it comes from cows grazed on grass instead of on feedlots.

May 31, 2010, 20:41 PM IST

Is milk from grass-fed cows better for you?

Milk might do the heart more good if it comes from cows grazed on grass instead of on feedlots.

May 31, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Indian grass could wipe off antibiotics from water

An Indian grass, called vetiver, could act as a tool for clearing antibiotics from water.

May 29, 2010, 16:24 PM IST