95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
WOSU News Archives For: September 9, 2003
A team of Ohio State University researchers is part of a consortium of universities developing large-scale applications for a material called “smart dust”. The potential applications for smart dust technology are numerous; researchers have suggested that it can be used to monitor changes in light, temperature, and humidity, to track pollutants, pesticides and gas leaks, and to detect nerve agents and other biological weapons.
Ohio State coach Jim Tressel says he’s ready to let Maurice Clarett leave the Buckeyes if that’s what Clarett wants to do. His comments come the same day Clarett was charged with falsifying an April police report in which he claimed thousands of dollars in merchandise was stolen from a car he was driving.