The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: October 31, 2003
Last year, 761 Ohioans were on the kidney transplant list. Of that number, 133 died while waiting for a transplant. A group of Ohio doctors announced today a new registry to get kidneys to patients around the state.
If you are stuck in traffic right now, you may find this hard to believe, but a recent study indicates roadway congestion in Columbus has improved – albeit slightly – over the past couple years.
Inspiring fear and loathing in many people, bats mainly want to be left alone. The nocturnal flyers function largely through something called echo-location. This Hallowween, WOSU science reporter Carolyn Gramling takes a closer look at these spooky mammals.