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: February 28, 2006
Members of several Columbus-area organizations met last night to express their concerns over the temporary relocation of East High School to the North Education Center in Clintonville. The move comes at the same time Columbus Police officials are planning to close a near-by police sub-station.
A federal jury Tuesday found 30-year-old Daryl Lawrence guilty in the shooting death of a Columbus police officer.
A psychology professor who opened Ohio State University’s primate research center 23 years ago vows to fight the university’s closing of the facility. Sally Boysen protested closing Monday by chaining herself to an access gate. She and a group of protestors delayed for several hours the transfer of nine chimpanzees to a primate sanctuary in Texas. The action came a week after the university announced that the facility would be closed. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports.