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: June 8, 2006
Columbus’ Union Cemetery marks its 200th anniversary June 11th with a variety of events. Union is one of the area’s oldest working cemeteries.
State Auditor Betty Montgomery, who is running for state attorney general, is recovering from a rare nerve disorder, Guillen-Barre Syndrome. GBS can cause weakness and numbness or tingling in the arms and legs. Some people can even lose mobility of their limbs. Most people make complete recoveries. Erin Tully is an elementary school librarian in Bexley. Tully had GBS. She says she began experiencing symptoms synonamous with the nerve disorder. After a week she could barely walk.