WOSU News Archives For: July 18, 2006

OSU Scientists Collect Wasps

12:00AM
July
18, 2006

Ohio State University scientists are collecting wasps. They classify and study them, learning their evolutionary history and discovering new species. In particular, they collect parasitic wasps, which are important for agriculture as natural and sustainable pest control. Scientists travel the globe in search of these wasps, but they also do a lot of their collecting just around the corner.

Left wing think tank offers state legislature ideas on tax cuts

12:00AM
July
18, 2006

As a legislative committee gets ready Wednesday to consider a plan to cut the Ohio income tax on capitol gains. Think tanks on the left of the political spectrum are offering several arguments against it. They say the only major impact will be to put more money into the pockets of the rich. But one of Ohio’s top legislative leaders says it will help Ohio’s economy grow.