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.
State senators debate refugees and war in Iraq
The Ohio Legislature has no direct power over U.S. foreign policy. That did not stop state senators from debating the war in Iraq Tuesday, or at least some of the human fallout from it. The spark for the debate was a resolution about whether Ohio should welcome refugees from the war.