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: April 2, 2007
The state government is offering low-interest loans to hundreds of Ohio families hard-pressed to keep up with monthly mortgage payments.
Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has taken control of the Cuyahoga County Elections Board as part of an effort to change how the troubled board is run.
Delaware County Prosecutor Dave Yost has charged Sheriff Al Myers two, first-degree misdemeanor charges.
The Buckeyes take on the Florida Gators for the NCAA Men’s basketball championship Monday night. But it’s not just the team players who could win big. Thousands of people filled out March Madness brackets and tonight they’ll know how their wagers fared. While some say this kind of social gambling is OK, other’s say it can lead to addiction.
Recent stories of animal abuse have failed to spur efforts to regulate animal rescue operations.
Columbus Police today will begin using two-officer teams to find students who skip class. Its part of a two-month effort to reduce truancy in the district. Sargeant Fay Gordon says his officers will work with the Y-M-C-A and the schools to identify truants. But, he’s uncertain of the magnitude of the problem.