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: September 5, 2007
U.S. Congressman Paul Gillmor, who served Ohio’s fifth district for almost two decades, was found dead in his Washington apartment Wednesday morning. U.S. Representative Deborah Pryce shared her memories of Gillmor.
More and more Americans are traveling to China these days. Investors see an infinite market and a land of cheap labor. Tourists are drawn to its ancient wonders. One Ohioan, however, trekked to a place no American had ever been.
In less than ten years the Emerald Ash Borer has taken a devastating toll on the ash trees in the state of Michigan. And it’s spreading. It’s now been found in 31 Ohio counties. Without a significant breakthrough in fighting the tree killing insect, the impact here could be devastating. Two central Ohio cities, Columbus and Grandview Heights, have similar plans to deal with the invader
A GOP leadership aide says northwest Ohio Congressman Paul Gillmor has been found dead in his Washington apartment.
Scientists believe the Emerald Ash Borer entered the U.S. from China almost ten years ago. It’s been killing ash trees in the Great Lakes region ever since. The city of Ann Arbor, Mich., known for its thickly wooded neighborhoods, has lost most of its ash trees which made up about 15 percent of the city’s urban forest. Ohio officials wonder if the same thing could happen in Columbus.