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: January 22, 2008
A new study shows thousands of same-sex couples in Ohio are raising kids, but the report also busts what the study’s author calls some common myths.
The plunge in the stock market might signal a decline in tax revenues for state government in Ohio. That, in turn, could mean a decline in state services.
Local stocks are recovering this afternoon from an early morning plunge in the market. The Dow Jones plummeted nearly 500 points amid concerns about U.S. and global markets, but rebounded with news of significant cuts in key interest rates.
City of Columbus officials are still tabulating the cost to repair the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Last week a broken water main flooded the building, lifting the floor. The old water main ran underneath the building, and city workers were not aware the pipe was there. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds us there are a lot of things hidden below the surface.