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.
New Bill for Cancer Patients
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At Ohio State alone, there are more than 200 clinical trials for cancer patients. At least 20-percent of patients who attempt to enroll in those programs face problems with their insurance companies.
Tuesday, Governor Ted Strickland will sign into law a bill that will prevent insurance companies in Ohio from stopping coverage for patients enrolled in clinical trials.
Monday, Senator Sherrod Brown was at the James Cancer Center. He spoke about a bi-partisan bill he is sponsoring the in the Senate that would do the same thing on the Federal level.