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 June 2008
This time of year, people with children often ask, or are asked the question : “What are the kids doing this summer?” WOSU commentator Elizabeth Martinez says we should ask another question.
State and national educators have moved to boost the amount of classroom time studnets get in science, engineering, technology and math. But advocates say they’re worried other courses and disciplines are being pushed aside to allow the so-called STEM classes to grow.
Parents who owe back child support payments or Ohioans who owe the state back taxes are finding they are not getting that economic stimulus check that was promised by Uncle Sam.
Buckeye Lake is home to an ancient piece of property that goes largely unnoticed by the casual visitor.
1700 former Pennsylvania ‘residents’ are settling into their new homes in the bed of the Big Darby Creek. In a partnership with Battelle Darby Metroparks and the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service, Ohio State University researchers waded into the Big Darby Creek Wednesday to transplant 1700 Northern Riffleshell Mussels.
John McCain addresses energy policy and courts voters in town hall meetings.
Critics of expanded gambling in Ohio are getting re-organized,again. Three times over the past 18 years, they’ve successfully mobilized voters to reject proposals to legalize gambling. Now, they’re organizing to try to block yet another gambling ballot issue, One that would authorize a single mammoth casino and resort in Clinton County.
The USDA late Wednesday issued a recall regarding ground beef sold by Kroger.
You’d think with Lojack, On-star and global positioning satellites, car thievery would be a dying industry. But experts say its not.
A new study shows Ohioans who received economic stimulus checks from the federal government probably spent most of that money on gasoline.