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 23, 2008
Five months before election day, Ohio Libertarians are heading to federal court.
Federal judges in Cincinnati want the OhioSupreme Court to clarify a state law restricting the use of a bill that induces abortion that was supposed to go into effect in 2004.
Democrat Franklin County Commissioner and 15th Congressional District candidate Mary Jo Kilroy said the U.S. Congress and everyday people need to step up to help with global warming and the energy crisis.
It’s been said Columbus has always had a bit of an inferiority complex – a feeling of inadequacy when compared to Cleveland and Cincinnati. Historian and WOSU commentator Ed Lentz traces the roots of these feelings.
The Big Darby Creek is one of the cleanest aquatic ecosystems of its size in the Midwest. A new Franklin County initiative to maintain buffer zones along the creek and its tributaries aims to help the Big Darby stay environmentally healthy.