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: October 27, 2008
A team of professors from the Ohio State University Newark is working to identify the psychology behind students who don’t cheat in their schoolwork.They found students who score higher on tests of empathy, courage, and honesty are the least likely to cheat. But studies show 50 to 80 percent of college students have cheated at some point, leaving honest students in the minority.
In the final days before an election, the campaigns intensify the rhetoric heats up. WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee says all that rhetoric has an unfortunate by-product.
With polls showing the race in Ohio is close and swinging to Democrat Barack Obama, Republican John McCain started the final full week of the 2008 campaign in the Buckeye State. McCain rallied in Lancaster southeast of Columbus before heading to Northeast Ohio today.