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: February 20, 2009
President Obama talked up foreign trade while visiting Canada. Canada does more trade with the U-S and with Ohio than any other country. But, a “Buy American” clause in the new federal stimulus package threatens to cool trade relations with Canada and that could effect Ohio businesses large and small.
Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.