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: March 31, 2009
The leader of the Columbus Catholic Church is considering how to cope with a problem that dioceses around the country face. Bishop Frederick Campbell is trying to keep churches open through population shifts and a declining number of priests. WOSU reports Central Ohio parishioners soon will know the bishop’s plan.
Dublin-based Cardinal Health says its Clinical and Medical Products unit will eliminate 1,300 jobs, with most of the cuts made during the next six months, as hospitals cut back on equipment purchases. Cardinal plans to spin the unit off later this year.
Governor Strickland today suspended use of promotional lottery tickets following a report by Inspector General Tom Charles.
A federal appeals court is delaying the execution of a man convicted of killing an Ohio woman.
State lawmakers have reached a deal on a two-year transportation budget that would spend hundreds of millions of dollars in federal stimulus money. House and Senatenegotiators voted to pass the plan. It is expected to pass both the House and Senate and be signed by Gov. Ted Strickland.