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: April 14, 2009
An Ohio non-profit wants $15 million of federal money to boost sales of electric powered commercial trucks. Clean Fuels Ohio helped demonstrate the truck to potential customers at the Ohio Department of Transportation.
An elevator inspector discovered the stop switch for the elevator where a worker died Monday was not functioning properly.
Backers of casino gambling got a green light from state officials to prepare yet another ballot proposal for Ohio voters. Voters have repeatedly rejected such measures in years past. But, the latest package calls for casinos in four major Ohio cities and state elections officials say the backers can start collecting petition signatures.