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 4, 2009
What would God do? Religious leaders suggest looking to a higher power to find ways to save social welfare programs.
Throughout Ohio’s industrial history, Lake Erie has been used as a receptacle for waste – and only in the last few decades has there been a real effort to clean it up. Now the Obama administration has chosen a “Great Lakes” czar to focus those clean up efforts.
Critics of a plan to authorize four gambling casinos in Ohio are charging that supporters are using mis-leading sales pitches to get the public to put the plan onto the ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
The Ohio Department of Health is encouraging Ohioans to remain viligant as it relates to the swine flu. W-O-S-U’s Kim Fox has the story.