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 November 2009
Dublin Scioto High School today mourns the loss of two of its students. The teens died during the week-end in a one car crash in Delaware county. 500 turn out for vigil.
Gray skies, more often than not, accompany winter days in Central Ohio. While the lack of sunshine can stamp out one’s good mood, it can also have potential health risks. WOSU reports area doctors say the Great Lakes region is among the most vitamin D deficient in the country.
While construction crews take a winter break, commuters on route 315 already benefit from traffic design improvements.
A petition drive is underway by a group intent on giving Ohio voters the chance to decide whether video lottery machines will be placed at the state’s 7 race tracks.
Americans are worrying less about the debt they carry. New figures from an Ohio State University survey show that the Debt Stress Index is declining from this summer’s all time high.
Thanksgiving will include a large turkey for hundreds of families in need thanks to an effort led by a Central Ohio mosque.
Thanksgiving will include a large turkey for hundreds of families in need thanks to an effort led by a central Ohio mosque.
The U.S. Secretary of Energy has announced the awarding of $75 million in federal stimulus money to American Electric Power’s Ohio subsidiary. Steven Chu says the money is part of the Obama administration’s efforts to update the country’s power grid.
The funeral for Stefanie Spielman will be held this morning at Trinity United Methodist church in Marble Cliff. On Monday, hundreds of mourners came to the Longaberger Alumni House near the OSU campus to remember the woman who had inspired so many as she fought breast cancer for more than a decade.
Fairfield County Sheriff Dave Phalen says one of his deputies happened upon dozens of cars in a field.