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.
Two Employees Sue Ohio State Claiming Workplace Made Them Sick
Two Ohio state employees are suing the university saying they became ill as a result of negligence during repair work being done in the building where they worked.
Amy Franklin and Olga Stavridis say they both contracted Histo-plas-MOH-sis as a result of exposure to the fungus that causes the disease.
In a statement Friday afternoon, Ohio State officials say testing by outside experts found the women’s work environment to be safe, and the cause of their illness “remains a mystery.”