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 14, 2012
A state appeals court has rejected a lawsuit aimed at halting the activities of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s new private job-creation entity called JobsOhio.
A group of Columbus Baptist ministers today says it will become more visible and more vocal in its efforts to stem violence. So far this year, Columbus police report 42 homicides and 74 percent of homicide victims are African-American.
The Ohio bill that would ban a woman from having an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected passed the Ohio House almost a year ago, but it hasn’t come up in the Senate. If it’s not passed by the end of the year, supporters have to restart the entire legislative process.
The Cuyahoga County judge said a state law prohibiting local bans on the commercial sale of foods with trans fat violates the state constitution.
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney today are in Ohio offering dueling speeches about how to fix the economy. They will outline, in their most direct terms, the fierce debate that will decide the November election. The candidate’s jobs plans are especially important for Ohio’s long-term unemployed.