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 August 2012
The state of Ohio wants to spend $3.5 million to build and operate a Department of Agriculture facility that would temporarily house exotic animals confiscated under a new law.
President Barack Obama has canceled his Labor Day trip to Cleveland.
Health officials say the death of a 61-year-old central Ohio woman is the first associated with a new swine flu strain.
A federal judge in Ohio is giving all voters in the swing state the option of casting their ballot in person during the three days before Election Day.
Republican Josh Mandel’s comment that Sen. Sherrod Brown’s support of the auto industry bailout was “un-American” is bringing out veterans on both sides of the debate.
For the second part of a two part series, Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports on why Ohio’s new law against texting while driving is so much tougher for drivers under the age of 18.
A former district superintendent in southwestern Ohio and her son are suing to keep their jobs amid a state investigation into altered attendance records.
A Texas surgeon is reviewing a living-donor kidney transplant program suspended by an Ohio hospital where a donated kidney apparently was put with medical waste instead of going to the intended recipient.
It’s about to be illegal for Ohioans to text behind the wheel. But for adults it will only be a secondary violation, similar to a safety belt violation, and drivers will only receive warnings for the first six months.
Voters in Upper Arlington are nearing a November vote on expanding liquor licenses to establish an entertainment district. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine now says a “no” vote would invalidate existing liquor licenses in the proposed development.