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: March 26, 2013
An Ohio judge has postponed sentencing of a self-styled street preacher in the murders of three down-and-out men lured by Craigslist job offers after a defense attorney fell ill.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says four rare Amur tiger cubs have been born at the zoo, the second-such litter in a year.
The zoo says the cubs are being cared for by their mother and the family is being monitored by an animal care team using a camera in the tigers’ den.
Miami University in Oxford says two students have been dismissed from school for tampering with grades. The southwest Ohio school says its information security department and campus police were alerted at the end of last semester by a teacher who said grades online didn’t match her paper copy.
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are using a new breath test to identify heart failure.
Ohio observes its first Vietnam Veterans Day this week, a year after Gov. John Kasich signed a bill into law to honor veterans of the war.