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.
The History Of Legionnaire’s Disease
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Legionnaire’s Disease has been wreaking havoc at a Reynoldsburg retirement home this summer.
The deadly bacteria has killed six people at Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, and with the story dominating local headlines we decided to do some research. It turns out Legionnaire’s Disease has an interesting story that traces back to a 1970s convention in a Philadelphia hotel.
For more details, WOSU’s Steve Brown talked with Dr. Janet Stout, the director of the Special Pathogens Laboratory in Pittsburgh. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.