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.
Battelle Creates Liquid Screening Device For Airports
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Airport security has limited the amount of liquids passengers can carry on planes since the attacks on September 2001. Starting next year in the European Union and in Australia, rules will be relaxed thanks in part to a new liquid screening device developed by Battelle and Sellex International. The system can quickly test whether liquids are dangerous.
WOSU’s Debbie Holmes spoke to Battelle’s senior research scientist, Wes Pirkle about the new device called LS10.
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