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.
As Ohio prepares to invest millions of dollars in development of bioproducts to increase jobs, environmentalists consider ways to identify and measure the downside of such a move.
Local and state officials and members of the Ohio Congressional delegation continue to support recruiting for 1,100 new jobs at the Defense Supply Center of Columbus, even though Congress passed a continuing resolution last month temporarily cutting funds for that purpose.