Kitty Connolly

Jun. 12, 2009

Raising a Stink over a Flower in Bloom

Botanists expect a very rare, very large, and very stinky flower to bloom this week in California.

flower, bloom, corpse flower

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Medical Oddities from the Bowels of the Mütter

\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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