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Giant 'Corpse Flower' Ready to Bloom

What stinks? The titan arum at Western Illinois University

(Newser) - A huge flower that recalls the age of the dinosaurs and stinks to the high heavens will bloom this week at Western Illinois University. The titum arum, one of only a small number of such plants blooming in cultivation, grew 4 inches in 24 hours in preparation. It's expected to... More »

Georgia Tech Rallies, Can't Top Kansas

Texas handles Oral Roberts, UCLA stomps Western Illinois

(Newser) - Georgia Tech pulled within one point of No. 3 Kansas in the last 9 seconds of play, but an intercepted pass kept the Yellow Jackets from getting off a final shot, securing a 71-66 victory for Kansas. The play "was there. We didn't execute it, and you have to... More »

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