ig nobel prize
This year’s winners included Dutch and Turkish researchers who figured out which nation has the yuckiest money and an Italian scientist who urges consumption of pizza for its health benefits.
The awards highlight research that encourages people to think in unusual ways.
The awards honor “discoveries that cannot, or should not, be reproduced.”
Professor Raston and a team of researchers pulled off the unthinkable.
Notably absent, for example, was the winner of this year's Ig Nobel Peace Prize, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, who
A Nobel Prize may have never seriously been in the cards for the Dutch scientists who used MRI scans to image male and female
The 2012 Ig Nobel Prizes in full ScienceNOW, the daily online news service of the journal Science By John Bohannon This year's
Mark Twain said that "Laughter is the best weapon we have, and we as humans, use it the least." In a world where science is often regarded as dry and humorless, the Ig Nobel Prizes are helping to break that mold.
LITERATURE PRIZE: Ireland's police service (An Garda Siochana), for writing and presenting more than fifty traffic tickets