Scientists have a reputation for being humourless, but the annual Ig Nobel Prize honours those whose research has managed to both amuse, and make us think deeper about the world around us.
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On Thursday, Volkswagen was awarded the Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry for “for solving the problem of excessive automobile pollution emissions by automatically, electromechanically producing fewer.. Source: Wochit News -
Social media users in Croatia rally to help refugees arriving in their country with an information hub and regular online updates. French education minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem sketches out new.. Source: France 24 English -
A team of scientists has recently been awarded an Ig Nobel Prize for their process of turning packed, tangled proteins like the kind found in egg whites into their natural elastic form; their research.. Source: Geo Beats -
Not every scientific discovery will save thousands of lives or transform the way we use technology – sometimes, they do little more than make us laugh.
In celebration of this, a series of Ig Nobel.. City A.M.
MICHAEL L Smith is a braver man than most.Few would allow a bee to sting them anywhere on their body.But Michael let the insects sting him 25 times.Not only that, he allowed one to sting him on the.. South Wales Evening Post
PRIZE winners in the 25th year Ig Nobel Prize, the 'spoof Nobels', have been announced, and they are the usual mix of the ridiculous, hilarious and mind-boggling.But, while some of the nominees'.. Gloucester Citizen
The awards, parodying the Nobel prizes, are given out each year for the most unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research
A man stung dozens of times by bees, mathematicians who wanted to.. guardian.co.uk