Tag: Ig Nobel prize

Researches On Voodoo Dolls And Roller Coaster For Kidney Stones Among Winners Of 2018 Ig Nobel Prize

This year's Ig Nobel Prize winners have been announced and honored at a ceremony at Harvard. The Nobel Prize parody celebrated the funniest and strangest researches of the year.

Feature | Science September 15, 2018

Scientists Have Finally Solved Life’s Biggest Mystery: How To Break Spaghetti Into Two

Researchers from MIT have figured out a way to break a dry spaghetti into just two pieces. The unique study was published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Life & Style August 15, 2018

Rat Trousers, Living Like A Badger And More: Here Are The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

The Ig Nobel Prize has been recognizing eccentric projects since 1991. This year, it honored 10 works in various fields, ranging from the effects of trousers on rats and rock personalities to horsefly-proof horses and merits of collecting flies.

September 23, 2016

Egg Unboiling Machine May Revolutionize Electronics And Drugs

An egg unboiling machine developed by Australian scientists could cut carbon nanotubes with great precision. This could pave the way for potential uses in medicine and electronics.

Animals March 13, 2016

Ig Nobel Prize Winners: Unboiling An Egg, Sting Pain Index, Allergy Patients Kissing, Mammal Pee And Huh?

Ig Nobel Prize Awards were presented on Sept. 17. This year honors another batch of science researches investigating things that might draw chuckles, which might harm science and research's reputation of being dull and dry.

September 22, 2015

Ig Nobel Award-Winning Vortex Fluidic Device Can Help Enhance Potency Of Lung And Ovarian Cancer Drug

Researchers from Flinders University in Australia received the Ig Nobel Prize for inventing a vortex fluidic device that has the potential to revolutionize how cancer medicines are delivered.

September 19, 2015

Ig Nobels Honors Graduate Student Stung By Bees And Other Humorous Scientific Achievements

This year's winners of the Ig Nobels Prize include a researcher who allowed himself to be stung by bees in different places of the body and a trio who found that the "huh" word is universal.

Earth/Environment September 18, 2015

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