Funny Research

Take heed, scientists: Not every scientific advancement is Nobel Prize worthy. Some must lay claim to an Ig Nobel Prize, awarded by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:

The Prize for Physiology went to the report “No Evidence of Contagious Yawning in the Red-Footed Tortoise.”

The Prize for Medicine went to a study that demonstrates that people make better decisions about some kinds of things — but worse decisions about other kinds of things — when they have a strong urge to urinate.

The Prize for Biology went to the discovery that a particular kind of beetle mates with a particular kind of Australian beer bottle.

  • Category: Funny Stories

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