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Studies on the perils of polyester underwear and the personality of rocks win Ig Nobel Prizes

Studies on the perils of polyester underwear and the personality of rocks win Ig Nobel Prizes

Not every scientific study can be about weighty topics, like gravity waves or gene editing. Sometimes you can gain a true scientific insight by discovering that mammals of vastly different sizes require roughly the same amount of time to empty their bladders, or by noticing that people who speak 10 disparate languages all came up with a version of the word “huh.” 

That’s why we celebrate the

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