At 6 p. m. Eastern time on September 14th, the first twenty-seventh Ig Nobel awards ceremony was successfully held at the Saunders theatre in Harvard University. This year's theme was "uncertainty" (Uncertainty), and the organizers made ten awards out of question. The winners will not only receive the elegant trophy, but also receive a huge bonus of 10 trillion yuan in Zimbabwe.
The trophy is long
The following is a grand announcement of the award-winning research!
The Ig Nobel prize for physics was awarded to AntoineFardin
Winning research: use fluid mechanics to study whether your domestic cat is solid or liquid.
The award-winning little brother said the study came from a simple question on the Internet: "if the characteristics of the liquid are filled with containers of all shapes, is the cat considered liquid?" After all, they are the virtue.
Driven by curiosity, he studied the subject seriously, calculated the fluid mechanics parameters of cats, and published a paper in 2014 showing that cats are mysterious creatures with both solid and liquid properties.
The Ig Nobel peace prize was awarded to MiloPuhan and other four people
Winning research: playing Di Jiri Du tubes is effective in treating sleep apnea and snoring
This is because playing this huge instrument can effectively tone the muscles of the tongue and larynx and make it easier to breathe. One of the researchers has used this approach to treat 2500 patients. In order to let more people understand this magical deej ridoux Aboriginal musical instruments, the research team at the award ceremony for the audience to play a.
The Ig Nobel economics prize is awarded to Matthew Rockloff and Nancy Greer
Winning research: contact with live crocodiles can affect one's desire to gamble
The study said, if you don't want to lose money, go to the casino before it is best not to have close contact with crocodiles (of course, the conditions are not allowed). The scene of the study carried out a box of suspected crocodile props, but the show was so dangerous that it was called off urgently.
The Ig Nobel prize for medicine was awarded to five people, such as Jean-Pierre and Royet
Winning research: using brain imaging techniques to reveal why anyone hates cheese.
It was the first brain study to hate cheese. In the study, the team used brain imaging to observe changes in the brain when people smelled different kinds of cheese, and found that the basal ganglia were a source of hate.
The Ig Nobel anatomical award is awarded to James Heathcote
Winning research: why do older men have big ears?
You might have seen an old man on the subway and bus, and secretly thought how big his ears were James feels the same way. In this study, he measured more than 200 person's ear length and was delighted to draw the conclusion: the old man ears this thing not only exist, after the age of 30, their ears will be every ten years in 2mm speed up. Women's ears grow with age, but their ears are smaller than men, and because men have fewer hair, their ears look bigger.
The Ig Nobel biology prize was awarded to Kazunori and other four people
Winning research: in a cave insect, researchers discovered the phenomenon of the female long Ding Ding male sister.
The researchers continued to spy on sex in their caves and were surprised to find the female worms had little brothers. Their research could be said to have overturned common sense, and the dedicated team could not be there and recorded testimonials in caves.
The Ig Nobel prize for nutrition was awarded to three people, such as Enrico and Bernard
Winning research: hairy vampire vampire eating human blood.
The team found human blood related gene fragments in the droppings of hairy legged vampire bats. The organizers plan to put the two bats to help add to the fun at the scene, but he suddenly disappeared, so they strongly urge audience to pick up to its origin owner. The award-winning team also expressed their joy through video.
In addition, "if a person holding a coffee to go study of liquid dynamics", "the twins did not recognize photographs of themselves" and "than in the pregnant belly music, put a concert in the vagina to let the baby more intense reaction" and so on also got awards.
The Ig Nobel prize was created in 1991, sponsored by the scientific humor magazine "the annals of magical research", in its original intention to recognize "at first glance, funny, and then thought-provoking.". Over the past more than 20 years, this award has uncovered many studies on the Internet red level