Koko the Gorilla passes away – so can animals use language? Plus a galaxy that might have no dark matter, and the humans pretending to be AI bots.
The Ig Nobel Prizes honour achievements that first make us laugh, then make us think. We take a look at this year’s winners: from unboiled eggs to painful bee stings!
Shark babies kill each other before their even born, fishy gestures, misused science words, genetically modified salmon, and the traces of supernovae in bacteria.
Baby talk with gorillas and robots, cannibal cane toads, dyslexia and more!