Mapping fruit fly brains, the oldest known meteorite on Earth, a Parkinson protein and Betelgeuse dimming!
SoT 245: The 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes
- October 16, 2016
- Tagged as: animals, brain, climate change, corporate fraud, Deepak Chopra, dragonflies, entomology, flies, fool, honesty, horseflies, Ig Nobel, intelligence, itch, liars, lie, marketing, perception, personalities, pollution, rats, rocks, rubbber hand trick, sex, Volkswagon
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 rats in pants to collecting flies!
SoT 168: It’s Not Milk It’s Bean Juice
Artificial milk, penguin-like rovers, arachnophobia-curing brain surgery and a bad week for private spaceflight.
SoT 123: Jellyfish on a Space Shuttle
We sleep to wash our brains, jellyfish in space, yeti was a bear, urination time and secret botox.
SoT 117: It’s A Hoax
- September 11, 2013
- Tagged as: babies, brain, brain-to-brain communication, canyon, fish, geology, language, leadership, learning, microbiome, testicles
Brain-to-brain communication, Greenland’s hidden Grand Canyon, in utero bacteria, in utero learning, and fish leadership.
SoT 97: Hypnopompic Hippopotamuses
- April 21, 2013
- Tagged as: brain, dreams, extinction, nerve cells, neuroscience, psilocybin, spiders
$100m for BRAIN research, dream interpretation, procuring drugs for research and more!