A luxurious plan to save seahorses, precise methane measurements, 65,000 year old food and the environmental impact of dying.
Mapping fruit fly brains, the oldest known meteorite on Earth, a Parkinson protein and Betelgeuse dimming!
Did junk food cause blindness? Is climate change making spiders more aggressive? What’s filling a Hawaiian volcano crater? And could glowing life be easier to find?
Bonobo mothers watch their sons mating, AI detects lung cancer, trees trying to keep up with carbon dioxide levels and the drug-laced contents of an ancient Shaman’s pouch.
The oldest known drawing, sharks attacking dolphins, and the first fish to pass the mirror test.
A Mayan city discovered, turtles turning female, a climate change wall and the blackest of black birds!
An extraordinary treatment for a young boy in agony, MRSA resistance evolution, mammals flip from diurnal to nocturnal and back, shrinking ozone layer hole and a call for a strep vaccine.
Gigantic iceberg, cannibal caterpillars, bacteria data storage and well-planned ravens!
Juno results, the real situation at the Svalbard seed vault, very stable flamingos, and Space Sperm used to make baby mice!
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!