An anti-malarial microbe, a record-breaking poop, and record-breaking solar panels.
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 the benefits of pizza to the temperature of French postal packages!
Why do wombats have square poops? Earth’s sun may have a twin, a new kingdom in the tree of life and water detected in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.