Houseplants don’t clean the air, lots of rogue planets in our galaxy, and our galaxy could be bigger than Andromeda. Plus, how our changing diets changed our language.
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!
Naked mole rats, living salads, language learning, ancient castle poo, and komodo dragon bites. Plus the salty taste of billion-year old water.
One third of US honeybees died last year. Breast-milk protein helps antibiotics.Fungus helps plants talk. Could 15,000 year old words still be in use today?
Rats get rehab, fruit flies with restless legs, Old Person Smell, evil eyebrows and more!