Hubble fixed, worms in dung beetle genitals, noise and pollution hurting whales, and babysitting gorillas.
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!
Underground water in California, ancient bird wings, land conservation, and the microbes that protect coral reefs.
People prefer pain over boredom, mantis shrimps can see in UV, and plants can hear caterpillars. One species of lichen is actually 126, there’s less plastic in the ocean than there should be, and Ukrainian astronomers take a stab at Vladimir Putin.