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!
Our top stories from 2018. All the stories we thought particularly interesting, from wombat poop to very hot chilies!
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.
Potential health effects of e-cigarettes, Nasa turning poop into food, new ways to look at fisheries management, and how smelling vomit can make you sick.