The prestigious Nobel Prize handed out annually aims to recognise the pathbreaking achievements of scholars and scientists and is one of the highest distinctions one can receive. The recipients of those prizes are set to be unveiled next from Stockholm and Oslo. ,betfred uk
But while we wait with bated breath to see who will receive them this year, we can, at least, indulge ourselves with the Ig Nobel Prizes handed to researchers trying to answer questions you never knew you wanted the answers to. ,fifa international friendlies 2021
In a ceremony held online (as opposed to the typical theatre at Harvard University), actual Nobel laureates bestowed 10 Ig Nobels to scientists, doctors, mathematicians and economists from 24 countries across six continents. ,forehead tattoo
betfred uk,The prizes, celebrating research that “first makes people laugh, and then think,” are organised by the US publication, Annals of Improbable Research with winners this year, taking home a comical ,000,000,000,000 bill from Zimbabwe along with a PDF document that can be printed and folded into a three-dimensional gear with human teeth.
Taking home the Ig Nobel Peace Prize were three scientists in America who set out to resolve whether human beards protected the facial skeleton from damaging blows. They did indeed find evidence of facial hair's protective qualities after conducting experiments where weights were dropped on bone-like material covered in sheep fleece. ,ipl match today toss
Within the realm of economics, it was Pavlo Blavatskyy, a professor at Montpellier Business School who, in a landmark study that used a computer vision algorithm, found striking correlations between obesity in politicians with how corrupt they were. ,free roulette practice
ipl bookie rate,The Physics prize was handed out to researchers who cracked why pedestrians weren't always walking into each other while the Kinetics prize was bestowed to scientists who worked out why they might.
A group of scientists from Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Brazil, the UK and the US took home the Transportation Prize for discovering, by experimentation, that it was safer to transport an airborne rhinoceros upside down rather than on its side. ,cbtf live rate
fifa yesterday result,Before you allow yourself a snigger, it bears mentioning that the research, in fact, facilitates a solution to a serious problem of poaching in South Africa. Transporting the country's wild black rhinoceros population to sanctuaries is crucial to the species' survival.
In the field of Medicine, the prize went to a team that proved that sexual orgasms could act as an effective nasal decongestant on par with medicine currently available. The research involved 18 heterosexual couples whose nasal functions were assessed before sexual intercourse, immediately after orgasm, 30 minutes later, an hour later and then five hours later. ,game football 2020
online betting in india cricket,“Sexual intercourse with climax can improve nasal breathing to the same degree as the application of nasal decongestant for up to 60 minutes in patients having nasal obstruction,” they wrote in the Ear, Nose & Throat Journal.
cricket time,The Entomology prize was bagged by Cmdr John A Mulrennan, a US Navy officer who developed a high potency organophosphate insecticide to solve the cockroach problem on submarines. The Ecology award was given to researchers who studied the bacteria found on chewing gum stuck to pavements while Dr Susanne Shotz from Lund University took home the Biology prize for her study of her work on the various sounds that make up feline communication.