Ig Nobel Prizes for Discoveries in Chemistry - The Improbables

February 6, 2014

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Will Humans Swim Faster or Slower in Syrup? Can you extract vanilla fragrance from cow dung? These are just some of the research papers that have been awarded the Ig-Nobel Prize which was created to honor the scientific achievements that make us laugh and think. Marc Abrahams from Improbable Research details some of the more unique endeavors that have been taken in the name of science.

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What You Will Learn

  • The history of Improbable Research and the Ig-Nobel Prize
  • How your own research may be more interesting than you realize
  • How everything is tied to Chemistry

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Marc Abrahams
Annals of Improbable Research (AIR)

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