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IgNobels 2013! And the Winners Are…

TONIGHT, the 2013 IgNobels Prizes were held in Saunders Theatre at Harvard University! Winners traveled at their own expense, and received the prize from the hands of…real Nobel Prize winners.

September 12, 2013 — Scicurious

LIVE: The 2013 IgNobel Prizes!!!

Welcome to the 2013 Ignobel Prize Livestream, the most entertaining scientific prize presentation, well…ever. The ceremony will be LIVE here from 6:00PM EDT to 7:30PM EDT (roughly).

September 12, 2013 — Scicurious

On my way to the IgNobel Prizes!!!!

It’s that time of year again, and Sci is current en route to the Ignobel Prizes, held every year at Harvard. It’s the best, and funniest, scientific award, for the great science that first makes you laugh…but then makes you THINK.

September 12, 2013 — Scicurious
Vaccinating Cocaine Use Away

Vaccinating Cocaine Use Away

Effective treatments for drug addiction have been hard to come by. There’s behavioral interventions, methadone maintenance for heroin users, nicotine patches for smokers, antabuse for acoholics, but while all of these are effective in a minority of users, they aren’t effective in all.

September 9, 2013 — Scicurious

Friday Weird Science! The Spontaneous Dolphin

The spontaneously…ejaculating dolphin. Because yes. They saw one. In the act of spontaneity, as it were. And if you’d like to see it, well, head over to Neurotic Physiology!

September 6, 2013 — Scicurious

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