2012 Ig Nobel Prizes honor real, but offbeat research

Groundbreaking research into monkey butts, green hair, diamonds and dead fish was honored this year.
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The Ig Nobel Prize – science’s Razzy

This year’s Ig Nobel Prize, handed out Thursday night in Cambridge, Mass., offered up the usual cavalcade of faffing around, silliness and genuinely puzzling scientific advancement. Here are the 10 winners.

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