Interview With Professor Hirose

When Prof. Yukio Hirose of Kanazawa University expressed his warmest gratitude for pigeons and crows upon receiving the Ig Nobel Chemistry Prize (a parody of the Nobel Prize) in October, the audience at Harvard University exploded into cheers….

So begins a report about the 2003 Ig Nobel Chemistry Prize winner, who won his prize for investigating a bronze statue that fails to attract pigeons. Read the entire report, in the Daily Yomiuri.