Then, named cows. Now, happiness of pigs.

Catherine Douglas, co-winner of the 2009 Ig Nobel Prize in veterinary medicine for determining that cows who have names give more milk than cows that don’t, has now done research on the happiness of pigs. In this inverview with the BBC, she explains that a glockenspiel figured prominently in the research:

(Thanks to investigator Scott Langill for bringing this to our attention.)