Dr. NakaMats still alive, still his inventive self

Despite his doctors’ predictions, Ig Nobel Prize winner Dr. NakaMats has survived past the end of 2015. He is still his inventive self, reports Emiko Jozuka, in Motherboard:


…Despite suffering from ductal carcinoma, a malignant tumor that affects his prostate, Dr. NakaMats looked in good health, if a little sullen, when I met him. At the time of our interview, he was still nose-deep in patent applications and barking orders at his long-serving employees, and scolded me for not complimenting him on his attire.

“I’m enjoying my last days,” said Dr. NakaMats, his dapper yellow tie and black suit contrasting his blood-red office walls. “But I’m still inventing…”