Annals of Improbable Research NOV | DEC 2019 (vol 25, number 6)

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Special Issue: The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prizes

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Why Is Wombat Poo Cubic?
Clicker Training for Surgeons
Saliva Quantity Produced by 5-Year-Olds…

The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don’t know which ones.


Special Section: The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prizes

The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony*
The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prizes*
The Acceptance Speeches*
The 24/7 Lectures*
Opera Libretto: Creatures of Habit

Improbable Research Reviews

Improbable Research: Nuclear/Lint, Friends, Sands*
Medical: Age, Backwards Walking & Tipping*
Ig® and Beyond: Tango and Moon Skipping*
May We Recommend: Effect of Obnoxious Odors on Gastrointestinal Motility*

News & Notes

AIRVents  (letters from our readers): Horsehair, Cheese Mites, Garbage*
Ig Nobel Limericks: Mars and Banana Skins*
Editorial Board
Index of Special Issues
Unclassified Ads

On the Front Cover

Karen Pryor and Theresa McKeon accept the 2019 Ig Nobel Prize for medical education, handed to them by Nobel laureate Rich Roberts. Photo: Alexey Eliseev.

On the Back Cover

Wombat poo, naturally cube-shaped, preserved in cubes, preserved in plastic, collected and prepared by the winners of the 2019 Ig Nobel Prize for physics. Photo: Alex Ip.