Calling All Bearded Scientists Near DC!

Bearded scientists! You are invited to convene in Washington, DC this Saturday night to meet the lead author of the study “Microbiological Laboratory Hazard of Bearded Men” [Applied Microbiology, vol. 15, no. 4, July 1967, pp. 899–906]. Manuel Barbeito was awarded the 2010 Ig Nobel Prize in public health, but he was unable, for health […]

Improbable Research in Washington Feb 19!

If you’ll be in or near Washington, DC on Feb 19, come to the Improbable Research show at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). See: Improbable Research editor Marc Abrahams Manuel Barbeito (Ig Nobel Prize winner for determining by experiment that microbes cling to bearded scientists) in his […]