Two more returning Ig winners: Sperm & Scented Suit

Two more returning Ig Nobel Prize winners have joined the lineup for the 21st First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony on Thursday night: Deborah Anderson [pictured here, delivering her acceptance speech] (2009 chemistry prize for testing whether Coca-Cola is an effective spermicide) Hyuk Ho Kwon (1999 environmental protection prize, for inventing the self-perfuming business suit). At least two other people […]

Anderson’s 24/7 lecture: Contraception.

A highlight from the 2009 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony [AIR 15:6]: LECTURER: Deborah J. Anderson, Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Microbiology at Boston University School of Medicine, and 2008 Ig Nobel Medicine Prize winner. TOPIC: Contraception. Complete technical description in TWENTY-FOUR (24) SECONDS: Reliable, reversible contraception. Women have pills, rings, patches, implants, sponges, IUDs, spermicides, diaphragms, […]