Dr Moi and the fateful inflatable doll: Coming to Denmark

The photo below shows Dr. Harald Moi giving his acceptance speech at the 1996 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Dr. Moi and Ellen Kleist were honored that year for their cautionary medical report “Transmission of Gonorrhea Through an Inflatable Doll.” Dr. Moi will discuss details at the shows in Aarhus (on Monday and Tuesday, March 26) and […]

Experiments with inflatable & other life-size dolls

A generic life-size doll, with no modifications, was the key element in at least one unplanned experiment — the experiment documented in a 1993 monograph called Transmission of Gonorrhoea Through an Inflatable Doll, published in the journal Genitourinary Medicine. But generally, scientists who conduct planned experiments that rely on life-size dolls prefer to carefully optimise, or […]

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