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iol.co.za
Learn now and pay later - or never- and their brands. The MicroMasters is being offered through edX, the online
Learn now and pay later - or never
iol.co.za / Posted 18 minutes ago
- and their brands. The MicroMasters is being offered through edX, the online education platform co-founded by MIT and Harvard University. Harvard “looks forward to offering a MicroMasters programme in the future,” edX statement said in a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel spoof awardsto produce fewer emissions "whenever the cars are being tested". The prizes wi
Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel spoof awards
Times of Malta / Posted 3 hours ago
to produce fewer emissions "whenever the cars are being tested". The prizes will be awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thursday by a group of actual Nobel Prize winners, and are intended to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Out-of-state homeowners hinder fight on blightproperty.” Frank Ford, senior policy adviser at Cleveland’s Thriving Communiti
Out-of-state homeowners hinder fight on blight
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 hours ago
property.” Frank Ford, senior policy adviser at Cleveland’s Thriving Communities Institute, conducted a study published by Harvard University concerning foreclosures in Cuyahoga County. Ford and his co-authors found that properties purchased by... Read more
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WA Today
Ig Nobel science awards recognise scientist who lived as a goat and polyester's role in the sex lives of ratsto honour accomplishments in science and humanities that make one laugh, then t
Ig Nobel science awards recognise scientist who lived as a goat and polyester's role in the sex lives of rats
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
to honour accomplishments in science and humanities that make one laugh, then think, awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of real Nobel Prize winners. Each year since 1991, the Ig Nobel... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The secret sex lives of ratsrats is among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel spoof awards. The prizes wil
The secret sex lives of rats
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
rats is among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel spoof awards. The prizes will be awarded for a 26th consecutive year at Harvard University in Cambridge, US, this week by a group of actual Nobel prize winners. They are intended to honour... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ig Nobel science awards recognise scientist who lived as a goatPrize winners were in attendance. And that was about as closely as the Ig Nobe
Ig Nobel science awards recognise scientist who lived as a goat
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Prize winners were in attendance. And that was about as closely as the Ig Nobel Prizes, awarded annually in a ceremony at Harvard University, approximated their far less-silly inspiration, the Nobel Prizes. Thomas Thwaites, left, accepts the Ig... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Come Get Your Trillion-Dollar Nobel Prize... but It's in Zimbabwe Dollarssay. Just as Zimbabwe's central bank chief John Mangudya is preparing to issue
Come Get Your Trillion-Dollar Nobel Prize... but It's in Zimbabwe Dollars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
say. Just as Zimbabwe's central bank chief John Mangudya is preparing to issue new bond notes, Thursday's ceremony at Harvard University has highlighted the spectacular failure of these notes' colourful predecessors, which were known as bearer... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heather du Plessis-Allan: Give the prejudice test a goto likely to make statements like Julia Sloane. It's private, it's reputable a
Heather du Plessis-Allan: Give the prejudice test a go
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
to likely to make statements like Julia Sloane. It's private, it's reputable and takes less than 10 minutes. The Harvard University-run quiz asks you to sort words and faces into two categories as fast as you can. The idea is to find out... Read more
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Billboard
Weezer's 'Pinkerton' Turns 20: Why the Landmark, Raw Album Wasn't a Big Hit for the Bandwhich spawned three top 10 singles on the Alternative Songs chart and went plat
Weezer's 'Pinkerton' Turns 20: Why the Landmark, Raw Album Wasn't a Big Hit for the Band
Billboard / Posted 18 hours ago
which spawned three top 10 singles on the Alternative Songs chart and went platinum within eight months, Cuomo enrolled at Harvard University to study classical composition. Relentless touring behind the same 10 songs had left him craving mental... Read more
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Daily Herald
Naperville teen afrom Naperville whose high-level math research earned her a combined $125,000 i
Naperville teen a
Daily Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
from Naperville whose high-level math research earned her a combined $125,000 in scholarships. Now a freshman at Harvard University, Meena was selected last month as a Davidson Fellow by the Davidson Institute of Talent Development for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump off on how colleges use endowmentsthe amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a r
Trump off on how colleges use endowments
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
the amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a relatively small share. Tax records show that Harvard University spent $253 million on scholarships in 2013 from its $35 billion endowment. That's less than 1 percent.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump off on how colleges use endowmentsthe amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a r
Trump off on how colleges use endowments
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
the amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a relatively small share. Tax records show that Harvard University spent $253 million on scholarships in 2013 from its $35 billion endowment. That's less than 1 percent.... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on how colleges use endowmentsthe amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a r
AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on how colleges use endowments
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
the amount of endowment money spent on student financial aid often takes up a relatively small share. Tax records show that Harvard University spent $253 million on scholarships in 2013 from its $35 billion endowment. That's less than 1 percent.... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on pants, itchy armsfor quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishono
Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on pants, itchy arms
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday night in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on pants, itchy armsfor quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishono
Ig Nobel Prizes honor research on pants, itchy arms
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday night in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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CNET
Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eichto promote an Internet built on open technology. On top of that, he'd just spen
Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich
CNET / Posted yesterday
to promote an Internet built on open technology. On top of that, he'd just spent a long day talking about data privacy at a Harvard University seminar. Instead, Eich was tapping out emails as he worked to dampen the firestorm over his long-held... Read more
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asianage
Man who lived like goat among Ig Nobel winnersand scientists who investigated the personalities of rocks are among the winner
Man who lived like goat among Ig Nobel winners
asianage / Posted yesterday
and scientists who investigated the personalities of rocks are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel awards held at Harvard University. The spoof awards are held annually and were inspired by the Annals of Improbable Research, an American... Read more
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CNET
Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...weirdest technological and scientific breakthroughs of the year. This year's wi
Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...
CNET / Posted yesterday
weirdest technological and scientific breakthroughs of the year. This year's winners picked up their awards on Thursday at Harvard University. The nine prizes cover scientific studies in fields such as chemistry, physics and economics, and the Ig... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
University of Waterloo team wins big for BS at cheeky Ig Nobel Prize awardsgroup was among those recognized on Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, a
University of Waterloo team wins big for BS at cheeky Ig Nobel Prize awards
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
group was among those recognized on Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, a farcical extravaganza held annually at Harvard University that has the slightly less silly aim of celebrating research “that first makes people laugh and then makes... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the week September 23, 2016of, and spend time roaming the hills in the company of, goats” during the 26th
Photos of the week September 23, 2016
CBS News / Posted yesterday
of, and spend time roaming the hills in the company of, goats” during the 26th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 22, 2016. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and... Read more
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CTV News
Feds warn of potentially crippling cyberthreat to key sectorswho inadvertently damage vital systems, said Melissa Hathaway of the Belfer Cen
Feds warn of potentially crippling cyberthreat to key sectors
CTV News / Posted yesterday
who inadvertently damage vital systems, said Melissa Hathaway of the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University in Massachusetts. Many companies and government agencies are banning thumb drives outright to avoid the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin High honors 39 notable alumnipresident of Encyclopaedia Britannica. • 1948 -- Marshall I. Goldman, professo
Elgin High honors 39 notable alumni
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
president of Encyclopaedia Britannica. • 1948 -- Marshall I. Goldman, professor of economics, Wellesley College and Harvard University, author and researcher. • 1949 -- Dietrich "Jack" C. Bauer, microbiology scientist, Indiana... Read more
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Newsmax
Yale's 3.4 Percent Gain Is Top Performer as Endowments See LossesYale University posted a 3.4 percent investment gain, besting rival Harvard Uni
Yale's 3.4 Percent Gain Is Top Performer as Endowments See Losses
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Yale University posted a 3.4 percent investment gain, besting rival Harvard University and most college endowments that reported annual losses. The value of Yale’s endowment declined less than 1 percent to $25.4 billion because the targeted spending... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Veteran Republican, Democratic strategists join FOX31 and Channel 2 political teamColumbia College, an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Regis University, a
Veteran Republican, Democratic strategists join FOX31 and Channel 2 political team
FOX 31 Denver / Posted yesterday
Columbia College, an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Regis University, and was selected as a Gates Family Fellow of Harvard University Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Executive Program. A Denver native, CEO Andy Boian founded dovetail... Read more
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metro
British man wins Ig Nobel Prize for living as a goat in the Alpswearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a ‘huge honour’ as he collecte
British man wins Ig Nobel Prize for living as a goat in the Alps
metro / Posted yesterday
wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a ‘huge honour’ as he collected the prize at a ceremony at Harvard University in the US. He said: ‘I got tired of all the worry and the pain of being a human and so I decided I would... Read more
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CBS News
Meet the zany winners of the spoof Ig Nobel Prizesscientific achievement. The winners were honored – or should we say dishonored
Meet the zany winners of the spoof Ig Nobel Prizes
CBS News / Posted yesterday
scientific achievement. The winners were honored – or should we say dishonored? – in a zany ceremony Thursday night at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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Newsmax
Why Sugar, not Fat, is Public Health Enemy No. 1Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that in
Why Sugar, not Fat, is Public Health Enemy No. 1
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that in 1965 the sugar industry paid scientists from Harvard University to downplay links between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In an accompanying editorial,... Read more
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CBS News
2016 Ig Nobel Prizeslook different when you bend over and view them between your legs” during the 2
2016 Ig Nobel Prizes
CBS News / Posted yesterday
look different when you bend over and view them between your legs” during the 26th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 22, 2016. Nobel laureates vs. roller derby Nobel laureates Rich... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobelsaccepts the Ig Nobel award in psychology from Nobel laureate Roy Glauber (physi
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
accepts the Ig Nobel award in psychology from Nobel laureate Roy Glauber (physics, 2005), right, during ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Verschuere was part of a team that won for their research... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Man-goat' among winners of spoof Nobel prizes26th edition of the annual Ig Nobel Prizes, which celebrate the silly side of s
'Man-goat' among winners of spoof Nobel prizes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
26th edition of the annual Ig Nobel Prizes, which celebrate the silly side of science, were handed out Thursday at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The prizes aim to "celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative -- and spur... Read more
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Mashable
Man becomes goat for 3 days, wins awardWhat's This?Thomas Thwaites prepares to speak at the 2016 Ig Noble ceremonies a
Man becomes goat for 3 days, wins award
Mashable / Posted yesterday
What's This?Thomas Thwaites prepares to speak at the 2016 Ig Noble ceremonies at Harvard University on Thursday. LONDON — Remember that guy that decided being a human is overrated and created special prostheses that allowed him to live among... Read more
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NBC News
The IgNobel Prizes honored important research on itches and polyesterfor quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishono
The IgNobel Prizes honored important research on itches and polyester
NBC News / Posted yesterday
for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday night in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Man-goat' among winners of spoof Nobel prizes26th edition of the annual Ig Nobel Prizes, which celebrate the silly side of s
'Man-goat' among winners of spoof Nobel prizes
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
26th edition of the annual Ig Nobel Prizes, which celebrate the silly side of science, were handed out Thursday at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The prizes aim to "celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative—and spur... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man who lived as a GOAT for three days wins spoof Nobel PrizeIn this image, Thomas Thwaites, left, accepts the Ig Nobel prize in biology fro
Man who lived as a GOAT for three days wins spoof Nobel Prize
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
In this image, Thomas Thwaites, left, accepts the Ig Nobel prize in biology from 2007 economics laureate Eric Maskin at Harvard University Winners receive $10 trillion cash prizes — in virtually worthless Zimbabwean money. Mr Thwaites, wearing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
This man became a goat for three days and won a prize - all in the name of scienceThwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a huge honour as he
This man became a goat for three days and won a prize - all in the name of science
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Thwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a huge honour as he collected the prize at a ceremony at Harvard University in the US. He said: “I got tired of all the worry and the pain of being a human and so I decided I would... Read more
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Raw Story
Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel Prizesto produce fewer emissions “whenever the cars are being tested.” The prizes wi
Work on sex life of rats, life as a badger honored at Ig Nobel Prizes
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
to produce fewer emissions “whenever the cars are being tested.” The prizes will be awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thursday by a group of actual Nobel Prize winners, and are intended to... Read more
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Newser
This Year's Weird Science Award Winners Include a Guy Who Infiltrated a Goat Herdreceived $10 trillion—in a single Zimbabwean banknote (US value: less than $1).
This Year's Weird Science Award Winners Include a Guy Who Infiltrated a Goat Herd
Newser / Posted yesterday
received $10 trillion—in a single Zimbabwean banknote (US value: less than $1). Some highlights from the annual ceremony at Harvard University, which was presented by the Annals of Improbable Research: "Goat man" Tom Thwaites wore his goat legs to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Lund University biologist receives the Ig Nobel Prizebothered by blood-sucking horse-flies. Why? Because they are white. The Ig Nob
Lund University biologist receives the Ig Nobel Prize
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
bothered by blood-sucking horse-flies. Why? Because they are white. The Ig Nobel Prize was presented at a ceremony at Harvard University in Boston this Thursday. Susanne Åkesson, who works at the Faculty of Science at Lund University, was... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?was first challenged when the former Soviet Union collapsed, according to David
Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
was first challenged when the former Soviet Union collapsed, according to David Jones, a medical historian and physician at Harvard University. When that happened, life expectancy there fell by five years. AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa led to an even... Read more
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Boston Globe
Aboriginal DNA points to an earlier human exodus from Africasurvived long enough to become our ancestors. Another of the newly published Na
Aboriginal DNA points to an earlier human exodus from Africa
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
survived long enough to become our ancestors. Another of the newly published Nature studies, this one led by David Reich of Harvard University, similarly suggests that all humans descend from a single wave of migration. Intriguingly, their data... Read more
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iol.co.za
Laugh, then think... it's the Ig Nobel awardsThe prizes were awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambr
Laugh, then think... it's the Ig Nobel awards
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The prizes were awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Thursday by a group of actual Nobel Prize winners, and are intended to honour accomplishments in science and humanities that make one laugh, then... Read more
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DW
Study on the sex lives of rats wearing pants wins an Ig Nobel |The Improbable Research group announced the winners at the awards ceremony in H
Study on the sex lives of rats wearing pants wins an Ig Nobel |
DW / Posted yesterday
The Improbable Research group announced the winners at the awards ceremony in Harvard University. The Ig Nobel Prizes serve as a celebration of whackier scientific research, albeit often also highlighting how unusual projects can yield useful... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time to Unite Against Superbugsbecome resistant to these drugs, meaning people with infections like pneumonia
Time to Unite Against Superbugs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
become resistant to these drugs, meaning people with infections like pneumonia are exposed. The latest research from Harvard University, published in the journal Science, demonstrates how bacteria like E Coli -- often found in meat -- can... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?was first challenged when the former Soviet Union collapsed, according to David
Are We Reaching The End Of The Trend For Longer, Healthier Lives?
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
was first challenged when the former Soviet Union collapsed, according to David Jones, a medical historian and physician at Harvard University. When that happened, life expectancy there fell by five years. AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa led to an even... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Life as an animal wins Oxford University man mock 'nobel' awardThwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a "huge honour" as h
Life as an animal wins Oxford University man mock 'nobel' award
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
Thwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a "huge honour" as he collected the prize at a ceremony at Harvard University in the US. He said: "I got tired of all the worry and the pain of being a human and so I decided I would... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Life as an animal wins Oxford University man mock 'nobel' awardThwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a "huge honour" as h
Life as an animal wins Oxford University man mock 'nobel' award
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Thwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a "huge honour" as he collected the prize at a ceremony at Harvard University in the US. He said: "I got tired of all the worry and the pain of being a human and so I decided I would... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobelsprizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
prizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Ig Nobels honour things 'that make one laugh'accomplishments in science and humanities that make one laugh, then think, were
Ig Nobels honour things 'that make one laugh'
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
accomplishments in science and humanities that make one laugh, then think, were to be awarded for a 26th straight year at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Friday (Australian time) by a group of real Nobel Prize winners. 'The... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobelsprizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
prizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobelsprizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe
Scholars who studied liars, put pants on rats win Ig Nobels
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
prizes for quirky scientific achievement. The winners were honored - or maybe dishonored - Thursday in a zany ceremony at Harvard University. The 26th annual event featured a paper airplane air raid and a tic-tac-toe contest with a brain surgeon,... Read more
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