|cushdy (but nontheless interesting) research numbers
||[Oct. 9th, 2006|08:31 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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in case you missed them, the ignobels are with us again and they are as improbable as ever. my faves this year are are:
MEDICINE: Francis M. Fesmire of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, for his medical case report "Termination of Intractable Hiccups with Digital Rectal Massage"
CHEMISTRY: Antonio Mulet, José Javier Benedito and José Bon of the University of Valencia, Spain, and Carmen Rosselló of the University of Illes Balears, in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, for their study "Ultrasonic Velocity in Cheddar Cheese as Affected by Temperature."