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Carberryfor his work in psychoceramics, the study of " cracked pots ". Paul DeFanti"wizard of structures and crusader for public safety, for his invention of the Buckybonneta geodesic fashion structure that pedestrians wear to protect their heads and preserve their composure".
Thomas Kyle, for his discovery of "the heaviest element in the universe, Administratium ". National Endowment for the Artsfor encouraging Mr.
Knowlton to extend his work in the form of a pop-up book. Cecil Jacobsonrelentlessly generous sperm donor, and prolific patriarch of sperm banking, for devising a simple, single-handed method of quality control. Chemistry — Ivette Bassa, constructor of colourful colloidsfor her role in the crowning achievement of 20th century chemistry, the synthesis of bright blue Jell-O.
Peace — Daryl Gatesformer police chief of the City of Los Angeles, for his uniquely compelling methods of bringing people together. Physics — David Chorley and Doug Bower, lions of low-energy physics, for their circular contributions to field theory based on the geometrical destruction of English crops.
Consumer Engineering — Presented to Ron Popeilincessant inventor and perpetual pitchman of late night televisionfor redefining the industrial revolution with such devices as the Veg-O-Maticthe Pocket Fisherman, Mr.
Microphone, and the Inside-the-Shell Egg Scrambler. Literature — Presented to T. Van de Werf, P. Armstrong, and their co-authors,  for publishing a medical research paper which has one hundred times as many authors as pages.
The authors are from the following countries: Mathematics — Presented to Robert W. Faid of Greenville, South Carolinafarsighted and faithful seer of statistics, for calculating the exact odds ,,, to 1 that Mikhail Gorbachev is the Antichrist.
Stillwell, and John P. Jacobs of Temple Universityfor their conclusion that people who believe they were kidnapped by aliens from outer spaceprobably were—and especially for their conclusion, "the focus of the abduction is the production of children".
Prevalence Among Deployed US Troops," and especially for their numerical analysis of bowel movement frequency. He subsequently attempted to recoup his losses by making increasingly unprofitable trades that ultimately lost 0. Entomology — Presented to Robert A. Lopez of Westport, NYvaliant veterinarian and friend of all creatures great and small, for his series of experiments in obtaining ear mites from cats, inserting them into his own ear, and carefully observing and analyzing the results.
Ron Hubbardardent author of science fiction and founding father of Scientologyfor his crackling Good Book, Dianeticswhich is highly profitable to mankind, or to a portion thereof.
Introduction. This article discusses the emergence and significance of the concept of biodiversity and history of conservation biology. It intends to describe how research on taxonomy, ecology, evolution, behavior and distribution of species, allied to concerns about habitat destruction and species extinction, led to the emergence of conservation . grizzly bears were attracted to, or avoiding occupied backcountry camps. We found that grizzly bears were attracted to the location of backcountry campsites, however there was a strong avoidance when these sites were occupied by people. Finally, we evaluated the behavioral and activity adaptations of bears occupying areas frequently used by people. Tribes Stand Their Ground for Grizzly Bears — and Us by Louisa Willcox Wyoming is the first Northern Rockies state to initiate a hunting season for grizzly bears in over 40 years.
First, to Patient X, formerly of the US Marine Corpsvaliant victim of a venomous bite from his pet rattlesnakefor his determined use of electroshock therapy.
At his own insistence, automobile spark plug wires were attached to his lip, and the car engine revved to 3, rpm for five minutes.
No longer officially listed[ edit ] Physics — Presented to The Japanese Meteorological Agencyfor its seven-year study of whether earthquakes are caused by catfish wiggling their tails. This winner is not officially listed, as it was based on what turned out to be erroneous press accounts.
Dentistry — Presented to Robert H. Literature — Presented to David B.National Geographic stories take you on a journey that’s always enlightening, often surprising, and unfailingly fascinating.
Hot Topics Science Reading List! From the Young Scientists through Horrible Science to Genetics, Physics and Inventions - science for all ages. This is a list of Ig Nobel Prize winners from to the present day..
A parody of the Nobel Prizes, the Ig Nobel Prizes are awarded each year in mid-September, around the time the recipients of the genuine Nobel Prizes are announced, for ten achievements that "first make people laugh, and then make them think". Commenting on the . Apr 05, · “The cats remain highly endangered in eastern Russia but the latest population estimates for the species are encouraging.
Twenty years ago there were a mere 30 Amur leopards living in the wild, and scientists feared . Grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) have concave faces, a distinctive hump on their shoulders, and long claws about two to four inches long.
Both the hump and the claws are traits associated with a grizzly bear’s exceptional digging ability. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.