From a new medical condition to narcissists and hitmen – here’s our roundup of the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winners. Celebrating research that first makes you laugh then makes you think, the Ig Nobel prizes are the amusing younger sibling of the Nobel Prize. Here’s our run down of this year’s winners. Medical matters This year’s Ig Nobel Medicine Prize was presented by Frances Arnold and awarded to Nienke Vulink, Damiaan Denys and Arnoud van Loon from the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) for diagnosing a new medical condition – Misophonia, which is distress at hearing other people chewing. The...
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