Humorobel about hanging rhinos Science


Why does the vet hang 12 rhinos to hang upside down on the cloths? Isn’t it torture besides?

Vet Robin Radcliffe However, Cornell University was awarded for this. He received the ig-Nobel in Medicine. It was awarded by the Association for Scientific Humor Annals of Improbable Research.

Ig Nobels are distributed each year to different fields from studies that first make you laugh and then make you think.

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The hanging of rhinos had a serious purpose. Radcliffe wanted to investigate whether an animal’s health could be compromised when it is transported by helicopter to a new environment.

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Rhinos are protected in Namibia by helicopter transport to the latest habitats. One reason for the transfer is to avoid poaching.

“Namibia was not the first country to move rhinos upside down by helicopters. But we’re the first to look into whether it’s safe for rhinos, ” Radcliffe told the BBC.

Radclife’s group, along with the Namibian Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, measured 12 reassured rhino farms. The group hung rhinos for ten minutes each. During the period they measured the space of the rhino body.

The animals survived the hangover flight well. They did even better than if they had been moved lying down or on their side.

Ig Nobels were distributed by three real Nobel laureates, this time albeit symbolically online and not at Harvard University as usual.

Ecological humorobel received a study that examined the genome of bacteria gnawed and asphalted on sidewalks and still in different countries.

In chemistry, a researcher was awarded for studying the chemistry of cinema breathing air. The researcher wanted to find out if the smells and smells emitted by the audience were in any way related to the topics covered in the film, such as the stimulants shown in the films.

Awarded the Ig-Nobel in Economics Pavlo Blavatsky found out what overweight politicians could tell you about how corrupt a country is.

Blavatsky evaluates a person’s body mass index from 15 images of political leaders from the former Soviet republic. A link was found between a high body mass index and state corruption, although the researcher urges that the result be treated with caution. Arstechnican by.

The medical award went to researchers who showed that orgasms can open nasal congestion and make breathing easier.

The Peace Prize went to a study that found out whether to raise men with a beard also because it protects the face from shocks.

The physics award went to researchers who found out experimentally why pedestrians don’t constantly collide with each other on sidewalks.

Pedestrians are also studied by ig-Nobelists in general business studies. They, in turn, figured out why pedestrians collide with other pedestrians.

The entomology award went to scientists who found out how cockroaches can be reduced in submarines.


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