Beer bottle loving beetle wins prize

Ig Noble awards celebrate odd science research

The winner of the annual Ignoble Award, hosted by the Journal for Improbable Research, has been won by two scientists “for discovering that a certain kind of beetle mates with a certain kind of Australian beer bottle.”

This was revealed in a paper published by Journal of the Australian Entomological Society.

The aim of the competition, which has been won by previous Nobel Prize winners, is to point out the eccentric end of scientific research and “to make people lau...

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