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‘Goat Man’ Among 2016 Ig Nobel Winners

Not to be confused with the august Nobel Prize, Thursday night saw the awarding of this year’s Ig Nobel Awards, which are given to scientific studies that “make people laugh, and then think.” While the studies are certainly offbeat, the science is real, but the awards are intended to “celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.” Here are the 2016 winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University’s Sanders...

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