In the U.S., was awarded IG Nobel prize for the most absurd scientific achievements
The peace prize went to the Swiss group of scientists who proved that playing a musical wind instrument of the Australian aborigines helps to get rid of snoring.
NEW YORK, September 15. /TASS/. IG Nobel prize (Ig Nobel Prize), awarded for the most absurd scientific achievements and original ideas, presented Thursday in the United States. The 27th annual award ceremony was held at Harvard University (Massachusetts).
The IG Nobel peace prize went to Swiss team of scientists under the direction of Dr. Milo of Poena from the University of Zurich.
They proved that playing a musical wind instrument of the Australian aborigines, the didgeridoo helps stop snoring and promotes a comfortable sleep.
According to Puana, this can be explained by the fact that the game is much the didgeridoo strengthens the upper airway.
The prize in Economics was awarded to Australian Matthew Roloff and Nancy Greer, who found that players in the casino tend to make higher bids after you hold a crocodile or any other dangerous animal. According to them, the brain in this case erroneously treats the nervous excitement of knowing that the person keeps the predator as a signal that the player is lucky and he can count on big win.