Banana skins really DO make you slip and strips of pork can stop nosebleeds: Winners of spoof Nobel prize announced

September 19, 2014 10:16 AM

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Every year the Ig Nobel awards highlight the weirdest and most wonderful bits of scientific research that, with tongue-firmly in cheek, prove a particular theory.

And this year was no different as the spoof Nobel prizes saw researchers win awards for measuring the slipperiness of banana peels and the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, among other bizarre pieces of research.

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