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Voodoo Dolls, Roller-Coasters for Kidney Stones Win at Ig Nobels

The Scientist - Fri 14 Sep 18

The awards for comical but practical scientific discovery also include cannibalism and self-colonoscopy.

Tongue-in-cheek Nobels honor nutritional analysis of cannibalism, roller-coaster kidney stones treatment

Medical Xpress - Fri 14 Sep 18

A nutritional analysis of cannibalism and treating kidney stones on roller-coasters were research projects honored by tongue-in-cheek awards at Harvard University Thursday, designed to make ...

Ig Nobel win for kidney stone removing roller-coaster

BBC News - Thu 13 Sep 18

It's a scream: Riding on some types of roller-coaster is an effective way of removing kidney stones.

Riding On Some Roller-Coasters Apparently Good For Removing Kidney Stones

Ubergizmo - Sun 16 Sep 18

Riding on roller-coasters can be fun and according to some U.S. researchers, also an effective way of getting rid of kidney stones. The conclusion of this research has won the team of researchers ...

Cannibal Nutrition and Self-Colonoscopies Win Accolades at the 2018 Ig Nobels

Livescience - Fri 14 Sep 18

Who went home with the top prizes at the 2018 Ig Nobels?