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In one winning paper, scientists describe an insect whose females have evolved a penis-like appendage that penetrates males’ “vaginas.”

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Ig Nobels Honor Unusual Research

By | October 3, 2011

This year’s Ig Nobel awards recognize research on how a full bladder hinders sound thinking, beetles that mate with beer bottles, and a wasabi fire-alarm.

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