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Clarification

The Notebook item "Ig-Niting Controversy" (The Scientist, Oct. 28, 1996, page 30) misstated the ground for British science adviser Robert May's objection to the Ig Nobel Prizes. May objected to the prizes because of ridicule he claimed they bring to legitimate research.

The Scientist Staff

The Notebook item "Ig-Niting Controversy" (The Scientist, Oct. 28, 1996, page 30) misstated the ground for British science adviser Robert May's objection to the Ig Nobel Prizes. May objected to the prizes because of ridicule he claimed they bring to legitimate research.

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