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2021 Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Decongestant Orgasms, Rhino Transport
A full beard can absorb nearly 40 percent of the shock from a punch to the face, according to one winning study.
2021 Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Decongestant Orgasms, Rhino Transport
2021 Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Decongestant Orgasms, Rhino Transport

A full beard can absorb nearly 40 percent of the shock from a punch to the face, according to one winning study.

A full beard can absorb nearly 40 percent of the shock from a punch to the face, according to one winning study.

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Southern white rhino calf
Southern White Rhino Born After Artificial Insemination
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 31, 2019 | 2 min read
The successful delivery spells hope for the related northern white rhino, which is facing extinction.
Viable Embryos Created With Northern White Rhino Sperm in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | Jul 4, 2018 | 2 min read
Researchers froze the fertilized eggs, taken from southern white rhinos, in hopes of preserving the near-extinct northern subspecies.
Zoo Pregnancy Raises Hopes of Preserving White Rhinos
Ashley Yeager | May 18, 2018 | 2 min read
Victoria, a southern white rhino at the San Diego Zoo, was impregnated by artificial insemination on March 22 and, if all goes well, will birth the calf in summer 2019.
World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2018 | 2 min read
Only two members of the subspecies are now left alive.
Rhino Forensics Used to Track Down Poachers and Traffickers
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 8, 2018 | 2 min read
A genetic library for African rhinoceros populations has helped match illegally trafficked products to individual poached animals in more than 120 criminal cases. 
IVF to Revive Endangered White Rhino Population
Diana Kwon | Jul 20, 2017 | 2 min read
Scientists plan to use in vitro fertilization to preserve a species with only three remaining members in the wild.
Rhino Goes Extinct in Vietnam
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 26, 2011 | 1 min read
The last rhinoceros left in Vietnam was found killed, its horn sawed off, most likely by poachers.
Stem Cells Induced for Conservation
Kerry Grens | Sep 4, 2011 | 2 min read
Researchers generate pluripotent stem cells from two endangered species in hopes of learning more about the near-extinct animals.
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