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Marc Abrahams:
A science award that makes you laugh, then think

TEDMED 2014 · 13:12 · Filmed Sep 2014
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As founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams explores the world's most improbable research. In this thought-provoking (and occasionally side-splitting) talk, he tells stories of truly weird science — and makes the case that silliness is critical to boosting public interest in science.

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Marc Abrahams writes about research that makes people laugh, and then think. Full bio
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