Topic: Ig Nobel Prize

Professor Wins "Ig Nobel" for Study of Pregnant Women

Oct. 12, 2009
Liza Shapiro

Anthropologist Liza Shapiro and two fellow researchers won an Ig Nobel Prize -- dedicated to "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think" -- for a 2007 study on the evolutionary reasons pregnant women don't tip over.

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Anthropologist Wins "Ig Nobel" Prize for Study of Why Pregnant Women Don't Tip Over

Oct. 2, 2009

University of Texas at Austin anthropologist Liza Shapiro and two fellow researchers on Thursday won an Ig Nobel Prize--dedicated to "achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think"--for a 2007 study on the evolutionary reasons pregnant women don't tip over.

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