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IG Nobel prize a pile of dung

- By Wits University

Professor Marcus Byrne from Wits University and his colleagues from Lund University in Sweden were awarded Ig Nobel Prizes in Astronomy and Biology for conducting research that first makes you laugh, and then makes you think. Find out what makes dung beetles so unique by listening to this video.


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