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bsdgeek
5th October 2003, 14:44
Some highlights:
Biology: CW Moeliker from the Netherlands for documenting the first scientifically recorded case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck.

Peace: Lal Bihari, of Uttar Pradesh, India, for his campaign to prove he is alive.

Medicine: The University College London team for showing the hippocampus of taxi drivers is bigger than in the general population. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3161694.stm)

DukeP
5th October 2003, 14:47
Lol.

What about the Australian guy that did a PhD on Naval Lint?
(Or was he German).

~~DukeP~~

Admiral
5th October 2003, 15:21
Chemistry: A Japanese researcher who investigated why a bronze statue in the city of Kanazawa did not attract pigeons.
I like this one :)

The Rock
5th October 2003, 15:30
homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck.
Now THERE'S a phrase you don't hear every day. ROFL!!!:D

Duty
5th October 2003, 16:09
Economics: Karl Schwarzler and the nation of Liechtenstein for making it possible to rent the entire country for corporate conventions, weddings, bar mitzvahs, and other gatherings.

Oooo... Lan Party!

Brian Ellis
5th October 2003, 22:48
Originally posted by bsdgeek
Some highlights:
Biology: CW Moeliker from the Netherlands for documenting the first scientifically recorded case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck.

My studies have shown this is unlikely as no mallard ducks have been observed to practice lesbianism. However, I have seen mallard drakes mount its peers. As the author appears to have difficulty in identifying the sexual characteristics of the birds, despite considerable gender differentiation in their plumage, one wonders whether this interesting scientific paper was submitted for peer review :D :D :D