The annual Ig Nobel awards are a treasure.
Regular traps can't hold them
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Step aside, Bobby Fischer.
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Hormones do the damnedest things
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Its fragrance mimics honeybee alarm pheromones
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Just another interesting bee-havior.
A microbiologist explores the distinctive odors of a day at the beach.
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