It’s Friday: And I Had To Get Up Early

And one of the joys of that is that, on occasion, the morning news gets a little scrambled. Today, Kim Carrigan, from our local Fox affiliate, reported that the Nobel prize in chemistry had been awarded to someone who had discovered that Coca-Cola killed sperm. Of course, it was really an Ig Nobel, but they had a clip and everything. Sadly, by the time I got to the office to try to capture their error, I couldn’t find any of it on their website – so here’s the Boston Globe article instead: Ig Nobel prizes: Awards showcase humorous side of research (pdf)