domingo, outubro 05, 2008

Prémios IgNobel 2008

The 2008 Ig Nobel Prizes 2, Outubro

18th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

Harvard's Sanders Theatre.

Ig NOBEL

Investigadores

Referência

NUTRIÇÃO

Massimiliano Zampini -Univ. Trento, Italy;

Charles Spence - Univ. Oxford

"The Role of Auditory Cues in Modulating the Perceived Crispness and Staleness of Potato Chips," Journal of Sensory Studies, vol. 19, October 2004, pp. 347-63.

PAZ

Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology (ECNH) e

Citizens of Switzerland for adopting the legal principle that plants have dignity.

"The Dignity of Living Beings With Regard to Plants. Moral Consideration of Plants for Their Own Sake" (aqui)

ARQUEOLOGIA

Astolfo G. Mello Araujo e José Carlos Marcelino Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

"The Role of Armadillos in the Movement of Archaeological Materials: An Experimental Approach" Geoarchaeology, vol. 18, no. 4, April 2003, pp. 433-60.

BIOLOGIA

Marie-Christine Cadiergues, Christel Joubert, e

Michel Franc da Ecole Nationale Veterinaire de Toulouse, FRANÇA

"A Comparison of Jump Performances of the Dog Flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis, 1826) and the Cat Flea, Ctenocephalides felis felis (Bouche, 1835)".Veterinary Parasitology, vol. 92, no. 3, October 1, 2000, pp. 239-41.

MEDICINA

Dan Ariely of Duke University, USA

"Commercial Features of Placebo and Therapeutic Efficacy" Journal of the American Medical Association, March 5, 2008; 299: 1016-1017.

CIÊNCIA DO CONHECIMENTO

Toshiyuki Nakagaki - Univ.Hokkaido, Hiroyasu Yamada - Nagoya, Ryo Kobayashi of Univ. Hiroshima, Atsushi Tero of Presto JST, Akio Ishiguro Univ. Tohoku, JAPÃO e

Ágotá Tóth Univ. of Szeged (HUNGRIA)

"Intelligence: Maze-Solving by an Amoeboid Organism". Nature, vol. 407, September 2000, p. 470.

ECONOMIA

Joshua Tybur and Brent Jordan - Univ. New Mexico, USA

"Ovulatory Cycle Effects on Tip Earnings by Lap Dancers: Economic Evidence for Human Estrus?" Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 28, 2007, pp. 375-81.

FÍSICA

Dorian Raymer of the Ocean Observatories Initiative at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA,

"Spontaneous Knotting of an Agitated String" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 104, no. 42, October 16, 2007, pp. 16432-7.

QUÍMICA

Sharee A. Umpierre of the University of Puerto Rico, Joseph A. Hill of The Fertility Centers of New England, Deborah J. Anderson Univ. Boston; School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School (USA),

Chuang-Ye Hong - Taipei Medical University e C.C. Shieh, P. Wu, and B.N. Chiang (TAIWAN)

"Effect of 'Coke' on Sperm Motility" New England Journal of Medicine, 1985, vol. 313, no. 21, p. 1351.

"The Spermicidal Potency of Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola," C.Y. Hong, C.C. Shieh, P. Wu, and B.N. Chiang, Human Toxicology, vol. 6, no. 5, September 1987, pp. 395-6. Actula nome da revista: "Human & experimental toxicology"]

LITERATURA

David Sims - Cass Business School. London (UK)

"You Bastard: A Narrative Exploration of the Experience of Indignation within Organizations," David Sims, Organization Studies, vol. 26, no. 11, 2005, pp. 1625-40.

Fonte: http://improbable.com/ig/2008/


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