Ig Nobel Prizes 2021: men may grow beards to protect their faces, and discarded chewing gum really is disgusting, scientists reveal

//Ig Nobel Prizes 2021: men may grow beards to protect their faces, and discarded chewing gum really is disgusting, scientists reveal

Ig Nobel Prizes 2021: men may grow beards to protect their faces, and discarded chewing gum really is disgusting, scientists reveal

Beards aren’t just cool and trendy – they might also be an evolutionary development to help protect a man’s delicate facial bones from a punch to the face.That’s the conclusion of a trio of US scientists from the University of Utah who are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes, the Nobel Prize spoofs that honour – or maybe dishonour, depending on your point of view – strange scientific discoveries.The winners of the 31st annual Ig Nobels announced on September 9 included researchers…

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