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The US Air Force researched a “Gay Bomb”: A non-lethal bomb containing really strong pheromones that will make the enemy forces attracted to each other. It won the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize.
The world's first genetically-engineered bioluminescent (glow-in-the-dark) house plants have been created and could eventually be used as a functional light source.
There's a 3D-printed cast that uses ultrasound to help heal bones 40% faster.
Scientists have been able to recreate conversations that were held behind a soundproof glass wall by recording the vibrations seen on a potato chip bag.
It's possible to sequence DNA on gum and cigarette butts found in the street and 3D print a very accurate face from it.
Mushrooms are more closely related to humans than they are to plants.
In 1933, a biologist created a "unicorn bull".
Smell After Rain
The distinctive smell in the air after it has been raining is caused by bacteria called 'actinomycetes'.