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Master of Ceremonies Marc Abrahams poses with the 2022 Ig Nobel prize at his office in Cambridge, Mass. The prize was emailed in advance to the winners with instructions for self-assembly. The annual prize ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, was for the third year in a row a prerecorded affair because of the lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Master of Ceremonies Marc Abrahams poses with the 2022 Ig Nobel prize at his office in Cambridge, Mass. The prize was emailed in advance to the winners with instructions for self-assembly. The annual prize ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, was for the third year in a row a prerecorded affair because of the lingering effects of the coronavirus pandemic. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

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