How to transform a hen into a dinosaur? Is it possible to un-boiled an egg? Unbelievably scientist have been investigated this kind of curiosities and their works, including studies of a Chilean Team, were awarded with the ironic Ig-Novel of Harvard.
The Ig-Nobel are giving every year to those scientist which their achievements make at first laugh and then to think.
Five Chilean scientist, Bruno Grossi, Omar Larach, Mauricio Canals, Rodrigo A. Vásquez and José Iriarte-Díaz, have won the biology award due to their innovative experiment resulted from adding a stick with some weight to a Hen butt. As a result their discovered the hen walked similar as a dinosaur did.
The investigation was published on February of 2014 on the PLOS One scientific magazine and concluded that “when manipulated the location of the alive birds’ massive center it is possible to recreate the extremities’ posture and movements adjudicated by the biped’s extinct dinosaurs”.