Scientists sharing funny names of real studies is frankly brilliant

Who says science needs to be full of dry, humourless jargon?

Dozens of people are chipping in on Twitter with funny titles of real science papers after one researcher in Australia stumbled across something hilarious.

Lisa Stinson, an obstetrics and microbiology researcher at the University of Western Australia, found a study on the diversity of dimorphic fungal pathogens.

It was titled: ‘Fantastic yeasts and where to find them.’

When Lisa tweeted it out, all the science fans on Twitter came out of the woodwork.

There’s a study on medical marijuana with the subheading ‘can’t we all just get a bong?’ or the frankly baffling: ‘miR miR on the wall, who’s the most malignant medulloblastoma miR of them all?’

Suffice to say, scientists do seem to love a good in-joke.

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