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Qld researchers win less coveted Ig Nobel prize

It may seem obvious but research has found that most of us never read the instruction manuals or use all the features on the appliances we buy.

The findings were the results of seven years work by a team of academics at the Queensland University of Technology.

Their work has earned them the Ig Nobel prize and lead researcher Professor Thea Blackler tells Mark while people may laugh but it may also make them think.

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