Wright laboratory won the 2007 ig nobel peace prize for instigating research & development on a chemical weaponthe so-called gay bomb poof bombthat will make enemy soldiers become sexually irresistible to each other. Marines get trained on accepting gay recruits - duration 216. Secretary of defense william cohen referred to the concept of an ethnic bioweapon as a possible risk. In 1998 some biological weapon experts considered such a genetic weapon plausible, and believed the former soviet union had undertaken some research on the influence of various substances on human genes. While the gay bomb project never became perhaps more than a pie in the sky dream of the wright lab, it has gained a second lease on life through news media, popular culture and even academia.