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Posts tagged germs

March 22, 2004

 

The Importance of Hand Washing

In a recent study of people passing through major airports, it turned out that 30% weren't washing their hands in the bathroom. Learn more on hand washing.

November 19, 2003

 

Unmasking Surgical Masks

During the SARS outbreak, we saw many people wearing surgical masks. The purpose of these masks might surprise you. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2003

 

Can Bacteria Get Sick?

Can bacteria get sick? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Whatever Gets You Through the Night

Ever wonder about not having enough air to breath? "Whatever Gets you Through the Night" on today's Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Revenge of the Exploding Bugs

A recent study of bugs and bug zappers has shown that while there’s enough electrical energy here to zap the fly, there’s not enough to harm any germs the fly might be carrying. What do you think happens to all those germs?

September 27, 2003

 

Runny Nose

As anyone who’s had a toddler knows, they’re incredibly demanding creatures. Armed with an insatiable desire to eat and/or destroy just about everything in their path, these walking embodiments of unchecked ego can be a handful. Especially when they have colds. There’s nothing quite as trying as a toddler with a head cold, stuffed up [...]

September 27, 2003

 

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Dog Mouth Vs. Human Mouth

Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?

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