Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 29th Mar 2010

Who has the cleaner mouth, dogs or humans?

Dogs - Social animals (c) Adam.J.W.C.

With a question we can really get out teeth into, we explore why a dog's mouth might be cleaner then a human's from the perspective of getting a bite from either.  Who's got the worst oral bacteria?  Plus, we ask how worms survive flooding of their soil-y burrows.


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  • Is a human bite worse than a dog bite?

    Hi, My name is Page. I am a student at the University of North Texas in the US and I love the podcast of the Naked Scientists. Is it true that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a humans? Or is it that the normal flora of a human more virulent than a dog's normal flora? Tha...



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