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How Many Germs On This Hand ?
« on: 13/03/2009 15:28:53 »
Dear Handologists and Peeps With Experience Of Hands,

see this hand ?



Nice eh ?  The right one is being delivered next Tuesday !

I just washed it (shock horror and it's not even my birthday !)

What's the average number of germs that were giving me  " hand-lurve " before I washed it ?...and after ?..how many germs clinged on ?

I'd like to know cos I'd like to know !

Thank ewe


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mwah mwah mwah



Neil
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« Reply #1 on: 13/03/2009 15:47:19 »
Here's a young girl who can answer your question.

She was 13 when she researched this, so she will be an 18 yr old budding scientist by now, with a bit of luck.

Well done Jennifer!

If only other youngsters had such enquiring minds and the aptitude to follow through to the conclusion of their own questions.

http://www.selah.k12.wa.us/soar/sciproj2004/JenniferW.html
 

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« Reply #2 on: 13/03/2009 18:57:12 »
 What a bright wonderful young girl.. and what a killer science project!
 Nice answer....
 

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« Reply #3 on: 15/03/2009 18:50:01 »
Indeed Karen. Well deserving of a plug on TNS I thought, wouldn't you all agree?

The occasional 'pat on the back', when deserved, works wonders!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 16/03/2009 06:27:56 »
 Yes... she put in some very good work and spent extra going the full  9 yards..to make sure each test was done the same and all the angles covered... wonderful job indeed!
  Thanks for sharing!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 08/10/2009 17:58:41 »
Thanks Don...and thank ewe Jennifer ! Ewe have done a great job there !

But, I think Jennifer forgot to count the germs ! which is what I wanted to know !...could ewe ask her to repeat her project and count them for me  ?

 

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« Reply #6 on: 08/10/2009 21:57:48 »

Ewe Need Hands To Put Fingers On


Isn't that a Max Bygraves number?
 

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« Reply #7 on: 08/10/2009 22:07:57 »
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Even after you have washed the skin clean, there are still one million bacteria in every square centimeter.
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/science/23gene.html?_r=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

I hear one million per cm2, any advance on 1 million ?.
 

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