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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dust

Dust is fine particles of matter. It generally consists of particles in the atmosphere that come ... minerals from outdoor soil, human skin cells, burnt meteorite particles, and many other materials which may be found in the local environment.

www.liveabout.com/what-percentage-of-your-dust-is-actually-dead-skin-cells-3013075

Jul 8, 2017 ... Your body constantly sheds dead skin cells. Your skin is meant to do this - to create new skin cells all the time and get rid of the old ones.

www.livescience.com/32337-is-house-dust-mostly-dead-skin.html

Dec 11, 2012 ... This is one of those “Eww! Gross!” factoids that sound very scientific, but isn't really true. Sometimes a specific percentage of dust is said to be ...

www.woot.com/blog/post/the-debunker-is-most-household-dust-really-human-skin

Apr 7, 2015 ... So it seems plausible, right, the common claim that as much as 80 percent of household dust is human skin? There is organic material in ...

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120252957

Nov 16, 2009 ... It turns out that most household dust comes from outside — and may contain ... " Skin flakes and the dander off your pets, and other insects or bugs ... "Our understanding of how much dust a person is exposed to is very limited.

hoaxes.org/weblog/comments/does_dust_consist_primarily_of_human_skin

Nov 11, 2009 ... If dust was made up primarily of human skin, or things we track in, ... that the percentage of various substances in the composition of dust would ...

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question120984.html

It seems that dust isn't mostly made of human skin, but a potpourri of whatever is in the atmosphere of a particular location. Pollen, soil, dead ...

skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/5003/is-house-dust-mostly-made-up-of-human-skin

Jul 2, 2011 ... You have three claims described there. Skin is more than 80%, more than 50% or less than 50%. Well, I only have a partial answer. I can show ...

www.sciencefocus.com/qa/what-dust-made

Dec 6, 2015 ... It's not mostly human skin: that mainly ends up in the bath or shower. Two thirds of the dust in your house comes from outside, as dirt tracked in ...