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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.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 insect ...

www.quora.com/Is-it-true-that-70-of-house-dust-is-actually-dead-skin-How-many-grams-of-dead-skin-do-we-lose-per-day

Yes that is true, maybe even a bit higher than 70%. Here's another icky piece of dead skin cell trivia. Have you ever wondered why your mattress feels like i...

www.quora.com/What-percentage-of-the-dust-that-lands-inside-my-house-is-made-up-of-sloughed-off-pieces-of-me

What percentage of the dust that lands inside my house is made up of sloughed- off ... The percentage of the dust in your home that is actually dead skin cells is ...

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

The main component of dust is shed skin flakes. MicrobiologyBytes even gives a percentage: About 80% of the material seen floating in a ...

www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=45360.0

I remember finding out that a majority percentage of the dust in people's houses are dead skin cells from their own skin. I understand that this ...