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Dust consists of particles in the atmosphere that come from various sources such as soil, dust ... minerals from outdoor soil, human skin cells, burnt meteorite particles, and many other materials w...

What Percentage of Dust Is Actually Dead Skin Cells? - Skin Care

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Grossed out over the dead skin cells on your body? Wait until you hear what the percentage of the dust in your home is dead skin cells.

Does dust consist primarily of human skin? - The Museum of Hoaxes

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It's a widely repeated factoid that dust consists primarily of human skin. ... Yeah, I' d think that the percentage of various substances in the composition of dust ...

Science Shorts - The Weekend Edition - Where Does All That Dust ...

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That grey dust, it turns out, is largely human skin. The tiny flakes of skin that we lose on a daily basis create over seventy percent of the dust in our home. Dry skin ...

Dust is made up of 75% dead flakes of human skin; however, in an ...

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Apr 4, 2011 ... 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 ...

QI Talk Forum | View topic - Dust

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factoids that sound very scientific, but isn't really true. Sometimes a specific percentage of dust is said to be skin, usually about 70 or 80 percent, ...

biology - Is house dust mostly made up of human skin? - Skeptics ...

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Jul 2, 2011 ... The main component of dust is shed skin flakes. MicrobiologyBytes even gives a percentage: About 80% of the material seen floating in a ...

Do Our Dead Skin Cells (dust) Have A Function? - Naked Science Forum

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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 ...

The Debunker: Is Most Household Dust Really Human Skin? - Woot

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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 ...

Mattresses, dust mites, and skin cells: How gross does your mattress ...

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Nov 24, 2015 ... After 8 years, an old mattress becomes a heavy weight, from pounds of dead skin , gallons of sweat, and millions of dust mites that accumulate ...

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Is House Dust Mostly Dead Skin? - Live Science

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Dec 11, 2012 ... factoids that sound very scientific, but isn't really true. Sometimes a specific percentage of dust is said to be skin, usually about 70 or 80 percent, ...

The Dirt On Dust : NPR

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Nov 16, 2009 ... Where does all that dust under your couch come from? ... "Skin flakes and the dander off your pets, and other insects or bugs that might be in the ... "Our understanding of how much dust a person is exposed to is very limited." ...

Dust and shed skin cells reduce indoor air pollution | WIRED UK

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May 17, 2011 ... Your shed skin cells might contribute to dust and dandruff, but a new ... It reduced indoor ozone levels by roughly two to 15 percent, without any ...