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...
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.
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 ...
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
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...