Some Bathroom Hand Dryers are Super-Gross Study Says

NewsHand dryers are generally considered to be sanitary, with the relative lack of contact with the surfaces in public bathrooms. But the dryers, through movement of air alone, deposit fecal bacteria on surfaces like human skin, according to a new study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Staff Author: Seth AugensteinTopics: Wellness

Some Bathroom Hand Dryers are Super-Gross Study Says

A new study in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology found that test plates that had been left under a hand dryer for 30 seconds gained at least 18 to 60 colonies of […] The ...

Sun 15 Apr 18 from Geek.com

Don't want poo hands? Avoid bathroom hand dryers, study says - CNET

University of Connecticut found that hands stay cleaner if paper towels are used instead of air dryers.

Fri 13 Apr 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Restroom Hand Dryers Are Blowing Bacteria Everywhere

Using a restroom hand dryer? Your digits aren't as clean as you think.

Tue 10 Apr 18 from Livescience

Hot-air dryers suck in nasty bathroom bacteria and shoot them at your hands

Air filters can help, but healthcare and research centers may want to stick with towels.

Fri 6 Apr 18 from Arstechnica

Bathroom Hand Dryers Blow Fecal Bacteria

NewsHand dryers are generally considered to be sanitary, with the relative lack of contact with the surfaces in public bathrooms. But the dryers, through movement of air alone, deposit fecal ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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