Scientists discover doses of germs and bacteria on the London Underground – Daily Mail



A test of surfaces touched daily by commuters and tourists on London’s tube system was commissioned to highlight the number of germs and bacteria we come into contact with every day. A commuter used the Tube wearing a white glove (inset) and touched surfaces such as chip and pins pads on ticket machines, handrails on escalators and stairs and grab-handles in tube carriages. Dr Jacob Malone, joint group leader at the university for East Anglia and the John Innes Centre then analysed the glove and found a mixture of bacteria and fungi.

Original Article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4903232/Commuters-exposed-daily-doses-killer-germs-tube.html
Original Video: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/sciencetech/video-1540275/Scientists-discover-doses-germs-bacteria-London-Underground.html

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