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Additional research?

Posted by tonestertm on 26 Jan 2012 at 19:54 GMT

In addition to the benefits stated in the article, it could be enlightening to find the sources for the varied bacterial distributions; environment (were volunteers instructed to pre-sanitize showers where they last showered, and to not step on any surface with the left foot prior to application of the nylon socks) and nutrition (influencing, e.g. skin pH, and sweat composition) prior use of anti-bacterial soaps, possibly selecting for particular bacteria, for example.

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