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@steamtraen
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Nick Brown
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Strasbourg, France
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Former chess correspondent of the Cambridge Evening News. Self-appointed data police cadet. "I have something that rhymes with bucket list" - Barack Obama
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From @tebartl
Are men’s beards dirtier than dog fur? Yes, according to stories by the BBC, HuffPo, the NY Post, and umpteen other… https://t.co/4lbwUXoqor
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This stupid story was everywhere recently. HuffPo, bizarrely, ran MULTIPLE stories and made a video. Dozens of head… https://t.co/LdNWCSCKoL
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The wave of coverage was prompted by a tiny study that ran in the journal European Radiology that’s been online sin… https://t.co/m4j2x1ZF6g
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Reading the paper you discover that the bacteria samples for men were taken below their mouths, while the dog sampl… https://t.co/INBNC12jPT
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From @tebartl
here's an illustration from the paper, which kind of makes bacteria look like ticks. https://t.co/tj2AtXCG7f
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From @tebartl
If we’re cherrypicking parts of the body to sample and compare, then all bets are off and you can prove anything.
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From @tebartl
Also, they found more microbes in the saliva of men than in the saliva of dogs. So one way to interpret this is tha… https://t.co/Xm8HqIzupj
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From @tebartl
But this points to a deeper problem with the thinking about microbiota. Having less bacteria on your skin or in you… https://t.co/BFWc7AVjP5
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From @tebartl
In addition there were reports that men harbored DANGEROUS bacteria in their beards. As HuffPo put it: “The amount… https://t.co/wGxsrQLd4k
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From @tebartl
First, this has nothing to do with the “amount” of bacteria. They did find strains of Enterococcus faecalis and Sta… https://t.co/luhqNaW72e
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From @tebartl
Also, the difference in pathogenic (i.e., harmful) bacterial strains found in dogs vs. bearded humans “does not mee… https://t.co/6DXxXFYj5k
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From @sTeamTraen
@tebartl We-e-e-ll, using an arbitrary 5% threshold for statistical significance as a way of deciding whether or no… https://t.co/mPhMC272VN
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@sTeamTraen: search @tebartl & "Tom Vara". I'm sure you're smart enough to realize why he blogged it. Trump's horrific, but Navarro is a threat to Big Biz/free trade/globalism. They paid Tom Bartlett to dim that down to the "Drumpf" level but the goal is familiar: help Big Biz.