Poop and cellphones - leading into dose response

How much is too much when it comes to being exposed to something unpleasant? Using examples of fecal contamination on cellphones and cocaine on bank notes, Risk Bites begins to lay the ground for exploring dose-response. More information on the UK cellphone contamination study: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-10/lsoh-cou101211.php It's also worth reading this blog post on cellphone contamination: http://www.mindthesciencegap.org/2012/10/02/right-now-there-may-be-poop-on-your-cell-phone-and-oh-so-much-more/ There are numerous studies looking at cocaine contamination on bank notes - here's a good place to start: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=cocaine-contaminates-majority-of-american-currency Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/FFHp/ Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites 

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