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School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences

The Toilet: an unspoken history


Dr Ron Cutler from School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London was interviewed for a BBC4 documentary on what could be our most important invention - the toilet. He discusses hygiene habits, emphasises the importance of hand washing after using the bathroom and swabs different parts of a public toilet to find out what types of bacteria lurk there.

(Item begins at 28 mins 44 seconds)



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