Pocket-Sized #1004: “Mask Wiggling”

Mask Wiggling

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1004, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Mathematics issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine.

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1. Mason Porter encounters:

The Effect of Facial Hair and Sex on the Dispersal of Bacteria Below a Masked Subject,” H.A. McLure, M. Mannam, C.A. Talboys, B.S. Azadian and S.M. Yentis, Anaesthesia. vol. 55, no. 2, February 2000, pp. 173-6. 

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