Crawling Exposes Babies to "Good" Dirt

News   Jan 12, 2018 | Original Story by Steve Tally for Purdue University.

 
Crawling Exposes Babies to "Good" Dirt

A robot baby was used to determine how much biological material crawling infants stir up from carpets by a research team. They found that crawling children breathe in four times what an adult would breathe in walking across the same floor. Credit: Purdue University.

 
 
 

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