NCBI ROFL: Why Santa Claus shouldn't work in a lab

By ncbi rofl | June 27, 2009 10:20 pm

Microbiological laboratory hazard of bearded men

“An investigation was conducted to evaluate the hypothesis that a bearded man subjects his family and friends to risk of infection if his beard is contaminated by infectious microorganisms while he is working in a microbiological laboratory.”

Thanks to one of our anonymous informants for today’s ROFL!

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NCBI ROFL is the brainchild of two Molecular and Cell Biology graduate students at UC Berkeley and features real research articles from the PubMed database (which is housed by the National Center for Biotechnology information, aka NCBI) that they find amusing (ROFL is a commonly-used internet acronym for "rolling on the floor, laughing"). Follow us on twitter: @ncbirofl

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