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Testing on U.S. dollars, Swiss francs, Japanese yen and Euros, the researchers essentially printed aluminum oxide, gold, and organic molecules right onto the notes to create layers of thin-film transistors (TFTs) right on the currency. Those TFT arrays need next to no power to operate – just 3 volts, which could be supplied from a wireless source. The team managed to get 100 organic, ultrathin TFTs onto each note, enough to perform simple computing tasks.
Some infections can spread by contact transmission in at least some cases, including: Abscesses Anthrax (cutaneous) Athlete’s foot Cold sores Conjunctivitis (“pink eye”) Coxsackievirus (hand-foot-mouth disease) Croup Diarrhea (infectious) Diphtheria (cutaneous) Ebola Impetigo Lice Ringworm RSV Scabies Read more: www.drgreene.com...
any hard surfaces, including coins, can have viable viruses on them for up to two hours, or slightly more, depending on the humidity and other factors (such as the presence of other materials on the coins like mucous, etc.) Read more: wiki.answers.com...
Originally posted by RedGolem
Delta, actually it does happen ever day. It just may not be the deadly military grade pathagen.