SIRC Media Watch Archive
Panics and Scares – April 2005

Dandruff is as bad for the Earth as it is for your image. Millions of tons of dandruff are circling the Earth, blocking out sunlight, causing rain and spreading disease, startling new research shows. Flaky as it may seem, the research - partly funded by the German government - may provide the solution to one of the world’s most enduring pollution mysteries: the origin of much of the vast clouds of fine dust in the atmosphere. Independent