A sneeze, like you've never seen it before

High-speed imaging of a sneeze reveals why standing a mere few feet away from a cold-ridden co-worker may not be far enough.

Dr Lydia Bourouiba (PhD), of the fluid dynamics of disease transmission laboratory at MIT, captured the explosive emission to study the dynamics of a sneeze.

Using a black-and-white high-speed camera, the mathematician recorded the natural sneeze of a healthy person, without the aid of contaminants to enhance visualisation.

"The ejection