Bacteria Facts – 95 Surprising Facts About Bacteria

Good facts about bacteria

Diamonds are thought to be made of carbon and dead bacteria.

Bacteria can survive on average 20 minutes to 2 hours on hard surfaces such as doorknobs, tables, and desks.

Residual moisture left on improperly dried hands is the most important factor for bacterial contamination and transmission.

158,000 infections are caused by antimicrobial resistant bacteria every year in France.

Beer is made by the process of fermentation caused by bacteria feeding on yeast cells and then defecating.

Children who wash 4 times a day properly experience 51% fewer sick days from stomach complaints.