Bacteria Facts – 95 Surprising Facts About Bacteria

Facts about bacteria

Damp hands spread 1,000 times more germs than dry hands.

The microorganisms that cause cavities in teeth appear just when the teeth start emerging from our gums and stay in our mouth as long as we don’t lose our entire tooth.

Microorganisms are not only found on our teeth, but also on gums, tongue, mucosa of cheeks and lips.

It is estimated that bacteria produce nearly half of the oxygen found on Earth.

Fever protects you from bacterial infections.

Lack of bacterial biodiversity in the body can lead to asthma, allergies, upset stomachs, and certain type of diabetes.

A scientist drank a beaker of the bacterium that causes ulcers, to prove that they are caused by bacteria and not stress. He developed stomach ulcers after taking the bacteria and won the Noble Prize in Medicine for proving it.

Gut bacteria passes to the baby from mother through breast milk.

Bacteria in food grow rapidly between the temperatures of 40 degrees and 140 degree Fahrenheit.

Breast milk contain antibodies that help you fight off bacteria and viruses.