Whether it’s the Ebola virus or more commonplace “bugs,” we often hear about germs in the news. Check out this selection of noteworthy news items.
Good Morning America goes into a classroom to see how quickly germs can spread. (Our Glo-Germ powder makes a cameo appearance!)
In November 2014, Dutch researchers reported that 10 seconds of kissing can translate into 80 million germs moving from one person to the other.
Dirt as a source for new antibiotics? Huh?
Researchers have learned that bacteria can “communicate” with chemical signals.
What’s the germiest place in most homes? That’s a good question… and the answers might surprise you and your students.