"Microbiology helps us with knowing about organisms other thanliving ones, and microscopic ones, like bacteria, so we don't getsick all of the time. Microbiology also helps us… in warding offinfectious diseases, like the flu, because the flu has microscopicbacteria and viruses." .
Microbiology is the study of life too small to be seen by thenaked (unaided) eye. .
It typically studies bacteria, viruses, algae and yeast. Medicalmicrobiology examines the disease causing microbes. Marinemicrobiology explores microbes in the oceans and bays. Foodmicrobiology deals with microbes used to create food (i.e. yogurt,pickles, cheeses, beer & wine) .
and also those that cause food borne illness. ( Full Answer )