Asked in Science
A friend states that all bacteria are harmful to people?
False. Yes, some are harmful but not all. Take for example cheese. It's made with bacteria. Yeast, found in bread, is bacteria. ...
Asked in Food & Cooking, Microbiology
What is the difference between helpful and harmful bacteria?
Harmful bacteria will harm you. Helpful bacteria will help you.
Asked in Biology
Can bacteria cause sickness?
Bacteria can be both harmful and useful.Bacteria which are harmful and are responsible for the transmission of pathogens or are pathogenic via. disease causing are called virulent bacteria. Bacilli,coccus and spirillia are all disease causing bacteria. ...
Asked in Animal Rights and Abuse, Health, Microbiology
How can bacteria be harmful to your body?
Bacteria can be harmful to the body if the species of bacteria is a harmful one. It can cause food poisoning, infect wounds, and pollute water. Some harmful types of bacteria are MRSA, E. Coli, and gangrene. ...
Asked in Microbiology
Why do you need bacteria even if its harmful?
Firstly: Not all bacteria are harmful. Some bacteria, such as those found naturally in our stomachs, intestines, etc actually help us to break down and digest the food that we eat. If all the bacteria on the earth disappeared today, we would all die, that is how extremely important bacteria is to our existence. See the link below for more information on bacteria. ...
Asked in Bacteria
Why are some bacteria not harmful?
bacteria is not all harmful in actuality bacteria actually live inside of you the bacteria in your stomach make vitamins for your body which are essential for your survival. That is why after taking antibiotics you must east yogurt because yogurt has live bacteria in it that replace the good bacteria you lost from the medicine ...
Asked in Ecosystems
Are all bacteria harmful to living things?
No. Although bacteria are more well known for their bad rather than their good, there are in fact more bacteria that is helpful than there are bacteria that are harmful. One fine example is yeast. Yeast is a bacteria that helps bread rise. ...