Fun Facts about Cells


A fun fact about cells is that there are more bacterial cells living inside your body than there are human cells! Estimates vary, but it’s believed that the human body contains 10 times as many bacterial cells as human cells. These bacteria are essential to human health and play important roles in digestion, immunity, and other bodily functions. In fact, scientists now believe that the collection of bacteria living inside us is like an additional organ system, which they call the microbiome.

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