Online Challenge Question—Week 1

Week #1: How many bacteria can dance on the tip of a finger?

You've probably heard about "good" bacteria and other microorganisms living on various parts of your body—they're commonly called resident bacteria and are generally helpful to us. You've also probably heard (we hope!) about the nasty microorganisms that can wind up on your hands (transient bacteria). Can you guess on which part of your hand the most germs are located?

  1. Palm of Hand
  2. Between Fingers
  3. Under Fingernails
  4. Back of Hand

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