Podcast: Good Germs, Bad Germs

Have you ever wondered about the kinds of microbes that are present in your kitchen? In the fruit bowl or the fridge, on your chopping boards or cleaning cloths?

Good Germs Bad Germs is a citizen science project from the University of Oxford, allowing people to experiment on the microbial life in their kitchens and to visualise the results.

This month, we went to Oxford to visit one of the households taking part in the project, and spoke to researchers Dr Jamie Lorimer and Dr Beth Greenhough about they’ve found.

More information at www.goodgerms.org

Anand Jagatia

Image courtesy of the researchers
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One Response to Podcast: Good Germs, Bad Germs

  1. Whitney says:

    I find this study really interesting. I wouldn’t of guessed that the majority of the bacteria was found on the floor.

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