What kind of germs are on a plane?


Today’s Video of the Day from EurekAlert reveals that the bacterial content found on an airplane is not any more threatening than that of our homes or offices. Researchers from Georgia Tech tested tray tables, seat belt buckles, and bathroom door handles after 10 transcontinental flights and discovered that the microbial content was not much different from the germs that we encounter every day.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: Georgia Tech