Examples of interesting science facts include: There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back 17 times, the average human body carries 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells, and the average person walks the equivalent of five times around the world in a lifetime. Zarius, HighTechScience.org and ZME Science are three of many websites that offer lists of interesting science facts.
Additional interesting facts include: There are 206 bones in the adult human body and 300 bones in children. As they grow, some of the bones fuse together.
Fleas can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms, this is equal to a 6-foot person jumping 780 feet into the air. The most dangerous animal in the world is the common housefly. Their habit of visiting animal waste allows them to transmit more diseases than any other animal.
The longest living cells in the body are brain cells, which can live an entire lifetime. No matter its size or thickness, no one can fold a piece of paper in half more than seven times.
A researcher invented the microwave after walking by a radar tube and having a chocolate bar melt in his pocket.