Bacterial spores, lichens and plant seeds were exposed to outer space conditions for 18 months, and lived to tell about it!
While the nicotine in tobacco is bad for humans, it's not bad for everyone in the animal kingdom.
We all know we need iron to live. How else would our blood carry oxygen to our lungs? And cells need iron in order to multiply. The problem is that our cells aren’t the only ones who need iron in order to thrive. Cancer cells and microorganisms like E. Coli and staph need iron too.