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Google Celebrates Birth Of Inventor Of The Petri Dish

Posted on the 31 May 2013 by Gerard @presurfer
Google Celebrates Birth Of Inventor Of The Petri Dish
Julius Richard Petri (1852-921) was a German bacteriologist who is generally credited with inventing the Petri dish while working as assistant to Robert Koch. Google celebrates the birth of Julius Petri with a doodle on its home page. The doodle features six petri dishes which are swabbed by a hand. You can then see bacteria grow and spread in the dishes.

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