Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time

Google's 'Petri Dish' Doodle honours inventor Julius Richard Petri

London, Fri, 31 May 2013 ANI

London, May 31 (ANI): Google is commemorating the achievements of German bacteriologist and inventor of the Petri dish, Julius Richard Petri, on what would have been his 160th birthday by a doodle.

Richard Petri invented the Petri dish, which is crucial to the scientific discoveries from school to biotech labs, when he worked as an assistant to Robert Koch, the father of modern bacteriology, The Independent reports.

The doodle on the homepage shows the word 'Google' replaced by petri dishes in same Google colors, with a hand appearing to swab each of them, following which a user can watch as the bacteria grow.

The dish, which allows scientists to purify or clone bacterial colonies derived from single cells, allowing them to identify the bacteria causing diseases, is a simple invention that contributed to various other discoveries in science.

Petri died at the age of 69 in the year 1921, the report added. (ANI)


LATEST IMAGES
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
PM Modi paying tributes at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
People take part in the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
PM Modi flagging off the Run For Unity on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.