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Julius Richard Petri: Google Doodle honours Petri dish inventor

Julius Richard Petri is a name you might not recognize at first glance. But think back to your high school biology lab—his last name probably sounds more familiar. Petri's invention—a shallow dish used to grow and identify bacterial strains

The Doodle features six Petri dishes in the Google colors. When you click for the animation, you see a hand swapping each dish, and then watch as the bacteria grows in each one. Then you can mouseover to see what was

That is why, in the wider world beyond the lab, Robert Bunsen's name burns so bright. And if anyone understands the conditions for how our culture behaves (and mutates), it's Julius Richard Petri. For Petri, immortality is a dish best served with his

Petri's contribution was the invention and development of culture dish or Petri plate, a technique to culture bacteria on agar (a substance made from algae) plates that helped to identify the bacteria responsible for diseases. In the contemporary times

Petri's contribution was the invention and development of culture dish or Petri plate, a technique to culture bacteria on agar (a substance made from algae) plates that helped to identify the bacteria responsible for diseases. In the contemporary times

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Julius Richard Petri revealed just how gross the world really is

Google is commemorating the achievements of the scientist Julius Richard Petri today with a Google Doodle that shows his invention – the Petri dish – in action. Today would have been the German bacteriologist's 161st birthday. In the animation on the

The Google homepage today depicts six Petri dishes colored in the familiar blue, red, green, and yellow hues of the Google logo. Click on the small play button in the center of the doodle, and a gloved hand will swab down the dishes. A few seconds

Petri was working in a Berlin hospital in the 1870s when he made his discovery. He was an assistant to Robert Koch – the father of modern bacteriology – at the time. The interactive doodle has the letters of the word 'Google' replaced with petri dishes

Petri's contribution was the invention and development of culture dish or Petri plate, a technique to culture bacteria on agar (a substance made from algae) plates that helped to identify the bacteria responsible for diseases. In the contemporary times

Google celebrated the 161st birthday of bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri today with a Google Doodle.

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Amanda Bynes slams Chrissy Teigen: 'You're an old, ugly model compared to me!'

"Chrissy Teigen, you're not a pretty model compared to me," Bynes shot back. "I signed to Ford models at age 13. I don't looks up to you beauty wise. I'm far prettier than you!" "I'm offended that you're saying I have a mental illness when I show no

The host gives us a closer look at the best moments from past challenges, which include sifting through the trash and swimming with the sharks.

In the latest Amanda Bynes spiraling out of control news, the 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star tweeted a lengthy tirade against swimsuit model (and John Legend's fiancé) Chrissy Teigen Tuesday night. Teigen expressed

John Legend: 'Chrissy Teigen and I have picked wedding date'. Published Friday, May 31 2013, 2:35pm EDT | By Justin Harp | Add comment. Recommend 0. Tweet 0 · Tweet. 0. Submit · Email this story · John Legend has revealed that he and Chrissy Teigen

In addition to her photogenic beauty and knack for making killer barbecue menus, Model Employee host Chrissy Teigen is a beloved personality in the world of social media, thanks to her often hilarious and honest contributions to our Twitter timelines.

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Luke Bryan Grandstand tickets go on sale Saturday

Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert grabbed four nominations each to lead the field of nominees at the 2013 CMT Music Awards. The nominations were announced Monday (May 6), and fan voting is underway at

More than the fog machines were smoking Thursday night at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center's hot, steamy season opener. At 9 p.m. headliner Luke Bryan sang to a sold-out crowd of 15,000 at the Hopewell venue — but not before

More than the fog machines were smoking Thursday night at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center's hot, steamy season opener. At 9 p.m. headliner Luke Bryan sang to a sold-out crowd of 15,000 at the Hopewell venue — but not before

Bryan, accenting his cap with a T-shirt and jeans, was more than happy to host the party on Sunday. To that point, “Crash My Party” was his open invitation to a favorite gal pal to join him any time. As an intro to the ominous guitars of “Muckalee

Country megastar Darius Rucker will be joined by a few friends when he takes the stage next week. Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Randy Houser and others will join Rucker during his fourth annual Darius and Friends concert taking place Monday

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Tiger Woods is nearly 2000 strokes under par in his PGA Tour career

Stuard entered the tournament in Columbus, Ohio, having earned $766,349 in 16 PGA Tour events. The Golf Channel will carry coverage from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday and again from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. NBC will carry coverage from 3-6 p.m.. View/Post

The first day of PGA Memorial Tournament action saw two of the top golfers in the world struggle while Charl Schwartzel took the lead. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, the No.1 and 2 ranked players in the world, respectively, both had an off day on the

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem confirmed today that the newly rebranded PGA Tour Canada is engaged in a search for a national sponsor. "We're moving forward and we are having some conversations," Finchem said this morning in conversation with

Scott clarified that a little bit on Wednesday at the Memorial. Quoted by the Associated Press, he said he isn't suing the PGA Tour or anything outlandish like that. "My intention is just to get all the information given to me possible from the PGA

Keegan Bradley may annoy a bunch of folks with his "deliberate" pre-shot routine, but, despite a row raised by Mark Roe of Sky Sports, the 2011 PGA champ did not cheat during Thursday's opening round of the Memorial.

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