Google Doodle celebrate Julius Richard Petri for his petri dish

petriGoogle today celebrates Julius Richard Petri dish with his simple yet meaningful contribution with his petri dish. Google Doodle shows some simple and interactive image on google landing page, which illustrates how petri dish is being used in our life now.

Julius Richard Petri is a German Bacteriologist, invented petri dish while working as an assistant to Robert Koch. Petri dish allows researchers to cultivate algae and bacteria from a single cell which made it possible to identify bacteria responsible for a desease.

petri2Picture from http://www.flickr.com/photos/uonottingham/6260216650/

Read more here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Richard_Petri

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