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Julius Richard Petri Gets a Bacteria-Filled Google Doodle

You can thank Julius Richard Petri for a lot of your high school biology fun. The inventor of the Petri dish is being honored by Google today with an awesome animated doodle. Petri was a German microbiologist who is credited with inventing the device that bears his name while working as an assistant to Robert Koch, who is considered to …

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Miriam Makeba Honored with Google Doodle

Today, Google is celebrating South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba. Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her professional career began in 1950 as part of the jazz group the Manhattan Brothers. Shortly after that, Makeba joined an all-female group called the Skylarks. In 1956, she scored her first hit “Pata Pata.” After visiting the United States, Makeba …

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