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[Did you know] The Petri Dish

[ Culture medium…📚 ]

….and it’s nothing to say, no culture media without a Petri dish🧫

🔬Despite the countless technical innovations that followed its invention, it is still the indispensable device in microbiology laboratories:

👉A cylindrical, flat, transparent box with a lid that allows the cultivation of microorganisms. 🦠

Hard to get more rudimentary and commonplace, yet:

💡It’s hard to realize today, how much this simple box revolutionized biology and medicine in the late 19th century.

You probably know its name origin ❓