Jul 19, 2011

Gregor Mendel Google Doodle - VIDEO

A great Google Doodle for Gregor Mendel. Today is his 189th birthday.

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Top 5 for Gregor Mendel:

1. Johann Mendel was born on July, 20 1822 in Heinzendorf bei Odrau (Austrian Empire, current Czech Republic) as the second child of Anton and Rosine Mendel, farmers; 

2. He was a Augustinian friar;

3. He was a scientist, known as the Father of Modern Genetics.
Mendel cultivated and tested some 29,000 pea plants.

4. Mendel died on January 6, 1884, at age 61, in Brno, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic).

5. 1990 - rediscovery of Mendel's work by three independent investigators.

Top 5 YouTube Videos for Gregor Mendel

1. Gregor Mendel's Punnett Squares - over 80,000 views

2. Gregor Mendel Rap - 78,000 views

3. Mendelian Genetics - over 36,000

sources: Wikipedia, Google, YouTube

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