On July 20, Google doffs its cap to the 189th birthday of Gregor Johann Mendel.
Born in 1822 in Hungary, Mendel entered the order of Augustinian monks and studied at the University of Vienna.
The Washington Post describes Mendel’s famed study of peas:
Testing tens of thousands of pea plants, Mendel studied the patterns of dominant, recessive and hybrid traits. His laws of segregation and independent assortment eventually bathed the gardener in branding glory, as they became better known decades after his death as Mendel’s “laws of inheritance.”
According to the National Health Museum, he also studied meteorology and evolution.
Source :- http://www.huffingtonpost.com
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