Measuring Bacteria Growth (image) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Washington doctoral student Vega Shah measures growth in bacteria cultures in the lab using an automated piece of equipment with 96 well plates. Credit University of Washington Usage Restrictions Photo credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.