Monday, November 29, 2010

Science Photos


Do you know what these two images have in common?


Molecule Image Credit: Dr. Mark J. Winter / Photo Researchers, Inc.
Girl Image Credit: Will & Deni McIntyre / Photo Researchers, Inc.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

SEM Photos

This is a very pretty picture of something, alright. But what do you think it's a picture of?

Any guesses?
(Click here for the answer: It's one of our many SEM photos...)


Monday, November 15, 2010

Technology Stock Photos

On this day in 1970, U.S. Patent No. 3541541 was issued to inventor Doug Engelbart for his "X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System," which he and his colleagues called a "mouse," after its tail-like cable.

Credit: Stephen Gerard / Photo Researchers, Inc.


Check out a few more images of mice (the computer kind) on our website.

Monday, November 8, 2010

X-Ray Images

On November 8, 1895, physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845–1923) discovered x-rays, beginning a new era in physics and medicine. Although x-rays had been observed previously, it was Röentgen, a professor at the University of Wurzburg (Germany), who successfully repeated x-ray experimentation and who is credited with the discovery.

Ever wondered what it would be like to have x-ray vision? Take a look at an assortment of our X-ray Images and find out!




Credit: Gustoimages / Photo Researchers, Inc.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

SEM Images

Can you guess what this is a picture of??

Credit: Dee Breger / Photo Researchers, Inc.

Hint: Think about SEM Images.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Diabetes Images




Check out a general sample of Diabetes Related Images available on our website.




Type 2 Diabetes, Illustration
Credit: Jim Dowdalls / Photo Researchers, Inc.




Diabetes
is a condition where the body does not produce or properly use insulin.

There are two main types of diabetes:

Type 1 (Juvenile) Diabetes, usually diagnosed in children and young adults

(Type 1) Juvenile Diabetes Images

Type 2, the most common form, most often diagnosed in adults.

Type 2 Diabetes Images


Risk Factors for Type 2 diabetes include, but are not limited to:

- Obesity

- High blood pressure

- High triglycerides

- Low hDL

The transport of cholesterol via high density lipoproteins (HDL) in the blood.
Credit:
MedicalRF / Photo Researchers, Inc.


Complications from Diabetes include, but are not limited to:

- Kidney disease

- Amputations

- Blindness

Diabetic Retinopathy

Credit: Science Source


Find out what you can do to help Stop Diabetes!