Monday, January 24, 2011

Science Stock Photos

On January 24, 1848, James Marshall discovered gold on John Sutter's nearly completed sawmill in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. By January of 1849, the Gold Rush was in full swing.

Science Stock Photos - Gold


© Charles D. Winters / Photo Researchers, Inc.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Healthy Lifestyles Images

New Year's Resolution #3: Get in shape.



Credit: Michael P. Gadomski / Photo Researchers, Inc.


These images of healthy, and not-so-healthy, lifestyles are sure to inspire some action...or not!


Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Images - Medical Professionals


New Year's Resolution #2: Go to the Doctor.

Health Care Professionals, Images


A portrait of a physician with stethoscope.
Credit: Brian Yarvin / Photo Researchers, Inc.

Dental Hygeine Images

New Year's Resolution #1: Floss!



BD6252 - SEM of Used Dental Floss
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) of dental floss after use, showing its efficiency in removing bacteria from the teeth, a process that prevents cavities. A greater part of the material removed consists of cocci and short bacilli, but very long bacilli (rods) are also visible.
Credit: Scimat / Photo Researchers, Inc.