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Red, White, and Blue in Space Photography
The image above might look like something many Americans will see at a 4th of July fireworks display. They depict a single galaxy, named the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, or Messier 83, processed in red, white, and blue. What is the significance of these colors? In the case of the American flag, the colors were originally not assigned any meaning at all and perhaps were chosen simply to mimic the colors of the British flag. It was only later, when the country adopted an official U.S. seal, that the colors were assigned meaning. “White signifies purity and innocence. Red, hardiness and valour, and Blue… signifies v...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - July 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marisa Gertz Tags: Uncategorized 4th of July Galaxies independence day NASA Science space space photography Source Type: news

Book Review Candid camera
The credit for inventing photography is complicated and contested. Nicéphore Niépce, Louis Daguerre, Henry Fox Talbot, and the scientific polymath John Herschel each have a claim. The term itself (from the Greek for "drawing with light") seems to have been coined in 1839 by Herschel. However, there can be little doubt that Fox Talbot—the subject of a new exhibition at London's Science Museum—was the key pioneer. A thought-provoking mixture of technology and art, the exhibition displays numerous images taken by Fox Talbot and several contemporary photographers who adopted his calotype process. Author: Andrew Robinson
Source: ScienceNOW - June 10, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Robinson Tags: Photography Source Type: news

Meadow Gold Dairy in Boise Conducts Voluntary Recall of Whipping Cream and Half and Half Because of Possible Health Risk
The Meadow Gold Dairy plant in Boise is voluntarily recalling Meadow Gold brand Old Style Whipping Cream and Meadow Gold DairyPure brand Whipping Cream and Half and Half due to insufficient pasteurization. It is possible that pathogens present in raw milk, including Salmonella, Campylobacter, Listeria, and/or E. coli, may have survived and, if ingested, could cause serious or life threatening issues.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 2, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Early computers as objets d’art
Eye-catching design didn’t begin with Apple, as a new, digitally-aided photography series illustrates“Dials and buttons, knobs and switches; they’re very charming,” says James Ball, the digital art director behind a new photography series called Guide to Computing, which celebrates early computers. Ball, who works under the pseudonym Docubyte, began the project after developing a fascination and affection for such retro devices.“It’s rare now to find any machine that you can touch and interact with,” he says. “Computers now are all touch screens, slick and super-slim.” Ball feels that computers that pre-d...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 29, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Kit Buchan Tags: Computing Technology Photography Alan Turing Science Source Type: news

From tulips to tigers: student nature photography - in pictures
Postgraduate students from the University of Nottingham’s MSc in Biological Photography and Imaging are staging 7 Magpies, an exhibition of their most striking images, from 13 May Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 13, 2016 Category: Science Authors: University of Nottingham students Tags: Biology Wildlife Science Environment University of Nottingham Source Type: news

Microsculpture: hidden beauty of the bugs beneath our feet
When photographer Levon Biss turned his lens on the insects his son was collecting in the garden, it opened up a miniature world in which art meets science to dazzling effectTwo years ago, exhausted by the frantic pressures of commercial portraiture, photographer Levon Biss was searching for a way to relax. His son Sebastian, then six, found the answer in their back garden. “My boy likes insects,” says Biss. “He’s always in the garden trying to find them and play with them. I started shooting insects he’d caught, so that he could see them clearly and be proud of finding them.” Making detailed portraits of insec...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 8, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Kit Buchan Tags: Insects Photography Technology Wildlife Science Environment Art and design Source Type: news

See Animal Specimens in Stereoscopic 3D Photos
They sit in the storage rooms of grand museums, guarded remains of once-living creatures now frozen in time. They almost seem alive, skeleton frames posing behind a plate a glass: The spider monkey looks impish; the Atlantic Octopus enlarges in rage; the Juvenile Chimpanzee hunches over like an old man; while the Leafy Sea Dragon coyly flaunts its fins. “It’s interesting how skeletons and specimens in fluid can retain or reflect a character,” photographer Jim Naughten tells TIME. Naughten’s Animal Kingdom, currently on show at Klompching Gallery in New York, has been described as an attempt to rean...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - May 3, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Lowry Tags: Uncategorized 3D Jim Naughten Lightbox On Our Radar photography stereographs zoological specimen Source Type: news

What’s happening at the National Media Museum isn’t vandalism. It’s a fresh start | Mary Archer
The Science Museum Group’s trustees have thought hard about securing a bright future for the museum – and moving part of its photography collection simply makes senseThe planned move of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) collection to the Victoria and Albert Museum has generated much heated comment and soul-searching about the north-south divide. Yet the novelist JB Priestley, of whom there is a striking statue outside the National Media Museum, remarked that he had “always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start” and that is precisely what is now dawning at the museum.The tale of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Mary Archer Tags: Museums Science Photography London UK news Bradford Culture North of England Source Type: news

The Incredible Thing Photography Can Do For Your Aging Brain
When it comes to keeping your mind sharp as you age, a new study says to "use it or lose it."  New research from the University of Texas at Dallas found that it's important in old age to exercise your brain by taking up new and challenging hobbies. Just as exercise is vital for keeping your body in running condition, researchers say that complex activities are needed to keep the brain in tip-top shape.  Researchers studied 39 participants over a 14-week period to examine the effects various types of activities had on brain function. After undergoing MRI scans to measure brain activity at the beginning and en...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

See Winning Photos From the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Competition
One of the most prestigious underwater photo contests in the world has announced its winners, and they include captivating and rarely seen images of mysterious marine life. More than a dozen photographers who specialize in capturing creatures lurking in the deep ocean blue took home over $70,000 in prizes in the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition. The contest, organized by the Underwater Photography Guide, is in its fifth year and attracts photographers from more than 50 countries, according to Discovery News. Photographer Jeff Milisen snapped his winning “Best of Show” image of a larval cusk eel while...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - January 11, 2016 Category: Science Authors: TIME Photo and Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized animals fish Ocean photography underwater Source Type: news

Disparities Found Between Fundus Photography and OCT in DMEDisparities Found Between Fundus Photography and OCT in DME
Many eyes diagnosed with diabetic macular edema using monocular fundus photography would not be diagnosed with the condition using optical coherence tomography, and vice versa. Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - January 8, 2016 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

The alphabet from space – in pictures
Nasa’s Earth Observatory has tracked down images resembling all 26 letters of the English alphabet using satellite imagery and astronaut photography Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 4, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Nasa/Rex/Shutterstock Tags: Space Nasa Photography Science Technology Source Type: news

The 20 photographs of the week
The Sharm el-Sheikh plane crash, Europe’s refugee crisis, Sonny Bill Williams at the Rugby World Cup Final 2015 – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Jim Powell Tags: Photography Art and design News photography Culture Migration Rugby union Rugby World Cup 2015 New Zealand rugby union team Australia rugby union team Greece Syria Islamic State Israel Palestinian territories Global development Source Type: news

3D documentation and visualization of external injury findings by integration of simple photography in CT/MRI data sets (IprojeCT) - Campana L, Breitbeck R, Bauer-Kreuz R, Buck U.
This study evaluated the feasibility of documenting patterned injury using three dimensions and true colour photography without complex 3D surface documentation methods. This method is based on a generated 3D surface model using radiologic slice images (CT...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 27, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

See the Best Microscopic Photographs From Nikon’s Small World Photography Contest
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - October 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Thebez Tags: Uncategorized photog photography Source Type: news

See the First Photo Ever Taken in Space Colorized
69 years ago, on October 24, 1946, a V-2 missile fitted with a 35mm camera took the first ever photo from space. The grainy, black and white photo was, at the time, considered revolutionary. It was the first time humanity saw Earth in the context of the vast, empty space. Now, as we celebrate Space Week, TIME asked artist and photo editor Sanna Dullaway to colorize the historic photograph. The eerie image offers a new look at the history of space photography. Read more about the history of the first photo taken in space here.
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - October 6, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Olivier Laurent Tags: Uncategorized photography Sanna Dullaway space Source Type: news

Bristol to host acclaimed travelling photography exhibition
An acclaimed photography exhibition, addressing the world’s most pressing issues, will be displayed in Bristol before travelling around the world. The University of Bristol is one of 20 universities in the world to host the launch of WHOLE EARTH?, a series of striking images and facts aimed at raising the profile of sustainable development and the environment.
Source: University of Bristol news - October 1, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, International, Staff notices, Student life, Student notices, Undergraduate; Press Release Source Type: news

Unique Birth Photography Shows How Babies Fit Inside Their Mothers' Wombs
Dutch birth photographer Marry Fermont has a unique approach to documenting delivery. In addition to taking the traditional images of parents holding their newborns for the first time, she also likes to photograph babies posing the way they were positioned in utero. "When I photographed my first birth, the midwife showed the parents how the baby was positioned in the womb," Fermont told The Huffington Post, adding that both she and the parents loved getting this perspective. "You see the baby coming out, but once they're out, it’s so hard to imagine that they were ever inside of you. This gives you a little...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Images Show Pluto’s Surprising Terrain
The new images of Pluto downloaded by the New Horizons spacecraft show that the dwarf planet is far more varied and complex than NASA had expected. After receiving and releasing initial images from the spacecraft’s July 14 flyby, NASA began a yearlong downlinking process to acquire all of the data and high resolution photography from New Horizons, according to a press release. These photographs with more detail reveal unexpected terrain diversity, such as ice flows seemingly cascading from mountains into plains, as well as what appear to be dunes. “Pluto is showing us a diversity of landforms and complexity of ...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - September 11, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mia Tramz Tags: Uncategorized photography Source Type: news

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope
Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn pebbles on the surface of Mars to the views of galaxies at the edge of the visible universe, by way of the cratered surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. We are becoming almost blase with the seemingly daily occurrence of a fresh view of a star or planet.Back on Earth, we are also no longer amazed by the instant communicat...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 5, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Monica Grady Tags: Hubble space telescope Photography Science Technology Source Type: news

Exclusive: Astronaut Terry Virts on the Power of Space Photography
Terry Virts knows he’s lucky. The American astronaut recently returned from nearly seven months on the International Space Station, his second trip to space, which ended up lasting longer than expected. Virts, along with Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, was forced to stay board the Space Station for an additional month after an arriving Russian cargo vessel malfunctioned in April and later burned up in the atmosphere. During their 199 days in space, they conducted hundreds of scientific experiments and went on three spacewalks. Back on the ground after his return on Jun...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - June 23, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivier Laurent Tags: Uncategorized A Year In Space international space station Interview iss photography Terry virts Source Type: news

A study of the utility and equivalency of 2 methods of wound measurement: digitized tracing versus digital photography - Gabison S, McGillivray C, Hitzig SL, Nussbaum E.
OBJECTIVE: To examine agreement between digitized tracing and digital photography methods in measuring wound area and healing rate, and to compare and contrast the 2 methods on feasibility and utility in patient care and research settings. SETTING: Toronto...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

These Haunting Paintings Show What Hawaii's Volcanoes Looked Like Before Color Photography
Jules Tavernier, "An Eruption," late 1880s We've all heard of the Hudson River School and the Barbizon School, but how about the Volcano School? In the 1880s and 1890s, Mauna Loa -- Hawaii's biggest volcano -- kicked off an eruption that brought lava closer to the town of Hilo than ever before. Hawaii residents and tourists alike flocked to the Big Island for a chance to see the eerie orange glow over the city of Hilo, and -- in the days before color photography -- painters were among the most eager to witness and recreate the explosive lava plumes and vibrant flows. Painters such as Jules Tavernier, Charles Furneau...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 17, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Wellcome Image Awards 2015: Winning images in science photo competition
In pics: Pregnant pony uterus photo wins science photography competition
Source: Telegraph Health - March 19, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: awards photography 2015 wellcome image medical science Source Type: news

Triffids win the day in science photography competition
Professor Paul May in the School of Chemistry has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) with an image of a diamond-coated forest of carbon nanotubes that can act as miniature electron emitters.
Source: University of Bristol news - March 18, 2015 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards, Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry Source Type: news

An Explorer's Lessons On Happiness, Photography, And Greeting Whales
"People joke that I went straight from the ocean into the air and skipped land," Eric Cheng says. But the joke isn't totally accurate. Land is where Cheng obtained his two computer science degrees at Stanford, and where he trained as a concert cellist. It's where he developed a passion for pursuits that are creative and also highly technical. After that, it's true, Cheng did start spending a lot of time with sharks and whales. He left an unfulfilling startup job, taught himself the complex workings of underwater photography, and improvised a career around his expertise. He led expeditions to a drool-worthy list of tropic...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 17, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Anna Atkins: Google's tribute to a pioneer of botany and photography
One of the few women to gain presence in 19th-century science, her book, containing cyanotypes of botanical specimens, was the first to contain photographic images Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 16, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Rebekah Higgitt Tags: Science Photography Biology Google doodle Internet Search engines Technology Art and design Culture Source Type: news

Well: Lights! Camera! Food!
For the past seven years, photographer Andrew Scrivani has tempted our taste buds with delicious food photographs for the Recipes for Health series. A behind-the-scenes look at food photography and how he captures food looking its best.
Source: NYT Health - March 13, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TARA PARKER-POPE Tags: Photography Food Recipes Recipes for Health Featured Source Type: news

Wellcome Image Awards 2015: Winning images in science photo competition
In pics: The winning images in science and medical photography competition
Source: Telegraph Health - March 9, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: awards photography 2015 wellcome image medical science Source Type: news

Caught by the lens: the hidden secrets of nature – in pictures
Daniel Kariko, assistant professor of fine art photography at East Carolina University, used a scanning electron microscope and a stereo microscope to produce this stunning image of a boll weevil’s head. It joins 19 other works – including extreme closeups of cats’ tongues and pollen grains – in this year’s Wellcome Image Awards Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 6, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Photography Science Environment Insects Wildlife Source Type: news

Get Up Close and Personal with Beautiful Snowflakes
He speaks to TIME LightBox about his process. TIME LightBox: Tell us about yourself and how you became interested in photography. Michael Peres: When I was in a high school I was planning to go to college to become a doctor. But in my senior year, I was the sports editor for my school yearbook and the kid taking the pictures was someone I didn’t know well but he knew much about photography — so I went with him on the photo shoots. From the moment we developed the photos, I was hooked. The polarity in my wiring changed and I thought that it was the coolest thing.     TIME LightBox: How did this work s...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - March 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Conway Tags: Uncategorized Behind the Photos microscope photography Rochester snow Snowflake Source Type: news

London nurse wins international photography prize
A hospice nurse from east London has won an international photography competition which attracted more than 20,000 entries.
Source: Nursing Times Breaking News - February 17, 2015 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

15 More Gorgeous Entries In This Year's World Photography Awards
For the past several months, photographers around the world have been submitting works to the annual Sony World Photography Awards, a competition that attracts amateur and professional image makers from nearly every corner of the globe vying for online prestige. As we've outlined before, photographers compete across several contests -- professional, open, and youth, entering images in categories like travel, arts and culture, nature and wildlife, architecture, people and "split second." So far, the 2015 edition has seen aerial impossibilities from Romania, perfectly framed animals in Indonesia, manmade abstracts in the N...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 26, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Containing pedagogical complexity through the assignment of photography: two case presentations - Garrett HJ, Matthews S.
This article investigates the use of photography as a narrative approach to learning in the context of postsecondary education. Two cases are presented: a social studies methods course in a teacher education program in the South of the United States; and a...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Chris Hadfield: ‘Celebrity is not that big a deal for me’
The retired International Space Station astronaut on photography, coping with a fear of heights, and his famous rendition of Space Oddity Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Alex Clark Tags: Chris Hadfield Science Photography Art and design Source Type: news

Vertex founder displays underwater photography at MassBio
According to Josh Boger, being the founder of one of the world's most storied biotech companies in the world didn't do much to help his career as a photographer. "That's relatively unimpressive to most of the photo community," he deadpanned in an interview this week. Boger, 61, has been involved in photography for 45 years now — 20 years before he founded Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge in 1989 with $6 million in venture capital. In that time, while serving as CEO of Vertex two decades, he…
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 31, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Visions of endocrinology: photography competition
What does endocrinology mean to you? We are looking for a collection of images that encapsulates the diversity of our discipline, tell a story, and reflect the wide range of people working in endocrinology. The images can be scientific, medical, representing clinical practice or research environments. Five winning images will be chosen by our panel of judges. These together with the five runner-up images will be displayed at SfE BES 2015, be featured in our quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist and will be used for other Society materials. Individuals who submit the winning images wil...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

'Blood moon' and total lunar eclipse - the best photos
On Wednesday night skywatchers were treated to the unusual sight of a blood moon. Here are some of our readers best shots alongside the best photography from the agencies Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 9, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Guardian readers and agencies Tags: Lunar eclipses Space Science Photography Art and design Source Type: news

Society of Biology photography award shortlist in pictures
From sea turtle eating jellyfish to wasps building clay pots to protect their young, here is a pick of some of the best images from 800 entries on the theme of Home, Habitat and Shelter. The competition is open to amateur photographers with top prize of 1,000 for above 18 age group and £500 for below 18. The winners will be announced on 14 October Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Environment Wildlife Photography Biology Science Conservation Source Type: news

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures
The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this years international astronomy photography competition. The observatorys annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. British photographer James Woodend beat over a thousand amateur and professional photographers to win the top prize Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 19, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Matt Fidler Tags: Astronomy Photography Science Space World news Art and design Source Type: news

Total-Body Photography in Patients on BRAF InhibitorsTotal-Body Photography in Patients on BRAF Inhibitors
Total-body photography and dermoscopy are helpful for monitoring atypical pigmented lesions in patients taking BRAF inhibitors, researchers suggest. Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Discover Your Self Through Photography, Part 1
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Source: Psychology Today Sex Center - July 30, 2014 Category: Sexual Medicine Authors: Leon Pomeroy, Ph.D. Tags: Cognition Happiness Self-Help Sex Social Life aperture attachment camera columbia university curiosity Discovering Your Self Through Photography doer extrinsic eye game eye talk family fear feeler feminine focus fri Source Type: news

Well: Photography as a Balm for Mental Illness
An online gallery was created to provide a supportive community for photographers affected by mental illness.
Source: NYT - July 24, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By AIMEE LEE BALL Tags: Photography Mental Health and Disorders Art Depression (Mental) medicine and health Mind Featured Art and Health Source Type: news

Computer-automated, time-lapse embryo photography may increase success of IVF
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Using computer-automated, time‐lapse photography of embryos in the laboratory during in-vitro fertilization may improve embryo selection, potentially increasing the chances of pregnancy among women undergoing the procedure, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and five other fertility centers. Results of the study were presented this week at the 30th annual European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology meeting in Munich, Germany.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Boise Moving Closer to Law Fighting Childhood Obesity
The Boise City Council voted Tuesday to draft a law that would encourage child care centers throughout the city to set standards for physical activity and nutrition, limit the time kids spend in front of a TV or computer screen and set aside private ...
Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity - April 23, 2014 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Authors: Sven Berg Source Type: news