IMAGES: Diseases Illustrated

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Science  16 May 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5622, pp. 1061
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5622.1061b

Looking to liven up a parasitology lecture with gross photos of schistosome worms lodged in a blood vessel? Searching for images of the plaques that riddle the brains of Alzheimer's patients? Click over to the Bristol Biomedical Image Archive, hosted by the University of Bristol, U.K. All of its 8500-odd medical, veterinary, and dental images are free for academic and educational uses. The sprawling collection includes everything from pictures of diseased tissue and pathogens to close-ups of cellular structures to x-rays that illustrate joint structure. Downloading high-resolution images from the site requires free registration.

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