One of my photos is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Cell Chemical Biology. The article describes research into metformin, a drug derived from the French lilac (Galega officinalis), for the treatment of breast cancer. The research was done at the University of Minnesota, and was sponsored in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
This is especially meaningful to me because my grandmother was a cancer research scientist.
A close-up photograph of the colorful bracts of bougainvillea planted outside of the Getty Center Restaurant/Cafe building in Los Angeles, California.
I especially love hydrangeas when they’re starting out. In this plant you can see its various stages of growth.
Chelsham Road, Clapham, London, UK
More tulips from Salt Lake City.
Some of the roses at Queen Mary’s Gardens are just beginning to bloom. Here’s an especially delicious rose — looks like scoops of sorbet.
Regent’s Park, London, May 2014
A preview of what’s to come in June.
Queen Mary’s Gardens, Regent’s Park, London
Snowbells (Leucojum aestivum) or Summer Snowflakes because they bloom a few weeks after Spring Snowflakes ( Leucojum vernum); also known as Loddon Lilies because they were first found near the River Loddon, Hampshire, UK.
Temple Square, Salt Lake City
It’s that time of year again.
A last glimpse of summer as we head into fall.
Alcazar Iris, Salt Lake City 2013