Things stock photographs of scientists get right (sometimes): glassware, lab coats. Things stock photographs of scientists get wrong: pretty much everything else.
Chickens, face magnets, a complete lack of labcoats (and clothing, in general), lingerie, drinking concoctions from oversized snifters, etc. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Also hilarious. Jacks of Science has a very amusing roundup of stock images that pop up when you search stock photo sites for "experiments." Here are some of our favorites.