Visualising Covid-19 with VR

Sarah Cox

January 28, 2021

VR Art technology in a mash-up with real-time 3D virus visualization engine is creating a new game for PC, smartphones and tablets illustrating how the Covid-19 virus docks with human cells at a protein level. It provides young scientists with an innovative new way to understand the way Covil-19 proteins “dock” with human cells and, in a wider sense, how drug design works.

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