Month: July 2020

GA+ Sessions – Should educational resources be using only 2D images to explain 3D processes?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZcJ5phd1T4&feature=youtu.be What comes to mind when you think about molecular biology? I think about motor proteins walking along a cell’s cytoskeleton, carrying vesicles full of cargo to the places they’re needed. I was shown an animation of this during my second year at university. It’s crazy to think that there are little proteins walking along structures …

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Biologics and Biosimilars – A Natural Alternative?

You’ve eaten organic vegetables. You’ve used organic soap. But have you ever heard of organic drugs So-called ‘biologics’ are an emerging class of therapeutics, which are extracted from, or created using, a biological source. The world’s current pharmacopeia almost exclusively consists of small-molecule drugs, which are designed to mimic or manipulate biological processes, and are …

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Sugar, spice, and everything nice- that’s what little girls are made of. Digital hearts, AI, and non-invasive sensors- that’s what digital patients are made of.

Sugar, spice, and everything nice- that’s what little girls are made of. Digital hearts, AI, and non-invasive sensors- that’s what digital patients are made of. Perhaps one of the most famous examples of pairing technology, the precursor to digital twin technology, was saving the Apollo 13 crew in 1970. One of the oxygen tanks on …

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A 2022 Headline: The molecular animation field revolutionises biological educational resources. A*s and 1sts for everyone!

This will probably not be the headline of any newspaper in 2022. However, we do hope that new biological educational resources are created that better reflect the imagination and capabilities of our generation. Most educational resources, from A-level through to degree level and beyond, use static 2D images to explain highly dynamic processes that take …

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