Summary #1138

Detailed 3-D model of SARS-COV-2 revealed
  • Scientists are gathering crucial data about the viral components that make up infectious particles, but the information doesn’t give us a big picture of the virus.
  • In order to help everyone understand the virus, scientists created detailed 3D models of the virus particle.
  • It’s a wonderful collaboration of art and science - a freelance scientific illustrator, virus research scientists, and a team of visualisation / simulation experts.
  • Images and videos are available on the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) COVID-19 website (click the link above the first bullet, below the title).
  • The project is an attempt to collect all currently known information about COVID, and present it in a way that will help people understand it.


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