Cellscape VR Experience

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As early as the 3rd century BC, scientists dedicated their lives to understand our innermost workings. But, thanks to virtual reality, you don’t need to be a scientist to discover how the body works on the cellular level. XVIVO Scientific Animation and YouTube educator, Tyler DeWitt coupled with a generous grant from Google Making and Science Team have created Cellscape: an immersive, educational 3D virtual reality tour that takes a look inside a human cell.

What is Cellscape?

Virtual Reality (VR) promises to be a revolutionary device in education, as it allows individuals to “experience” processes and complex systems that until now could only be explained in video or textbooks. For the immersive 3D experience, view Cellscape in a VR headset, such as Google Cardboard. Alternatively, Google Chrome and the YouTube smartphone app allow users to navigate the environment.

You’re made of about 40 trillion cells. Dive into one of them, and explore the amazingly beautiful, complex, and dynamic microscopic world!

See more at: http://www.xvivo.net/cellscape-vr-biology/#sthash.WiFyh5LX.dpuf

XVIVO was asked to create an extremely complex but biochemically and biologically accurate animation that depicted the role of neuropeptides in brain plasticity. The final product was astounding — far beyond our expectations. This animation is now being used to educate breast cancer survivors on how cognitive processes are restored after chemotherapy. I would highly recommend XVIVO to others seeking similar products.

Lyn Freeman, Ph.D., CEO, Mind Matters Research, LLC
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