Mixed reality in the classroom

Brand new technology in the classroom: students immerse themselves in a “mixed reality” and use HoloLens glasses to learn a fundamental principle of proteins. The HoloLenses are used in a Computer-Assisted Drug Design course at ETH Zurich run by Gisbert Schneider, Professor in the same named field.

Read more: https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2018/02/hololens.html

What the colours stand for:
White: hydrogen
Skin tones: carbon
Yellow: sulphur
Red: oxygen
Blue layer: 1.4-angstrom surface that is produced by moving a water molecule over the surface of the protein. The water molecule has a diameter of 1.4 angstroms.
Red layer: 6-angstrom surface that is produced if you take a probe with a diameter of 6 angstroms.

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