Public education and engagement with research can be improved using technology commonly found in computer games.
UNSW researchers are revolutionising medical research by creating virtual reality technology that allows scientists to walk around the landscape of human cells.
Groups of scientists are now able to ‘walk’ through cancer cells, thanks to ground-breaking multi-user virtual reality.
Ground-breaking virtual reality technology is allowing multiple scientists to see inside a human cell at the same time, giving researchers a three-dimensional tool to improve doctor interaction and help analyse how cancer drugs work.
John McGhee’s 3D visualisation of a breast cancer cell has been nominated for an international Unity Award, joining the likes of the visual effects company behind Disney’s Jungle Book.