Harvard University has decided to use animations as a tool to enhance the performance of its students in biology. And it selected XVIVO's animation studio to take Harvard University students on a 3D journey. Among other realizations, the company delivered an eight minute animation titled "The Inner Life of the Cell," which was presented at Siggraph 2006 in a condensed form. This extraordinary animation explores "the mechanisms that allow a white blood cell to sense its surroundings and respond to an external stimulus." Harvard University expects a performance improvement of its biology students of almost 30% by using such visualization tools. But read -- and view -- more...
You'll have access to the short version of this fantastic animation from the link above (3 minutes and 7 seconds). As I don't want to bother you with the XVIVO's press release contents, please see below several images extracted from this must-see animation (Credit for all images: XVIVO). Like the original animation, these images are not accompanied by texts.
And don't miss the other animations available on XVIVO's web site (from the "Animation" tab at the bottom). These guys are doing an absolutely marvelous job -- and you can trust me on this, I've worked for Silicon Graphics for several years and I know when I see astounding graphics.
Sources: XVIVO news release, July 4, 2006
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