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Hemoglobin Gets Its Own Action Figure

Creating a Protein Action Figure Shortly after creating the first 3D print of Oxygenated Hemoglobin, Wired Magazine found our blog post and wanted to write a short article on it. By the time the article was ready for press, Michael Gulen and I had completed our prototype of Oxygenated Hemoglobin cast in durable colored plastics…

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Protein Models as tools for STEM Education

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5th Grade science student examines hemoglobin We’ve known college students enjoy using protein models as tools for STEM Education and learn equally well from both computer-aided molecular visualization software as they do physical models. Could the same apply to gradeschool children?  How young of an audience can we communicate basic molecular biology?  In doing so, can we raise…

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