Blender in Science: Polymer Assembly


This collection of wiggling heads and tails might at first strike you as some type of extraterrestrial life-form, softly landing on a body of water. In reality, this is a microscopic group of charged, amphiphilic oligomers composed of “water-loving” heads and “fat-loving” tails which are used to mimic lipid bilayers. I created this gif to accompany a press release written by science writers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Read this article to view the full animation.


interesting usage of blender :slight_smile:
here’s the gif i optimized it for you


the article is really interesting

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Thanks Dorian, I appreciate this!