“These Scientists—and Tech Titans—Are Working With Artists to Boost Creativity” by Leigh Buchanan
January 9, 2020

...The artists often use laboratory tools in their work, and training them can also be revealing for the scientists. Senior scientist Tom Charpentier instructed multimedia artist Laura Splan in Pymol, a molecular visualization program he uses all the time. After playing around with it, Splan discovered a function called “sculpting” that allows users to quickly make changes to models of proteins and their interactions. Charpentier didn’t know it was there. “I had never thought about sculpting my models,” he says. “Now I can do things much quicker and visualize things more easily...

Leigh Buchanan
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