We’re pleased to report that the open access Science Advances paper published by O’Connor et al. during the summer, entitled “Sampling molecular conformations and dynamics in a multiuser virtual reality framework” has since generated significant media exposure, having been picked up by a number of scientific media outlets. Nature, the New York Times, and the BBC’s “Science in Action” show (the VR piece begins 7 mins in) all contacted Dr David Glowacki in order to discuss the implications this work could have for nanotech research.
It’s been exciting to witness the interest which the paper has generated. It certainly seems to be captivating people’s imaginations, and is attracting international attention by workers across academia & industry. It has a running Altmetric “attention score” which places it in the top 1% of all published scientific research papers of the same age. The image panel below provides links to some of the stories which this paper has generated, feel free to check them out!