Paper protein models?

Remember how Pauling first modeled the alpha helix?  By discovering the optimum folding of a sheet of paper. Easy, if you know origami.

Here’s a “when art meets science” video explanation from Robert Lang, a highly inventive sort of person…

PS  The above two photos are clipped from a Washington Post article this morning entitled “When origami meets rocket science”, penned by Rachel Saslow)

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