Second Life visualisations can be scripted for immersive educational activities and real-life collaborative research. Social networking through Second Life is another spin-off for both chemists and chemistry students.
Andrew Lang and Jean-Claude Bradley. "Chemistry in Second Life. Part 2. A world of education and networking" Chemistry in Australia Vol. 78 Iss. 5 (2011) p. 28 - 31 ISSN: 0314-4240 Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andrew-sid-lang/22/