Robert Curl

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American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)

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Some scientists, including Robert Curl, are concerned that the health effects of nanoparticles have not been sufficiently explored.
The 10 new people it has welcomed to its 3,000-strong global membership include Nobel Prize winners Robert Curl, Paul Berg (both for chemistry) Donald Glaser and Douglas Osheroff (both physics).
Kroto received the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, along with colleagues Richard Smalley and Robert Curl, Jr.
FREE FRENCH: Laurent Robert curls home a superb free-kick to open the scoring yesterday; CITY FLICKER: Robbie Elliott's deft flick finds the net to put Newcastle 3-2 up in a St James' Park thriller; LEVEL BEST: Ben Thatcher (left) celebrates City's second goal with scorer Robbie Fowler