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a spheroidal fullerene

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In fact, for those buckyballs with the largest number of chemical groups, the concentration needed to kill half the cells was more than 10 million times that required with naked buckyballs.
When buckyballs were discovered in 1985, scientists hoped to use them in all sorts of areas, including medicine.
Oscar Cespedes, a condensed matter physicist at the University of Leeds in England, and colleagues tried to remedy that by stacking metal films and sheets of buckyballs, which tend to steal electrons from metals.
Buckyballs are made up of 60 carbon atoms arranged in patterns of hexagons and pentagons matching a traditional football shape.
g, Buckyballs, Zen Magnets, Neoballs) is that they are an ingestion hazard to children.
85) According to Zucker, Buckyballs "were never intended, designed or marketed for children; so we labeled them for ages 13+ to make that clear.
Today Buckyballs are a sad chapter in the history of consumer product regulation.
In January, an unnamed doctor sent a report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission about a 2-year-old who spent a week in intensive care and faced multiple surgeries after swallowing 62 Buckyball magnets.
Los Alamos study, researchers studied plain buckyballs, as well as two
The makers of Buckyballs and Buckycubes are at it again with .
A new research by Universite Paris-Sud suggests that Buckminsterfullerene - also known as buckyballs - could be used to make us live longer.
These tubes, just a few billionths of a meter (nanometers) in diameter, are part of a family of novel carbon molecules, including buckyballs and graphene sheets that have been the subject of intensive worldwide research over the last two decades.
He suggested that the EU's stricter regulatory framework could help shed light on the safety of products such a buckyballs.
Going into further detail, Mitra said, "Our technology is to use organic polymers that release electrons, which are captured by carbon-60 molecules--or Buckyballs.