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Discovery Could Have A Bearing On Medical Imaging, Cancer Treatment
2013-09-16 08:14:11

Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have reported the first experimental evidence that supports the theory that a soccer ball-shaped nanoparticle commonly called a buckyball is the result of a breakdown of larger structures rather than being built atom-by-atom from the ground up.

2009-08-31 11:35:00

Small, smaller, “nano” data storage! Interest is growing in the use of metallofullerenes – carbon “cages” with embedded metallic compounds – as materials for miniature data storage devices.

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2009-07-08 07:20:00

Virginia Tech chemistry Professor Harry C. Dorn, Emory and Henry College chemistry Professor James Duchamp, and Panos Fatouros, have co-invented a hands-off process for filling fullerenes with radio-active material.


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  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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