fullerene fullerene

Definition(s):

  • (n) a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

Usage(s):

  1. Early next year, it will conduct human trials of fullerene-based drugs for hiv and Lou Gehrig's disease.
  2. Early next year, it will conduct human trials of fullerene-based drugs for HIV and Lou Gehrig's disease.

News

  • David Weitzman Presents Buckminster Fuller-inspired Pendant: Sphere of Consciousness

    From the deeply creative mind of Ka Gold Jewelry’s David Weitzman comes yet another uniquely designed piece inspired by no less than Buckminster Fuller’s famous geodesic dome. The new pendant design called Sphere of Consciousness is a thoughtful combination of the Buckminsterfullerene or bucky-ball and the Seed of Life. (PRWeb October 01, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...
    on October 1, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  • "In my view, this was a singular event in the history of nanotechnology," said Neal Lane, a senior fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. "It not only created a whole new field of 'fullerene chemistry,' it immediately...
    on Oct 29, 2005 By: Neal Lane Source: USA Today

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