Featured in buckyballs
Those little magnetic balls are back on the market after a two-year ban
But they can still mess you up if you swallow them
Buckyball: The Magic Molecule
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
Can Eating Buckyball-Infused Olive Oil Prolong Your Lifespan?
With their strange 60-atom structures, buckyballs could have potential as drug carriers, medical tracers, cancer fighters and other interesting applications … Continued
Spitzer Telescope Finds First-Ever Buckyballs in Space
The space discoveries are piling up this week. Next up: Astronomers working with NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered buckyballs … Continued
Tiny Buckyballs Could Put Fast-Spreading Cancer Cells into Suspended Animation
But their effect in normal cells may prove toxic for the body
Radioactive Cancer-Binding Buckyballs For Targeted Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy is notorious for the toll it takes on the entire body. It kills cancer cells, sure, but it kills … Continued
A Paper Stronger than Steel
The next generation of electronics, airplanes and could be made out of incredibly strong "buckypaper"