Buckyball

Buckyballs Prevent Water Biofouling

Buckyballs Prevent Water Biofouling

Researchers at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina have shown that buckyballs could prevent bacteria and other contaminants from attaching to water pipes and the membranes used to filter water in filtration plants. When bacteria attach to these surfaces, they ...

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Boron Buckyball Envisioned

Boron Buckyball Envisioned

A study published by Rice University scientists recently predicted the existence of a new “buckyball-like” molecule consisting entirely of boron atoms. The boron buckyball has 80 atoms and is structurally similar to the original C60 fullerene, but its additional atoms ...

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New Model Nanocar on the Showroom Floor

New Model Nanocar on the Showroom Floor

A year after the creation of the first nanocar by scientists from Rice University, a new and improved version is on the showroom floor. The new car, which includes a light-driven engine, opens the door to future development of more ...

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Buckypaper – Nanotubes on Steroids

Buckypaper – Nanotubes on Steroids

Though widely researched for many years, the transfer of nanotube properties to composite materials to produce high performance composites has proved a difficult feat. Research for the past five years at the Florida Advanced Center for Composite Technologies on the ...

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