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Fullerene with a captured nitrogen atom. EMILY COOPER, IEEE No matter where you go, there you are. Confucius, by way of Buckaroo Banzai A buckyball is a really cool thing - a roughly spherical cage of carbon created by taking sheets of graphene and heating them in special ways. The resulting structure looks a lot like a soccer ball with a mix of hexagons and pentagons and is also known as fullerene, after Buckminster Fuller, the inventor of tensegrity and geodesic domes. Fullerene has many useful…

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By Charles Moore, NextGen  |  November 2, 2018Charles Moore is Managing Partner at NextGen Global Executive Search Nanotechnology has been slowly treading into the field of biomedicine for almost a decade now. Because nanotechnology for biomedical usage is still a relatively newer technology surrounded by many ethical debates, its footsteps are a little slow and careful. So what is nanotechnology? As the name would suggest, it is the putting of nanotechnology to medicinal usage and that is where AI, aka…