Nanotech celebrity and Nobel laureate Rick Smalley passes away

Nanotech pioneer Rick Smalley passed away this week, from cancer, at the age of just 62. As anyone who's followed nanotech will know, Smalley’s group’s discovery of fullerenes at Rice University back in 1986 was one of the seminal events in establishing nanotechnology as a field, and he continued we...

This research is archived and therefore no longer available. For further assistance please contact your Customer Success Manager or email ClientEngagementTeam@luxresearchinc.com. Thank you!

Related Research

The Great Hydrogen Debate: How will hydrogen be transported in a new global energy trade?

Analyst Insight | December 03, 2020

This insight is part of The Great Hydrogen Debate, a five‑part series to better understand what a hydrogen economy would like, and the effort required to achieve it. Our goal was not to provide definitive answers, but to present key lines of reasoning, highlight tension points, and outline potential... Not part of subscription

Should you worry about path dependence in sustainable materials?

Analyst Insight | February 26, 2021

Companies like Conceptos Plásticos in Colombia and Gjenge Makers in Kenya have a clever solution for the problem of plastic waste pollution in the developing world: Convert discarded plastics into building materials like bricks and tiles. This elegant approach kills several birds with one stone, ... Not part of subscription

Graphene masks dubbed health hazard by Health Canada

News Commentary | April 08, 2021

Inhalation of nanomaterials is one of their biggest health risks, so putting them against your mouth is probably not a good idea. Lux was already skeptical about the utility of graphene masks, so this announcement simply creates further barriers to adoption. To read more, click here.