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ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2012) — Scientists have discovered that a space inside a special type of carbon molecule can be used to imprison other smaller molecules such as hydrogen or water.
Originally posted by BriGuyTM90
Yeah Fullerenes are pretty cool, Hemoglobin in you blood kinda works in the same way it traps O2 and then brings it around your body and then replaces it with CO2 and takes it out. I'm sure these will make great filters and pigments and all sorts of advancements to our society.
They used a set of surgical synthetic procedures to open the C60 'cage' producing an opening large enough to 'push' a H2 or H2O molecule inside at high temperature and pressure. The system was then cooled down to stabilize the entrapped molecule inside and the cage was surgically repaired to reproduce a C60