About Kristen KulinowskiPolicy researcher in Washington, DC and adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Rice University. Former executive director of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology; director of the International Council on Nanotechnology. Named one of Nanotechnology Law & Business Journal's Top 10 Nanotechnology Environment, Health and Safety experts; listed in 100 Amazing Scientists You Should Follow on Twitter; and widely considered to be one of the 1000 Most Uppity Women in Science. (I made that last one up for symmetry.) This is a blog of my own personal opinions about nanotechnology, risk, science policy and whatever else I feel like writing about.
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A few minor adjustments have been made to the nano-EHS session at the Buckyball Discovery Conference, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Nobel-Prize winning discovery of C60 buckminsterfullerene. Here is the final program: Welcoming Remarks, me The NIOSH Nanotechnology Program: … Continue reading
By now you probably know that this year marks the anniversary of the discovery of C60. If not, go ahead and read all about Celebrating 25 Years of C60 Buckyball. I’ll wait… The Buckyball Discovery Conference kicks off on Monday, … Continue reading
Twenty-five years ago in a lab right down the hall from my office at Rice University a serendipitous discovery was made that shook the worlds of chemistry and physics. A team of five researchers was trying to recreate conditions in interstellar … Continue reading