Kroto displays a model of his discovery in 1996: a soccer ball-shape carbon molecule that spawned a new field of study and could act as a tiny cage to transport other chemicals. Michael Scates/AP hide caption

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There's only one way to know if magnets and kids attract: with an x-ray. Julie Brown/Seattle Children"s Hospital hide caption

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