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August 31st, 2004

Pitt scientists get grant for work on tiny sensors

Abstract:
The same physical principal that allowed medieval craftsmen to add color to church window glass may soon enable researchers to design biochemical sensors the size of a fingernail. Those craftsmen of a millenium ago didn't know why adding gold particles to glass would produce cranberry-colored glass, or why copper particles made green- or red-stained glass.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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