September 11, 2001
Here's an informative article

Here's an informative article by Jack Mason for MIT's Technology Review - Reactive Glass.

According to the article: Sol-gel has many of the properties of glass, except that it is 20% water by weight and "honeycombed with microscopic pores that can absorb biomolecules such as protiens or enzymes and release them in response to environmental stimuli."

Here's a brief Introduction to Sol-gel from Bell-Labs.

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