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Addiction

10 August 2011

Date rape drug detector

Scientists have developed an easy-to-use sensor that, when dipped into a cocktail, will instantly detect the presence of a date rape drug.

Smart women know it's wise to beware when out at a bar or club — there could be more than just alcohol in that cocktail. Psychoactive substances classified as "date rape" drugs can be dropped into an unsuspecting victim's drink, rendering her barely conscious and susceptible to sexual assault.

Drug detection in one sip

 

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