Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Israelis Invent Date Rape Straw

Two Israelis have invented a straw that can detect date rape drugs.

Professor Fernando Patolsky, of Tel Aviv University, and his partner Michael Ioffe created the device to pick up ketamine and gamma-hydroxybutyric, or GHB. The pair is currently working to allow the straw to detect rohypnol, or ruffies, as well.

Once the straw comes in contact with a drug in the user’s drink, a chemical reaction occurs. -- Jspace Staff

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