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Student Startup Develops Date-rape Detector

August 22, 2014

News & Record

Red nail polish (Zitona, Creative Commons)
Red nail polish (Zitona, Creative Commons)

Aug. 22--A group of students at N.C. State University has developed a nail polish that can detect date rape drugs, according to a report by the Triad Business Journal.

The nail polish changes color when exposed to the drugs, according to the report. The students' chemistry startup, called Undercover Colors, is raising cash to refine its prototype and pay executives.

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Original headline: BRIEF: Report: Nail polish developed at N.C. State aims to combat date rape



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