College students develop nail polish to detect date rape drugs
Four students at North Carolina State University created a nail polish called “Undercover Colors" (click that link to go their site) that can detect date-rape drugs in beverages by swirling their fingernails in it and looking for a color change if it detects it.
The article cites the argument that furthering inventions like this is just furthering the idea that women are to blame for men raping them rather than reducing sexual assault. But in this scenario that kind of talk is utter bullshit - everyone is responsible for reducing sexual assault by all rational means necessary. Welcome to a new rational non-invasive method! Giving people an option beyond paranoid vigilance or dehydration/starvation is a fucking win in my book.
I love these young women for their innovation and their social consciousness. Kudos to them!
Someone is trying to scam me.
Boy, I feel sorry for them.
This may be the most important purchase I ever made. #technology #marvinthemartian #geek #joy
do you have a friend who’s usually a sweetheart but when they’re angry they’re the creepiest and the most cruel motherfucker you ever saw in your whole life
i am that friend
Always, always be terrified when the sweet kind one gets pissed. Because whatever you’ve done to push them to that point, it had to be pretty monumental.
what the flying fresh fuck in all of the seven fucking realms is this