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Chemistry team develops world’s first fluorescent date-rape drug sensor

Club-goers will soon be able to detect within 30 seconds if their drinks have been spiked, with the world’s first GHB fluorescent sensor developed by NUS researchers.
GHB or Gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid is a central nervous system depressant, which has been used in medical settings as a general anaesthetic. Today, it is most commonly used as a date-rape drug, which renders victims incapacitated and vulnerable to sexual assault. The breakthrough method to detect the presence of GHB contributes

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