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These Miami teens invented a straw that detects date rape drugs

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While in entrepreneurship class in high school, three Miami teens created a straw that detects the presence of date rape drugs, reports USA Today

Victoria Roca, Carolina Baigorri, Susana Cappello were motivated to find some way to help solve the sexual assault problem after deciding they wanted to focus on a problem facing women today. The end of their product turns blue in the presence of GHP or ketamine. Their inspiration would eventually lead them to victory in the Miami Herald's Business Plan Challenge High School Track. 

However, it took them a few tries to get their product right. The initial idea they pitched in class was a piece of jewelry that could be dipped into a drink to detect the presence of such drugs.

But after taking the idea to a chemistry teacher, they decided to change their idea, as jewelry wouldn't suit their intended objective. 

They settled on a straw after a brainstorming session in which they all noticed they were drinking through straws.  

The product has been met positively on social media. 

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