Never doubt your partner again with color-changing 'smart condom' that detects STDs

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Teens Invent Condom That Changes Color If You Have an STD

At the Teen Tech Awards in London, a team of teenage inventors unveiled a condom capable of changing color when it comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

The project was the creation of Daanyaal Ali, 14, Muaz Nawaz, 13 and Chirag Shah, 14, from Isaac Newton Academy in Illford.

The condom has a built-in indicator that changes color depending on what infection it detects. The students said it may glow green for chlamydia, yellow for herpes, purple in the presence of the human papillomavirus which causes genital warts, and blue for syphilis.

Their invention, cleverly named the S.T.EYE, earned them the top health innovation prize.

"We created the S.T.EYE as a new way for STI detection to help the future of the next generation," Ali said.



The boys will receive £1,000 and a trip to Buckingham Palace, where they will be presented with their award.

The colorful condoms aren't on the market just yet. They're "very much a concept and... not a finalized design," a spokesperson for TeenTech told the Daily Dot.

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