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RALEIGH, N.C.  – A new nail polish that is being developed at North Carolina State University could stop a sexual assault.

According to the Triangle Business Journal, a group of undergraduates created a chemistry startup company called ‘Undercover Colors.’

The company is creating a nail polish that changes color when it is exposed to date rape drugs.

According to the Washington Times, a woman paints her nails with the polish, and when her nails come into contact with a liquid, the color will change if drugs like Rohypnol, Xanax, or GHB are present.

Officials say they are in the early stages of the development but are working to redefine the prototype.