A "Lie Detector" for Decaf Drinks

A "Lie Detector" for Decaf Drinks

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A "Lie Detector" for Decaf Drinks

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By Cari Martens

Ever wonder if the ‘decaf’ drink you’re sipping is truly free of caffeine? Well, Silver Lake Research Corporation of Monrovia, Calif., has come up with a device that makes it easy to check for yourself. We discovered it at medGadget.com.

D+cafâ„¢ Test Strips uses technology similar to pregnancy test strips. You simply dip them into your coffee, tea, or cola and it will let you know whether your 6-ounce cup of Joe has more than 20mg of caffeine. The company claims the strips are 98% accurate.

The product can be used for hot or cold beverages. It comes 20 strips to a package and the company claims that the D+caf strips reveal the test results in as little as 30 seconds.

Sounds like a cool new product for people on caffeine-restricted diets, or for folks who are just naturally suspicious.

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