The fact that someone has created a condom that can detect sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is amazing on its own, but the fact that it was invented by a team of 13- and 14-year-old students is even more impressive! Muaz Nawaz, Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah from the Isaac Newton Academy in London came up with the concept, calling it the ‘S.T.EYE.’


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The condom glows faintly in different colors depending on what STIs it has encountered; green for chlamydia, yellow for herpes, purple for human papillomavirus, and blue for syphilis. They won the first prize (£1,000) for Health at TeenTech Awards, a competition that encourages 11-to-16-year-olds to create inventions that will help the world.

More info: teentech.com (h/t: eonline)

The S.T.EYE condom turns green for chlamydia, yellow for herpes, purple for human papillomavirus, and blue for syphilis

It was invented by 13-to-14-year-olds Muaz Nawaz, Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah from the Isaac Newton Academy in London

They won the top Health price at the Teen Tech Awards: £1,000 and a trip to Buckingham Palace!

The students’ design is currently just a concept, but we hope it becomes a reality!