A group of students has invented a new type of condom that starts glowing if you have a sexually transmitted disease.
Called the 'S.T.EYE', the contraceptive was created for the TeenTech Awards, where 11 to 16-year-olds to come up with new ideas for technology to make life 'better, simpler or easier'.
The condom works by using a special layer of molecules that start to glow when they come into contact with viruses associated with some of the most common STIs. The colour code is:
- BLUE - syphilis
- PURPLE - genital warts
- YELLOW - herpes
- GREEN - chlamydiaCredit: Tech Teen Awards
Speaking to Mail Online, 14-year-old Daanyaal Ali from Isaac Newton Academy in east London said: