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Waterloo chemists revolutionize drug testing in sport

Officials at the Winter Olympics in Sochi are expected to have performed nearly 2,500 drug tests in 17 days, and a new protocol developed by chemists at the University of Waterloo will revolutionize the current drug testing methods at major sporting events in the future.

A team of chemists from the Faculty of Science at Waterloo developed a fully automated method for analyzing urine. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) funded the research, which appears in a recent issue of Analytica Chimica Acta.

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