New system for testing athletes for drugsScientists at The University of Nottingham are developing a detection system that could be used for testing athletes for performance enhancing drugs.

The research will be providing a reliable method to detect drug molecules in the body and the detection system can help scientists to accurately identify banned substances in system of an athlete.

The research was led by Professor Colin Snape in the University’s School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering and published in Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.