Whiskey isn’t medicine, but both can be counterfeit

Young Kim, professor and associate head for research at Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, shows new anti-counterfeiting technology for medications. (Purdue University photo/John Underwood)
Purdue researchers have created a silk film “security tag” to go on the surface of drug capsules. This photo was taken with a green filter for visibility. (Purdue University photo/Jung Woo Lee)
A Purdue-developed smartphone application enables a consumer to activate a cyberphysical watermark to detect whether a medication is real or fake. (Purdue University photo/John Underwood)

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