Finally, a good use for artificial sweeteners.

It seems that at least every decade, a new artificial sweetener is let loose on the market to great acclaim — that is, until some study associates it with an increased risk of disease (usually cancer). So is there anything else that these artificial sweeteners are actually good for? Well, it turns out that artificial sweeteners are an excellent way to detect polluted water when it leaches out of landfills because they are abundant, soluble in water, and relatively stable. In fact, sweetener

from Discover Magazine

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