Organizers for the 2012 London Olympic Games on Thursday unveiled the most high-tech anti-doping lab in the history of the Olympics. The center will operate 24 hours a day during the Games, allowing 150 anti-doping scientists and a team of volunteers to test as many as 400 samples per day, the highest number of any Olympic Games. The center is the first Olympic anti-doping center sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline, but the company's management insists it will have no role in the actual testing process and does not present a conflict of interest. The lab also features a new identification system that is meant to virtually eliminate the risk of contamination or false positives. "Of course we can't guarantee that they will be a drug-free Games, but we have the very best system to try and catch anybody who even thinks of cheating," said Hugh Robertson, Great Britian's Minister for Sport and the Olympics.
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