North Carolina State University

Ancestral background can be determined by fingerprints

A proof-of-concept study finds that it is possible to identify an individual's ancestral background based on his or her fingerprint characteristics โ€“ a discovery with significant applications for law enforcement and anthropological ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Other
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Dielectric film has refractive index close to air

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a dielectric film that has optical and electrical properties similar to air, but is strong enough to be incorporated into electronic and photonic devices - making ...

dateOct 12, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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