News tagged with fingerprints

New class of stellar explosions discovered

They're bright and blue-and a bit strange. They're a new type of stellar explosion that was recently discovered by a team of astronomers led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Among the most ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Astronomy
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Facebook to scan for child porn

Facebook's chief technology officer said Thursday that the social network will start scanning for child pornography and images of missing children.

dateMay 19, 2011 in Internet
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Turning clothes into silent witnesses

Forensic experts at the University of Abertay Dundee and the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) are leading the way in the research of new ground-breaking forensic techniques within the field of fingerprints.

dateJan 31, 2011 in Engineering
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Reading Avatar's DNA

You know when you're watching a pirated film downloaded from the Internet -- there's no mistaking the fuzzy footage, or the guy in the front row getting up for popcorn. Despite the poor quality, pirated video ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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