News tagged with fingerprints

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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Study finds genetic links among Jewish people

Using sophisticated genetic analysis, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and New York University School of Medicine have published a study indicating that Jews are a widely dispersed people ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Genetics
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Safer swiping while voting and globetrotting

Since 2007, every new U.S. passport has been outfitted with a computer chip. Embedded in the back cover of the passport, the "e-passport" contains biometric data, electronic fingerprints and pictures of the ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Engineering
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UK police asks Internet cafes to monitor customers

(AP) -- Internet cafe users in the British capital may want to watch what they download. Scotland Yard is advising administrators of public Web spaces to periodically poke through their customers' files and ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Internet
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Database can crack missing person cases -- if used

(AP) -- A new online database promises to crack some of the nation's 100,000 missing persons cases and provide answers to desperate families, but only a fraction of law enforcement agencies are using it.

dateMar 08, 2010 in Other
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