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New fingerprint technique determines gender, drug use

The gender of suspects can now be determined from latent fingerprints.  Peptides and proteins left behind in fingerprints can be…

 

U.S. insurer offers free child fingerprinting

The New York Life Insurance Company is offering free child fingerprinting in Alabama. According to WAFF, a NBC television affiliate…

 

NIST sponsors biometric event in Tampa

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, 2012,…

 

FBI makes facial recognition available to local police forces

The facial recognition project at the Federal Bureau of Investigation will soon be made available to local law enforcement agencies…

 

Israeli jurists right to call biometric database “extreme” and “harmful”

Last week, the Israeli High Court of Justice held a hearing on a petition seeking the annulment of a law…

 

LAPD backlogs lead to rationing fingerprint analysis

A shortage of fingerprint experts at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is taking a toll, as the department has to…

 

Fingerprints from Bulgarian terrorist attack sent to Interpol & FBI

Experts at Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry successfully recovered fingerprints from the suicide bomber who attacked Israeli tourists last week and forwarded the…

 

FBI adds tattoos and their potential meanings to biometric databases

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be adding tattoo art to its biometric database. The FBI has issued a “Request…

 

IntegenX has new director, office in DC

IntegenX Inc., developer of the rapid human DNA identification technology system known as RapidHIT, recently opened a new office in Washington,…

 

Barcodes to authenticate quality of food, medicine

In 2003, researchers at the University of Guelph proposed “DNA barcoding” as a way to identify different animal, fish and…

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