Citations with the tag: FINGERPRINTS
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- Few see stigma in fingerprinting, survey indicates.
// American Banker; 12/23/96 Supplement, Vol. 161 Issue 244, p2A
Reports on the public's attitude towards the use of fingerprinting technology in banking and retailing purposes. Results of a survey conducted by Opinion Research Corp.; Where consumers view the practice as appropriate.
// Cricket; Sep2000, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p44
Gives instructions for duplicating a method of finding and lifting fingerprints which was developed by Sir Francis Galton in the mid-1800s.
- Be a fingerprint detective.
// Hopscotch; Jun/Jul94, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on fingerprints and its use in identifying criminals. Fingerprint patterns; Producing fingerprints; Matching patterns.
- Fingering the guilty party.
Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Odyssey; Mar96, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p24
Focuses on fingerprinting. Process description; Applications in criminal investigations; Alternative light sources.
- Lifting `latents' is now very much a high-tech matter.
Fincher, J. // Smithsonian; Oct89, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p201
Discusses how lasers and chemicals have revolutionized the use of fingerprints in criminology. History of fingerprinting; Old and new high-tech procedures; How fingerprint technique may soon provide a powerful diagnostic tool in the field of medicine.
- Fingerprinting fun.
Agnome, Julie Vosburgh // National Geographic World; Jun95, Issue 238, p14
Focuses on fingerprinting. Use of fingerprints in detective work; Patterns of fingerprints; Developing and lifting prints.
- Science at your fingertips.
Leyden, Michael B. // Teaching Pre K-8; Aug/Sep93, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p34
Discusses the interest in the process of fingerprinting. Similarities in the conduct of scientific studies and a criminal investigation; Nature of investigations; Creation of fingerprints; Classification of fingerprints; Latent prints; Uses of fingerprinting; Entries in the fingerprint file of...
- New techniques put the finger on criminals.
Leyden, Michael B. // Current Science; 1/4/91, Vol. 76 Issue 9, p9
Looks at how advances in chemistry and computer science are improving the use of fingerprints in criminal investigations. Technique developed by chemist George Saunders at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
- Fingering the criminals.
Pierce, Julia // Engineer (00137758); 1/10/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7618, p17
Reports that Japanese forensic experts have claimed that they developed a method for obtaining fingerprints left on human skin. Overview of the method; Limitations of effectiveness.
- Art at your fingertips.
Markle, Sandra // Parenting; Nov96, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p80
Presents suggestions in creating artworks through fingerprints. Materials; Mechanics.
- Useless information.
Redshaw, Kerry // Bulletin with Newsweek; 8/15/95, Vol. 116 Issue 5983, p100
Narrates events and stories related to fingerprints. Discovery of William Herschel; First man to solve a murder using fingerprints.
- Your fingerprints.
Hall, Mark A. // Cricket; Sep97, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p36
Provides information about fingerprints. Three basic fingerprint patterns; Comparing latent fingerprints to inked fingerprints; Value of fingerprints in identifying people; Bertillon method of identify people.
- The fingerprint mystery.
Mitter, Kathryn // Turtle; Oct/Nov98, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p24
Presents an easy way to study fingerprints. Materials needed for the experiment; Procedures of the experiment.
- Who are you?
Pritchard, Arvilla; Remington, Barbara // Cricket; Aug93, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p47
Gives information on fingerprints. The three different types of fingerprints: the arch, the loop and the whorl; Combinations of the three types called composites; Copying your own fingerprints. INSET: Toes tell tales, too..
- Fingerprinting leaves quill pen era, enters cyberspace.
Lee, Harry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 8/05/96, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p35
Focuses on the technological improvements undertaken by the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana's Sheriff's Office regarding fingerprinting identification. Installation of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS); Mechanics of the AFIS; Implication of the AFIS on criminals.
- Young criminals leave no clues.
Hill, Stephen // New Scientist; 04/26/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2079, p11
Focuses on findings of Oak Ridge National Laboratory chemist Michelle Buchanan that children are less likely to leave fingerprints because of volatile chemicals produced on fingers. Knoxville, Tennessee police officer Art Bohanan's investigation of a crime where the girl victim did not leave...
- Biometric Identification.
Lerner, Eric J. // Industrial Physicist; Feb2000, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on the biometric recognition systems by finger prints or iris patterns. Definition of biometric identification; Application of biometric technology for accessing automatic teller machines; Development of fingerprinting concept in 19th century; Utilization of biometric identification in...
- A molecule goes to court.
Brynie, Faith Hickman // Odyssey; Mar96, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p8
Focuses on DNA fingerprinting. Process description; Use of restriction enzymes to cut a DNA molecule into pieces; Applications in criminal investigations; Controversies. INSET: DNA the master molecule, by F.H.B..
- Can you solve this crime?
Brynie, Faith Hickman // Ranger Rick; Jan94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p44
Presents a test on DNA print matching of white tailed deer meat shot in a national park.
- HANDS-ON SCIENCE (No Lab Required).
Brynie, Faith Hickman // Science World; 10/3/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p11
Provides information on a hands-on experiment, which will enable students to learn how scientists lift fingerprints and match them with a person.
- OPHELIA'S LAST WORD.
Brynie, Faith Hickman // Spider; Sep2004, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p33
Presents a technique for detecting fingerprints of a person on a glass.
- Fingerprints...the identifying agent!
Brynie, Faith Hickman // Monkeyshines on America; May2001 U.S. Gov./Judicial, p15
Focuses on the usability of fingerprints for identification. Usefulness in solving police mystery cases; Description of a fingerprint; Application of dusting powder in fingerprinting.
- DNA evidence gaining more acceptance.
Brynie, Faith Hickman // USA Today Magazine; Aug95, Vol. 124 Issue 2603, p15
Reports on the growing of DNA evidence for identification. Sample size requirements of profiling techniques; Development of a national database for DNA profiles by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other local crime laboratories; Concern over possible abuse of DNA profiles.
- Fingering the Giraffe.
Lusted, Marcia // Odyssey; Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p48
The article provides information on the fingerprints of giraffes.
- The trial of the century.
Lusted, Marcia // American Forests; Jul/Aug95, Vol. 101 Issue 7/8, p28
Reports that a murder case in Maricopa County, Arizona, was solved through genetic testing of a palo verde tree's seed pods.
- Group slams fingerprinting children.
Lusted, Marcia // Education (14637073); 7/26/2002, Issue 64, pN.PAG
Reports the criticism given by Privacy International, a human rights group, against the practice of fingerprinting among students at British schools.
- MYSTERY PHOTO.
Lusted, Marcia // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 10/11/2004, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p8
Presents an activity for children about fingerprints.
- Invasion of the body samplers.
Cosh, Colby // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/10/95, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p18
Reports on the proposal in Canada to allow law enforcement agents to take DNA samples from criminal suspects. Arguments against the country's gun control legislation; Arguments for DNA tests in the rape case of Tara Manning; Precedent enabling police to perform invasive medical procedures.
- Fingerprints of two distinct defects causing light-induced photoconductivity degradation in hydrogenated amorphous silicon.
Heck, Stephan; Branz, Howard M. // Applied Physics Letters; 11/5/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 19, p3080
We find distinct experimental fingerprints of two metastable defects created during illumination of hydrogenated amorphous silicon. The well-studied threefold-coordinated silicon dangling bond defect has an anneal activation energy near 1.1 eV and dominates annealing experiments above about 110...
Aronson, Jeff // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 10/11/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7113, p930
Discusses the terms `fingerprints' or `dermatoglyphics.' Discovery supporting the hypothesis that fingerprints evolve as an aid to climbing; Use of fingerprints as means of identification; History of the word `dermatoglyphics'; Use of the term `fingerprints' in everyday speech.
- Fingerprinting exercise leads to breach in exam security.
Lawton, Millicent // Education Week; 02/04/98, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p14
Highlights the fingerprinting exercise required from 5th grade students in Michigan before an examination which was considered unlawful in the state. Details on how the fingerprinting exercise was publicized by Diane Barnes, a parent of one of the students; Law in the state about the...
- Counterfeiting CFCS.
Lawton, Millicent // UNESCO Courier; Jun97, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p41
Highlights the discovery of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) as substitute for chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) for making finger prints appear clearly on porous surfaces. Chemical properties of HFCs that makes it suitable to replace CFC.
- Fingerprints: A new look at Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome.
Lawton, Millicent // Journal of Medical Genetics; Sep2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pS77
An abstract of the study "Fingerprints: A new look at Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn Syndrome" is presented.
- The Little Prints.
Neeson, P. // Boys' Life; Oct99, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p71
Discusses how to use the Henry system to analyze fingerprints.
- High-tech I.D.
Abrahms, Doug // Insight on the News; 08/24/98, Vol. 14 Issue 31, p41
Focuses on electronic fingerprinting and iris-scan systems the United States, in relation to biometrics. Definition of biometrics; Installation of an iris scanning system in English banks in London; Identity of US companies who plan to adopt this approach by the start of the millennium;...
- BE a FiNGERpRiNt DEtECtiVE.
Abrahms, Doug // Hopscotch; Apr/May2013, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p18
The article offers instructions on checking and matching one's fingerprint patterns with the other.
- Genetics in the courtroom.
Krajick, Kevin // Newsweek; 1/11/1993, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p64N
Offers a look at the controversy surrounding DNA testing. How it can clear a suspect; Kerry Kotler was released after 11 years in jail after DNA typing proved he was innocent; Kotler is one of at least a dozen men to be freed from prison based on a comparison that didn't match; Police downplay...
- Fingerpring sensing--pointing the way to low-cost biometrics.
Krajick, Kevin // EDN; 05/07/98, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p48
Looks at the use of biometric technology for fingerprint sensing. Integration of fingerprint-sensing technologies in a chip by four integrated circuit (IC) manufacturers; Reference to the prices of optics-based sensing units; Information on the IC approaches used by the companies.
- Whose DNA is it anyway?
Wall, W.J. // New Statesman & Society; 12/8/95, Vol. 8 Issue 382, p20
Focuses on a new technique of DNA analysis, called Short Tandem Repeat analysis. Matching of DNA profiles of the deceased with their relatives; Concerns over proposal to set up a national DNA database.
Wall, W.J. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p873
A definition of the medical term "fingerprint," which refers to a smudge made when oils from the distal portions of the finger come into contact with an object, is presented.
- Who's aping who?
Wall, W.J. // Australian Geographic;
Focuses on the results of a study by the University of Adelaide in Australia, which suggests that the koala has a very similar finger print to humans. Relationship between the koala and the chimpanzee and the gorilla; Plans to conduct a study into whether other climbing animals such as lizards...
- WESTMINSTER DIARY.
Dalyell, Tam // New Scientist; 9/1/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2306, p53
Comments on the views of Simon Cole, a historian of science on the accuracy of fingerprint matching. Reliability of the fingerprint systems used by police; Legality of retaining fingerprints and DNA samples of suspected criminals; Registration of fingerprint experts.
- The latest verdict on DNA fingerprinting.
Dalyell, Tam // U.S. News & World Report; 4/27/92, Vol. 112 Issue 16, p17
Discusses what the `New York Times' meant to write in its front-page story on DNA fingerprinting last week. The basis of a new report on DNA fingerprinting; Definition of DNA fingerprinting; The chances of accusing the wrong person using the procedure; The use of the procedure in courts; Why...
- Fading Fingerprints.
Dalyell, Tam // Wilson Quarterly; Spring2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the proficiency of fingerprint identification process in the United States. Difference between whole fingerprints and fingerprints found at crime scenes; Results of proficiency tests conducted in police fingerprint laboratories.
- More Material for the CSI Gang.
Dalyell, Tam // USA Today Magazine; Apr2013, Vol. 141 Issue 2815, p10
The article discusses the expedited method to make fingerprints visible at high resolution, introduced by researchers led by Bin Su, professor of electrochemistry at Zhejiang University in the journal "Angewandte Chemie," a process based on electrochemiluminescence.
- Solving the case of the missing fingerprints.
Dalyell, Tam // R&D Magazine; May95, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p15
Reports that children's fingerprints disappear more quickly than adults. Children's fingers' free fatty acids as cause; United States' Energy Department laboratory developing test to detect children's prints.
- Could koalas be fingered for crimes?
Dalyell, Tam // Current Science; 3/21/97, Vol. 82 Issue 13, p11
Explains the finding by University of Adelaide's physicist Maciej Henneberg that koalas are the only animals besides humans and primates that have fingerprints. Comparison between human and koala fingerprints.
- Green fingerprints.
Dalyell, Tam // New Scientist; 10/19/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2052, p11
Reports on the police's plan to stop using chlorofluorocarbons to enhance fingerprints on porous surfaces. Hydrofluorocarbons as replacement chemical.
- Not-So-Fine Prints.
Dalyell, Tam // Governing; Dec2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p12
The article focuses on the required fingerprinting by several states in the U.S. as a way to prevent duplicate applications and curb fraud.
- Back to Basics.
Dalyell, Tam // Journal of Forensic Identification; 2013, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p356
An image of a central pocket loop whorl which consists of an inner tracing referenced to a meeting tracing is presented.