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Bird Fingers: Understanding Evolution Of Wings In Our Avian Friends
2014-01-08 08:29:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While birds’ three fingers appear analogous to our own thumb, index and middle fingers, embryonic evidence has shown that the “pinky” side of a bird’s claw develops first, which some theories have said is evidence of the three bird fingers being an index, middle and ring finger. According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Zoology, as dinosaurs evolved into birds, they actually lost their pinky and thumb,...

2014-01-07 08:31:21

Two leading manufacturers of fingerprint readers incorporating TouchChip TCS1 sensors into their solutions REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a trusted partner for biometric identity verification solutions, today announced that its TouchChip® TCS1 sensor is the only silicon sensor used in fingerprint readers certified by the Ministry of Public Security under general technical requirements for fingerprint capture device GA / T 1011-2012 for the...

2013-12-21 23:01:19

Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market provides detailed porters five force analysis for Touchless sanitary, touchless biometrics and gesture recognition markets.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/touchless-sensing-gesturing-market-369.html (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 According to a new market research report "Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market (2013 - 2018) - by Technology (RFID, IR, Capacitive); Product (Biometric, Gaming, Smartphone);...

2013-11-28 23:22:53

FastFingerprints is opening a new location Monday, December 2, 2013 in Beachwood, Ohio. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 FastFingerprints is adding a new location to the Cleveland, OH area. The office will open Monday, December 2, 2013 and is located at 3401 Enterprise Place, Suite 340, Beachwood, OH, east of Cleveland and just off I-271 at the Chagrin Boulevard exit. With the addition of this new office, that will bring the total to four successful FastFingerprints locations in...

2013-11-23 23:00:16

Stop Nail Biting Secrets is a new program that provides people with effective nail biting solutions, and detailed instructions on how to overcome their social anxiety disorder. A detailed Stop Nail Biting Secrets overview on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Nail biting (or onychophagia) is a bad habit that can make peoples’ hands look unsightly. If people bite their nails, they will damage their nails, their teeth or...

2013-11-13 00:20:08

The New FBI PIV and Mobile ID FAP 20 Certified USB Fingerprint Scanners and an OEM Module are scheduled to be Launched at Cartes 2013 in ParisSEOUL, Nov 13, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, will announce new USB fingerprint scanners and an embedded OEM module, BioMini Slim, BioMini Combo and SFU-S20 respectively, at Cartes 2013 from November 19th through 21st in Paris, France.BioMini Slim is specially...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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