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2012-12-07 05:02:27

Now operating 68 locations throughout the state, helping customers meet Level II Background screening requirements. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Daon Trusted Identity Services (DTIS), operator of the nation's largest civilian clearinghouse for fingerprint, biometric and biographic processing, announced today that it has increased fingerprinting locations throughout the state of Florida. Customers can now choose from 68 locations across the state, demonstrating the DTIS...

2012-11-29 13:07:45

Relative length of adults' fingers an indicator of verbal aggression A new study in the Journal of Communication links verbal aggression to prenatal testosterone exposure. The lead researcher, at University at Buffalo — The State University of New York, used the 2D:4D measure to predict verbal aggression. This study is the first to use this method to examine prenatal testosterone exposure as a determinant of a communication trait. Allison Z. Shaw, University at Buffalo...

A Better Way To Reveal
2012-11-06 18:43:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fingerprint evidence is often used in court cases to finger the guilty party. Sad puns aside, while using fingerprints can be a reliable way to identify a subject, it´s not always easy to find a clear and usable print. Now, a team of scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have created a new method to visualize these fingerprints by creating a negative image, making them much easier to read and much more accurate. This...

2012-09-16 23:02:26

id3 Technologies is proud to announce its algorithms have been ranked #2 and #3 by NIST-controlled “MINEX Ongoing” tests that measure performance and interoperability of fingerprint algorithms. GRENOBLE, France (PRWEB) September 17, 2012 id3 Technologies has been ranked #2 and #3 by MINEX Ongoing tests, a performance demonstrating the high performance level of id3 fingerprint matching algorithms. Under the control of NIST (US National Institute of Standards and Technology),...

Why Men Ring Fingers Are Longer Than Their Index Fingers
2011-09-06 06:46:38

  Biologists at the University of Florida have found a reason why men's ring fingers are generally longer than their index fingers – and why the reverse usually holds true for women. The finding could help medical professionals understand the origin of behavior and disease, which may be useful for customizing treatments or assessing risks in context with specific medical conditions. Writing this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, developmental...

2011-09-05 11:21:00

Evolution adds and subtracts, and nowhere is this math more evident than in vertebrates, which are programmed to have five digits on each limb. But many species do not. Snakes, of course, have no digits, and birds have three. Yale scientists now have a good handle on how these developmental changes are orchestrated in the embryo, but there is still one outstanding debate on birds: Which digits are they: a thumb with index and middle fingers, or the index, middle and ring fingers? In...

2011-06-09 00:00:28

SonicSurg Innovations, LLC, a development stage company that will commercialize products for the orthopaedic upper-extremity surgical market, announced today that it recently closed on an initial equity offering totaling nearly $1 million. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 SonicSurg Innovations, LLC, a development stage company that will commercialize products for the orthopaedic upper-extremity surgical market, announced today that it recently closed on an initial equity offering totaling...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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