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2014-03-26 11:35:45

The popular TV series "CSI" is fiction, but every day, real-life investigators and forensic scientists collect and analyze evidence to determine what happened at crime scenes. In a study published in the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry, scientists say they have developed a more rapid and accurate method that could allow crime scene investigators to tell what kind of ammunition was shot from a gun based on the residue it left behind. Igor K. Lednev and Justin Bueno point out that when...

Dinosaur Footprints Extracted From Goddard Site
2013-02-02 05:44:26

[ Watch the Video: Cretaceous Footprint Found on Goddard Campus ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of dinosaur footprints discovered last year on the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center campus has been safely moved from their original setting. The 110 to 112 million year old fossilized artifacts from the Cretaceous Period have been wrapped in protective material and stored on the Goddard campus until further scientific study is possible. In August 2012,...

2012-10-26 12:42:58

CSI needs to tread carefully A new computer algorithm can analyze the footwear marks left at a crime scene according to clusters of footwear types, makes and tread patterns even if the imprint recorded by crime scene investigators is distorted or only a partial print. Footwear marks are found at crime scenes much more commonly than fingerprints, writes a team from the University at Buffalo, New York, in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Granular Computing, Rough Sets...

Dinosaur Footprint Found At NASA
2012-08-22 04:57:38

Video: Cretaceous Footprint Found on Goddard Campus Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This summer, a dinosaur tracker had discovered a large dino footprint from a prehistoric armored animal in Greenbelt, Maryland. Ray Stanford has been tracking these dino footprints for years, and says he believes this specific footprint belongs to the Nodosaur, a beast which could have left the track as many as 112 million years ago. This latest discovery is one of...

2012-08-13 06:20:54

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Biometrics announces Watson-Mini, the world's smallest and fastest non-optical scanner to achieve FBI Appendix F certification. The FBI certified that Watson-Mini meets or exceeds all requirements listed in EBTS Appendix F Mobile ID SAP 45 as well as PIV-071006 of the FBI IAFIS Image Quality Specifications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/CL56376 ) Watson-Mini is the smallest, lightest, and fastest Appendix F...

2012-08-10 23:03:09

Accurate Biometrics, today, announced it was awarded the Fingerprinting Services contract for the Chicago Public Schools, for a two year term, with an option to renew for one additional year. This will be the fourth consecutive award to Accurate Biometrics. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Accurate Biometrics, today, announced it was awarded the Fingerprinting Services contract for the Chicago Public Schools, for a two year term, with an option to renew for one additional year. This...

2012-06-25 22:22:29

HONG KONG, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Futronic Technology Co. Ltd. announced that its FS88 Fingerprint Scanner has been selected by Asia Commercial Bank for the fingerprint authentication system. Fingerprint technology is becoming more readily accepted by financial institutions, such as banks and insurance companies nowadays. Banks around the world have started to use fingerprint technology for various types of services, including internet banking login, ATM machines and so forth....

2012-05-18 18:21:26

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, MAY 19: FINGERPRINTS Profile America -- Saturday, May 19th. The first criminal case in the U.S. in which fingerprint evidence was admitted into court occurred on this date in New York City in 1911. Burglary suspect Caesar Cella was convicted by prints identified by detective Sergeant...

2012-04-04 14:30:01

A method to speed up gunshot residue detection and another capable of identifying antipsychotics in the brain are the latest pieces of work of the Metabolomips group of the University of the Basque Country The University of the Basque Country's (UPV/EHU) METABOLOMIPs group develops analytical methods to help characterize different types of substances, and focuses on the forensic sciences, in particular. For example, they have just developed a methodology for detecting gunshot residues...

2012-03-07 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LuxeYard, Inc. (OTC BB: LUXR), LuxeYard, a luxury home furnishings and decor flash sale site that brings a unique approach to the flash sale model with two new e-commerce concepts: Concierge Buying and Group Buy, announced that it has retained PondelWilkinson Inc. as investor relations counsel and brought Fingerprint Communications on board as agency of record. PondelWilkinson will serve as a liaison for LuxeYard to the investment community and...