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Biometrics Debate Rages On About Validity Of NIST IREX Findings
2014-02-01 05:05:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Will age affect the ability of biometric scanners to recognize your iris or not? This is an important question with an aging American workforce and the increasing reliance on technology for security. Last year, redOrbit reported that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released findings showing that no "consistent change occurs in the distinguishing texture of the iris for at least a decade." A new study from...

2010-09-09 10:55:29

Each year in August, the aptly named town of Twinsburg, Ohio, is the site of the largest official gathering of twins in the world. Open to all multiples "” identical and fraternal twins, triplets and quads from newborns to octogenarians "” the weekend's events include food, live entertainment, a golf tournament, and a twins' parade. The event also has become an important site for field research by Kevin Bowyer and Patrick Flynn of the University of Notre Dame's Department of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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