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3D Printed Hands Test Fingerprint Scanner Accuracy

Creating a 3-D replica of someone's hand complete with all five fingerprints and breaking into a secure vault sounds like a plot from a...

Police asked this 3D printing lab to recreate a dead man’s fingers to unlock his phone

Last month, law enforcement officers showed up at the lab of Anil Jain, a professor at Michigan State University. Jain wasn’t in trouble; the...

Using fire extinguishers to develop fingerprints in marijuana grow operations

A recent Canadian study published has shown some promising results in the use of dry chemical (powder) fire extinguisher for developing fresh latent fingerprints from different...

Egyptian blue delivers fingerprint boost to modern forensic science

Researchers from Perth's Curtin University and the US brought together art and science to make the discovery. Their work showed Egyptian blue, the earliest known...

LAPD Warrant Lets Cops Open Apple iPhone With Owner’s Fingerprints

As CEO Tim Cook and the FBI engaged in a very public spat over an encrypted iPhone, cops down the road quietly acquired a warrant to apply...

3,000-year-old fingerprints found on ancient Egyptian coffin lid

Researchers at Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum in the UK have found 3,000-year old fingerprints on the lid of an Egyptian coffin. "The fingerprints were left by craftsmen who...

Researchers to uncover forensic secrets of Britain’s historic wax seals

Modern forensic analysis will be paired with detailed historical research to reveal new insights into medieval British society hidden within the wax seals of...

New fingerprint system breaks world record and is certified by the FBI

Huntsville biometrics firm AOS has announced that its contactless "On The Go" fingerprint technology, ANDI OTG, has become the first non-contact fingerprint system to...

New artificial fingerprints feel texture, hear sound

In a world first, scientist have created artificial fingerprints, which mimic the intricate designs inprinted on every finger and even have other interesting features...

First evaluation of new fingerprinting methods for ivory

Scientists from King's College London and University College London have collaborated with imaging and fingerprint experts from the Metropolitan Police to validate the use...

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Using the NCIC Bayesian Network to improve your AFIS searches

This National Crime Information Centre (NCIC) Bayesian network is based on the statistical data of general patterns of fingerprints on the hands...

DNA decontamination of fingerprint brushes

Using fingerprint brushes across multiple crime scenes yields a high risk of DNA cross-contamination. Thankfully an Australian study has discovered a quick and easy way to safely decontaminate fingerprint brushes to prevent this contamination risk and allows the brushes to be safely reused even after multiple cleaning cycles.

Detection of latent fingerprint hidden beneath adhesive tape by optical coherence tomography

Adhesive tape is a common item which can be encountered in criminal cases involving rape, murder, kidnapping and explosives. It is often the case...

Presenting Fingerprint Comparisons in Court using Forensic Comparison Software

This video gives the fingerprint technician some ideas on how to present a Fingerprint Comparison result to the court that looks professional. To accomplish this...

New modified fingerprint chemical that fluoresces touch DNA on clothing

In sexual assault and burglary investigations, the recovery of DNA from items that have been handled by the suspect is very important....
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