New fingerprint method to catch thieves faster

Tracing snatchers and thieves can soon become much easier as researchers have now developed a more reliable fingerprinting method using sweat pores.

Oral bacteria as good as `fingerprint` in revealing person`s ethnicity

A new study has found that oral bacteria, particularly those present below the gums, are as unique as a fingerprint when it comes to identifying a person`s ethnicity.

Fingerprints can determine sex of criminals

Fingerprints found at the crime scene can also help in determining the sex of the criminal, a new research has said.

Defective gene can strip you of fingerprints

Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to every individual. But what happens when your fingertips do not have those distinctive ridges?

Soon, device to test drug driving

The device applies gold nanoparticles coated with antibodies to a fingerprint, so that antibodies stick to antigens on specific metabolites.

Al Qaeda bomber leaves behind a fingerprint

The FBI has a fingerprint and forensic evidence linking al Qaida`s top bomb maker in Yemen to a trio of explosive devices used in recent attacks on the United States.

Motorola smartphone to recognise your fingerprint

It`s a phone, a laptop, a PC and recognises its owner by his fingerprint.

Motorola smartphone to recognise your fingerprint

It`s a phone, a laptop, a PC and recognises its owner by his fingerprint.

Scientists `fingerprint` chips to make them foolproof

Counterfeiters are targeting chips, electronic components, causing losses running into billions of dollars.

`Fingerprinting` breast cancer

Scientists claim to have created a protein `fingerprint` of basal breast cancer.

`Fingerprinting` breast cancer

Scientists claim to have created a protein `fingerprint` of basal breast cancer.

Astronomers snatch distant planet`s `fingerprint`

Astronomers on Wednesday said they had made the first direct capture of a spectrum of light from a planet outside the Solar System, in what was a landmark in the search for extra-terrestrial life.

South Korea to fingerprint foreign visitors

The Cabinet approved a law revision Tuesday to require all foreigners entering South Korea to be fingerprinted and photographed from 2012.

A metabolic ``fingerprint`` for personalized medical care

Fingerprints as a marker of your unique identity could soon be obsolete, for scientists have now found that people have another defining trait that may distinguish them from the rest of the human population.