Researchers find a way to identify gender from fingerprints
Fingerprints are commonly known to be used in popular American TV shows such as Crime Scene Investigation. It is a very important feature of humans in the sense that everyone has virtually a unique set of fingerprints. The police and other security personnel use fingerprints to find suspects that might have been present in a crime scene.
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But here is the thing; fingerprints have been analyzed the same way for over a century now. They are treated like pictures and matches between two sets of fingerprints are done by analyzing these two pictures.