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www.reference.com/science/common-fingerprint-pattern-5f56ef8c892a8c67

Fingerprints patterns are of three types: arches, loops and whorls, and loops are the most common pattern, being found in 65 to 70 percent of all fingerprints. In this pattern, ridges or curved lines enter from one side of the finger, form a loop and exit from the same ...

www.reference.com/article/uses-fingerprints-e856f756cf356ada

It is possible to use fingerprints to track criminals, locate missing persons and to identify someone's DNA. Some banks also offer fingerprint access to accounts.

www.reference.com/article/fingerprints-same-6f0d9c1af1c2011e

No two fingerprints are identical, where each individual possessing a unique set of fingerprints. The pattern formations found on the different fingers of one hand also vary.

www.reference.com/article/fingerprinting-work-3de344fb60a27fac

Fingerprinting uses digital scanning technology to take an imprint of a person's fingerprints. The most common form of fingerprinting is rolled fingerprints. This type of fingerprinting requires the person to thoroughly clean his finger and roll it on an ink pad before ...

www.reference.com/article/can-fingerprinted-3de73693a146e8

Citizens can get fingerprinted at local police departments and organizations that provide fingerprinting services, states Fingerprinting.com. Fingerprinting.com provides a list of fingerprinting services by state and county: To find a company or an organization that pro...

www.reference.com/world-view/history-fingerprinting-87e5bb7ff397aa0a

According to the U.S. Marshals Service, one of the earliest uses of fingerprinting for purposes of identification dates to ancient Babylon, about 4,300 years ago, when merchants used fingerprints on clay tablets to finalize business transactions. The first use of finger...

www.reference.com/article/fingerprints-d2533859c7f01dda

Scientists aren't sure what purpose fingerprints serve. Research on the subject of fingerprints suggests that they may improve the sense of touch. Other wrinkles on the human body occur from bending and stretching of the skin, while fingerprints are not caused by repeat...