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About Fingerprints and Fingerprinting

Our hands are covered with those narrow corrugated ridges in our skin and palms, these are called papillary peaks. Everyone person on the planet has unique fingerprints. The ridges are very small and are usually covered with sweat, the friction ridge pores are caused by the formation of protruding sweat pores. A fingerprint is a reproduction of the papillary ridges on the phalanx of the finger.

Fingerprints have some very special features… Read the rest of this entry