5 Interesting Facts about Fingerprints for Kids - Mocomi

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1. The ridges in the shape of loops and spirals that you see on your ngertips and the thumb actually help you to grasp an object. Without them,you will not be able to write or paint properly.Everyone has ridges on the tips of their ngers,so what is special about them? _ N o two'i'1.ngeiprin'tsare exactly alike!3 .4HF;: ..n. -~ '. '{IThese ridges on your ngers start forming when youare still inside your mom'sA tummy. Our ngers have sweat glands that ooze some oils and salt through tiny pores on the nger surface.This sticky lm of sweat and oil trapped in the ridges leaves behind a print when we touch anything. It is difcult to get ngerprints on carpets and clothes as they absorb the oils. Scientists compare ngerprints and group them according to the similar ridge patterns they nd. The ridges on most people's ngers resemble awhorl,loop,or an arch.What doyours look i like?Whorl Just like ngerprints,our retinal printand tongue prints are also unique and cannot be forged by anyone. It is for this reason that these unique characteristics of the human body are used for authentication of a person's identity. The science that involves thestudy and analysis of human body prints isA Irlrknown as ll T113 ill 3:. l. I IV4?- I 7=~.i ;l_lThe biometric system. compares the body prints[-1 J to the specimen data stored ' in the system to verify theI identity of a person. Criminals cannot con this highly_. advanced technology and will certainly :1 u ~ _/A ' R a get caught if they try to pass E ii Y __; (,*i themselves off as someone else. ' ,/ There are highly sophisticated scanners installed in high security facilities that can scan the retinal prints and nger prints and allow a person to enter only aftercomplete verication. FUN Fonng Visit us at Mocomi. com for more cool stuff! . comCopyright 2014 Mocomi 8 Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd.All Rights Reserved.