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DNA fingerprint

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

A set of DNA-based characters which are in a combination unique, or nearly so, to an individual organism. See also satellite DNA.

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biometric identification system

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online October 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Science; Technological Change; Research and Development. 69 words.

A system which uses some human characteristic to determine the identity of the user of a computer system. Typical characteristics that have been used include: typing characteristics such as...

Images of Injustice

Brandon L. Garrett.

in Punishment in Popular Culture

June 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 11594 words.

Our book concludes with a chapter by Brandon L. Garrett, examining the reception of images of justice and punishment and of visual images in trials of the innocent. Garrett notes how...

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Miscarriages of Justice

Randall Grometstein.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 9290 words.

Miscarriages of justice, also called wrongful convictions and errors of justice (Forst, 2004), have long been a subject of popular interest. Traditional ballads and stories recounted the...

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Molecular typing of multiresistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from children from northern Jordan

MT Youssef, HI Malkawi, AA Shurman and AO Andremont.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics; Antitrust Issues and Policies. 0 words.

Twenty-nine clinical isolates of community acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae obtained from 17 children with malnutrition were characterized by antibiotic susceptibility, plasmid analysis, and...

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From contact investigation to tuberculosis screening of drug addicts and homeless persons in Rotterdam

Gerard de Vries and Rob A. van Hest.

in The European Journal of Public Health

April 2006; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3034 words.

Background: In early 2001 there were indications that tuberculosis (TB) was increasingly becoming a problem among drug addicts and homeless persons in Rotterdam, after a...

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