A study of sex differences in fingerprint ridge density in a North Indian young adult population.

@article{Krishan2013ASO,
  title={A study of sex differences in fingerprint ridge density in a North Indian young adult population.},
  author={Kewal Krishan and Tanuj Kanchan and Chitrabala Ngangom},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={217-22}
}
Fingerprints have considerable value in morphological, biological, anthropological and forensic studies. Fingerprints collected from the crime scene and from the items of evidence of crime have been successfully used to identify suspects, victims or any other person who had touched the surface in question. The thickness of epidermal ridges varies between individuals; females are supposed to have finer ridges than males and therefore a greater ridge density. The present research is an attempt to… CONTINUE READING