Establishing identity using cheiloscopy and palatoscopy.

@article{Caldas2007EstablishingIU,
  title={Establishing identity using cheiloscopy and palatoscopy.},
  author={In{\^e}s Morais Caldas and Teresa Magalh{\~a}es and Am{\'e}rico Afonso},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2007},
  volume={165 1},
  pages={
          1-9
        }
}
Establishing a person's identity can be a very difficult process. Dental, fingerprint and DNA comparisons are probably the most common techniques used in this context, allowing fast and secure identification processes. However, since they cannot always be used, sometimes it is necessary to apply different and less known techniques. In this paper, the authors describe two unusual techniques: cheiloscopy and palatoscopy. It is known that due to their special features, both lip grooves and palatal… CONTINUE READING
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