by Sir Francis Galton
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1892
Number of pages: 216
Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns -- along with such fundamental investigations as biological and racial variations and the inheritance of fingerprint traits.
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by Balwant Singh Gendeh - InTech
This book incorporates new developments, as well as future perspectives in otolaryngology. Otolaryngologists, researches, specialists, trainees, and general practitioners with interest in otolaryngology will find the book interesting and useful.
Ethnomedicine is a sub-field of medical anthropology and deals with the study of traditional medicines: not only those that have relevant written sources, but also those, whose knowledge and practices have been orally transmitted over the centuries.
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Human dignity -- is it a useful concept in bioethics, one that sheds important light on the whole range of bioethical issues, from embryo research and assisted reproduction, to biomedical enhancement, to care of the disabled and the dying?
by Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards - Edinburgh University Press
This volume comprehensively introduces the ways in which interdisciplinary thinking across the humanities and social sciences might contribute to, critique and develop medical understanding of the human individually and collectively.