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Biometrics Could Soon Mean No More Passwords

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November 12, 2013
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Researchers at Purdue University say it's coming soon: Biometrics--identification by human traits--is leading the way forward, making it possible to log in with a simple scan of your iris or fingerprint. (Nov. 12)


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