25 April 2008

But What About The Flying Cars?!



Face scans for air passengers to begin in UK this summer; Officials say automatic screening more accurate than checks by humans...

Airline passengers are to be screened with facial recognition technology rather than checks by passport officers, in an attempt to improve security and ease congestion, the Guardian can reveal.

From summer, unmanned clearance gates will be phased in to scan passengers' faces and match the image to the record on the computer chip in their biometric passports.

Border security officials believe the machines can do a better job than humans of screening passports and preventing identity fraud. The pilot project will be open to UK and EU citizens holding new biometric passports.... Read more from The Guardian

Meanwhile...



The world's first cloned dog will become a father next month in the first breeding of cloned canines!!

Snuppy, the cloned Afghan hound, successfully impregnated two cloned bitches of the same breed through artificial insemination. Ultrasonic tests showed the foetuses were all healthy and they are expected to be born between May 16 and 20.

If the births take place, it will mark the first time that cloned dogs have reproduced successfully.

The world's first cloned dog will become a father next month in the first breeding of cloned canines!!

Snuppy, the cloned Afghan hound, successfully impregnated two cloned bitches of the same breed through artificial insemination. Ultrasonic tests showed the foetuses were all healthy and they are expected to be born between May 16 and 20.

If the births take place, it will mark the first time that cloned dogs have reproduced successfully.

1 comment:

Geoff said...

cloned the post funny funny man