Ears recommended for biometrics

Monday, 1 August 2005, 2:12 PM EST

A scientist in the UK has proposed that the unique pattern inside each individual's ear could be used as a biometric identifier, in the same way fingerprints are used.

Professor Mark Nixon of University of Southampton told BBC World Service's Outlook programme that ears do not change much as we get older, unlike other body parts.

At the BBC.

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