Daily Archives: June 16, 2015

UK bank customers set to share DNA data with banks for biometric authentication

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Two-thirds of UK consumers regard biometric technology as more secure than usernames and passwords for banking, and a quarter are ready to share data about their DNA for identification purposes.

British scientists hunt for Viking traces in Norman DNA

Normandy CoastValognes (France) (AFP) – British researchers on Monday began collecting the DNA of residents from Normandy in northern France in search of Viking heritage, but the project has raised concerns amongst some local anti-racism activists.