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Have we met?

As facial recognition technology advances, new research sheds light on how we 'read' faces

By Colin Nickerson
Globe Correspondent / January 19, 2009

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Men are red, women are green, the nose may be key to "reading" a face, and ordinary eyebrows may be what makes a face recognizable, rather than, say, provocatively bee-stung lips or baby blues. (Full article: 849 words)

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