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1 Browser 'fingerprints' help track users
Web users are being warned about a novel tracking system that watches what they do online and frustrates tools designed to prevent them being tracked. The warning comes from researchers who have found the tracking system being used on thousands of websites.
2 Canvas fingerprinting
Canvas fingerprinting is a online digital tracking technology that allows websites to uniquely identify and track visitors without the use of browser cookies or other similar means. The technique was originally described by researchers from Princeton University and KU Leuven University.[1][2][3]
3 India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth
Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumbai's JJ Hospital's dental department, told the BBC.
4 Witness: The end of British rule in India
British rule of India ended in 1947 after nearly 100 years. Until that moment, a small number of Britons administered large swathes of the country and led a privileged life.
5 New alien world has longest year
Astronomers in the US have spotted a distant world with the longest year of any planet beyond our Solar System. The exoplanet, which was discovered in data from Nasa's Kepler Space Telescope, completes one circuit of its star every 704 days.
6 Three person IVF plans 'progress' in UK
The creation of babies using sperm and eggs from three people has moved a step closer in the UK. But a number of technical and scientific details need to be finalised before the plans go before Parliament.
7 Dozens placed in quarantine after China plague death
Part of a city in north-west China has been sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said. The man died in Yumen city, Gansu province, on 16 July.
8 MH17 plane crash: Victims begin journey home from Ukraine
The first plane carrying victims' bodies from crashed flight MH17 has left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where experts will begin identifying them. The Dutch prime minister will meet the plane in Eindhoven, amid a national day of mourning for the victims.
9 MH17 crash: Challenges of forensic investigation
Three teams of international experts have now reached the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July. World leaders have called for the investigation to start urgently but there are fears that the crash site may been compromised.
10 Hot car deaths: The children left behind
Every few days in the US, there are local media reports about young children dying from heatstroke, or being rescued, after being left to bake in parked cars. Why does it happen so often?
11 Ask the Sexpert: The 90-year-old sex guru
Sex education is a controversial issue in India, but one man has done more than anyone to promote discussion of the subject. Dr Mahinder Watsa's unusually frank and funny daily newspaper column has become a cult hit.
12 DrupalCon Latin America
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13 US father takes unclaimed African kingdom so his daughter can be a princess
To fulfill a promise to his seven-year-old daughter that she could be a princess, one man laid claim to desert land between Egypt and Sudan A father from Virginia has gone to extreme lengths for his daughter, flying to Africa and claiming a “kingdom” be
14 Was Dale Bolinger a cannibal or creep?
21 July 2014 Last updated at 06:51 ET Was Dale Bolinger a cannibal or creep? BBC News A nurse has been convicted of grooming and trying to lure a 14-year-old girl to England because he allegedly wanted to kill and eat her.
15 Park End woman bitten by police dog dies
Irene Collins, of Park End, Teesside, was bitten several times about the body by the German shepherd as Cleveland Police searched for a male suspect near Penrith Road on Wednesday. She was taken to James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, but the force has confirmed she died at the weekend.
16 Lorry shunt motorway footage sparks probe
Dramatic footage has emerged of a lorry apparently pushing a car sideways along a motorway in Yorkshire. The footage, which was posted on YouTube, shows the truck travelling along the A1(M) near Wetherby with the Clio trapped in front.
17 Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes
More to follow.
18 MH17 plane crash: Dutch sadness turns to fury
"Thanks a lot, Mr Putin, rebels and leaders of the Ukrainian government, for killing my sweet and only child. Suddenly she is not there any more. Shot out of the sky in a strange country where a war is going on."
19 Johns Hopkins Hospital pays out $190m over doctor tapes
Johns Hopkins Hospital in the US state of Maryland has agreed to pay $190m (£111m) after some 8,000 women joined a legal case claiming a gynaecologist had secretly recorded them. Dr Nikita Levy, who killed himself last year, reportedly used cameras in pens and key fobs to tape patients.
20 Sandstone shapes 'forged by gravity'
Geologists have discovered the secret that gives dramatic natural sandstone monuments their shape: gravity. By studying cubes of sand in the lab, they showed that areas squeezed by vertical stress are protected from erosion, while others wash away.


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