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AI’s future stars join Edinburgh accelerator

A body-sizing app to improve online shopping, 3D printed tumours to test cancer drugs, and…

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National Robotarium appoints first CEO in major milestone for UK’s tech future

A major milestone in the development of the UK’s tech economy has been reached with…

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Tourism and food & drink among Fife & Scottish Borders sectors pegged to benefit from data innovation

The potential of digital technology and innovation for organisations in Fife and the Scottish Borders…

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Collaborative team supports UNICEF in creation of child-specific Climate Risk Index

Leveraging existing work carried out by UNICEF to build a Climate Change Vulnerability Index ,…

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University of Edinburgh boosts online course offering

The University of Edinburgh has launched a new brochure of online learning, which presents a…

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Leading authors Jamie Bartlett and Allison Shrager confirmed for DDI’s conference

Book now for our conference Doing Data Better, 30 September 2021 The Data-Driven Innovation (DDI)…

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Smoke-free cars can cut child tobacco risk by a third, study finds

Banning in-car smoking when children are present can reduce their exposure to tobacco smoke by…

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Genetic variations linked to severe Covid-19 risk identified

An international group of scientists have discovered 13 DNA sequences that are associated with people…

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Hi-tech tool prompts hope of virtual assistants fluent in Gaelic

Voice-activated digital assistants that speak Scottish Gaelic could be one step closer thanks to a…

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