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Architects turn to VR to help people with dementia

A new virtual reality (VR) system has been launched to help architects and designers make life easier for people with dementia.

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Scientific legacy of Dolly the sheep remembered 20 years on

Two decades on from Dolly the sheep’s dramatic introduction to the world, researchers from the Roslin Institute have been reflecting on her remarkable scientific legacy.

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The McDougall siblings  left to right, Findlay, Ruadhri and Orla  line up with their prizes.

McDougall family dominate at Junior Squash Championships

A taster session at St Fillan’s Primary School inspired three siblings to take up squash.

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Across Scotland, climbing is gaining in popularity.

Olympics slot will help climbing to peak

Climbing is going to be one of the new sports at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo – and it is a sport gaining a firm toehold in Scottish schools.

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Scots shine at Junior Curling Championships in South Korea

Scots shine at Junior Curling Championships in South Korea

Recent victors from the Scottish Schools’ Championships are in action at the ongoing VoIP Defender World Junior 
Curling Championships in South Korea.

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Fettes and St George’s vie at top of Coach Logic Schools League

Fettes and St George’s vie at top of Coach Logic Schools League

It is hotting up in the final stages
of the inaugural Coach Logic Schools’ League, with Fettes College and St George’s tied on 15 points after nine matches in the girls’ 1st XI. Dollar Academy are just two points behind having payed two fewer matches.

Hockey
snap40's device straps to a patient's arm and monitors their vital signs in real time. Picture: Contributed

Health tech start-up snap40 gets £1m shot in the arm

An Edinburgh healthcare technology start-up that has developed a device to monitor patients’ vital signs in real time has won a £1 million deal with NHS England that will help fund ongoing clinical studies.

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Genetically modified hens at the Roslin Institute can lay eggs from different breeds. Picture: PA

GM hens to boost bid to set up ‘frozen aviary’

Genetically modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping Scottish scientists set up a “frozen aviary” to conserve rare and exotic birds.

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Commercial annimators work across several Scottish business sectors including advertising, architecture and video games design. Picture: Wikicommons

Move Summit to celebrate Scotland’s animation industry

It’s been described as Scotland’s “overlooked” creative industry, despite working on some of the best-known films and video games of recent years.

Culture
Glasgow Cross is already home to a new tech incubator at the landmark Tontine building. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Merchant City to be Glasgow’s second innovation district

The Merchant City might be home to a wealth of designer shops and cocktail bars, but plans announced this week could see it become better known as a hub of technological innovation.

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The play "Girl in the Machine" will be part of the science festival strand looking at the impact of new technology on modern-day life.

Edinburgh science festival to explore tech dangers

The pitfalls and perils of new technology will be laid bare at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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The paper CV remains a vital tool of recruitment. Picture: TSPL

Gordon Kaye: Paper CVs remain important in digital world

The traditional CV remains a vital tool in the recruitment world despite the rise of services such as LinkedIn, writes Gordon Kaye

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Political uncertainty mustn't dampen the pioneering spirit that created Dolly the cloned sheep, argues Luke Thurman. Picture: Julie Bull

Luke Thurman: Brexit must not hamper Scottish innovation

From penicillin to Dolly the Sheep, Scotland has innovation and scientific discovery in its blood.

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Craigholme School Under-18 hockey team, who have become the Scottish Indoor  Champions, with their coach, Wendy Justice.

Justice sisters star as Craigholme win Scottish U18 indoor title

Craigholme School, with the impressive Justice sisters in the line-up, repeated their triumph of 2015 when they were crowned Scottish Indoor Champions at the Scottish Under-18 Girls’ Hockey 
finals at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth.

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Dominant Queensferry do volleyball’s ‘Dundee Double’

Dominant Queensferry do volleyball’s ‘Dundee Double’

Transport issues – snow and jams – did not prevent a successful Dundee Festival for senior 4-6 pupils at the Lynch Sports Centre in Dundee, as schools from around Scotland overcame the travel challenges.

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Alasdair Prott has hopes of becoming a professional player. Picture: Andy Weston.

Junior squash star Alasdair Prott wins Scottish National title

When Culloden Academy’s
Alasdair Prott won the Under-17 event at the Scottish Junior Open in Edinburgh last month he said his next goal was to win the Scottish National Junior title.

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Forth Valley reach Under-15 National Trophy final

Forth Valley reach Under-15 National Trophy final

Forth Valley are through to the last four in the Under-15 National Trophy semi-final, after defeating Aberdeenshire 5-1 in the quarter-final at Ochilview. The victors now face Glasgow for a place in the final.

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Apple boss Tim Cook meets Angela Reed at the tech firm's store in Glasgow. The CEO was in Scotland to receive an honorary doctorate of science. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Apple boss Tim Cook takes inspiration from Scottish student

The boss of the world’s most valuable company has revealed the inspiration he took from a chance meeting with a Scottish student living with cerebral palsy.

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Aberdeen has seen its fortunes ebb and flow with the global oil market but the new technology centre initiative could provide some welcome stability. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Technology hub ushers in new era for oil sector

As the official opening of Aberdeen’s new Oil & Gas Technology Centre takes place, Scott Reid looks at how it hopes to raise the bar on industry innovation.

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Thousands of Scots already use dating apps to find love, with a global matchmaking market now worth billions. Picture: Julie Howden/TSPL

Scots dating app Soda aims to be a social success story

A Scottish tech entrepreneur aims to stand out in the crowded dating app market by encouraging people to make “real connections” by meeting each other socially instead of through electronic messaging.

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