University of Edinburgh PhD students and researchers working on NASA's Valkyrie robot in the University of Edinburgh's School of Informatics. Picture: PA

Mars-bound humanoid robot built by Edinburgh scientists and Nasa

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Tony Gowland has gone on to develop independent game Binaries, after a career with Rockstar Games and ActiVision. Picture: Ant Workshop

Edinburgh games developer creates independent design hub

Apple, led by chief executive Tim Cook, saw sales fall for the first time in 13 years. Picture: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

First fall in iPhone sales weighs on Apple revenues

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Martyn McLaughlin: Lawsuit lays bare Rockstar North power struggle

Insomnia, the UK's largest gaming festival, is coming to Edinburgh's EICC. Picture: Multiplay

UK’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia, coming to Edinburgh

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Mirella di Lorenzo and chemical engineering student Jon Chouler. Picture: PA

Tiny fuell cell uses urine to generate electricity

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Video: Bollywood comes to Edinburgh’s Old Town

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Jools Holland. Picture: Contributed

Edinburgh Jazz Festival set to expand into City Art Centre

Liz Lochhead is venting her spleen to highlight a new showcase of fantastic women artists. Picture: Kirsty Anderson

Liz Lochhead hits out over treatment of female artists

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Sergey Lazarev performs John Ballard's song during Eurovision rehearsals. Picture: Thomas Hanses (EBU)

The Scots folksinger behind Russia’s Eurovision entry

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Family holidays have veered away from  Disneyland and are now more likely to feature adventure breaks or visits to far-flung and exotic historical sites such as Peru's Machu Picchu, pictured. Picture: Getty Images

Families average three holidays a year with ‘intrepid travel’ on rise

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Malmaison at The Shore, Edinburgh

Travel: Malmaison at The Shore, Edinburgh

Grand Anse beach, a short walk or buggy ride away. Picture: Ashley Davies

Travel: Succumb to the siren song of the Caribbean

Brandenburger Tor in Berlin. Picture: iStock

Travel: Exploring Berlin’s history

Cutty Sark, the 19th-century clipper in Greenwich, south-east London, Picture: PA

Travel: 48 hours in Greenwich

Family meals are one option to help the more than 90,000 Scots living with dementia

Meals with family ‘could help spare’ dementia patients from malnutrition

Sunrise Holistic offers a 60-minute mindfulness session

Scottish spa treatments: Mindful Meditation Session, Sunrise Holistic, Bo’ness

Training techniques have changed in the gym with resistance training  being the new in thing. Picture: Contributed

Jim Duffy: 24hr gyms are breaking down gender barriers

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Having a lot of friends can feel better than morphine, an Oxford University study has concluded. Picture: Getty Images/iStock

Having lots of friends ‘better than morphine’, says Oxford University study

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Argos has recalled the children's car seats after fears they wouldn't protect a child in a crash

Child car seats urgently recalled amid safety fears

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Janet Christie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Janet Christie: Is it too good to be true? Probably

Janet Christie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Janet Christie: Is it time to end ordeal by museum?

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A skill that reduces risk of drowning is worth having

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Meeting birth mother can be nerve-wracking

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Parents are looking a new ways of avoiding custody battles. Picture: TSPL

‘Birds nest’ custody model becoming popular in UK

Andy Murrays  job needs levels of concentration that will not be helped by sleep deprivation. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Aidan Smith: Advantage mid-league dad when it comes to fatherhood

This property in Upperton, North Lanarkshire, that has a guide price of just �1

North Lanarkshire house on the market for £1

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John Blackwood: Landlords have much to offer to improve housing

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