Saturday, September 18, 2021

Researchers in Scotland discover coeliac disease drug target

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RESEARCHERS have identified a new treatment target for coeliac disease that could relieve inflammation and unlock alternative treatment options. The only treatment for coeliac disease is a life-long gluten-free diet, and there is an unmet...

Skyrora launch mission challenge to seek and de-orbit historic Prospero satellite

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50 years on, UK rocket company issues call to de-orbit the only British satellite launched by a British rocket; Skyrora “Space Tug” in first test of ability to tackle problem of *170 million pieces...
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Scholarships to get women and people from ethnic minorities into tech

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A NEW tech course from a Scottish university will include a scholarship programme for female and ethnic minority applicants.Abertay’s MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) and User Experience (UX) will run this September for the first...
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Scientists offer insight into riddle of blue and red galaxies’ origins

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ASTRONOMERS have shed light on the mystery of why some galaxies look blue while others appear red.New computer simulations have revealed that the contrasting colours can be traced back to how energy was released...
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Coronavirus Test and Protect to prioritise high risk cases

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SCOTLAND'S Test and Protect contact tracing staff are to prioritise phone calls to high risk cases to ensure the system delivers maximum benefit as Coronavirus case numbers increase.SMS text messages will now be used...
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Science Festival turns Edinburgh into a science playground this summer

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A SCIENCE Festival is currently underway, presenting over 200 digital and in-person events for sci-curious minds of all ages.The Edinburgh Science Festival has the theme of One World: Science Connects Us and Cirrus Logic as...
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Physics innovation set to transform capabilities of Scottish manufacturing

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Researchers have secured £586,000 to develop 3D laser beams whose shape can be changed. The innovation from the National Robotarium, hosted by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh is set to transform the manufacturing and healthcare technology...
TGA - Scottish News

Glasgow ex-teacher beats brain surgery with ‘surprisingly trendy’ wheelchair

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A 40 year old from Bishopton near Glasgow, has discovered that powered wheelchairs can be ‘cool for younger people’ with the WHILL Model C.Jenna McKernan lives with her firefighter husband, two young children and...
CEO - Research News Scotland

Shortage of lab technicians could have huge impact on UK’s Covid testing

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THE CEO of a British technology training firm and tech think tank has warned of a looming crisis facing UK laboratories.Andy Lord the CEO of Credersi has warned that particularly those at the forefront...
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Aberdeen based renewable energy company appoints a new CEO

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A RENEWABLE energy company has appointed a new CEO as the organisation seeks to further develop support to members.David Rodger has been appointed the new CEO of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the company...
workers - Business News Scotland

Mineral processing firm announces £1.6 million in funding

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A MINERAL processing company has secured £1.6 million in Seed round funding as it progresses plans to build and operate the UK’s first large-scale commercial lithium refinery.The Seed round attracted funding from a range...

‘UK has to stay ahead of the curve’ in global space race

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One of the nation’s biggest rocket companies has urged the UK to continue investing in its space capabilities in order to establish itself as a bona fide space nation.Volodymyr Levykin of Edinburgh-based Skyrora, believes...
EU - Scottish News

Roaming charges reintroduced for Brits in the EU.

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BRITISH people will now face data roaming charges when visiting the EU after the charges were scrapped 4 years ago.Roaming charges have been reintoduced for British tourists who will be charged £3.50 for each...
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Comet strike may have sparked key shift in human civilisation

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A CLUSTER of comet fragments believed to have hit Earth nearly 13,000 years ago may have shaped the origins of human civilisation, research suggests.Possibly the most devastating cosmic impact since the extinction of the dinosaurs...
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Iconic Scottish bridge enters “the digital era”

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A SCOTTISH bridge is set for a new lease of life carrying ultrafast internet traffic for the historic town which lies in its shadow. On Wednesday, engineers are set to use a giant air compressor...
windmills - Research News Scotland

A robotics company receives funding to expand research into new sectors

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Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further funding.Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of...
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Scots video games studios come together to support future talent

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Two of Dundee’s biggest video games studios have joined forces to sponsor the next generation of games talent.Ninja Kiwi Europe and Outplay Entertainment have each contributed £2,500 to support the Abertay Digital Graduate Show (ADGS).The event...
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Robot chemist offers insight into the origins of life

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A ROBOTIC ‘evolution machine’ capable of exploring the generational development of chemical mixtures over long periods of time could help cast new light on the origins of life, scientists say.A team of researchers from...
SECC, Glasgow - Business News Scotland

Australian start up decides to locate headquarters in Glasgow

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AN INTERNATIONAL start-up firm that utilises artificial intelligence technology to support its customers in their journey to financial freedom has announced plans to locate its headquarters in Glasgow.Approximately 45 new software developer and technical...
robot - Scottish News

Scotland’s first “Spot” robot set to save lives, cut CO2 and support construction

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A ROBOT made famous by dancing on YouTube is set to help save lives and cut carbon dioxide emissions.The robot will be supporting research at the National Robotarium, based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.The...
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