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Marine environments have a soundtrack of their own, and tuning in could help preserve the health of our oceans.  #EdinburghImpact

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A new installation in honour of the UK’s first female medical students combines some of the world's oldest technology with some of the newest. #EdinburghImpact

A century on from his gold medal-winning triumph at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, sporting hero Eric Liddell has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh.

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