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Edinburgh Impact

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The level of similarity between adopted and mother tongues governs how tricky a new language is to learn. But there's good news for babies with bilingual aspirations. #EdinburghImpact

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Supporters of reducing voting ages to 16 say it helps embed the habit of visiting the ballot box earlier in life. New evidence from Scotland suggests they may have a case.  #EdinburghImpact

Leading experts from the worlds of science, politics and civil society will debate the future of AI in the latest Edinburgh Futures Conversations Series event.

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