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Edinburgh Impact

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Does a business have the power to change the world? University of Edinburgh alumni Karis Gill and Aayush Goyal certainly think so.  #EdinburghImpact

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Many neurodivergent children across the UK are waiting for up to three years for assessment and diagnosis. More must be done to provide early support for these children.  #EdinburghImpact

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People with grandparents from Orkney have a variation in a gene that could increase the chances of developing breast and ovarian cancer, research shows.

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