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  • Segregating children for their disabilities is a violation of human rights

    Ignacio Calderón Almendros | 13 June 2018 09:07

    The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published a forceful report on the Spanish educational system, reporting on the unfair and discriminatory treatment of thousands of children. The group of experts claims that the right to an inclusive education is being violated in Spain. We have a moral obligation and the legal imperative to ensure that our schools are designed fo...

  • Bilinguals use inter-language transfer to deal with dyslexia

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    SINC | 11 June 2018 09:30

    Dyslexic children learning both a language that is pronounced as written -like Spanish- and a second language in which the same letter can have several sounds -such as English- are less affected by this alteration when reading or writing in the latter language. The authors of the Basque research centre BCBL warn that this is less a cure than a reduction of some of the symptoms.

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  • The little android with a sense of touch

    Laura Chaparro | 06 June 2018 07:48

    A typical feature of mammals lies in their ability to experience sensations, something that robots are beginning to imitate. With the help of artificial skins and algorithms, Czech researchers have managed to make a small humanoid robot aware of human contact and even notice if someone is invading his 'living' space.

  • The entrepreneur who will put odour pollution on the map

    Ana Hernando | 05 June 2018 08:00

    The unpleasant odours generated by factories, livestock farms and landfills are warning signs of serious environmental problems. However, this type of pollution is largely forgotten by legislations. The chemical engineer Rosa Arias has decided to change this and has developed an app with which citizens can register the effluvia of their environment. Also, she is the leader of an European projec...

  • How to achieve a peaceful coexistence between wolves and humans

    Adeline Marcos | Uppsala | 31 May 2018 08:00

    The persecution of wolves in order to remove them from human settlements has culminated in their near-disappearance in numerous European countries, like Spain and Sweden. Following a recovery of the species, a team of scientists has determined what geographic areas in the Scandinavian country would be most suitable for a redistribution of the specie’s range, in the interests of increasing the s...