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The Government withdraws and will return to the research awards names of scientists, including women
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The Government withdraws and will return to the research awards names of scientists, including women

Recover the recognition of Ramn y Cajal and other researchers after the criticism of the university community and the Government of Aragon (PSOE)The Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque.MIGUEL NGEL MOLINAEFEThe Minister of Science, Pedro Duque, has backed down and put the names of the great Spanish scientists back to the national research awards after the criticism received. All the rectors of the universities, the Government of Aragn (PSOE), the Zaragoza City Council (PP) and parties such as PP and Ciudadanos had complained about eliminating from these awards the recognition of figures of the stature of Ramn y Cajal, Menndez Pidal O Juan de la Cierva. Now Duque is backing up and, although the changes were already collected in a BOE In April, it states in a statement that "in t...
The king asks to face challenges such as climate change, inequality and the pandemic with "innovation" Y "collaboration"
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The king asks to face challenges such as climate change, inequality and the pandemic with "innovation" Y "collaboration"

Felipe VI appealed this Thursday to the need to face challenges such as "the pandemic, climate change and inequality" from "collaboration" and "innovation". Thus, leaving behind the "watertight compartments", such as "companies, universities, scientific and technological organizations, public administrations and society as a whole will achieve better results and higher levels of well-being".The Head of State participated together with Doña Letizia in the delivery of the National Awards for Innovation and Design, accompanied by the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno; the Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque; the Government delegate in Andalusia, Pedro Fernandez; an...
"Tick ​​calling Minglanillas"
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"Tick ​​calling Minglanillas"

"Tick calling Minglanillas. Tick calling Minglanillas", Tony Leblanc, or rather Pepe Fernández, shouts through the stellar intercom astronaut Spanish, shortly after putting –he believed– his feet on the moon. Now that we are back in the clouds, now that the Earth has become too small for us and no longer has any secrets for us and only the conquest of the universe can satisfy the adventurous anxieties of our visionary government, it is necessary to remember and remember the beginnings from aerospace Spain. "Sánchez, Redondo and Duque, helmet at the ready, are going to launch the Spanish Space Agency"A year after Armstrong and Aldrin landed in the Sea of ​​Tranquility, in the town of Minglanill...
Pedro Duque now defends the creation of a Spanish ‘NASA’: "We have to study it clearly"
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Pedro Duque now defends the creation of a Spanish ‘NASA’: "We have to study it clearly"

The Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque, assured this Wednesday that the moment to create a Spanish space agency is positive and has said a roadmap will be developed with "the least possible disruption to public accounts." The minister has made these statements when asked about this matter at the presentation ceremony of the tenth survey of social perception of science, of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (Fecyt). "At this time, let's say, the circumstances have changed", Duque recounted, who recalled that he had defended the creation of a Spanish space agency in the event that there were different sources of funding that needed to be coordinated, in a...
Iván Redondo announces the creation of a ‘Spanish NASA’ and the networks are full of memes and … memories of Tony Leblanc
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Iván Redondo announces the creation of a ‘Spanish NASA’ and the networks are full of memes and … memories of Tony Leblanc

The Government will create a Spanish Space Agency, as announced this Thursday by the director of the Prime Minister's Cabinet, Iván Redondo, during the Mixed Commission on National Security."I announce the creation of the Spanish Space Agency," said Redondo, without giving more details, while he was explaining the five chapters into which the new National Security Strategy, which will be approved before the summer and replaces the one in 2017. The fourth of them, as stated, articulates an integrated approach detailing the lines of action to face the risks and threats that may harm national interests.Within this chapter, five transversal objectives are established. One of them is "favor the sec...
The Government unexpectedly announces the creation of a Spanish Space Agency that Duque had ruled out
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The Government unexpectedly announces the creation of a Spanish Space Agency that Duque had ruled out

It has been advanced by the director of the Prime Minister's Cabinet, Ivn Redondo, in a congressional committee, without giving details, despite the fact that Pedro Duque affirmed in March that they were not going to create it "for now."Pedro Duque and Ivn Redondo in 2019.JAVIER BARBANCHOHaving a national space agency has for many years been a claim of much of the Spanish aerospace sector because, despite the fact that our country belongs to the European Space Agency (ESA), companies consider that it would give them greater legal security, they would channel better space competencies, now scattered across various ministries, and would have access to more international contracts. A demand that many thought would come true with the arrival of an astronaut at the Ministry of Science who, in ...
Vaccine schedule |  The most populated age groups are beginning to be immunized: see how the plan follows
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Vaccine schedule | The most populated age groups are beginning to be immunized: see how the plan follows

Vaccination against Covid enters a decisive stage. The communities have just started or are preparing to immunize the fringe of 50 and 59 years and they already set a date, from June, to when they will continue with the next, from 40 to 49 years. Together they bring together almost 15 million people, more than until now have been the target population and also more than will remain laterThe population that by age has already been vaccinated or is being vaccinated includes 12.1 million people. When the immunization of those who have between 59 and 40 years, it will only remain to administer vaccines to others 11.8 million inhabitants over 16 years of age, the age of the general population tha...
The first pediatric exoskeleton is Spanish and is ready for use in children with cerebral palsy
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The first pediatric exoskeleton is Spanish and is ready for use in children with cerebral palsy

"We are going to help 17 million children in the world have a better life," said the scientist who has led the CSIC project to facilitate the mobility of those affected.The presentation of the CSIC exoskeletonKiko HuescaEfeThe world's first pediatric exoskeleton, developed by the Spanish scientist Elena Garca Armada and facilitate mobility in children affected by cerebral palsy or a spinal muscular atrophy, it's ready for international marketing.The exoskeleton, patented by the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and developed by the Marsi-Bionics company, which the researcher founded as a vehicle to transfer the results of her studies to society, has obtained the "CE mark" and authorizations from the European Medicines Agency, Therefore, its use in hospitals and rehabilitation...
Journalist Paco Rego dies: Paco’s ‘story’, claaaro!  Yes
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Journalist Paco Rego dies: Paco’s ‘story’, claaaro! Yes

Paco always said that he was not Galician at all. And when I tried to argue that he was not entirely right, his answer was the clear observation that he did not carry all of them with him. Say a word then, with a slight hint of the terroir and lengthening the a: Claaaro!Except for that and that one day the Holy Company had seen, in the rest Paco Rego, our Paco, was never wrong. He was the unequaled storyteller, as he unpretentiously explained (The unmatched thing is mine). And in truth I tell you that few achieved the marriage between journalism and science like ours not Galician. What was the first thing about him: difficult to answer. Claaaro!He could have been a doctor, since he finished his degree in Santiago de Compostela, but he chose the path of this priesthood of good storytel...
Direct |  The authorities ask the population for caution against covid on the first working day without a state of alarm
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Direct | The authorities ask the population for caution against covid on the first working day without a state of alarm

In the first business day without alarm status, political leaders are calling for health recommendations to be respected and communities such as the Canary Islands are waiting for the Supreme Court decides whether to give free rein to their request to maintain the curfew, while epidemic indicators maintain their downward trend.Thousands of people they took to the streets Saturday night, mainly Madrid and Barcelona, ​​shouting "Liberty"to celebrate the end of the state of alarm by drinking and dancing in the first night crowds as if it were a New Year's Eve and ignoring the pandemic, because" there was a desire to go out. "The Minister of Health presides, Carolina Darias, together with the Minis...