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Until May 28, 2021, the European Space Agency ESA is looking for astronauts with disabilities. The program is called "Parastronaut".

The ESA wants to investigate under which circumstances a candidate with a physical disability can fly to the ISS space station. It is not yet clear, however, whether the chosen candidate will actually take part in a space mission in the end. Also, this first...

You like anime and you like sports? Then you’d enjoy this: the Paralympic anime!

In support of the upcoming Paralympics in Tokyo, the Japanese broadcaster NHK World has created a series of anime showcasing the charm of Paralympic Games! The series is co-produced by various Japanese artists including the renowned manga artists Yōichi Takahashi, best known for Captain Tsubasa: his manga series...

The Swiss society of paraplegia (SSoP) has published a recommendation for people with paraplegia regarding vaccination against COVID-19. First things first: From the point of view of the SSoP, vaccination against COVID-19 is generally highly recommended.

Based on the current level of knowledge, people with a spinal cord injury do not have a generally increased risk of severe cases of...

As the science of artificial intelligence continues to advance, robots have increasingly becoming part of our lives. Nowadays it is rather common to use robots as caregivers or pets for the elderly and people with disabilities.

While robots have continuously shown their potential to improve people’s quality of life, many people question whether they will take over our jobs one day and leave...

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