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Pere Renom

“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal, in order that you may, as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”
Oration on the Dignity of Man – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

biology

The penis from bottom to top

published on 6 05 2014

The program shows in exclusive the erection process through a thermal camera and explains the internal anatomy of the penis and how it allows erection. When this mechanism fails, sildenafil (Viagra) may be a remedy for erectile dysfunction. The erect penis length can range from 10 to 18 cm. What is the normal size in […]

Gibraltar, a natural border

published on 29 10 2013

The Strait of Gibraltar is the limit of distribution of various species, both plant and animal. There are monkeys, chameleons, Northern Bald Ibis, the last laurel forests of Europe and the most recent remnants of our cousins the Neanderthals. Speakers Eric Shaw, in charge of the monkeys of Gibraltar, Clive Finlayson, director of the Gibraltar […]

Eggs at lab

published on 15 10 2013

Eggs are a valuable food source. A fried egg, a Spanish omelette, cakes and sweets of all kinds, and even the eggs of sturgeon, the exquisite caviar, are different versions of eggs in a dish. But humans also know how to use eggs as privileged medium for research, they are like a miniature laboratory to […]

Wear feathers

published on 26 03 2013

The feathers are used to fly, to warm and to communicate. The reporter Pere Renom hunts ducks with his hands, visits a factory of down blankets, measures the colors of Great tits, observes the courtship of Sison and shows the great diversity of bird colors in a closet. And the presenter Jaume Vilalta explains how […]

Lottery, gambling game

published on 4 12 2012

Are there some lottery establishments luckier than others? A palindrome is more likely that an “ugly number “? On a trip across the chance, Pere Renom interviews Gonzalo Garcia-Pelayo , patriarch of the “Pelayos”, a family that won 200 million pesetas applying statistics in the roulette. Leo Margets, outstanding professional poker player, explains that, beyond […]

Bees: a shared business in danger

published on 1 10 2012

Humans have a shared business with bees. We take care of, and they, in turn, produce honey, pollen, wax, propolis and royal jelly. Also pollinate our crops and flowers allow us to obtain the fruits. 40 years ago a hive gave 20 kg of honey per year and today gives only 15 kg. This is […]

Who am I?

published on 21 09 2012

The Renom family meets at Ripollet to share their family histories and to link their genealogies. With a lot of help and luck reporter Pere Renom takes to do genealogical research, genetic and facial analysis and reconstructs the history of his family for about 500 years in detail and more generally traced back thousands of […]

Living in the Pyrenees

published on 8 06 2011

We will see some of the animals that lived in the Pyrenees and some of those still living. We will see the marmots of the alpine meadows, the boreal owl of the mountain pine forests, and the trout. Also we will understand how glaciation have shaped the look of this range.

Citrus: squeeze the skin

published on 14 01 2011

Every time consumers choose seedless oranges harm bees, as these insects cause cross-fertilization between varieties and produce oranges with seeds. Consequently, the farmers repel the bees. Get honey from orange flowers is becoming increasingly difficult. “Quèquicom” was in Valencia to see what are the main species and varieties of citrus, how is it made the […]

Running the Marathon

published on 2 06 2010

The marathon is an endurance test that takes the body to the limit. The reporter Pere Renom trains for twelve weeks to address the race with guarantees. The stress test, food, footwear, anatomy, physiology and psychology are the keys that allow the runner overcome the 42 km and reach the finish line successfully. The further […]