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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

human body

What small little therapies

published on 15.11.2017

Three revolutionary medical therapies, that act on a nanometer scale, a billionth of a meter, are explained. Self-propelled and dirigible nanorobots designed to transport drugs to target cells and greatly increase pharmacological efficiency. Peptide launchers, small molecules capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and improve the treatment of diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, or brain […]

Reading the hand

published on 29.03.2016

Our hand does not reveal the personality or the future, but speaks of evolution and growth, defines the activities we practice, identifies us, allows us to communicate and provides the basis for counting decimal. Although not along the lines of the palm, hands can be read and contain much information. Speakers Josep M. Potau Unit […]

Defending the teeth

published on 13.05.2011

Tooth decay is one of the major threats of our teeth and we must prevent children from. We will explain how. We will see that the dentition of mammals depends on their diet. And we will know a revolutionary device to correct the malposition of teeth in less time without pain. The program involved dentists […]

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 […]

Bacteria: from our intestine to Mars

published on 18.12.2009

Go to Mars will be an impossible mission if bacteria can not be used to produce the food needed by the astronauts, and to recycle detritus. In addition, each of the astronauts will take 2 kilos of bacteria in his digestive, the intestinal flora that any human needs to survive. We fly from intestinal Crohn’s […]

Marine pharmacy against cancer

published on 20.05.2009

A terminally ill patient because of a very advanced esophageal cancer experienced complete tumor remission thanks to a new drug extracted from a marine animal, which is given by the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO). This antitumor molecule has been isolated by the company PharmaMar after thirty years looking into the sea for active principles […]

The cord that gives life

published on 18.06.2008

The program Quèquicom follows the case of Joel a 5 year old boy who needs a donor blood stem cells to overcome leukemia. Neither his sister nor any of his family are compatible, so that his life depends on someone has given cord blood with its features.

Diabetes: when sweet turns sour

published on 14.11.2007

Diabetes is a disease that affects more than 400,000 people in Catalonia. But this disease does not usually show signs until it is advanced . “Quèquicom” provides the key to whether you should go to the doctor. Led by specialists like Dr. Anna Novials, the Sarda Foundation, or Ramon Gomis, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona,”Quèquicom” explains […]

Colors in the sight

published on 13.06.2007

Humans are able to distinguish about 10 million colors. This capability has meant that we have incorporated many colors into the culture as symbols of all kinds. However, unlike other perceptions such as taste or hearing, the vision of colors is forgetful. Any way, thousands of pigments are currently available thanks to the modern chemical […]

The inheritance: from parents to children

published on 28.03.2007

The program will visit the International Bird Fair of Valls, where there are exposed hundreds of different breeds of pigeons. We will understand how breeders obtained these huge diversity. We will also understand what is genetic recombination, the laws of inheritance and mutations. And finally we will see how all this knowledge is integrated to […]