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“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

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The influence of the Moon

published on 29.11.2011

The phases of the Moon are thought to be related to the number of births, crime, suicide, the menstrual cycle and even the growth of hair. Do these beliefs have any basis? “Quèquicom” witnessing a lunar eclipse and explains its influence on the tides and other phenomena. Also, visits a team from the Politechnical University […]

The fall and the light

published on 6.12.2006

Light therapy, is a treatment that helps to overcome the seasonal gloom caused by the reduction of hours of light during autumn and winter. The reporter Pere Renom interviews specialists in psychiatry and sleep, and a lighting technician. He also visits one of the most beautiful autumn landscapes of Catalonia, in the Pyrenees, to explain […]