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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

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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 […]

Garraf, a mount of limestone

published on 24.05.2006

Eagles, turtles, shellfish and people form their structures due to calcium, a very strong element that is also part of the rocks of the Garraf. “Quèquicom” walks this park to explain calcium cycling. The Garraf is a spectacular rough and rocky mount, located just 30 km from the city of Barcelona. It consists of limestone, […]