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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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Els secrets del cub de Rubik

published on 12.02.2020

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Ratpenats i virus

published on 7.02.2020

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Higiene de les mans

published on 5.02.2020

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Què és el coronavirus?

published on 29.01.2020

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The energy of the waves

published on 23.01.2020

Between January 19 and 22, 2020, the storm Gloria hit the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula with an unusual severity. Torrential rains flooded a large part of the territory, and a strong east wind generated waves up to 15 meters high, which destroyed beaches and infrastructure throughout the coastline. The waves are generated with […]

A hairy matter

published on 16.01.2020

Humans have about 5 million hairs scattered throughout the body except the navel, palms, soles of the feet and mucous membranes. In the head, we have between 90,000 and 146.00 strands. Hair grows in the hair follicles that are located in the dermis. Each follicle has a cycle consisting of the following phases: anagen, during […]

The secrets of a round invention

published on 9.01.2020

The wheel is one of the most important inventions of Humanity, a true icon of mobility. It was invented approximately 6,000 years ago in the Middle East, and in parallel it was also invented in Mesoamerica 3,500 years ago, but pre-Columbian civilizations only used it in toys. Initially it was solid wood, later the spokes […]

The caganer

published on 19.12.2019

The caganer is a traditional figure of the manger. He was born in Catalonia around the 17th century and was subsequently exported to the influence areas of Sicily, Naples and Provence. Its meaning is uncertain but it is believed that it could symbolize the life cycle, purification or satire. Originally it was depicted as a […]

The wool

published on 12.12.2019

Wool is a natural tissue produced by some mammals. Humans generally take advantage of sheep. In the Iberian Peninsula, the two best known sheep breeds are churra and merina. The first is very good at producing meat and milk, while the second is a good wool producer. If we mixed both races we would obtain […]