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Dans La Traversée de Paris, Louis de Funès incarne un boucher avide et dénué de scupules. ©DR
21.05.2019 Emilie Boré
On screen, butchers are ambivalent characters. Associated with death and nourishment, they incite both fear and fascination. The cold chamber awaits…
7 min. 1 comment
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06.09.2017 Katell Bosser
The Alimentarium hosted primary school pupils for an activity funded by the Fondation Cleven, as part of the ‘fit4future’ programme.
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04.04.2017 The Alimentarium Team
Tomatoes come from the Andes and coffee from Ethiopia. An overview of the production of some foodstuffs, from their origin to where they are mainly grown today.
3 min. 3 comments
28.03.2017 The Alimentarium Team
Wilbur Scoville, a pharmacologist, invented the Scoville scale in 1912 to measure the pungency of peppers and chillies, generally related to their capsaicin content. To establish a chilli pepper’s rating, Scoville would prepare it in a solution, which was then tested by five people. He increased its dilution until the sensation of heat disappeared. The score on the scale represents the level of dilution required for the sensation of heat to disappear completely.
2 min. 3 comments
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23.03.2017 Céline Bilardo
Online courses are changing access to knowledge, bringing it within the reach of a wide audience. Pierre Dillenbourg explains the challenges this revolutionary innovation faces.
8 min. 2 comments
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03.10.2016 Annabelle Peringer
Once a month, from June to October, the Alimentarium’s 'Garden plot to gourmet palate' workshop invites you to explore the flavours of its garden.
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30.05.2016 Annabelle Peringer
Founded in 1985, the Museum is reinventing itself yet again and now offers information and activities both in the Museum itself as well as worldwide over the internet.
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31.05.2016 Denis Rohrer
The Alimentarium collection is a true heritage asset, comprising some 10 000 objects relating to all stages of the human diet. They have been acquired, preserved and put on display to bear witness to the history and methods of producing, processing, selling, preparing and consuming our food.
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22.04.2015 Olivier Mottaz
Depending on one’s view, the theme of nursing can arouse affection or be unsettling. How did artists from different periods of history choose to present it?
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27.11.2014 Veeranganakumari Solanki

India is a country with diverse cultures, cuisines and eating habits. These habits factor into diverse issues created by social situations associated with migration, urbanisation and farming. Four Indian artists’ works deconstruct and explore the satiation of India’s population in various strata of society.

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