Sunglint Phenomenon Captured by NASA over the Aegean

On July 6, 2017, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of sunglint on the waters around Crete...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots are Close Genetically, Study Says

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have a lot in common genetically, says a DNA study presented in scientific journal Plos One. "Despite historical records on the...

Researchers Trace 7.2-Million-Year-Old Pre-Human in Northern Greece, Balkans

Researchers have found evidence that the split of the great ape and human lineage took place in the Eastern Mediterranean and not in Africa...

Athens Mini Maker Faire Exhibition to Take Place on May 6 and 7

  For those, young or old, who love to use their hands and minds to create new objects or applications, the Athens mini Maker Faire...

Greek Microsatellites UPSat and DUTHSat Launched into Space

Two microsatellites, UPSat and DUTHSat, constructed in Greece were launched into space on Tuesday, at 18:11 Athens time -- along with 26 other similar...

Ten Greek Teachers to Head to Geneva for CERN Summer School Program

After the success of last year, 10 Greek teachers will participate in the innovative Summer School program entitled "Playing with protons" of the European...

Twenty Thousand Scientists Left Greece in Five Years; Startups Funded by Parents

About 20,000 scientists left Greece to work abroad in the 2009-2014 period, while 83.5 percent of startups are funded by home savings, said Deputy...

Greek Woman Expects Twins after Treatment that Reverses Menopause

A 40-year-old Greek woman who could not have children, is now expecting twins after having experimental treatment that could reverse the menopause, a Daily...

Greek Research Team’s Findings Spark New Hope for Parkinson’s Cure

A team of Greek medical researchers has discovered a substance that successfully treated laboratory mice suffering from the equivalent of human Parkinson's Disease, creating...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Students in Greece Set Out to Recreate Eratosthenes’ Experiment to Recalculate Earth’s Circumference

Students from Greek schools will participate in a science project which will recalculate the earth’s circumference, repeating the experiment of the famous Greek mathematician,...

Wikipedia Robots Fight Over Alexander the Great

Humans and software robots (bots) fight over the content of the Alexander the Great entry in Wikipedia, according to new British scientific research. The research...

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