New DNA Tests Show Minoans’ European Origins

A recently conducted DNA analysis on the remains of Minoans' skeletons found mainly in a cave in Lassithi, Crete, suggest beyond any doubt and...

Greek Researchers Show Coke’s Health Benefits

Apparently, things do go better with Coke, at least according to Greek researchers. The new edition of the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics presents a...

Mediterranean Diet an Ancient Greek Invention, University of Exeter Study Says

Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat...

Three Greeks to Receive the EGU Award 2014

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) Award is the highest honor in the field of geosciences, planetary and space sciences at a global level. This...

International Andreas Vesalius Conference in Zakynthos

On the occasion of the five hundred years from the birth of the world-famous anatomist Andreas Vesalius, a conference will take place from September...

Ruins of Zakynthos are a Natural Phenomenon

It turns out that what scientists thought were the ruins of an ancient city in the gulf of Alykanas in Zakynthos, Greece, was in...

Vangelis Composes Theme for Rosetta Space Mission

Oscar-winning Greek composer Vangelis (Papathanasiou) has been commissioned to write three musical numbers for the Rosetta ESA mission. The European Space Agency made history yesterday...

Did The Earth’s Fumes Drive Pythian Prophecies?

"...neither her face nor hue went untransformed; Her breast heaved; Her wild heart grew large with passion. Taller to their eyes, sounding no longer...

Greece Acquires Its First Supercomputer

The Greek Research and Technology Network (GRNET) is proceeding with the creation of the first national high performance supercomputing system supporting large-scale scientific applications. The...

Quadrantids, the First Meteor Shower of 2015

The first meteor shower of 2015, the lesser known Quadrantid meteor shower, kicks off a new skywatching year as it peaks in the...

Tunnel Inspection and Evaluation Robot by Greek Scientists

The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (EPISEY) of the National Technical University of Athens (EMP) along with a European scientific teams has undertaken...

Five Greek Scientists Among the Best in the World

Five Greek scientists, two of whom work in Greek Universities and Institutes, while the other three work in the U.S. and Great Britain, are...

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