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...

Alexander the Great Coins Found in Amphipolis Tomb

Coins depicting the face of Alexander the Great were discovered inside the Amphipolis tomb, Greece, announced head of excavations Katerina Peristeri during a press...

Santorini’s Prehistoric Akrotiri Harbor Studied

Research that began earlier this year is still underway at the lost port of Akrotiri on Santorini island. Akrotiri is the name of the...

Greek Scientific Publications Gain Notice

Science is one of Greece's strongest fields and publications about it are picking up international popularity. The number of the Greek scientific publications increased from...

Meteora Natural History Museum Shortlisted for 2 European Museum Academy Awards

Better known for the unique, dramatic landscape of the Meteora district and its historic monasteries, the town of Kalambaka also has a little known...

Mystery of Infant Skeletons Found in Athens Ancient Agora Well Solved

American magazine Newsweek, citing a study that was published in the academic journal Hesperia, recently reminded its readers of the unusual and heinous findings archaeologists making...

Kavala, Greece To Host CERN Computer Summer School

The computer school of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known by its French acronym CERN, will set up at the Kavala Institute of...

NameExoWorlds Vote Gives Ancient Greek Names to Three Exoplanets

With all 573,000 votes from 182 countries now counted, the global NameExoWorlds public vote has selected ancient Greek names for three, out of a...

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...

Over 100,000 Greek Scientists Working Abroad

In the midst of the financial crisis that hit Greece over 5 years ago, young people are leaving the country in search for a...

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...

How Tall Are the Greeks Compared to Other Nationalities?

Latvian and Dutch men and women are the tallest in the world, according to a global study by NCD-RisC, a pooled analysis of 1698...

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