6 Earthquakes in Greece Caused by Human Activity

Geologists have tracked down hundreds of quakes worldwide caused by people and the projects that set them off. From mining projects to oil and gas...

Space Exploration Expert Stamatis Krimizis Awarded Theodore Von Karman Prize

Space exploration scientist and academic Stamatis Krimizis, has been awarded the 2017 Theodore Von Karman Prize - the highest distinction awarded by the International...

Tilos Becomes the First Greek Island to Achieve Energy Autonomy

The Greek island of Tilos became the first in the Mediterranean to be fully self-sufficient for its energy, thanks to strong investment in renewables....

5.7-Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Crete, Greece

  *By Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University and Per Ahlberg, Uppsala University The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the...

Prominent Heart Surgeon Christos Lolas Dead in Car Crash

Prominent heart surgeon Dr. Christos Lolas, who performed the first heart transplant operation in Greece in 1990, has died in a car crash in...

Greek Student Wins Gold in Mathematical Olympiad

A Greek student from Thessaloniki won one of the gold medals at the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad 2017, held in Brazil. Vasilis Georgiadis, a high...

Greek University Students Develop Online Tool for Dyslexics

Students of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have created an innovative interactive tool that helps dyslexics read easier online, says a report in Chinese...

30 Diaspora Fellows to Conduct Projects With Greek Universities

The Institute of International Education in collaboration with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, announced that the Greek Diaspora fellowship program selected 30 fellows to...

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...

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