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Scientists Search Wood Used for Ancient Triremes

Scientists from Greece and the US believe they are close to tracing the wood from which ancient triremes were made.  The scientists are searching in Pieria (one of the regional units of Greece, located in the southern part of...

Rhinos and Giraffes In Drama: 9 Million B.C.

Rhinos, giraffes, gazelles, ponies and antelopes were living in the plain of Drama nine million years ago, as was revealed by the fossils found in the region Platania of the Municipality of Paranesti in the Regional Unit of Drama,...

AUTH's Rehabilitation Study On Halki Restoration

The rehabilitation study for the Theological School of Halki prepared by the Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, was presented on May 30 by the faculty’s working group before the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate...

Alcohol Increases Resting Brain Activity in Social Drinkers

Short-term alcohol intake can increase the activity of functional connections across the human brain when it is at rest, according to a research published Oct. 31 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Panagiotis Bamidis and colleagues from...

Five Greek Universities Among World's Best

According to International QS World University Rankings, five Greek universities are included among the most trusted universities of the world. QS announced the 2012 world's 200 best universities as voted by their employees. The list comprises of academic institutions from...

Mediterranean Diet and the Ancient Greeks

In the beginning there was acorn. Then, ancient Greeks said "let there be bread and wine." But this wasn't enough and so, the ingredients became fruitful and multiplied - pulse, meat, bread and oil. And the situation continued like...

Modern Centre of Paleontology to be Built Near Grevena

The Prefecture of Grevena and moreso, the village of Milia, will acquire a modern Centre of Paleontology which will host important paleontological findings from the excavations conducted there by the Geology Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for...

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki to Award French Professor Louis Coutelle

Due to his immersion in the poetic work of Dionysios Solomos until today, neo-Hellenist Professor Louis Coutelle from the University Aix-en-Provence in France will be awarded on Wednesday, February 29, an Honorary Doctorate from the Department of Philology of...

Important Archaelogical Findings Revealed in Cyprus Site

The Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki conducted an archaeological project at the pre-Neolithic site of Vretsia-Roudias in the Pafos district of Cyprus. Under the direction of Professor Nikolaos Efstratiou, the team discovered important findings...

Professor Athanasios Tsaftaris Honored by Sheffield University

Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding in the Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki, Mr. Athanasios Tsaftaris was presented with the Honorary Doctor of Science Degree of the British Sheffield University for his remarkable contribution to the international scientific community and...