Extinct Tasmanian Tiger to be Brought Back to Life
Almost 100 years after its extinction, scientists at The University of Melbourne are ready to try and bring the Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) back to life. The species has been declared extinct since the 1930s. The initiative now has a partnership...
Greeks Are Descendants of the Mycenaeans, DNA Study Confirms
DNA evidence suggests that living Greeks are indeed descendants of the ancient Mycenaeans, who ruled Greece from 1,600 BC to 1,200 BC.
DNA Analysis Reveals Minoan and Mycenaean Genetic Origins
For the first time, scientists have obtained genetic material and analyzed genome sequences from the ancient Minoans and Mycenaeans, who lived three to five thousand years ago. The new analysis suggests that the Minoans and Mycenaeans share a great deal...
Acclaimed Greek Scientist Makes Breakthrough Discovery on Obesity
A lab observation during a cancer research project by acclaimed Greek geneticist Dr Constantine Stratakis discovered key brain mechanisms related to obesity.