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Greek Doctor George Papanicolaou Saved Countless Lives with Pap Smear

Georgios Papanikolaou, born in Kymi, Euboea in 1883 and the son of a doctor, invented the ‘Pap smear’ in 1943 and has saved the lives of countless women.

The Most Famous Greek Person that Ever Lived

Who is the most famous Greek ever? This the perennial question that often occurs among Greeks, philhellenes and historians. Of course there is no one answer to this question. There are many famous Greeks who lived in the past 2,500...

George Papanicolaou: The Greek Physician Who Saved Countless Lives

February 19 marks the day every year when Greece and the global community celebrates the shining memory of Dr. George Papanicolaou, the Greek pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection, who invented the ''Papanicolaou Test,'' also known as the...

Three Percent of the World's Top Scientists are Greek

Nicholas Metropolis (right) was a Greek-American physicist who designed the MANIAC I computer in 1952 Greeks may be only 0.2 percent of the world population but 3 percent of top international scientists are of Greek nationality, says a survey. John Ioannidis,...