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Boris Johnson Gives Newborn Daughter Greek Name ‘Iris’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie Johnson have welcomed a new baby daughter into the world and given her a name inspired by Greece. The newborn baby girl has been named Romi Iris Charlotte Johnson. Romi is...

Iris, the Greek Goddess of the Rainbow

Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also served as a messenger of the gods. Although now a little known member of the pantheon, Iris was a prominent figure in many ancient myths and is now even a character...

Greek Startup Develops Hand-Held Covid Detection Device

Greek startup Biopix-T has developed a mobile Covid-19 detection device, called Iris, which can identify the presence of the virus in a sample in just half an hour. The device, which functions just like a mini laboratory, is expected...

Pioneering Artificial Iris Surgery Takes Place in Corfu, Greece Hospital

Surgeons at the Ophthalmological Clinic of the General Hospital of Corfu (Kerkyra) Island in Greece announced on Monday that an innovative major surgery took place at their facility several days ago. The statement from the hospital notes that its doctors...

British Museum Requests Art Loan from Greece But Still Awaits Response

The British Museum's decision in December to loan a piece of the infamous Parthenon Marbles to Russia's major museum, Hermitage, in St. Petersburg, has fueled Greece's anger regarding the British stance on the issue of their return, with Greek...