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7 Greek Universities Among the Best in the World

Seven Greek universities were included on the list of the 1,000 best universities in the world that was released by the Center for World University Rankings. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked in 301st place, rising 30 positions...

Aristotle University Cooperates With MIT to Find Bacteria That Fight Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders

The identification of bacteria and bacterial products that will help balance the immune system of humans and protect them against cancer and autoimmune diseases is the future goal of collaboration between the Laboratory of Pathology at the Veterinary Department...

Six Greeks in Top 10 of Historical Personalities

What are the names that are mentioned more often than any other names in human history? That was one of the questions examined in an extensive study conducted by Pantheon, the new media lab of the Massachusetts Institute of...

The Best Universities in Greece and around the World

Greek universities scored very low in the world rankings, while also scoring low on a European level. The top ten universities in the world are mainly from the U.S. As for Greece, the University of Crete got first place, according...

Greece, Turkey Join Anti-Terrorist Forces

The arrest in Athens of Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) leader Huseyin Fevzi Tekin and three other Turkish citizens in a February 10th raid highlighted the importance of regional counter-terrorism co-operation, experts said. The operation, which initial reports said was...

Chomsky Says Germany Wants Hold On Greece

MIT Professor and philosopher Noam Chomsky told an audience in Dublin on April 3 in a speech entitled Solidarity and the Responsibility to Protect that he believes Germany wants to impose its will and economic slavery on Greece. The American...

Greece Denies Turkish Terrorist Report

Reports in the Turkish media that Greece closed down two Kurdish terrorist camps near Athens following talks in Ankara between Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are baseless, the Greek government said. “The Turkish newspapers’ claims...

MIT's Hydrorobot Heading for Greek Schools

The Hydrobot-based SeaPerch, a prototype robotic program through which trained teachers - who in turn train their students in the construction of an underwater unmanned vehicle (Remotely Operated Vehicle-ROV) - is coming to Greece. The Hydrobot, an American marine robotics...

Greek Researcher Helps Design Innovative Folding Car of the Future

Dimitris Papanikolaou is the only Greek researcher working for the Hiriko project. With seven more researchers, Papanikolaou saw their common idea becoming real with the Hiriko city car, an innovative vehicle of the future that aims at changing driving...

Papademos Said to be Greece’s Interim Leader Choice

ATHENS – With the political infighting over, Greece’s interim Prime Minister to head a coalition government to enable the country to keep getting critical international loans seems likely to be former European Central Bank (ECB) Vice-President Lucas Papademos. The...