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Ancient Greece has something to say about the three-person baby debate

By Helen King*, Open University The science and morality of creating a life with DNA from three different individuals is hot news. The UK parliament has voted in favour of allowing trials of mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT), otherwise also known as three-person...

Tour of Greece in 13 days

A different kind of tour, a road trip in Greece, started on May 1. Four friends from Katerini decided to travel across Greece in order to get to know the country’s beauties. After 13 days and 4,500 km, travelling through more than...

Syfy Channel to Air Greek Mythology Series ‘Olympus’

Television network Syfy has put 13-episodes to order for a new Greek mythology drama titled "Olympus." The official description of the series says it "will tell the story of how a few brave men and women banished the Gods to...

‘Olympus’ Production Begins this Summer in Vancouver

“Olympus” is a new mythological drama series from the Syfy Channel. It is a co-production between Canada and the UK and it has been announced that it will start filming this July in Vancouver. “Olympus” is written by Nick Willing,...

Dodekatheists Mark Dionysus' Day

Despite sub-zero temperatures, bitter cold, a strong wind and snow covering the top of Mount Olympus, Dodekatheists  decided to climb the slopes to celebrate Dionysus' birthday and Hercules Ilioforos' (brings the sun) incarnation. Dodekatheists, worshippers of the ancient gods of...

Greek Dairy Companies Keep Prices High

While Greeks have had their pay cut, taxes hiked and pensions slashed during a crushing economic crisis, the country's dairy companies, accused by critics of operating in a cartel-like manner, haven't lowered their prices for a product that's a...

Fox Adds Another Greek God Series to its Programming

Fox programming has picked up another show involving the Greek Gods. Just a few months ago, they green lit "Athena" from novelist Lisa Joy. Now, Fox has put "Olympus" into development. The series is an action-drama production from actor, writer...