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Greek Scientist Unlocks Secret of Black Death’s Origins

A team of scientists headed by a Greek have unlocked the secret of the Black Death's origins. The pestilence is believed to have killed 30 to 60 percent of Europe’s population and one third of the population of the...

The Greek Scientist Whose Work Could Help Exploration of Mars

Konstantinos Giapis, a professor of chemical engineering at Caltech invented a completely new way of producing oxygen from carbon dioxide.

Study Says Humans May Live to Be 130 by the End of the Century

A recent study suggests that it may be possible for human beings to live to the age of 130 by the end of this century. Researchers have studied the biological lives of over 3,800 Italian 'semi-super-centenarians,' or people who have...

Carl Sagan on the Brilliance of Ancient Greek Scientist Eratosthenes

Carl Sagan, the American astronomer, author, and science communicator was renowned for making difficult scientific concepts understandable to the millions; he did exactly this at the beginning of his renowned series "Cosmos" by explaining the thought process of the...

Scientists Regrow Legs in Frogs, Giving Hope to Humans

Scientists have grown legs in frogs through a new drug treatment that successfully regenerated the leg of a frog. The treatment is a landmark for regenerative medicine that may pave the way for human applications. Scientists tested the cocktail of drugs...

Source of Strange Booming Sound in Thessaloniki Discovered

The source of the strange booming sound plaguing residents of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki was finally located on Tuesday. Nearly every night since December, residents of the city have been jolted awake by the banging noise they describe...

The Mystery of the Greek Skeletons Found at Roopkund Lake, India

Researchers have determined that skeletons found at India's Roopkund Lake belonged to Greeks who visited the site in the 1800s.

Dogs Can Tell Difference Between Familiar and Unfamiliar Languages

Dogs are smarter than you think; according to recent research, dogs can distinguish between languages they are familiar with and those they've never heard before. Researchers scanned the brains of 18 dogs with an MRI machine while the canines heard...

Scientists Decode DNA of Greek Feta Cheese

According to the Academy of Athens, scientists have now successfully decoded the DNA of the famous Greek Feta cheese. Scientists from the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens studied a wide variety of feta cheese produced all across the...

Human Brain Cells Learn Faster Than AI Study Finds

Researchers have recently taught human brain cells in a petri dish to play the retro videogame Pong faster than artificial intelligence (AI). Scientists created what they dubbed the "cyborg brain" in order to measure biological neurons against AI. This "brain"...