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Greek Scientist Leads Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research

Greek scientist Dr. Antonis Antoniou, a professor in the field of cancer risk prediction and a lead researcher at the University of Cambridge, is gaining ground in the battle against breast cancer. He is currently leading a research group which...

Ancient Faeces Reveal Parasites Described by Hippocrates

University of Cambridge scientists have discovered evidence of the parasitic worms described 2,500 years ago in the writings of Hippocrates – the most influential works of classical medicine. Researchers Evilena Anastasiou and Piers Mitchell, used microscopy to study soil formed...

Daydreaming is a Useful Mental Ability says Greek Scientist

According to a new study by University of Cambridge researchers; led by Dr Emmanuel A Stamatakis, daydreams are the brain’s way of letting you get on with the job. The scientists have found tantalising evidence that the so-called default mode...

Greek and British Scientists Create Artificial Bile Ducts

Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in the future be used to help treat liver disease in children, reducing the need for liver transplantation. In research published in the journal...

Pavlopetri: The Ancient Greek Underwater City

Pavlopetri is an ancient Greek city that has been submerged off the coast of southern Laconia in Peloponnese, Greece, by a series of consecutive earth tremors around 1,000 BCE and consists the oldest underwater archaeological town site in the world,...

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...

Cambridge Digitalizes 10th Century Greek Manuscript

A tenth century Greek manuscript recently came under the spotlight of the University of Cambridge’s Digital Library digitization program. The rare and important Greek text which could previously only be seen by a limited number of people, was photographed...

Greek Law Students Win World Moot Court

Students from the Athens Law School have recently received one more distinction, this time in the 6th International Roman Law Moot Court Competition. Students from the Law School of Athens prevailed over other groups of students from the universities...

Greek Researcher Searches for New Drug Preventing Leukemia

British scientists conducting an early-stage research have found that a potential new drug could treat mixed-lineage leukemia (MLL). The leader of this research is Tony Kouzarides, Professor of the University of Cambridge. Scientists of Kouzarides' team, after having published a...