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30,000-year-old virus from permafrost is reborn

French scientists said Monday they had revived a giant but harmless virus that had been locked in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30,000 years.
AFP: March 4, 2014

Powerful aftershock hits Greek island of Cephalonia

A strong aftershock rattled the island of Cephalonia in western Greece early on Monday, just a week after a slightly more powerful earthquake hit the region, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes and damaging buildings.
Yahoo! News: February 3, 2014

Cefalonia rocked by new earthquake

Ten people have sustained light injuries, mostly from falling objects, according to the director of Lixouri hospital, Dionysis Markatos
February 3, 2014

Emergency declared on quake-hit Greek island

Schools were ordered closed and a state of emergency was declared on the Greek island of Kefalonia on Monday after an earthquake damaged homes and injured at least seven people.
Ventura County Star: January 27, 2014

Greek archaeologists reject call for private firms to manage ancient sites

Greek archaeologists have rejected suggestions that private companies should be allowed to run ancient sites, insisting that this task should be retained by the state.
eKathimerini: January 20, 2014

Universe measured to 1% accuracy

Astronomers have measured the distances between galaxies in the universe to an accuracy of just 1%.
BBC: January 9, 2014

Light quake jolts Crete

A light earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded at 5.32 on Tuesday at the sea region of Zakros, Crete.
December 24, 2013

Meteor hits Greek island

The meteor didn’t cause any damage but people panicked around the region.
November 29, 2013

China to land first Jade Rabbit Moon probe next month

Chinese officials say they intend to land the country's first unmanned probe on the Moon next month.
BBC: November 26, 2013

Strong earthquake jolts Crete

A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 4:12 pm on Saturday 60km west of Hania, Crete island and 274km south of Athens .
October 13, 2013