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Obama: Climate change 'defining threat of this century'

President Barack Obama declared climate change to be the defining threat of this century as he began a historic visit to the far northwestern state of Alaska.
September 1, 2015

Ancient paved way discovered at Megalo Kavouri beach, linking area to greater Athens road network

A 300-metre section of an ancient carriage way dated to the 4th century BC was discovered by archaeologists at the Megalo Kavouri beach in the southern suburb of Vouliagmeni, the ministry of Culture announced on Monday.
July 21, 2015

Here’s a Greek business that’s booming: making test-tube babies

Making babies is a business as well as a way of life for father-of-eight Kostas Pantos.
Bloomberg: May 26, 2015

Finds on Naxos indicate existence of Neanderthals on the island

Did Neaderthals exist on Naxos island? Most probably, according to new research in Stelida, situated three km northwest of the capital of Naxos at a very developed tourist area.
May 21, 2015

24 killed as quake rocks Nepal

A strong earthquake struck Nepal early Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 24 people, triggering landslides and toppling buildings in a country still dealing with a devastating quake that hit less than three weeks ago.
May 12, 2015

Data servers could heat private homes

As every computer owner knows, when their machines run a complex program they get pretty hot. In fact, cooling the processors can be expensive, especially when you're dealing with huge banks of computer servers.
April 26, 2015

Remembering first man in space 54 years ago

April 12 is the International Day of Human Space Flight, marking the day in 1961 when 27-year-old Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the world's first man in space.
April 12, 2015

Aristotle University working 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
April 7, 2015

Alt. Culture Minister: 'We are searching for historic truths not for famous dead'

"We are not looking for famous dead. We are searching for historic truths and to find the history of this place" said Alternate Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis after his tour to the excavation site of Kasta Hill, to the ancient gymnasium and Ancient Amphipolis museum on Saturday.
March 15, 2015