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Chile lifts tsunami warning after 8.2 quake

Tsunami warnings have been lifted for Chile's coastline, hours after a strong 8.2-magnitude earthquake killed at least six people in Chile and set off a small tsunami that prompted evacuations along the country's Pacific coast.
April 2, 2014

Living materials could grow products

Living materials based on bacteria and grown in a Boston lab could point to a greener way of manufacturing.
BBC: March 26, 2014

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