World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

Greek Scientist to Test Einstein’s Theory

Scientist Dimitrios Psaltis, member of the Greek Diaspora in the United States and professor of Astronomy and Physics at the University of Arizona, played...

Greek-American to Be Awarded the National Medal of Science by President Obama

The White House has announced that Paul Alivisatos, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), award-winning chemist and internationally recognized authority on...

Greek Professors Conduct Study on Fewer Women than Moustached Men in Medical Schools in...

Two Greek professors, Eleni Linos, from the University of California San Francisco and Katerina Linos, law professor at the University of California Berkley, were two of...

Constantine Dafermos to Receive American Mathematical Society Top Prize

Constantine M. Dafermos, the distinguished Greek-American professor of Brown University, will receive the 2016 Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics. Presented by the American...

Greek Researcher: ‘1 in 10 Mobile Apps Leak Personal Information’

One out of ten mobile phone and tablet apps are actually leaking information used on other websites, which may endanger the safety and privacy...

HAWC Hosts Annual Conference on Maintaining a Healthy Brain

The Hellenic American Women’s Council (HAWC) hosted it’s 22nd Annual Conference: “Mind Your Brain: Maintain Memory, Clarity and Creativity” at Chicago’s Union League Club on...

Greek Researcher Hopes to Put An End to Open Heart Surgeries [Interview]

Harvard researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied...

Greek-American Researchers Seek Cure for Cancer

Greek Diaspora members have been travelling across the world, making a difference and contributing to science. Greek-Americans Dr. Panagiotis Anastasiadis and Dr. Antonis Kourtidis, researchers at...

Greek Researcher Discovers How to ‘Switch Off’ Obesity

A scientific team, including a Greek researcher has found the "main switch" of metabolism, which is responsible for obesity. The researchers were able to...

Dr. Nikolaos Paschalidis A Greek devoted to New Space Horizons

When NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto flew past the distant, icy world on July 14, NASA space scientist and engineer Nikolaos Paschalidis was...

Greek NASA Scientist Explains New Earth-Like Planet Kepler 452-b Discovery

    On Thursday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced that it had discovered the Earth’s "older cousin", Kepler 452-b, 1,400 light years away from the Earth's...