Greek Genetic Scientist Honored With Prestigious American Award

The annual Curt Stern Award by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) will be presented, for the first time, to a Greek scientist. Nicholas...

New Tsunis Fellowship Established for Cancer Research at Stony Brook University

At Stony Brook University, a Cancer Prevention Fellowship has been established with $1 Million Endowment from George and Olga Tunis as a symbol of...

Greek Scientist Heads Team that Developed HIV-Fighting Antibody

Researchers, led by Dr. Constantinos Petrovas of the Immunology Laboratory of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), have developed an antibody...

Greek Physicist Asimina Arvanitaki Awarded New Horizons in Physics Prize

Greek physicist Asimina Arvanitaki was among six "promising junior researchers" awarded the 2017 New Horizons in Physics Prize. The 100,000-dollar prize presented to Arvanitaki on...

Using X-Rays and Periodic Table to Reveal Techniques That Created Ancient Greek Pottery

Art experts are using science to uncover the special methods used by artists who created pottery in Ancient Greece. In a joint effort, the Cantor Arts...

Greeks Create Heart Cells from Stem Cells

Researchers working with stem cells at Stanford University look to create heart cells from stem cells. The project, led by cardiovascular medicine instructor and Greek native, Dr....

Greek Scientist Participates in Successful Research on Kidney Stone Treatment

A group of United States based researchers – including a Greek scientist – proposed a new kidney stone treatment involving hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which...

Two Greek Scientists Announce New Leap Second for 2016

According to two Greek scientists the start of 2017 will have to wait one second extra. On behalf of the US Navy Observatory, Dimitri Matsakis...

Scientists Recreate Night Sky in Ancient Greece, Find Poem Inspiration

Scientists from the University of Texas at Arlington have recreated the night sky in Ancient Greece and believe they discovered the inspiration behind a Sappho...

President Obama Honors Greek Scientist

A 36-year-old Greek was among 105 scientists and professionals honored by U.S. President Barack Obama in the annual "Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists...

First Uterus Transplant in the US By Kefalonian Doctor

Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis performed the first uterus transplant in the US, giving hope to millions of women around the world who cannot procreate...

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...

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