Four Greek Scientists Are Part of NASA’s ”Touch the Sun” Mission

NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft, which was launched in August of 2018 in a bid to study the sun more closely than ever before, recently began...

Demetre Daskalakis, The Radical Greek-American Doctor Fighting AIDS in New York

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis has been described as the doctor partly responsible for the decreasing rates of HIV in New York City. This is no...

Prominent Diaspora Greeks Honored with Hellenic Post Stamps

Five distinguished Diaspora Greeks whose work promotes Greece abroad were honored by the International Foundation for Greece (IFG) and the Hellenic Post issued stamps...

Greek-American Scientist Despina Siolas Receives Grant In Medical Oncology

Dr. Despina Siolas, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist at NYU Langone Health, recently received a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the...

Greek Researcher Wins Historic Grant at University of Nebraska

Dr. Nikolaos Stergiou, a Greek native and a professor at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, is a leading researcher in the field of...

Meet the Greek-American Author Whose Book is Among Bill Gates’ Favorites

Nicholas Christakis is an author, physician and a social scientist.  He was trained in internal medicine and worked as a hospice doctor for many...

Anthony Kontaratos, The Greek NASA Scientist Who Saved the Apollo 13 Crew (video)

Anthony Kontaratos was truly one of the unsung heroes in the history of NASA, as he was not only the engineer responsible for saving the...

Greek-American Michael Kratsios Slated to Become US’ Chief Technology Officer

Greek-American Michael Kratsios - who was nominated by the President of the United States to serve as the United States’ Chief Technology officer -...

Greek-American Heart Surgeon Inducted into Athens Academy

Dr. John Elefteriades, one of the leading heart surgeons in the United States, was recently inducted into the Athens Academy. Membership in this august...

Meet MIT Professor Manolis Kellis, a Pioneer of the Human Genome

By Sylvia Klimaki What are the actual mechanics of different diseases? When somebody has Alzheimer’s or schizophrenia or an immune disorder, what is really going...

Greek Scientist Invents System to Produce Oxygen on Mars

Konstantinos P. Giapis, a professor of chemical engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) recently invented a completely innovative way of producing oxygen...

Greek Scientist’s Groundbreaking Research Against Cancer

Greek scientist Nikolas Nikolaidis and his students at California State University in Fullerton have discovered how a certain protein travels within stressed cells and...

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