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Two small Greek companies are helping provide solutions for animals with serious mobility issues. The more technologically advanced of the two, bio3dvet, designs and produces artificial limbs, some on 3D printers.


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15.08.2022 / 16:54

Dr Simos Simeonidis grew up in Athens. His father died of a heart attack at the age of 49, and his mother, although it would mean being separated from her only son, encouraged him to study in the United States, where he specialized in molecular biology and became a professor at Harvard Medical School.


28.06.2022 / 21:16

They are our closest relative, sharing 98.6% of our DNA. They use similar gestures to us (they hug and kiss) and have similar behavior (discipline and social structure) and emotions (sadness, joy and pain).


11.05.2022 / 21:31

Who knows how long he’d been standing in the middle of that Kythera field, with little food and water, in unbearable pain as the small halter bit into his flesh.


08.05.2022 / 15:18

The war in Ukraine is having a significant impact on many parts of the world, including Greece, prompting Kathimerini to seek out one of the pre-eminent authorities who can shed light on what this means in terms of energy.


01.04.2022 / 10:00

On March 14, the Greek prime minister announced that he had tested positive for Covid-19. On March 22, having recovered and tested negative, he visited Athens’ central vegetable market at Renti.


21.03.2022 / 08:50

Under different circumstances, our conversation with the new British ambassador in Athens, Matthew Lodge, would center on his Greek connection: He’s been married to a Greek woman for the past 20 years, is fluent in the language and considers the country his second home.


20.01.2022 / 17:10

Patra University in Western Greece is urging action from municipal authorities regarding a large number of stray dogs living on its 250-hectare campus that have been attacking students and members of the administration.


30.11.2021 / 21:20

Eleni Grammatopoulou is a food service worker at the Papanikolaou Hospital in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, responsible for bringing food to the patients on the Covid-19 ward.


05.10.2021 / 10:33

He was born in New York to Greek migrants; his father worked as a waiter at the Waldorf Astoria and his mother was a housewife.


27.09.2021 / 14:17

Greece has a shortage of forklift operators because of antiquated laws requiring a long apprenticeship and more than a year’s worth of wages before certification.


06.09.2021 / 08:35

Amid Greece’s dire epidemiological forecasts regarding this autumn, health experts are raising concerns over what they describe as an explosive cocktail.



06.04.2021 / 22:20

One day, when she was a professor at the Sorbonne, she brought the wrong briefcase and walked into a sophomore class with teaching material for postgraduate students. She had to teach the class without any notes.


19.02.2021 / 15:00

He’s scheduled to get his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Saturday and is counting down the days like a kid waiting for a school trip.