SCIENCE

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INNOVATION

A team of Greek researchers at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, have developed an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Covid-19, suitable for testing large numbers of people, such as students, industrial workers and nursing home workers. 



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ANIMAL PROTECTION

Elephants have a keen nose. They have more smell receptors than any mammal – including dogs – and can sniff out food that is several miles away. A new study tests their ability to distinguish between similar smelling plants.


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SCIENCE

The British Council in Greece is organizing its FameLab 2021 competition to find the young scientist who stands out for his or her passion and communication skills and will represent Greece in the grand international final.

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CORONAVIRUS

Researchers from the University of Athens who spearheaded a successful clinical trial into the effects of colchicine in the prevention of complications caused by Covid-19, have teamed up with colleagues at Yale to carry on studying the benefits of the anti-inflammatory drug.



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ECONOMY

An immaterial, invisible universe, the foundation of our smart world, is already transforming our lives. The cloud is the backbone of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Hidden inside it is an unknown, 10-year-old Greek story of international success.

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NEWS

Greek scientists and researchers completed on December 6 the full mapping of the seabed around the island of Samos in the eastern Aegean and a large section of the Icarian Sea, as part of a project to understand the morphology of the ocean floor in the area.

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SOCIETY

Eleven Greek researchers have been named among the most influential scientists in the world, according to the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers released by Clarivate Analytics – Thomson Reuters’ former branch dedicated to intellectual property and science.


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NEWS

The viral load found in the urban wastewater of Thessaloniki is still increasing but the rate is slowing down, according to recent sewage water analysis in the northern port city conducted by a team from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

farewell-to-the-great-scientist-and-government-adviser-kosta-tsipis
SOCIETY

Professor Kosta Tsipis, was a pre-eminent authority on the impact of nuclear technology on international security. While there are numerous references to his successful career in the United States, there is a dearth of information concerning the physicist’s role as adviser to governments in his native Greece.

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SOCIETY

Nektarios Tavernarakis, Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), and Professor at the Medical School of the University of Crete, has been unanimously elected Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC).