«The Greeks: Whence and when?» – Mainstream Scientific responses and present state of Research (Awarded book by the Academy of Athens)

Here we present the ‘Preface‘, from the extensive English Summary, of the awarded (2013) by the ‘Academy of Athens’ book “«The Greeks: Whence and when?». The mainstream Scientific responses and the present state of Research on the first beginning of the Greek civilisation”, by Theodoros G. Giannopoulos, Crete University Press, 2012. Continue reading “«The Greeks: Whence and when?» – Mainstream Scientific responses and present state of Research (Awarded book by the Academy of Athens)”

Isolated Greek villages reveal genetic secrets that protect against heart disease

A genetic variant that protects the heart against cardiovascular disease has been discovered by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators. Reported today (26th May 2017) in Nature Communications, the cardioprotective variant was found in an isolated Greek population, who are known to live long and healthy lives despite having a diet rich in animal fat. Continue reading “Isolated Greek villages reveal genetic secrets that protect against heart disease”

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