The group led by Stamatoyannopoulos has discovered that the genome uses the genetic code to "write" two different "languages" of biological programming. One of them describes and directs the proteins whereas the other instructs the cells on how genes are controlled.
In 2012 the municipality of Athens had been able to provide, from the European Commission, direct funding to the amount of 120 million euro for 72 projects. So far, 16 of them, with a total budget of 38 million euro, have been implemented.
The association of parents and trustees in the town of Naoussa in northern Greece has refused to accept 20 tons of heating fuel donated by the Open Society Institute, they could buy fuel with their own money but were not doing so because this was the obligation of the state.