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Archive - 2013

December 13th

A Greek genome scientist has discovered a second genetic code

13 December 2013 / 14:12:58  
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.

Fire in the villa of former Prime Minister Costas Simitis

13 December 2013 / 10:12:19  
The police are investigating the fire as an intentional arson, the building in Agii Theodori resort was empty.

Shipping magnate saves himself from kidnapping at the last minute

12 December 2013 / 22:12:05  
Andreas Martinos was able to slip away from the ambush by shifting into reverse and hitting the car that was behind, thus causing it to catch fire, and managed to re-enter the parking lot.

December 12th

The Athens Project

12 December 2013 / 20:12:53  
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.

Provencal Garlic Soup

12 December 2013 / 12:12:16  
A light and healthy traditional soup to ease into the Christmas festivities...

Soros donates heating fuel to schools, parents do not want it

12 December 2013 / 11:12:45  
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.