IU surgeon's nanoparticle research takes inspiration from Greek mythology
An Indiana University School of Medicine breast cancer surgeon is pursuing research that will utilize glass, gold, nanotechnology and Greek mythology hoping to vanquish breast cancer that has metastasized ...
Mysterious sailor unearthed by Cranfield archaeologists
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mystery surrounds a sailor who was unearthed as part of Cranfield University's dig at Royal Hospital Haslar this summer.
Network of unmanned undersea platforms would assist manned vessels
Today's naval forces rely primarily on highly capable multifunctional manned platforms, such as ships and submarines. Even the most advanced vessel, however, can only be in one place at a time, making the ...
Life is sweet for beekeepers in Greece, but for how long?
The rosemary season has ended, but sage is in full bloom. In the fragrant hills of the Peloponnese in southern Greece, after a few sharp turns along a path, Nikos Reppas' old car arrives at bee heaven: a ...
Scientists name the deepest cave-dwelling centipede after Hades—the Greek god of the underworld
An international team of scientists has discovered the deepest underground dwelling centipede. The animal was found by members of the Croatian Biospeleological Society in three caves in Velebit Mts, Croatia. ...
Earth from space: Aegean islands
(PhysOrg.com) -- This Envisat image is dominated by the island of Crete separating the Aegean and Libyan Seas in the eastern Mediterranean.
The broken symphony of swinging metronomes
Beloved in antiquity, Greece's hot springs left untapped
Hercules used them to regain his strength after his legendary labours, Hippocrates lauded their beneficial properties and even a famous Roman general, Sulla, said he owed his health to them.
Tiny minotaurs and mini-Casanovas: Ancient pigmy moths reveal secrets of their diversity
Researchers Robert Hoare (Landcare Research, New Zealand) and Erik van Nieukerken (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands) have named new moths after the Minotaur of Greek mythology and the legendary Italian philanderer Giacomo Ca ...