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Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Still Haunts Greece

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December 6, marks the anniversary of the killing of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas in 2008, an act that stands as a landmark case of police brutality in Greece. In more peaceful times, Greek society would mourn the death of a teenager and take a few minutes to think that law enforcement…
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Coffee May Decrease Chances of Alzheimer’s Disease

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A new study suggests that coffee consumption may decrease your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The study, which was published on November 19, sheds light on the mysterious disease, for which there is no cure as of now. While coffee does not mitigate or fight Alzheimer’s like some medications do, the study found that people…
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Five Ways Christmas Affects your Brain

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The Christmas season is an intense time of year. Neuroscience can shed some light on what it does to our brains. By Kira Shaw Christmas is a time of year like no other; gifts are exchanged, little-spoken-to relatives are contacted, and appetising treats are consumed with great gusto. Christmas can be both a time of…
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Pope Francis Visits Refugee Camp on Greek Island

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Pope Francis arrived on Lesvos island on Sunday morning to visit the refugee camp, accompanied by President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis, welcomed the Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church at the Temporary Reception and Identification Center of Lesvos, in Kara Tepe. The reception from the refugees…
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“OceanHero” Funds Marine Cleanups Through Use of Search Engine

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OceanHero is an organization that funds ocean-bound plastic recovery, recycling infrastructure development, and the technology to transform waste products into new goods — all by the simple use of a search engine. OceanHero founder Marvin Burman, from Germany, describes himself as a “serial entrepreneur” who has eight years of experience building digital products. He co-founded…