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Artichokes: An Ancient Greek Remedy

Artichokes are a 3,000-year-old detox secret, highly prized over the centuries for its potent medicinal properties. The Ancient Greeks valued this rare, edible blossom that it was known as ‘food for the Gods’ and reserved for the aristocratic alone. Modern research confirms just how right ancient healers were about the medicinal powers of this thorny, armoured vegetable with the sweet, sensual heart.

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New Algorithm Tool to Predict, Prevent Droughts in Greece

With predictions that “around 30 percent of Greece could be threatened with desertification” over the next few decades, scientists have developed an innovative algorithm tool for drought assessment and forecasting that will help to facilitate and prioritise measures designed to help mitigate Greece’s worst future water shortages.

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