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Omicron – Will it be the finalist?

The Omicron variant likely will spread more easily than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus and how easily Omicron spreads compared to Delta remains unknown. CDC (Centre for Disease Control and Prevention) expects that anyone with Omicron infection can spread the virus to others, even if they are vaccinated or do not have symptoms. However, researchers have …

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මනස්කාන්ත වු උතුරු එළි හෙවත් “Northern Lights”

  ශතවර්ෂ ගණනාවක් පුරා, මිනිසුන් උතුරු එළි හෙවත් “Northern Lights” නමැති සංසිද්ධිය ගැන මවිතයට පත් වු අතර, ඒවා ඔවුන්ට හැකි මාර්ගවලින් පැහැදිලි කිරීමට උත්සාහ කළහ. විවිධ ජනප්‍රවාද, මිතයාවන් සහ අද්භූත බලවේග  ඔවුන් ඒ සඳහා උපයෝගී කරගනු ලැබුවා​. මෙම උතුරු එළි අවුරෝරා aurora යන නාමයෙන් හදුන්වන අතර එහි විද්‍යාත්මක නාමය aurora borealis වේ. එය බොහෝ සෙයින් …

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“සුවද දැනී…දැනී …දැනෙනවා..!”

                                              ඕනෑම සුවදක් ආග්‍රහණය කර එය අපට ප්‍රිය උපදවන සුලුදැයි නොඑසේනම් අප්‍රියජනකදැයි තීරණය කිරීමට ක්ෂණයකින් හැකිවුවත් අපට සුවඳ දැනෙන ආකාරය හා බැදුණු සියලුම යාන්ත්‍රණ තේරුම් ගැනීම අසීරුය. එය වඩා සංකීර්ණ වන්නේ රස දැනීමද …

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Humanity in Scientific Research

-“Human subjects are not objects for researchers to be handled as they desire” Between 20 November 1945 and 1 October 1946, notable trials were held at Nuremberg, Germany. Among the trials involving German army personnel, the “Doctor’s trial” had a significant impact on the future of scientific research. It was an eye opener for the …

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In research, is equality true?

Nowadays, society places a high value on gender equality, opposing prejudice based on skin color or ethnicity and discrimination against the poor. These aspects have been reduced to a bare minimum, yet they still remain in sufficient amounts to jeopardize the future of science and technology. The focus of this article is on how these …

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BUILDING OUR FUTURE: DO NOT STOP FOR PANDEMICS

BUILDING OUR FUTURE: DO NOT STOP FOR PANDEMICS Written by: Thakshila Dasanayake   The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought numerous challenges to people and the delivery of health care services. It has upended communities and significantly altered the everyday lives of millions of people across the globe. Sri Lanka reported its first COVID-19 case on …

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Climate Change: The Earth’s Central Environmental Threat

  image courtesy- NOAA  What is climate change? The climate of the Earth is changing. Several lines of evidence point to changes in our weather, seas, ecosystems, and other areas. Global climate change refers to long-term average changes throughout the whole planet. Although the phrases “global warming” and “climate change” are sometimes used interchangeably, “global …

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Pediatrics Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic condition syndrome causes the kidneys to release a lot of protein into the urine. This can cause various concerns, including swelling of body tissues and an increased risk of infection. Although nephrotic syndrome can affect anyone at any age, it is most commonly diagnosed in children between the ages of two and five. It …

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Brilliant but underrated

Nikola Tesla “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” While most people are acquainted with Edison’s findings, few are familiar with Nikola Tesla’s contributions to modern science and technology. Nevertheless, Tesla’s inventions left a profound impact on modern science and technology. The revolving magnetic field, which is the foundation …

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