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Unraveling the mysteries surrounding our Wild Buffaloes

The Buffalo, since ancient times, has been an animal of great reverence owing to its social and cultural significance in the Sri Lankan society. Many chronicles and rock inscriptions (e.g. Galapatha Raja Maha Viharaya, Aluthgama and Hevevissa Korale, Kurunegala) bear ample testimony to this fact.

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IDEA project trains medical staff in Advanced Molecular Diagnostics of SARS CoV-2 and Variant Identification using Oxford Nanopore Sequencing Technique

The IDEA (Identification of Emerging Agents) project was established in collaboration with Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin, Germany, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo and North Colombo Teaching Hospital (NCTH), Ragama, in 2017.  >>>Read more

Ethnic Reality of Sri Lankans: A Hidden Story Unravelled

How related are we to each other? Can we predict the kinship between two individuals no matter how distant and complex the relationship is? Are Sri Lankans truly one big family? How related are we to other nationalities?

Sri Lankan Bats and Bat-Coronaviruses.

“Corona” has been a word that tormented a whole world for more than a year since the end of 2019. What is this Corona? It created a global level pandemic by infecting more than 180 million people across 220 countries and caused the death of more than 3.9 million patients.

The Himalayan Crossing of Brown-headed Gulls 2022

It is with great excitement that we announce the second Himalayan crossing of a tagged bird of our CAF migration tracking project in Sri Lanka.

Hanuman Plover; A New Bird To Sri Lanka

Every once in a while, new species are being discovered, and when that happens it brings a new perspective to our understanding of the world around us.

Towards a Greener Future in Sri Lankan Export Agriculture

With the progress gained by humans in their civilization, many important landmark achievements were made and all these contributed for humans to become the dominant species on this earth.

Excessive fluoride levels in drinking water pose a negative impact on male fertility

As a result of the weathering processes, rocks decompose into soil, providing most elements required by plants, animals, and humans.

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'Manike' has migrated from Mannar to Europe

'Manike' has migrated from Mannar to Europe and returned to Mannar via Arctic Ocean.

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