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LANDSCAPE MODIFICATION AND EXTINCTION OF SPECIES

By Shakila Ifham There is a growing body of literature including some from Dr. Ruchira Somaweera’s team that lizards adapt to changed environments in ways…

Can wearing masks stop the spread of viruses?

One of the abiding images of any virus outbreak is people in surgical masks. Using them to prevent infection is popular in many countries around…

A LAND LIKE NO OTHER, BUT …

BY Ivan Alvis I generally hear people referring to Sri Lanka as ‘a land like no other.’ And, they are absolutely correct! But, what worries…

The Joys Of Celebrating Christmas

by Anwar A. Khan “I heard the bells on Christmas DayTheir old, familiar carols play,And wild and sweetThe words repeatOf peace on earth, good-will to…

Tech 2019: Our biggest technology stories

As 2019 splutters to a close, it’s time for our annual lookback at our most-read tech stories, and to ask: “What happened next?”. Facebook and…