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Rakitha Malewana and Rananjaya Subash, both senior students of Nalanda College, Colombo, won Gold medals for their scientific innovations.Rakitha won for his use of nanotechnology and plant genes to prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infecting the cells of the immune system, while Subash won for his use of microorganisms in water to absorb impurities and consequently its purification.Also Rakitha has won the first prize in the International Environment and Sustainability Olympiad (INESPO) 2015, which was held at Amsterdam, Netherlands recently.SBS Sinhalese program interviews Rakitha Malewana regarding his achievement. 

Sanjaya Dissanayake
Published on
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 12:31
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11 min 45 sec