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A catalogue with keys to the non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) of South Africa
Non-geniculate coralline red algae are common in all of the world’s oceans, where they often occupy close to 100% of the primary rocky substratum. The South African rocky subtidal and intertidal habitats in particular, ...
The prospect of rehabilitation as a ‘substantial and compelling’ circumstance to avoid imposing life imprisonment in South Africa: A comment on S v Nkomo
(Juta Law, 2008)
When the death penalty was declared unconstitutional in South Africa, the government enacted the Criminal Law Amendment Act in 1997 which, amongst other things, stipulated that a person convicted of some of the scheduled ...
At the crossroads: linking strategic frameworks to address gender-based violence and HIV/ AIDS in Southern Africa
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
In recent years, southern African governments have made a number of important commitments on international and regional levels to combat HIV/ AIDS. The subregion has also seen a number of strategic developments such ...
A Societal Responsibility : The role of civil society organisations in prisoner support, rehabilitation and reintegration
(Institute for Security Studies and the Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Civil society organisations play a key role in assisting prisoners and ex-prisoners to reintegrate into society and may at present render the bulk of such services. It is especially in respect of post-release support ...
Faith-based organisations, local governance and citizenship in South Africa
(University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2009)
Multiple regression of GRB luminosity on light-curve properties
(Oxford University Press, 2009)
Statistical relations between the luminosity L of gamma-ray burster (GRBs) and several of their other observable properties have been discovered. Four of these properties are considered here: the spectral lag; a measure ...
Secure contactless smart card transactions on mobile devices
This paper presents work in progress to explore the utility of Near Field Communication technology to secure mobile financial services. The objective is to evaluate the potential of this approach as an upcoming technology ...
Leisure boredom and adolescent risk behaviour: a systematic literature review
(Taylor & Francis, 2009)
There has been very little research investigating leisure boredom and risk behaviour among adolescents in South Africa. A systematic review of literature was conducted to synthesise current knowledge within the field of ...
Amino acids 1055 to 1192 in the S2 Region of severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus S Protein induce neutralizing antibodies: Implications for the development of vaccines and antiviral agents
(American Society for Microbiology, 2005)
The spike (S) protein of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) interacts with cellular receptors to mediate membrane fusion, allowing viral entry into host cells; hence it is recognized as the primary ...
Characterization of a unique group-specific protein (U122) of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus
(American Society for Microbiology, 2004)
A novel coronavirus (CoV) has been identified as the etiological agent of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The SARS-CoV genome encodes the characteristic essential CoV replication and structural proteins. Additionally, ...