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  • Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2012)
    Ethiopia’s childhood mortality has continued to decline although at a swift pace. The drop in urban childhood mortality decline, duration of breastfeeding is the principle reason for the overall decline in mortality trends ...
  • Chamberlain, Yvonne; Norris, R.E.; Keats, Derek; Maneveldt, Gavin (Walter de Gruyter, 1995)
    A nongeniculate, crustose coralline alga (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from South Africa, is found growing epiphytically on fronds of species of the geniculate genus Ampiroa. Analysis of the vegetative and reproductive ...
  • Reitmaier, Thomas; Bidwell, Nicola J.; Siya, Masbulele Jay; Marsden, Gary; Tucker, William D. (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2012)
    We describe designing an asynchronous, oral repository and sharing system that we intend to suit the needs and practices of rural residents in South Africa. We aim to enable users without access to personal computers to ...
  • Stiegler, Nancy; Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (SAGE Publications, 2013)
    The aim of this article is to show a comparative analysis of contraceptive use in areas of traditionally high fertility that have gone through profound changes. Data have been taken from the latest Demographic and Health ...
  • Fielding, Burtram C.; Suliman, Tasnim (Academic Journals, 2009)
    It has been reported in some studies that the newly discovered human coronavirus NL-63 (HCoVNL63) is one of the most common coronaviruses associated with acute respiratory infections. HCoVNL63 was first isolated in 2004 ...
  • Zeeman, Zannè; Branch, George M; Farrell, Daniel; Maneveldt, Gavin; Robertson-Andersson, Deborah; Pillay, Deena (Springer Verlag, 2013)
    This paper concerns the effects on biodiversity of depletion 24 of the South African abalone Haliotis midae, which is a long-lived species with a large corrugated shell that provides a habitat for diverse benthic organisms. ...
  • Zeeman, Zannè; Branch, George M .; Farrell, Daniel; Maneveldt, Gavin; Robertson-Andersson, Deborah; Pillay, Deena (Springer Verlag, 2013)
    This paper concerns the effects on biodiversity of depletion 24 of the South African abalone Haliotis midae, which is a long-lived species with a large corrugated shell that provides a habitat for diverse benthic organisms. ...
  • Naidoo, Krishni; Maneveldt, Gavin; Ruck, Kevin; Bolton, John J. (Springer, 2007)
    The effects of different diets on growth in the cultured South African abalone, Haliotis midae (Linnaeus), was investigated. Growth of juvenile Haliotis midae was monitored on a commercial abalone farm over a period of ...
  • Sivakumar, Pasupathi; Maiyalagan, Thandavarayan (Trans Tech Publications, 2010)
    Fuel cells, as devices for direct conversion of the chemical energy of a fuel into electricity by electrochemical reactions, are among the key enabling technologies for the transition to a hydrogen-based economy. Among ...
  • Koen, Chris (Oxford University Press, 2009)
    A strong correlation between the gamma-ray burster peak energy and the peak luminosity of the associated supernova was discovered by Li for four GRBs. Despite the fact that the formal significance level of the correlation ...
  • Tucker, William D. (ACM, 2004)
    Connecting people across the Digital Divide is as much a social effort as a technological one. We are developing a community-centered approach to learn how interaction techniques can compensate for poor communication across ...
  • De Roeck, Els R.; VanSchoenwinkel, Bram J.; Day, Jenny A.; Xu, Yongxin; Raitt, Lincoln; Brendonck, Luc (Springer Verlag, 2007)
    Temporary wetlands are an ecologically and economically important habitat in South Africa. They harbor large branchiopods, known to be flagship species of nonpermanent aquatic habitats, and sensitive to land use changes. ...
  • Agbele, Kehinde K.; Adesina, Ademola Olusola; Azeez, Nureni A.; Abidoye, Ademola P. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Inc., 2012)
    There is a growing interest in the use of context-awareness as a technique for developing pervasive computing applications that are flexible and adaptable for users. In this context, however, information retrieval (IR) ...
  • Raji, Ismaila; Mugabo, Pierre; Obikeze, Kenechukwu (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: Tulbaghia violacea Harv. (Alliaceae) is used to treat various ailments, including hypertension (HTN) in South Africa. This study aims to evaluate the contributions of muscarinic receptors and changes in ...
  • Koen, Chris (Oxford Univeristy Press, 2009)
    Systematic variability in stellarmagnitudes, as derived from profile fitting to CCD images,may in some instances be due to variable seeing. It is suggested that this happens in cases where the stars are unresolved pairs, ...
  • Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (Kamla-Raj Enterprises, 2012)
    It is well established that those women who undergo full antenatal care check-up and give birth in a medical institution or whose delivery is attended by trained paramedical persons promotes child survival and reduces ...
  • Blake, Edwin H.; Tucker, William D.; Glaser, Meryl; Freudenthal, Adinda (Wiley, 2011)
    The process of community-based co-design is one that explores various solution configurations in a multi-dimensional design space whose axes are the different dimensions of requirements and the various dimensions of designer ...
  • Blake, Edwin H.; Tucker, William D.; Glaser, Meryl; Freudenthal, Adinda (Wiley, 2011)
    The process of community-based co-design is one that explores various solution configurations in a multi-dimensional design space whose axes are the different dimensions of requirements and the various dimensions of designer ...
  • Azeez, Nureni A.; Abidoye, Ademola P.; Agbele, Kehinde K.; Adesina, Ademola Olusola (Academic Journals Inc., 2012)
    Grid computing is an emergent computing innovation which offers endless access to computing infrastructure across various organizations (academia and industry). Since this technology allows aggregation of various computer ...
  • Renaud, Karen; Blignaut, Rénette; Venter, Isabella M. (Springer, 2013)
    Designing for diversity is a laudable aim. How to achieve this, in the context of mobile phone usage by South African seniors, is a moot point. We considered this question from two possible perspectives: universal ...

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