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  • Making a community network legal within the South African regulatory framework 

    Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David; Cull, Domonic; Blom, R. (ACM, 2015)
    Community networks often operate at the fringe of legality with respect to spectrum, network infrastructure and providing services. We have been involved with such a network in a rural community, and together with them, ...
  • Mapping and characterisation of the sorghum cell suspension culture secretome 

    Ngara, Rudo; Ndimba, Bongani K. (Academic Journals, 2011)
    Here we reported the first secretomic study of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), a naturally drought tolerant cereal crop. In this study, we used a gel-based proteomic approach in combination with mass spectrometry to separate ...
  • Maternal mortality in Burkina Faso: a method from population census 2006 

    Lougue, Siaka; Appunni, Sathiya Susuman; Bonkoungou, Zakaliyat (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2013)
    Background: Estimating maternal mortality level is constantly challenging researchers and planners both in rich and poor countries. In developing countries, particularly in Burkina Faso where the registration system is not ...
  • Maths4Stats: Opleiding vir onderwysers 

    Blignaut, Renette J.; Luus, Retha; Lombard, Ronell; Latief, Abduraghiem; Kotze, Danelle (AOSIS, 2013)
    Maths4Stats: Educating teachers. The inadequate nature of the education infrastructure in South Africa has led to poor academic performance at public schools. Problems within schools such as under-qualified teachers and ...
  • Measuring redshift-space distortion with future SKA surveys 

    Raccanelli, Alvise; Bull, Philip; Camera, Stefano; Bacon, David; Blake, Chris; Dore, Olivier; Ferreira, Pedro G.; Maartens, Roy; Santos, Mario G.; Viel, Matteo; Zhao, Gong-Bo (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    The peculiar motion of galaxies can be a particularly sensitive probe of gravitational collapse. As such, it can be used to measure the dynamics of dark matter and dark energy as well the nature of the gravitational laws ...
  • Mental health services in Ethiopia: emerging public health 

    Appunni, Sathiya Susuman (WB Saunders, 2011)
    Summary: Objectives: Examine the mental health issues in Ethiopia in relation to services offered in this direction. Study Design: Retrospective. Methods: Results of the 2005 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey and ...
  • Metagenomics, gene discovery and the ideal biocatalyst 

    Cowan, Donald A.; Arslanoglu, A.; Burton, Stephanie; Cameron, Rory A.; Baker, Gillian; Smith, Jacques J.; Meyer, Quinton (Portland Press, 2004)
    With the rapid development of powerful protein evolution and enzyme-screening technologies, there is a growing belief that optimum conditions for biotransformation processes can be established without the constraints of ...
  • Metronidazole in the Prophylaxis and treatment of Anaerobic Infection 

    Applebaum, P.C.; Moodley, J.; Chatterton, S.A.; Cowan, D.B.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 1978)
    The influence of prophylactic metronidazole on vaginal carriage rates of anaerobes and the development of postoperative anaerobic infection was studied in 104 women who underwent abdominal hysterectomy. Metronidazole ...
  • Mice and men: Their promoter properties 

    Bajic, Vladimir B.; Tan, Sin lam; Christoffels, Alan; Schonbach, Christian; Lipovich, Leonard; Yang, Liang; Hofmann, Oliver; Kruger, Adele; Hide, Winston; Kai, Chikatoshi; Kawai, Jun; Hume, David, A.; Carninci, Piero; Hayashizaki, Yoshihide (PLoS Genetics, 2006)
    Using the two largest collections of Mus musculus and Homo sapiens transcription start sites (TSSs) determined based on CAGE tags, ditags, full-length cDNAs, and other transcript data, we describe the compositional landscape ...
  • Micro-Eukaryotic diversity in Hypolithons from Miers Valley, Antarctica 

    Gokul, Jarishma K.; Valverde, Angel; Tuffin, Marla; Cary, Stephen Craig; Cowan, Don A. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2013)
    The discovery of extensive and complex hypolithic communities in both cold and hot deserts has raised many questions regarding their ecology, biodiversity and relevance in terms of regional productivity. However, most ...
  • The Microbial Aetiology of Periodontal Diseases 

    Africa, Charlene W.J. (InTech, 2012)
    Introduction: The study of the aetiology of periodontal diseases has continued for decades with much progress shown in the last two decades. Having moved through periods of “whole” plaque (with emphasis on mass) being ...
  • Mobile Communication Tools for a South African Deaf patient in a pharmacy context 

    Chininthorn, Prangnat; Glaser, Meryl; Freudenthal, Adinda; Tucker, William David (IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2012)
    This paper presents a case for iterative community-based co-design to facilitate the emergence of an innovative mobile system to address a potentially life-threatening scenario for Deaf people in South Africa. For Deaf ...
  • A mobile Deaf-to-hearing communication aid for medical diagnosis 

    Mutemwa, Muyowa; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2010)
    This paper describes how a deaf to hearing communication aid built for a mobile phone can be used to provide semi-synchronous communication between a Deaf person and a hearing person who cannot sign. Deaf people with access ...
  • A mobile platform traffic generator for network performance evaluation 

    Tiemeni, Ghislaine Livie Ngangom; Venter, Isabella M.; Rey-Moreno, Carlos; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2013)
    This work in progress paper presents an overview of the development of an efficient and accurate mobile traffic generator based on an open source computer-based traffic generator software. A high performance mobile traffic ...
  • Mobile vertical handover between infrastructure and ad hoc Wi-Fi networks 

    Chitedze, Zimani; Tucker, William David (Telkom, 2011)
    This paper addresses mobility management issues in an environment with both wireless LAN and wireless mesh networks. We first examine wireless mesh network client side transparency within mesh mobility management protocols ...
  • A Mobile-Health Information Access System 

    Adesina, Ademola Olusola; Nyongesa, Henry O. (Telkom, 2013)
    Patients using the Mobile-Health Information System can send SMS requests to a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) web server with the expectation of receiving an appropriate feedback on issues that relate to their health. ...
  • Model-independent constraints on dark energy and modified gravity with the SKA 

    Zhao, Gong-Bo; Bacon, David; Maartens, Roy; Santos, Mario G.; Raccanelli, Alvise (Proceedings of Science, 2014)
    Employing a nonparametric approach of the principal component analysis (PCA), we forecast the future constraint on the equation of state w(z) of dark energy, and on the effective Newton constant m(k; z), which parameterise ...
  • A modern description of Crambionella stuhlmanni (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae) from St. Lucia Estuary, South Africa 

    Neethling, Simone; Channing, Alan; Gershwin, Lisa-Ann; Gibbons, Mark J. (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
    A new record of Crambionella stuhlmanni is reported from the east coast of South Africa. The material is described using quantitative morphological data, and mitochondrial (CO1) and nuclear (ITS-1) sequence data. The species ...
  • Molecular characterization of the 16S rRNA Gene of helicobacter fennelliae isolated from stools and blood cultures from paediatric patients in South Africa 

    Smuts, H.E.M; Lastovica, Albert J. (Hindawi, 2011)
    Forty strains of H. fennelliae collected from paediatric blood and stool samples over an 18 year period at a children's hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, were amplified by PCR of the 16S rRNA. Two distinct genotypes of ...