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  • Technology led to more abstract causal reasoning 

    Gardenfors, Peter; Lombard, Marlize (Springer, 2020-07-06)
    Many animal species use tools, but human technical engagement is more complex. We argue that there is coevolution between technical engagement (the manufacturing and use of tools) and advanced forms of causal cognition in ...
  • Grazing under irrigation affects N2O-emissions substantially in South Africa 

    Smit, Hendrik P. J.; Reinsch, Thorsten; Swanepoel, Pieter A.; Kluss, Christof; Taube, Friedhelm (MDPI, 2020-08-29)
    Fertilized agricultural soils serve as a primary source of anthropogenic N2O emissions. In South Africa, there is a paucity of data on N2O emissions from fertilized, irrigated dairy-pasture systems and emission factors ...
  • Atmospheric heavy metal deposition in North Macedonia from 2002 to 2010 studied by Moss biomonitoring technique 

    Barandovski, Lambe; Stafilov, Trajce; Sajn, Robert; Frontasyeva, Marina; Andonovska, Katerina Baceva (MDPI, 2020-08-30)
    Moss biomonitoring technique was used for a heavy-metal pollution study in Macedonia in the framework of the International Cooperative Program on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops (UNECE IPC Vegetation). ...
  • PHOENICULUS DAMARENSIS - P. PURPUREUS LATITUDINAL GRADIENT IN MANTLE IRIDOSOME DIAMETERS 

    Cooper, M. I. (2022-05)
    A latitudinal gradient was proposed in microscopic differences in green and violet woodhoopoe mantle iridosome diameters of mantle feathers. Outer iridophore diameters from Green Woodhoopoe P. p. purpureus barbules (0.22 ...
  • Cultural and social experiences and legacies of Esop Suliman and contemporaries in Wellington, South Africa, 1900-19381 

    Cleophas, Francois J. (SABINET, 2020-07)
    This study attempts to investigate socio-cultural experiences of Esop Suliman, an immigrant from India, in the rural parts of the Cape Colony, South Africa, roundabout the turn of the 20th century until 1938 in the Cape ...
  • A synthesizing land-cover classification method based on Google Earth Engine : a case study in Nzhelele and Levhuvu catchments, South Africa 

    Zeng, Hongwei; Wu, Bingfang; Wang, Shuai; Musakwa, Walter; Tian, Fuyou; Mashimbye, Zama Eric; Poona, Nitesh; Syndey, Mavengahama (Springer, 2020-07-07)
    This study designed an approach to derive land-cover in the South Africa with insufficient ground samples, and made a case demonstration in Nzhelele and Levhuvu catchments, South Africa. The method was developed based on ...
  • Parenting children who are enterally fed: How families go from surviving to thriving 

    Hopwood, Nick; Elliot, Chris; Moraby, Khadeejah; Dadich, Ann (Wiley, 2020-09-09)
    Background Complex feeding difficulties requiring enteral (tube) feeding affect everyone around the child. Parents experience additional stress and are at risk of social isolation. This study investigated the strategies ...
  • Anxiety in children with selective mutism: a meta-analysis 

    Driessen, Jim; Blom, Jan Dirk; Muris, Peter; Blashfield, Roger K.; Molendijk, Marc L. (Springer, 2019-10-24)
    This study evaluates the current conceptualization of selective mutism (SM) as an anxiety disorder in the DSM-5 using a meta-analytic approach. In the absence of any systematic assessment of anxiety in the field of SM, we ...
  • Understanding child marriage in Ghana: The constructions of gender and sexuality and implications for married girls 

    Sarfo, Elizabeth Anokyewaa; Yendork, Joana Salifu; Naidoo, Anthony Vernon (Routledge, 2020-01-23)
    Child marriage is the practice of marrying an individual below 18 years. The drivers of this practice include poverty, gender inequality, cultural and religious norms among others. While Ghana is one of many countries ...
  • On borders, boundaries and being a chameleon: Metaphors for reframing the academic project 

    van Schalkwyk, Susan (2017-09)
    Susan van Schalkwyk, MPhil PhD, is Professor in Health Professions Education and Director of the Centre for Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) at Stellenbosch University, ...
  • Pressure-gradient sorption calorimetry of flexible porous materials : implications for intrinsic thermal management 

    Feldmann, Wesley K.; Esterhuysen, Catharine; Barbour, Leonard J. (Wiley, 2020-08-23)
    Thermal management is an important consideration for applications that involve gas sorption by flexible porous materials. A pressure-gradient differential scanning calorimetric method was developed to measure the energetics ...
  • Direct determination of enthalpies of sorption using pressure-gradient differential scanning calorimetry: CO2 sorption by Cu-HKUST 

    Feldmann, Wesley K.; White, Kerry-Anne; Bezuidenhout, Charl X.; Smith, Vincent J.; Esterhuysen, Catharine; Barbour, Leonard J. (Wiley, 2020-06-01)
    Enthalpy of sorption (ΔH) is an important parameter for the design of separation processes using adsorptive materials. A pressure-ramped calorimetric method is described and tested for the direct determination of ΔH values. ...
  • Variable contribution identification and visualization in multivariate statistical process monitoring 

    Rossouw, R. F.; Coetzer, R. L. J.; Le Roux, N. J. (Elsevier, 2020-01-15)
    Multivariate statistical process monitoring (MSPM) has received book-length treatments and wide spread application in industry. In MSPM, multivariate data analysis techniques such as principal component analysis (PCA) are ...
  • Remdesivir for severe covid-19: a clinical practice guideline 

    Rochwerg, Bram; Agarwal, Arnav; Zeng, Linan; Leo, Yee-Sin; Appiah, John Adabie; Agoritsas, Thomas; Bartoszko, Jessica; Brignardello-Petersen, Romina; Ergan, Begum; Ge, Long; Geduld, Heike; Gershengorn, Hayley B.; Manai, Hela; Huang, Minhua; Lamontagne, François; Kanda, Seema; Kawano-Dourado, Leticia; Kurian, Linda; Kwizera, Arthur; Murthy, Srinivas; Qadir, Nida; Siemieniuk, Reed; Silvestre, Maria Asuncion; Vandvik, Per Olav; Ye, Zhikang; Zeraatkar, Dena; Guyatt, Gordon (2020-11-23)
    Clinical question What is the role of remdesivir in the treatment of severe covid-19? This guideline was triggered by the ACTT-1 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine on 22 May 2020. Current practice ...
  • A chemometric approach to the evaluation of the ageing ability of red wines 

    Aleixandre-Tudo, Jose Luis; Toit, Wesseldu (Elsevier, 2020-08-15)
    One of the most important quality attributes of red wines is its ability to withstand and ageing process. The multidimensionality of the ageing ability concept, which includes a combination of colour, taste, mouthfeel, and ...
  • Molecules in pathogenesis: angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) 

    Wiese, Owen; Zemlin, Annalise E.; Pillay, Tahir S. (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & Association of Clinical Pathologists, 2021-04-19)
    The renin–angiotensin system is mainly associated with the regulation of blood pressure, but recently many other functions of this system have been described. ACE2, an 805-amino acid monocarboxypeptidase type I transmembrane ...
  • Genetic and phenotypic consequences of early domestication in black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) 

    Rhode, C.; Badenhorst, R.; Hull, K. L.; Greenwood, M. P.; Bester-van der Merwe, A. E.; Andere, A. A.; Picard, C. J.; Richards, C. (Wiley, 2020-06-10)
    The black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens, is an emerging biotechnological agent with its larvae being effective converters of organic waste into usable bio-products including protein and lipids. To date, most operations ...
  • A living WHO guideline on drugs for covid-19 

    Agarwal, Arnav; Rochwerg, Bram; Lamontagne, François; Siemieniuk, Reed AC; Agoritsas, Thomas; Askie, Lisa; Lytvyn, Lyubov; Leo, Yee-Sin; Macdonald, Helen; Zeng, Linan; Amin, Wagdy; Barragan, Fabian A Jaimes; Bausch, Frederique J.; Burhan, Erlina; Calfee, Carolyn S.; Cecconi, Maurizio; Chanda, Duncan; Dat, Vu Quoc; De Sutter, An; Du, Bin; Freedman, Stephen; Geduld, Heike; Gee, Patrick; Gotte, Matthias; Harley, Nerina; Hashmi, Madiha; Hunt, Beverley; Jehan, Fyezah; Kabra, Sushil K.; Kanda, Seema; Kim, Yae-Jean; Kissoon, Niranjan; Krishna, Sanjeev; Kuppalli, Krutika; Kwizera, Arthur; Castro-Rial, Marta Lado; Lisboa, Thiago; Lodha, Rakesh; Mahaka, Imelda; Manai, Hela; Mino, Greta; Nsutebu, Emmanuel; Preller, Jacobus; Pshenichnaya, Natalia; Qadir, Nida; Relan, Pryanka; Sabzwari, Saniya; Sarin, Rohit; Shankar-Hari, Manu; Sharland, Michael; Shen, Yinzhong; Ranganathan, Shalini S.; Souza, Joao P.; Stegemann, Miriam; Swanstrom, Ronald; Ugarte, Sebastian; Uyeki, Tim; Venkatapuram, Sridhar; Vuyiseka, Dubula; Wijewickrama, Ananda; Tran, Lien; Zeraatkar, Dena; Bartoszko, Jessica J.; Ge, Long; Brignardello-Petersen, Romina; Owen, Andrew; Guyatt, Gordon; Diaz, Janet; Kawano-Dourado, Leticia; Jacobs, Michael; Vandvik, Per Olav (2022-04-22)
    This living guideline by Arnav Agarwal and colleagues (BMJ 2020;370:m3379, doi:10.1136/bmj.m3379) was last updated on 22 April 2022, but the infographic contained two dosing errors: the dose of ritonavir with renal failure ...
  • Sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza juncea var. sericea) for sustainable small ruminant production: feed, helminth suppressant and meat preservation capabilities 

    Mahachi, Leo N.; Chikwanha, Obert C.; Katiyatiya, Chenaimoyo L. F.; Marufu, Munyaradzi C.; Aremu, Adeyemi O.; Mapiye, Cletos (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    Small ruminants significantly contribute towards livelihood, food and nutrition security for people living in semiarid low-to-middle-income countries. However, their productivity is largely constrained by feed shortages, ...
  • Microporosity of a guanidinium organodisulfonate hydrogen-bonded framework 

    Brekalo, Ivana; Deliz, David E.; Barbour, Leonard J.; Ward, Michael D.; Friščić, Tomislav; Holman, Travis (Wiley, 2019-10-29)
    Guanidinium organosulfonates (GSs) are a large and well-explored archetypal family of hydrogen-bonded organic host frameworks that have, over the past 25 years, been regarded as nonporous. Reported here is the only example ...

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