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  • Blumenthal, Ryan (The Birds of Prey Programme of South Africa’s Endangered Wildlife Trust, 2014)
    An adult giraffe was struck dead by lightning on a game farm outside Phalaborwa, South Africa in March 2014. Interestingly, delayed post-mortem predation occurred on the carcass, which according to the farm owners was an ...
  • Unknown author (2014-10-24)
    Designed by Frank Gordon McIntosh, the Gresham Buildings was erected in 1924 in Thomas Sehume (then Andries) Street where the current Saambou building stands today. The Hamilton Family sold the Gresham Building to Saambou ...
  • Warren-Rhodes, Kimberley A.; McKay, Christopher P.; Boyle, Linda Ng; Wing, Michael R.; Kiekebusch, Elsita M.; Cowan, Don A.; Stomeo, Francesca; Pointing, Stephen B.; Kaseke, Kudzai F.; Eckardt, Frank; Henschel, Joh R.; Anisfeld, Ari; Seely, Mary; Rhodes, Kevin L. (American Geophysical Union, 2013-12)
    [1] Hypolithic microbial communities are productive niches in deserts worldwide, but many facets of their basic ecology remain unknown. The Namib Desert is an important site for hypolith study because it has abundant quartz ...
  • Smit, Izak P.J.; Smit, Chris F.; Govender, Navashini; Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike); MacFadyen, Sandra (Wiley, 2013-04)
    Fire is considered a critical management tool in fire prone landscapes. Often studies and policies relating to fire focus on why and how the fire regime should be managed, often neglecting to subsequently evaluate ...
  • Wortmann, Saskia B.; Kluijtmans, Leo A. J.; Rodenburg, Richard J.; Sass, Jörn Oliver; Nouws, Jessica; Van Kaauwen, Edwin P.; Kleefstra, Tjitske; Tranebjaerg, Lisbeth; De Vries, Maaike C.; Isohanni, Pirjo; Walter, Katharina; Alkuraya, Fowzan S.; Smuts, Izelle; Reinecke, Carolus J.; Van der Westhuizen, Francois H.; Thorburn, David; Smeitink, Jan A. M.; Morava, Eva; Wevers, Ron A. (Springer, 2013-11)
    Elevated urinary excretion of 3-methylglutaconic acid is considered rare in patients suspected of a metabolic disorder. In 3-methylglutaconyl-CoA hydratase deficiency (mutations in AUH), it derives from leucine degradation. ...