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  • Larmer, Miles; Lecocq, Baz (Wiley, 2018-10)
    This paper proposes rethinking nationalism as a political ideology and force in Africa outside the boundaries of the postcolonial African state. It argues against national histories and for histories of the construction ...
  • Canarella, Giorgio; Gil-Alana, Luis A.; Gupta, Rangan; Miller, Stephen M. (Springer, 2018-11)
    We consider two important features of the historical US price data (1774–2015), namely the data’s persistence and cyclical structure. We first consider the persistence of the series and focus on standard long-memory models ...
  • Kariv, S.; Azibani, F.; Baard, J.; Osman, A.; Soma-Pillay, Priya; Anthony, J.; Sliwa, K. (Clinics Cardive, 2018-09)
    OBJECTIVE : To document maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality in anticoagulated, pregnant patients with mechanical heart valves until 42 days postpartum. METHODS : In a tertiary single-centre, prospective cohort, 178 ...
  • Pantshwa, Jonathan M.; Rhoda, Khadija; Clift, Sarah J.; Pradeep, Priyamvada; Choonara, Yahya E.; Kumar, Pradeep; Du Toit, Lisa C.; Penny, Clement; Pillay, Viness; Pillay, Viness (MDPI Publishing, 2018-10-04)
    The present study aimed to design and develop a nanocomposite drug delivery system employing an antineoplastic-loaded antibody functionalized nanomicelle encapsulated within a Chitosan–Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)–Poly(N-iso ...
  • Ndoro, T.T. (Tinashe); Louw, Lynette; Kanyangale, MacDonald (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-09-18)
    ORIENTATION : There is a growing prevalence of entrepreneurial activity by immigrant entrepreneurs in different sectors of various economies across the world. Immigrant entrepreneurs seek to identify opportunities to ...
  • Veldsman, D.P. (Daniel Petrus), 1959- (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2018-09-20)
    What does the Lutheran systematic theologian from South Africa, Klaus Nürnberger, find ‘ourselves to be’, that is, what is his viewpoint on anthropology? Nürnberger has recently taken on the task of formulating anew ...
  • Sun, Xing; Tian, Zhe; Malekian, Reza; Li, Zhixiong (MDPI Publishing, 2018-10-01)
    Exhaust emissions from vessels have increasingly attracted attention in the continuously growing marine transport world trade market. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced a number of measures ...
  • Nolte, Elsie M.; Joubert, Annie M.; Lakier, Roy; Van Rensburg, Ado; Mercier, Anne Elisabeth (MDPI Publishing, 2018)
    Following exposure of cells to gamma-radiation, a cascade of intracellular consequences may be observed in a semitemporal manner. This includes deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) damage and reactive oxygen species (ROS) ...
  • Tshifularo, Mashudu (Medpharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Cogent, Taylor and Francis Group, 2018-09)
    Acute otitis media (AOM) is one of the most common childhood illnesses. While many children experience sporadic AOM episode, an important group suffer from recurrent AOM (rAOM), defined as three or more episodes in six ...
  • Dreyer, D.J. (Daniel) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-09-27)
    A world view claims to give a true picture of reality. As the insights of the sciences change our picture of reality, theology must take the new views on the world serious to maintain its integrity and the Gospel its ...
  • Aye, Goodness Chioma; Balcilar, Mehmet; Demirer, Riza; Gupta, Rangan (Elsevier, 2018-11)
    This paper examines whether proxies of political risk exposure at the firm-level can predict the aggregate stock market volatility. Utilizing a nonparametric causality-in-quantiles test which not only guards against ...
  • Yazbek, Mariatha; Jomeen, Julie (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    OBJECTICVE : To explore and describe the use of the partogram in private hospitals in South Africa. DESIGN : An explanatory mixed method design. In-depth interviews were conducted with the midwives and midwife specialists ...
  • Malan, Willem Dutoit; Akdogan, Guven; Taskinen, Pekka; Hamuyuni, Joseph; Zietsman, Johannes Hendrik (Elsevier, 2018-12)
    The Ti-V-O system was studied experimentally from 700 °C to 1500 °C by high-temperature equilibration, quenching, scanning electron microscope and Energy-Dispersive X-Ray spectroscopy. The solubility of titanium in the ...
  • Laurenzi, Emanuele; Hinkelmann, Knut; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018-10)
    Enterprise knowledge is currently subject to ever-changing, complex and domain-specific modeling requirements. Assimilating these requirements in modeling languages brings the benefits associated to both domain-specific ...
  • Siriwardena, Bogahawatte Samarakoon Mudiyanselage Samadarani; Crane, Hannah; O'Neill, Niall; Abdelkarim, Rasha; Brierley, Daniel J.; Franklin, Christopher D.; Farthing, Paula M.; Speight, Paul M.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Elsevier, 2018-10)
    OBJECTIVES : Odontogenic tumors (ODTs) are a heterogeneous group of lesions derived from elements of tooth-forming tissues. No detailed data on the incidence of odontogenic tumors in the United Kingdom have been published. ...
  • Mahdy, M.A.A. (Mohamed) (Springer, 2019-11)
    Extracellular matrix (ECM) is an essential component of skeletal muscle. It provides a framework structure that holds myofibers and blood capillaries and nerves supplying the muscle. In addition, it has a principal role ...
  • Venner, W.V. (Victor); Puts, G.J. (Gerard Jacobs); Crouse, Philippus L. (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    PTFE homopolymer synthesised using ammonium persulfate initiator discolours at sintering temperatures of approximately 380 °C. No report on this phenomenon is available in the open literature. To shed light on the problem, ...
  • Maluleke, Phumzile; Landman, W.A. (Willem Adolf), 1964-; Malherbe, Johan; Archer, Emma (Springer, 2019-11)
    Application of seasonal forecasts in agriculture has significant potential and realized utility. Other sectors that may also benefit from using seasonal forecasts include (but are not limited to) health, hydrology, water, ...
  • Handavu, Ferdinand; Chirwa, Paxie W.; Syampungani, Stephen (Elsevier, 2019-03)
    This study examined socio-economic factors that influence land-use and land-cover dynamics in the Copperbelt miombo woodlands of Zambia. Data were collected through household surveys and focus group discussions. All ...
  • Thema, Nontobeko; Tshilwane, Selaelo I.; Son, L.; Smith, R.M.; Faber, Frederika E.; Steyn, Helena C.; Van Kleef, Mirinda; Liebenberg, Junita; Pretorius, Alri (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    Since CD8+ T cells play an important role in resistance to infection with heartwater, effective vaccines against this disease will likely require identification of antigens that contain CD8+ T cell epitopes responsible for ...