NEWS

From 2016 to 2018 the Western Cape province of South Africa experienced what was believed to be the worst drought in a century and was declared a disaster area. In 
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Water sustains life, and nowhere is our dependence on it clearer than in large cities in drought-stricken areas.  According to the World Health Organization, half of the world’s population will 
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The operation of water heating uses a substantial amount of energy and is responsible for 30-40% of a household’s overall electricity consumption. It is therefore crucial for countries such as 
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Paratransit in Africa’s developing countries differs substantially from that of developed countries, from its inception to its vehicle types to its operations. Minibus taxi public transport is a seemingly chaotic 
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South Africa’s public (non-private) schools face many challenges, especially budgetary constraints, and even more so for schools in the lower four of the five affluence quintiles.  These budgetary constraints are 
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Autophagy is the body’s way of cleaning out damaged cells to allow for the regeneration of newer, healthier parts and components in cells. Autophagic flux is measured by blocking autophagosome 
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death in the world. However, current diagnostics tests for tuberculosis are either limited in sensitivity and costs or are not adaptable to 
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Tuberculosis (TB) is a major yet preventable global health problem. It is estimated that every year 10 million people fall ill with TB and 1.5 million people from it. In 
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1. Background Antimicrobial resistance is one of the World Health Organization’s top 10 threats to global health. And unfortunately, it is very much on the rise. The cost of antimicrobial 
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Stellenbosch University’s technology transfer team, Innovus, raised a total investment of R26 million for Stellenbosch University projects and spinout companies. The goal of these spinout companies is to conduct innovative 
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