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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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Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as neurodegeneration and cancer represent the leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 41 million people each year—equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. Although 
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The success of deep learning in natural language processing (NLP) rendered language-specific feature design rare but saw cross-lingual transfer methods flourish. NLP is a branch of artificial intelligence that helps 
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Global awareness is in the spotlight on Earth Day, which is celebrated annually on 22 April and aims to highlight humanity’s role in protecting the planet. To mark Earth Day 
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There has been a growing interest recently in developing automatic speech recognition (ASR) for under-resourced languages. In our previous article, it was established that in societies with a steady internet 
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In societies with good internet connectivity, social media is a prevalent communication tool. However, where connectivity is insufficient or absent, radio stations that host phone-in talk shows become a popular 
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Despite increasing global interconnectivity, radio remains a primary source of information for many communities in the developing world, including those in some parts of rural Africa. Because radio is accessible 
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