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Results of the South African Cloud-Seeding Experiments Using Hygroscopic Flares
A new method of seeding convective clouds for the purpose of augmenting rainfall is being developed in South Africa. Flares that produce small salt particles (0.5- mm mean diameter) are attached toExpand
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Multi-element analysis of South African wines by ICP-MS and their classification according to geographical origin.
Wines from three important wine-producing regions, Stellenbosch, Robertson, and Swartland, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, were analyzed by ICP-MS and the elemental composition used inExpand
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Poverty in South Africa – a statistical analysis
Poverty is one of the major challenges facing democratic South Africa. This article focuses on poverty in South Africa, using the Income and Expenditure Survey conducted in 1995 by Statistics SouthExpand
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Applying biofluid 1H NMR-based metabonomic techniques to distinguish between HIV-1 positive/AIDS patients on antiretroviral treatment and HIV-1 negative individuals.
Metabonomics, the study of metabolites and their role in various physiological states, is a novel methodology arising from the post-genomics era and has extensive biomedical application. ThisExpand
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Optimizing the number of hidden nodes of a feedforward artificial neural network
The number of hidden nodes is a crucial parameter of a feedforward artificial neural network. Expand
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Comparative 1H NMR-based metabonomic analysis of HIV-1 sera
Abstract1H NMR spectroscopy of sera from HIV-1 infected and uninfected individuals was performed on 300 and 600 MHz instruments. The resultant spectra were automatically data reduced to 90 and 180Expand
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Geostatistical Estimation of Animal Abundance in the Kruger National Park, South Africa
The Kruger National Park comprises 19 485 square km in the north-eastern corner of the Transvaal, bordering Mozambique to the east and Zimbabwe to the north. This is an area with a rich biologicalExpand
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Toward the operational application of hygroscopic flares for rainfall enhancement in South Africa
Abstract A major challenge of any operational cloud seeding project is the evaluation of the results. This paper describes the development of verification techniques based on data collected duringExpand
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In vitro effects of 2‐methoxyestradiol on MCF‐12A and MCF‐7 cell growth, morphology and mitotic spindle formation
The influence of 2‐methoxyestradiol (2ME) was investigated on cell growth, morphology and spindle formation in a tumorigenic (MCF‐7) and non‐tumorigenic (MCF‐12A) epithelial breast cell line.Expand
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Pharmacogenetic comparison of CYP2D6 predictive and measured phenotypes in a South African cohort
The relationship between genetic variation in CYP2D6 and variable drug response represents a potentially powerful pharmacogenetic tool. However, little is known regarding this relationship in theExpand
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