Tag : KwaZulu Natal

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#ScibraaiSides: Herpes virus linked to why breastfeeding mothers on ARVs still sometimes transmit HIV to their babes

Engela Duvenage
It’s a question that has baffled many an AIDS researcher: why do antiretroviral therapies (ARVs) not in all cases stop breastfeeding HIV positive mothers from...
Agriculture M&G's Science Voices

Save indigenous Zulu sheep and you save rural farmers

Zulu sheep are valuable to farmers because of their ability to brace the harsh environment in the KwaZulu-Natal region, writes Thembinkosi “Mnqobi” Xulu, a MSc candidate...

#Scibraai Sides: Who dies of what in rural KwaZulu-Natal?

Engela Duvenage
Women living in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal are more likely than men to pass away because of HIV/Aids, heart related reasons, strokes or diabetes. Male residents...
Biology & Evolution

Geen kenners in SA om nuwe motspesies te beskryf

Elsabé Brits
Suid-Afrika se eerste Wêrelderfenisgebied, die iSimangaliso-vleilandpark in KwaZulu-Natal, het twee nuwe motspesies opgelewer. Die twee motte, Stenoglene perissinottoi en Stenoglene clucki, behoort albei aan dieselfde...