• South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 11/12 (2014)

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    The Golden Ratio – elucidated by Boeyens and Thackeray in an article in this issue – is expressed in the spiral structure of the cochlear of a fossil hominin (about 2 million years old) from the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa. (Cochlear image, based on CT scans: Jose Braga. Diagram of the golden ratio is included for illustrative purposes only.)

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  • South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 9/10 (2014)

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    Open Access Week is celebrated globally in October. Czerniewicz and Goodier discuss open access in the South African higher education research context. (image design by Nadine Wubbeling).

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  • South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 7/8 (2014)

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    Galls induced by the introduced biological control fly Dasineura rubiformis on the invasive Australian tree Acacia mearnsii. The formation of galls prevents seed production and substantially reduces the invasive potential of the tree (photo: Fiona Impson). Van Wilgen and colleagues review the contributions of the Centre for Invasion Biology in the field of invasion science over the last 10 years.

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  • South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 5/6 (2014)

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    A density map of keywords in water research related publications from 2002 to 2006. Siebrits et al. report on a scientometric analysis of water research publications over four decades to identify paradigm shifts within water research in South Africa.

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  • South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 3/4 (2014)

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    The Siloam Valley and Makuleni Village – the site of the hypothetical enhanced geothermal system discussed by Dhansay et al. in an article on South Africa’s geothermal energy potential. Photos: Taufeeq Dhansay.

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  • South African Journal of Science
    Vol 110 No 1/2 (2014)

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    King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on Trypot Beach, Marion Island. Ansorge et al. report that the Prince Edward Islands support ecosystems that are extremely sensitive to perturbations and provide an ideal natural laboratory for studying how these ecosystems respond to a changing climate (photo: Anne Treasure).

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