The article discusses the slum demolitions, land and democratisation in Kenya. It suggests that a group within the Kenya African National Union (KANU) has intensified the demolitions in the 1990s, as the fight for multi-party elections began to heighten. It… Read moreRemembering the Destruction of Muoroto: Slum Demolitions, Land and Democratisation in Kenya
The selective detection of the anion pyrophosphate (PPi) is a major research focus. PPi is a biologically important target because it is the product of ATP hydrolysis under cellular conditions, and because it is involved in DNA replication catalyzed by… Read moreChemosensors for Pyrophosphate
The article discusses masquerade politics in Southeastern Nigeria in the 21st century. The article mentions the Igbo tribe and its revival of masquerade festivals and burial ceremonies following the Nigerian Civil War. The article discusses the concept of modern Nigerian… Read moreMasquerade Politics in Contemporary Southeastern Nigeria.
Targeting the minor groove of DNA through binding to a small molecule has long been considered an important molecular-recognition strategy in biology. A wide range of synthetic heterocyclic molecules bind noncovalently in the minor groove of the double helix and… Read moreA Role for Water Molecules in DNA?Ligand Minor Groove Recognition
The article discusses the Yoruba ancestor cult, which is located primarily in southern Benin, specifically in the region of Abomey. The article analyzes the Yoruba as a means of understanding how society interacts with the past. The article mentions “Yoruba… Read moreBetween Authenticity and Nostalgia
The structural blue color of a Morpho butterfly originates from the diffraction of light and interference effects due to the presence of the microstructures on the wing of the butterfly. Structural color on the surface of a damselfish reversibly changes… Read moreStructural Color Films with Lotus Effects, Superhydrophilicity, and Tunable Stop-Bands
The article discusses masquerade and masking traditions in Africa as being a primary topic of African art studies in the 20th century. The article mentions precolonial pasts, traditions of visual practice, and the interest of European modernist artists in African… Read moreMasks and Modernities.
The aim of this study was to study the convective drying of the hydroalcoholic extracts obtained from powdered guarana seeds in a spouted bed dryer. The influence of process variables, such as the convective airflow rate, extract feed rate,; air… Read moreFluid bed drying of guarana ( Paullinia cupana HBK) extract: Effect of process factors on caffeine content