Boerewors in close up.

The Cult of the Boerewors

June 21, 2023 smitsa 0

Boerewors is a traditional South African sausage that is highly popular and often considered a national treasure. The name “boerewors” is derived from the Afrikaans […]

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Aspergillus niger

June 21, 2023 smitsa 1

Aspergillus niger is a filamentous fungus belonging to the genus Aspergillus. It is one of the most common and extensively studied species of Aspergillus due […]

DNA. An article on topoisomerases.

The Role of DNA Topisomerases

June 16, 2023 smitsa 0

Topoisomerases are enzymes that play a crucial role in the maintenance and regulation of DNA structure and topology within cells. They are responsible for altering […]

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Methanobacterium formicicum

June 14, 2023 smitsa 0

Methanobacterium formicicum is a species of microorganism belonging to the domain of the Archaea. It is a methanogenic archaeon, meaning it produces methane as a […]

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Polenta Rosti

June 14, 2023 smitsa 0

To make a polenta rosti, you will need the following ingredients: 1 cup of instant polenta 4 cups of water or vegetable broth Salt and […]

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Making Matoke

June 13, 2023 smitsa 0

Matoke, also known as Matooke or East African Highland bananas, is a staple food in many East African countries, including Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, and parts […]