Three camphor trees along Stanley Road on middle campus have been stripped of their bark, or 'girdled', possibly for the bark, which can be sold for medicinal purposes, or because these are alien trees.
Publisher permits subscribers and media to share read-only versions of its papers.
All research papers from Nature will be made free to read in a proprietary screen-view format that can be annotated but not copied, printed or downloaded, the journal’s publisher Macmillan announced on 2 December.
The Bolus Herbarium Library will be closed from Monday 1 December 2014 until further notice.
While little can be done to curb the current outbreak of Ebola in Africa, when the next outbreak happens, the world will be armed with cheap but powerful biologics made using plants, says UCT plant biotechnologist Professor Ed Rybicki.