Archive: 03/05/2007

Has SOHO ended a 30-year quest for solar ripples?

The ESA-NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) may have glimpsed long-sought oscillations on the Sun's surface. The data will reveal details about the very core of our central star and it contains clues as to how ...

dateMay 03, 2007 in Astronomy
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Showing the Mechanics of Making Music

Why do some people sound good enough to compete on American Idol while others can't carry a tune? With a lab full of tubes, wires and computers, Nandhu Radhakrishnan uses speech pathology to help others become better actors ...

dateMay 03, 2007 in Other
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Making old hearts young again

Ischaemic heart disease, characterised by reduced blood flow to the heart, is Australia's and the world's leading cause of death. It is most common in older people and the impact of the disease will continue to rise with ...

dateMay 03, 2007 in Medical research
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Researchers work out the mechanics of asymmetric cell division

When a cell divides, normally the result is two identical daughter cells. In some cases however, cell division leads to two cells with different properties. This is called asymmetric cell division and plays an important role ...

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