Archive: 05/03/2007

Scientists offer new view of photosynthesis

During the remarkable cascade of events of photosynthesis, plants approach the pinnacle of stinginess by scavenging nearly every photon of available light energy to produce food. Yet after many years of careful ...

May 03, 2007 4.5 / 5 (66) 0

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 ...

May 03, 2007 4.2 / 5 (11) 0

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 ...

May 03, 2007 2 / 5 (4) 0