This study examined the acoustic and perceptual voice characteristics of patients with Parkinson's disease according to disease severity. The perceptual and acoustic voice characteristics of 30 patients with early stage PD and 30 patients with later stage PD were compared with data from 30 normal control subjects. Voice recordings consisted of prolongation… (More)
Phytophthora multivora was detected from several soil samples collected from the rhizospheres of dieback-affected plants between 2009 and 2014 in the Melbourne Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and the Melbourne Museum, both located in inner city Melbourne, Victoria.
Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microfluidic devices have been fabricated using a hot embossing technique to incorporate micro-pillar features on the bottom wall of the device which when combined with either a plasma treatment or the coating of a diamond-like carbon (DLC) film presents a range of surface modification profiles. Experimental results presented… (More)