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.
—We demonstrate nanocrystalline silicon (nc-Si) top-gate thin-film transistors (TFTs) on optically clear, flexible plastic foil substrates. The silicon layers were deposited by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition at a substrate temperature of 150 C. The n-channel nc-Si TFTs have saturation electron mobilities of 18 cm 2 V 1 s 1 and transconductances… (More)
Acknowledgements This resource was developed through the collaborative efforts of Public Health Nursing and Health Promoting Schools of Northland Health. Extensive consultation with representatives from the education and health sectors has been undertaken nationally to adapt this resource for use throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand. Special thanks to all those… (More)
"This article looks at the patterns of relative deprivation in different types of area [in England and Wales], explores the connection between deprivation and other variables which might indicate disadvantage, and suggests some further lines of research which might be explored. It explains, in an inset, how to go about calculating an index of deprivation… (More)