|Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock,pictured in the dead heart of Oz.|
(Uluru...it kind of looks like a heart from the air, too)...
and the ROCK band "Midnight Oil" have a song that was released in '86 titled "The Dead Heart" (to 86 something is slang for killing it).
There is even a heart shaped cave in the side of Uluru itself.
|38 Great Hearts in Nature|
To Begin to Know...
was school friends with the drummer of "Midnight Oil".
David even auditioned as lead singer, but lost out to Peter Garrett.
Before now, donor hearts have been taken from people declared brain dead but whose hearts were still beating.
Doctors at St. Vincent Hospital in Sydney say their procedure involved a heart that had ceased to beat for as much as 20 minutes but was revived by being placed inside a machine dubbed a "heart-in-a-box."
In the machine jointly developed by the hospital and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, the donor heart is kept warm in a nourishing fluid meant to reduce damage to the muscle while the heartbeat is restored electronically.
Australian doctors transplant 'dead' heart in breakthrough surgery
|Doctors at St. Vincent Hospital?|
Mike Nichols who directed the 19(86) movie "Heartburn" starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep has just passed away.
An ABC spokesperson said Nichols died of a cardiac arrest on Wednesday.