Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 75 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 1998
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0411

Editorial
Staying home
p. 0413 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Coronary artery diseases in Indians
p. 0414 | Sridhar, G. R.

Facts about plague epidemic, 1994
p. 0415 | Patel, P. T.; Pandya, H. P.

Are lowered maternal insulin levels a cause of birth defects in diabetic pregnancies?
p. 0415 | Ghaskadbi, Surendra

Fruit laxative and selection pressure
p. 0416 | Brahmachary, R. L.

News
Sanctions hit the periodic table
p. 0416

Research News
The terminator saga
p. 0416 | Gopinathan, K. P.

More about the 'feathered' theropod dinosaurs from China
p. 0419 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
US visa denials: Revival of cold war paranoia?
p. 0422 | Ramachandran, R.

Opinion
Biswamoyopterus biswasi (Saha 1981) or Ichthyophis tricolor (Annandale 1909)?
p. 0426 | Kumar, Ajith

The missing link-The mainstream-peripheral science communication
p. 0427 | Maricic, Sinisa

Scientific Correspondence
'Mangrove vegetation trap' technique for improving fishery resources in coastal waters
p. 0429 | Rajendran, N.; Kathiresan, K.

Alpha-Gaurd radon survey in soil-gas and dwellings of some uranium-rich areas of Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 0430 | Virk, H. S.; Kumar, Naresh; Sharma, Navjeet; Bajwa, B. S.

Occurence of Veryhachium and its implications on the age of the Vaishnodevi Limestone, Jammu
p. 0431 | Venkatachala, B. S.; Kumar, Ashok

General Articles
Patenting innovations: New demands in emerging contexts
p. 0433 | Ganguli, Prabuddha

Special Section: Sensorimotor Functions of the Nervous System (Guest Editor: K. Srinivasa Babu)
Some manifestations of the J-reflex
p. 0440 | Paintal, A. S.

Role of arterial baroreceptor reflex in controlling circulation
p. 0443 | Fahim, Mohammed

Perceptual learning
p. 0451 | Sathian, K.

Pathways and mechanisms subserving cortical control of the hand in primates
p. 0458 | Lemon, R. N.

Functions of human muscle spindles in hand muscles as analysed with microneurography
p. 0464 | Vallbo, A. B.; Wessberg, J.

Quantal depolarizations at the cellular and molecular level in smooth muscle
p. 0470 | Manchanda, Rohit; Venkateswarlu, K.; Dange, Sumedha Y.

Mechanisms of some visceral effects of cigarette smoking
p. 0478 | Anand, Ashima

Mapping of afferent and efferent pathways in the central nervous system using transneuronal transport of free horseradish peroxidase in bonnet monkeys
p. 0481 | Indirani, K.; Babu, K. S.; Devanandan, M. S.

Research Articles
Indian explosions of 11 May 1998: An analysis of global seismic body wave magnitude estimates
p. 0486 | Sikka, S. K.; Roy, Falguni; Nair, G. J.

Research Communication
Candida DNA typing in burn care unit
p. 0492 | Ponnuvel, K. M.; Menon, Thangam; Arumugam

Antitumour agent coralyne: A guanine-cytosine specific DNA-binding alkaloid
p. 0496 | Pal, S.; Das, S.; Kumar, G. Suresh; Maiti, M.

Influence of fermented whey drink microflora on digestion of lactose
p. 0500 | Kar, T.; Misra, A. K.

Regeneration in kinetin-treated gametophytes of Nephrolepis multiflora (Roxb. ) Jarret in Morton
p. 0503 | Sara, S. Catharin; Manickam, V. S.; Antonisamy, R.

Herbicide glyphosphate at sublethal concentrations enhances somatic embryo development in sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L. )
p. 0508 | Gowda, P. H. Ramanjini; Prakash, C. S.

Soil enzymes in the mangroves: Activities and their relation to relevant soil properties
p. 0510 | Dinesh, R.; Shome, B. R.; Shome, Rajeswari; Bandyopadhyay, A. K.

Book Reviews
The Impact of Electronic Publishing on the Academic Community
p. 0513 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Semiclassical Physics
p. 0514 | Sen, Diptiman

Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 1997
p. 0514 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 1997
p. 0515 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Personal News
M. S. Devanandan, an obituary
p. 0518 | Babu, K. Srinivasa; Sathian, K.

Advertisements
Meetings/Symposia/Seminars
p. 0519

Indian Council of Agricultural Research
p. 0520

Unesco Regional Training Workshop on Molecular Genetics of some Blinding Diseases
p. 0522

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) - Indian Institute of Chemical Biology(IICB)
p. 0523

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) - Indian Institute of Petroleum(IIP)
p. 0524

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - (NISTADS)
p. 0525

Indian Institute of Technology
p. 0525

New Journal on Environmental and Energy
p. 0526

Science and Engineering Research Council
p. 0526

Map India '98
p. 0527

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