Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 75 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 1998
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1099

Editorial
Prizes
p. 1101 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
In defence of 'taxanamists'
p. 1103 | Janarthanam, M. K.

More on 'taxanamists'
p. 1103 | Ganesan, R.

Taxonomists vs field biologists
p. 1105 | Hariharan, G. N.

Research fellows: A bleak future
p. 1105 | Upadhyay, Hari Om

Molecular farming through nicotine-free tobacco
p. 1106 | Hunsigi, Gururaj

Abiotic stress tolerant transgenic crops
p. 1106 | Srivastava, H. S.

Nitrogenous fertilizers, neem and vectors of Japanese encephalitis virus
p. 1107 | Sunish, I. P.; Rao, D. Raghunatha; Gajanana, A.

Research News
Remote triggering of earthquakes - Some fresh views
p. 1108 | Sankaran, A. V.

Opinion
Voices against the militarization of science
p. 1110 | Murthy, M. V. N.; Rao, Madan; Shankar, R.; Samuel, J.; Sitaram, A.

Scientific Correspondence
Algal flora in the cave soils
p. 1111 | Koilraj, A. John; Marimuthu, G.

In vitro studies on some non-coniferous gymnosperms
p. 1113 | Dhiman, Manjul; Moitra, Sushma; Singh, M. N.; Bhatnagar, S. P.

Creation of a hybrid zone in Drosophila with 'allo-sympatric' races
p. 1116 | Tanuja, M. T.; Ramachandra, N. B.; Ranganath, H. A.

On the discovery of uranium mineralization in Wahkyn Area, West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya, India
p. 1117 | Dcruz, Eric; Mathur, S. K.; Padhi, A. K.; Sachan, A. S.; Sen, D. B.

First occurrence of araucaroid wood from Pondicherry Formation (Late Cretaceous), Pondicherry, South India
p. 1119 | Kar, R. K.; Ambwani, K.; Agarwal, A.

News
ISRO satellites escape unscathed after the Leonid meteor shower
p. 1121

General Articles
Healing plants
p. 1122 | Valiathan, M. S.

Fighting malaria in India
p. 1127 | Sharma, V. P.

Engineering apomixis in crops: A challenge for plant molecular biologists in the next century
p. 1141 | Maheshwari, S. C.; Maheshwari, N.; Khurana, J. P.; Sopory, S. K.

Review Articles
Nucleocytoplasmic trafficking of geminiviral proteins
p. 1148 | Gafni, Yedidya

Research Articles
Betaine reverses toxic effects of aluminium: Implications in Azheimer's disease (AD) and AD-like pathology
p. 1153 | Ramakrishna, T.; Vatsala, S.; Shobi, V.; Sreekumaran, E.; Madhav, T. R.; Ramesh, J.; Easwaran, K. R. K.

InRidge program: Preliminary results from the first cruise
p. 1157 | Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir; Murthy, K. S. R.; Iyer, S. D.; Rao, M. M. Malleswara; Banerjee, Ranadip; Subramanyam, A. S.; Shirodkar, P. V.; Ghose, Indraneel

Research Communication
Co-operative electrostatics for understanding crown ether hydration patterns
p. 1162 | Gadre, Shridhar R.; Pingale, Subhash S.

A novel electrochemical measurement of reversible decomposition potential of sodium chloride at sub-melting temperatures
p. 1166 | Mohandas, K. S.; Sanil, N.; Rodriguez, P.

Protein alterations associated with salinity, desiccation, high and low temperature stresses and abscisic acid application in Lal nakanda, a drought-tolerant rice cultivar
p. 1170 | Pareek, Ashwani; Singla, Sneh Lata; Grover, Anil

Drought-induced enhancement of protease activity during monocarpic senescence in wheat
p. 1174 | Srivalli, B.; Khanna-Chopra, Renu

Identification of blocks in chlorophyll biosynthetic pathway in chlorophyll-deficient mutants of Pennisetum glaucum (L. ) R. Br.
p. 1176 | Karunasri, K.; Sailaja, M. V.; Subrahmanyam, N. C.

Foliar levels of rare earth elements and thorium in coconut palm in relation to root (wilt)-disease
p. 1180 | Wahid, P. A.; Kamalam, N. V.; Vijayalakshmi, S.; Prabhu, R. Krishna; Mahalingam, T. R.; Eapen, John T.; Dang, H. S.; Jaiswal, D. D.; Balachandran, P. V.; Venugopal, V. K.; Suresh, P. R.; Unnithan, V. K. G.; Thomas, Jacob

Inversion of gravity anomaly due to a contact (fault) and its application for graben tectonics across Godavari basin
p. 1184 | Raju, D. Ch. Venkata; Ravikumar, S.; Mishra, D. C.

Pattern of growth and utilization of abdominal fat bodies during larval development and metamorphosis in five South Indian anurans
p. 1188 | Gramapurohit, N. P.; Shanbhag, B. A.; Saidapur, S. K.

Book Reviews
Einstein's Miraculous Year - Five Papers that Changed the Face of Physics
p. 1193 | Mukunda, N.

Therapeutic Strategies for Modulating Inflammatory Diseases
p. 1194 | Rath, Satyajit

Drug Supply and Use: Towards a Rational Policy in India
p. 1195 | Raghuram, T. C.

Development and the Information Age
p. 1196 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Special Section: K S Krishnan Birth Centenary (Guest Editor: G. Baskaran)
Preface
p. 1197

High pressure and itinerant antiferromagnetism in chromium and Cr-alloys
p. 1200 | Jayaraman, A.

Modern magnetism and the pioneering experiments of K. S. Krishnan
p. 1207 | Raychaudhuri, A. K.

Impact of K. S. Krishnan on contemporary carbon science research
p. 1212 | Dresselhaus, M. S.; Dresselhaus, G.; Ramdas, A. K.

Magneto-optics of II-VI diluted magnetic semiconductors
p. 1216 | Ramdas, A. K.; Alawadhi, H.

A review of our recent work on Raman scattering and a tribute to K. S. Krishnan
p. 1222 | Jain, S. C.

Ring currents and correlation transition in regular annulenes
p. 1233 | Anusooya, Y.; Soos, Z. G.

Krishnan and the sampling theorem
p. 1239 | Simon, R.

Forces, structure and electronic correlation functions in liquid metals
p. 1246 | March, N. H.

K. S. Krishnan and early experimental evidences for the Jahn-Teller theorem
p. 1254 | Baskaran, G.

K. S. Krishnan: Birth centenary
p. 1259 | Gopal, E. S. Raja

K. S. Krishnan: A pioneer in condensed matter physics
p. 1261 | Ramakrishnan, T. V.

K. S. Krishnan--the complete physicist
p. 1263 | Sundaram, R.

A conversation with K. S. Krishnan on the story of the discovery of the Raman effect
p. 1265 | Ramaseshan, S.

The tragedy of K. S. Krishnan: A sociological fable, Shiv Visvanathan
p. 1272

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p. 1276

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p. 1277

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p. 1278

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p. 1278

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p. 1279

Full text of Current Science now on the Web
p. 1279

Indian Academy of Sciences - 1999 List of Journals and Subscription Rates
p. 1280

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