Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 76 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 1999
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1409

Editorial
Symposia and congresses
p. 1411 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Promoting science vs promoting scientists
p. 1413 | Vidyasagar, M.

Some new inputs on the Ghauri
p. 1414 | Chandrashekar, S.

Healing plants - some comments
p. 1415 | Chattopadhyay, M. K.

News
Technology Day invention awards for meritorious non-military inventions presented
p. 1415

TIFAC's Home Grown Technology Scheme yields commercial launch of rapid diagnostic kits
p. 1416

Contemporary issues in olfaction
p. 1416 | Bhalla, U. S.

Research News
Atom laser
p. 1420 | Manohar, K. G.; Jagatap, B. N.

Opinion
The need for removal of restriction on maps
p. 1423 | Srikantia, S. V.

Commentary
Journal impact factors for the individual scientist: An unnecessary evil
p. 1424 | Gowrishankar, J.

Scientific Correspondence
A potential biocontrol agent for pigeonpea nematode (Heterodera cajani Koshy)
p. 1425 | Kannan, C.; Lingaraju, S.

Oxygen (18O) isotopic enrichment in the leaves as a potential surrogate for transpiration and stomatal conductance
p. 1427 | Madhava, H. Bindu; Sheshshayee, M. S.; Devendra, R.; Prasad, T. G.; Udayakumar, M.

The iron pillar at Kodachadri in Karnataka
p. 1428 | Anantharaman, T. R.

Special Section: INSAT-2E (Guest Editor: K. R. Rao)
INSAT-2E: Launch and early orbit phase operations
p. 1431 | Rangarajan, S.; Annadurai, M.

Meteorological imaging instruments on-board INSAT-2E
p. 1436 | Iyengar, V. S.; Nagrani, C. M.; Dave, R. K.; Aradhye, B. V.; Nagchenchaiah, K.; Kumar, A. S. Kiran

Use of charged coupled device payload on INSAT-2E for meteorological and agricultural applications
p. 1444 | Bhatia, R. C.; Gupta, H. V.

Applications of water-vapour imagery received from INSAT-2E satellites
p. 1448 | Bhatia, R. C.; Bhushan, Brij; Rao, V. Rajeswara

General Articles
Walter Kohn: Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998
p. 1451 | Majumdar, C. K.

Unnurtured and untapped super sweet nonsacchariferous plant species in India
p. 1454 | Dwivedi, R. Snehi

Review Articles
Molecular biology of Leishmania: Kinetoplast DNA and DNA topoisomerases as novel therapeutic targets Asit
p. 1462 | Chakraborty, K.; Majumder, Hemanta K.

Research Account
Rational design of solid materials: A case study of lithium-ion conductors
p. 1473 | Gopalakrishnan, J.; Shukla, A. K.; Thangadurai, V.

Research Communication
Experimental forecasts of all-India monthly and summer monsoon rainfall using neural network
p. 1481 | Goswami, P.; Crasta, Gration; Sreekanth, V.; Shobha, K. V.; Naik, M. Kavitha

Use of silicon carbide fibers for Agrobacterium-mediated transformation in wheat
p. 1483 | Singh, Neeta; Chawla, H. S.

Effect of mRNA secondary structure in the regulation of gene expression: Unfolding of stable loop causes the expression of Taq polymerase in E. coli
p. 1486 | Mukund, Mandayam Alasingachar; Banerjee, Tanmay; Ghosh, Indira; Datta, Santanu

Anther dimorphism, differential anther dehiscence, pollen viability and pollination success in Caesalpinia pulcherrimma L. (Fabaceae)
p. 1490 | Sarala, B. S.; Lokesha, R.; Vasudeva, R.

A new gravity interpretation: A case study from Pahute Mesa, Nevada test site
p. 1495 | Mallick, K.; Rao, V. K.; Sharma, K. K.

Coralline algae from the Kakana Formation (Middle Pliocene) of Car Nicobar Island, India and their implications in biostratigraphy, palaeoenvironment and palaeobathymetry
p. 1498 | Chandra, Anil; Saxena, R. K.; Ghosh, Amit K.

Book Reviews
Fracture: A Topical Encyclopaedia of Current Knowledge
p. 1503 | Simha, K. R. Y.

Modelling in the Neurosciences: From Ionic channels to neural networks
p. 1504 | Bhalla, U. S.

New Trends in Dynamic Games and Applications
p. 1505 | Ghosh, Mrinal K.

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p. 1512

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