Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 77 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 1999
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0319

Deserting disciplines
p. 0321 | Balaram, P.

Pokhran-II - A strategic blunder?
p. 0323 | Ghosh, J. K.

Nuclear buttons for everybody
p. 0324 | Pati, Vishwambhar

Will weaponization make us secure?
p. 0325 | Chatterjee, S.; Vyasulu, Vinod

Manipulation of ammonia assimilation in improvement of nitrogen use efficiency
p. 0325 | Singh, Rana Pratap; Jaiwal, Pawan K.

Reviewing: A disliked necessity
p. 0326 | Gopal, Brij

Biotechnology: Human resource development
p. 0327 | Srinivasan, M. C.

Sol gel process for making ceramic fibres
p. 0328 | Ramaseshan, S.

Research News
New elements discovered and the island of stability sighted
p. 0328 | Rao, K. R.

New explanation of the geological evolution of the Indian subcontinent
p. 0331 | Sankaran, A. V.

Urban air pollution
p. 0334 | Ramalingaswami, V.

Scientific Correspondence
Susceptibility of brinjal shoot and fruit borer to the d -endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis
p. 0336 | Rao, N. G. V.; Majumdar, A.; Mandaokar, A. D.; Nimbalkar, S. A.; Kumar, P. Ananda

Siderophore production by Aspergillus niger AN27, a biocontrol agent
p. 0337 | Mondal, Goutam; Sen, Bineeta

A comparison of eye and body surface between surface and cave-dwelling millipedes
p. 0339 | Koilraj, A. John; Marimuthu, G.

General Articles
Science in response to basic human needs
p. 0341 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Young scientist award - Does it encourage scientific independence and advancement?
p. 0353 | Mallick, Sukumar; Panchnadikar, Vinita; Tewari, Ruchira; Khilnani, Sushila

Review Articles
Emissions of nitrous oxide from soil
p. 0359 | Pathak, Himanshu

Special Section: Non-equilibrium statistical systems (Guest Editor: Mustansir Barma)
Persistence in nonequilibrium systems
p. 0370 | Majumdar, Satya N.

Kinetics of phase ordering
p. 0376 | Puri, Sanjay

Arrested states of solids
p. 0382 | Rao, Madan; Sengupta, Surajit

Sandpile models of self-organized criticality
p. 0388 | Manna, S. S.

Nonequilibrium growth problems
p. 0394 | Mukherji, Sutapa; Bhattacharjee, Somendra M.

Suspensions far from equilibrium
p. 0402 | Ramaswamy, Sriram

Vehicular traffic: A system of interacting particles driven far from equilibrium
p. 0411 | Chowdhury, Debashish; Santen, Ludger; Schadschneider, Andreas

Dynamical transitions in network models of collective computation
p. 0420 | Sinha, Sitabhra; Chakrabarti, Bikas K.

Research Articles
Quantitative delineation of karyotype variation in Papaver as a measure of phylogenetic differentiation and origin
p. 0429 | Lavania, U. C.; Srivastava, Sangeeta

Research Communications
A novel parallel-stranded DNA helix with non-canonical A-T and G-C base pairing in synthetic dodecamers
p. 0436 | Saha, Tapas; Roy, Kunal B.

Partial characterization of goat brain proteins involved in bilirubin binding Mohd.
p. 0440 | Khan, Mushahid; Tayyab, Saad

Somatic instability for chlorophyll pigmentation in cotton (Gossypium spp. )
p. 0443 | Sheshagiri, R.; Khadi, B. M.

A new seismic hazard map for the Indian plate region under the global seismic hazard assessment programme
p. 0447 | Kumar, M. Ravi; Bhatia, S. C.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 1998
p. 0454 | Kembhavi, Ajit

Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 1998
p. 0455 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Oxidative Stress in Skeletal Muscle
p. 0456 | Kartha, C. C.

Lipids in Photosynthesis - Structure, Function and Genetics
p. 0457 | Mohanty, Prasanna

Personal News
Lord Phillips of Ellesmere KBE, FRS (1924-1999) Louise
p. 0459 | Johnson, N.

Postdoctoral Research Programme in Biotechnology and Life Sciences
p. 0461

Chemical Research Society of India
p. 0462

Indian National Science Academy-Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
p. 0463

International Foundation for Science(IFS)
p. 0464

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
p. 0465

Ministry of Science and Technology Department of Biotechnology
p. 0467

Water Technology Centre-Indian Agricultural Research Institute
p. 0469

The Institute of Mathematical Science-IMSc Associateships for University Teachers
p. 0470

Department of Chemical Technology-University of Mumbai
p. 0470

Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute
p. 0471

Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy(LIFE) and Department of Chemistry
p. 0471

Interaction Meeting on Herpetological Ecology
p. 0472

JSPS Ronpaku (Dissertation Ph.D.) Programme 2000-2001
p. 0473

Department of Science and Technology STA Fellowships 1999
p. 0475

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