Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 78 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2000
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1048

Editorial
Gresham's Law
p. 1049 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Genetically modified crops claim their first victim
p. 1051 | Datta, Subhojit; Lawrence, P. K.; Koundal, K. R.

The fun of holding Indian Science Congress melas
p. 1052 | Virk, H. S.

Problems facing S&T in India
p. 1052 | Kumar, V. Sasi

Issues regarding S&T in India
p. 1053 | Nayudu, M. V.

Science popularization and the Indian Constitution
p. 1054 | Varkey, M. J.

News
Multi-faceted aspects of tree ring analysis
p. 1054 | Bhattacharyya, Amalava; Singh, B. D.

C. N. R. Rao elected to French Academy
p. 1056

Opinion
The dilemma of influenza
p. 1057 | Hoyle, Fred; Wickramasinghe, Chandra

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1059

Random selections
Random selections
p. 1059

Scientific Correspondence
Retrieval of new coloured chrysanthemum through organogenesis from sectorial chimera
p. 1060 | Chakrabarty, Debasis; Mandal, A. K. A.; Datta, S. K.

Cultivation of Himalayan aconites under polyhouse conditions
p. 1062 | Nautiyal, M. C.; Purohit, A. N.

Antagonistic potential of N2-fixing Acetobacter diazotrophicus against Colletotrichum falcatum Went., a causal organism of red-rot of sugarcane
p. 1063 | Muthukumarasamy, R.; Revathi, G.; Vadivelu, M.

Anomalous stress pattern in Chamoli region observed from IRS-1B data
p. 1066 | Dash, Prasanjit; Singh, Ramesh P.; Voss, Frithjof

General Articles
Cosmology: Past, present and future
p. 1071 | Narlikar, Jayant V.

Importance of small and moderate size optical telescopes
p. 1076 | Sagar, Ram

Catalysts for plastics - New science for new materials
p. 1082 | Bhaduri, Sumit; Gupta, Virendrakumar

Research Account
Nanostructured thin films by self-assembly of surface modified colloidal particles
p. 1089 | Sastry, Murali

Research Articles
Atomic displacement parameters of homologous proteins: Conservation of dynamics
p. 1098 | Lenin, V. M. S.; Parthasarathy, S.; Murthy, M. R. N.

Species diversity and relative abundance of lichens in Rumbak catchment of Hemis National Park in Ladakh
p. 1105 | Negi, Hans Raj; Upreti, D. K.

Role of catecholamines and corticosteroids in regulation of the oxidative metabolism in male Clarias batrachus
p. 1112 | Lynshiang, D. S.; Gupta, B. B. P.

Research Communication
Spherically symmetric empty space and its dual in general relativity
p. 1118 | Dadhich, Naresh

Comparative efficacy of Ayush-64 vs chloroquine in vivax malaria
p. 1120 | Valecha, Neena; Devi, C. Usha; Joshi, Hema; Shahi, V. K.; Sharma, V. P.; Lal, Shiv

Correlating dynamics to conformational properties: An analysis of atomic displacement parameters (B-values) in high-resolution protein structures
p. 1123 | Parthasarathy, S.; Murthy, M. R. N.

The plasmodia of Physarum polycephalum, an elegant system to demonstrate the importance of genome integrity in traversing the G2/M checkpoint of the cell cycle
p. 1127 | Jayasree, P. R.; Kumar, P. R. Manish; Nair, R. Vimala

Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and regeneration of transgenic plants from cotyledon explants of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L. ) via somatic embryogenesis
p. 1130 | Venkatachalam, P.; Geetha, N.; Khandelwal, Abha; Shaila, M. S.; Sita, G. Lakshmi

Blinding induces copulatory activity among inactive males of South Indian gerbils
p. 1136 | Thomas, Biju B.; Oommen, Mathew M.

Large palaeolakes in Kaveri basin in Mysore Plateau: Late Quaternary fault reactivation
p. 1138 | Valdiya, K. S.; Rajagopalan, G.

Occurrence of pteropods in a deep eastern Arabian Sea core: Neotectonic implications
p. 1142 | Singh, A. D.; Schiebel, R.; Nisha, N. R.

Book Reviews
Structure of Atomic Nuclei
p. 1145 | Shyam, Radhey

Genetics and the Extinc-tion of Species
p. 1146 | Joshi, Amitabh

Plant Systematics - Theory and Practice
p. 1148 | Matthew, K. M.

Biogeochemistry of Rivers in Tropical South and Southeast Asia
p. 1149 | Sahu, K. C.

Generalia
Professor Srinivasa R. S. Varadhan
p. 1151 | Athreya, K. B.

On Professor S. R. S. Varadhan's contributions to hydrodynamic limits
p. 1153 | Sethuraman, Sunder

On the Stroock-Varadhan theory of diffusions
p. 1155

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