Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 78 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2000
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1276

Editorial
Intellectual Property Rights
p. 1277 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The 'golden era' of Indian science was due to acceptance of relevant western values, not despite it
p. 1279 | Bhattacharjee, S. K.

Scientific misconduct - Role of Academies
p. 1279 | Valluri, S. R.

A bibliometric analysis of scientific research in India
p. 1280 | Virk, H. S.

S&T in India
p. 1281 | Bose, D. N.

Shrimp embryo cryobanking is now possible
p. 1282 | Diwan, A. D.

Meeting Report
Ecofriendly microbes as agents in insect pest control
p. 1284 | Ignacimuthu, S.

News
Genetically modified foods: Report on a workshop
p. 1285

Rao named new Head of Third World Academy of Sciences
p. 1286

Research News
What's up with chelates
p. 1286 | Sanghi, Rashmi

Hypothesis
Anoxia during the Late Permian binary mass extinction and dark matter
p. 1290 | Abbas, Samar; Abbas, Afsar; Mohanty, Shukadev

Scientific Correspondence
Lightning return stroke electric field escaping out and giving rise to optical and associated emissions
p. 1292 | Singh, R. N.

Application of atomic force microscopy in seed surface studies
p. 1294 | Guha, T.; Bhar, R.; Ganesan, V.; Sen, A.; Brahmachary, R. L.

Heneicosane: An oviposition-attractant pheromone of larval origin in Aedes aegypti mosquito
p. 1295 | Mendki, M. J.; Ganesan, K.; Prakash, Shri; Suryanarayana, M. V. S.; Malhotra, R. C.; Rao, K. M.; Vaidyanathaswamy, R.

General Articles
Some interesting aspects of swift heavy ions in materials science
p. 1297 | Avasthi, D. K.

Phenotypic flexibility of plants and adaptive dynamics of specialist-generalist insects
p. 1303 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

Special Section: Organometallic Chemistry (Guest Editor: Amitabha Sarkar)
New organic synthetic methods using iron carbonyl reagents
p. 1307 | Periasamy, M.; Rameshkumar, C.; Radhakrishnan, U.; Devasagayaraj, A.

Going soft (or hard) in asymmetric catalysis?
p. 1314 | Woodward, Simon

Catalysis with platinum carbonyl clusters
p. 1318 | Bhaduri, Sumit

The evolution of new generation 'single-site' Ziegler-Natta polymerization catalysts
p. 1325 | Bajgur, Chandrasekhar S.; Sivaram, S.

Applied homogeneous catalysis by organometallic complexes
p. 1336 | Blaser, Hans-ulrich; Indolese, Adriano; Schnyder, Anita

Paramagnetic organometallic compounds - The example chromium
p. 1345 | Pariya, Chandi; Theopold, Klaus H.

Electroluminescent polymeric materials
p. 1352 | Luh, Tien-yau; Basu, Sourav; Chen, Ruey-min

Research Articles
Development of transgenics in Indian oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea) resistant to herbicide phosphinothricin
p. 1358 | Mehra, Smriti; Pareek, Ashwani; Bandyopadhyay, Panchali; Sharma, Pankaj; Burma, Pradeep Kumar; Pental, Deepak

Research Communication
Flare index of solar activity and global geomagnetic variability
p. 1365 | Dubey, S. C.; Mishra, A. P.

Comparative evaluation of PCR using IS6110 and a new target in the detection of tuberculous lymphadenitis
p. 1367 | Narayanan, Sujatha; Parandaman, Vijayalakshmi; Rehman, Fathima; Srinivasan, Chitra; Gomathy, D.; Kumaraswami, V.; Paramasivan, C. N.; Ramanathan, V. D.; Narayanan, P. R.

Differential antibody response to parasite lipid antigens in lymphatic filariasis
p. 1371 | Satapathy, A. K.; Bal, M. S.; Das, Manoj K.

Isolation of endophytic fungi from leaves of neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss. )
p. 1375 | Rajagopal, K.; Suryanarayanan, T. S.

Analysis of a north-south magnetic profile over the Central Indian Ocean
p. 1378 | Rajendran, S.; Rao, T. K. S. Prakasa

Ujjan clay as low-cost sealant and liner for artificial ponding and bentonite alternative
p. 1381 | Billore, S. K.; Singh, N.; Sharma, J. K.; Krishnamurthi, R.; Kobayashi, Taisuke; Yagi, Reiko

Book Reviews
Einstein and Religion
p. 1384 | Sreekantan, B. V.

Medicine's 10 Greatest Discoveries
p. 1385 | Kartha, C. C.

Disinvesting in Health - The World Bank's Prescriptions for Health
p. 1386 | Patel, Vibhuti

Teak and Palms of Kerala
p. 1389 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Personal News
G. P. ChannaBasavanna (1920-2000) - An obituary
p. 1390 | Mallik, B.; Viraktamath, C. A.

Historical Notes
Professor S. P. Ray-Chaudhuri (1907-1994): An architectural scientist
p. 1392 | Pathak, Sen

Erratum
Species Diversity and relative abundance of lichens in Rumback catchment of Hemis National Park in Ladakh
p. 1394

Soft condensed matter physics
p. 1394

Advertisements
Mycological Society of India
p. 1395

Indian Institute of Spices Research (ICAR)
p. 1396

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)
p. 1397

Gujarat Agricultural University
p. 1397

Department of Chemical Technology-University of Mumbai
p. 1398

AIBA Awards for 1999-2000
p. 1398

Bangalore Institute of Technology
p. 1399

Management Solutions Inc
p. 1399

Goa University
p. 1400

Corrigendum to Advt. No/2/2000 of CBRI
p. 1400

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