Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 79 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2000
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1038

Editorial
Discrimination
p. 1039 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Vivid signatures of water on Mars surface strengthen the debate of microbial life
p. 1041 | Singh, R. N.

How safe are Indian laboratories?
p. 1041 | Iyer, Sridhar D.

Publication lists, citation counts and the impact factor
p. 1042 | Basa, D. K.

Teaching research students, and scientific career vs engineering
p. 1043 | Gupta, Y. K.

Some remedial measures for unemployed young and not so young Indian scientists
p. 1044 | Ambasht, P. K.

Does language influence original thinking?
p. 1044 | Sen, Sribir

Need for development of a model for natural hazards and disaster management
p. 1045 | Reddy, P. R.

News
Mapping the biognomy of India - the plants
p. 1046 | Sen, Nirupa

Geometry conference to commemorate Patodi
p. 1048 | Tiwari, S. C.

Meeting Report
Biotechnology of plant protection: Application and technology development: A report
p. 1049 | Arora, D. K.; Upadhyay, R. S.

Commentary
Future challenges in food grain production in India
p. 1051 | Daniel, R. R.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1053

Scientific Correspondence
Litter nitrogen release in tropical agroecosystems
p. 1054 | Seneviratne, G.

Metabolic synthesis of water in plants and its physiological implications
p. 1054 | Kumar, Sanjay

General Articles
Biology Olympiad programme in India
p. 1058 | Mahajan, Bakhtaver S.

Clinical endocrinology in India
p. 1061 | Kochupillai, N.

Bt-cotton in India: Anatomy of a controversy
p. 1067 | Bharathan, Geeta

Review Articles
Association of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in Crohn's disease and Johne's disease: A possible zoonotic threat
p. 1076 | Goswami, Tapas Kumar; Joardar, Siddhartha Narayan; Ram, Gulab Chandra; Banerjee, Rabin; Singh, Dhirendra Kumar

Research Account
Measuring the expansion rate of the universe with the Hubble Space Telescope
p. 1081 | Saha, Abhijit

Research Communication
Visualization of shock shapes around blunt bodies at hypersonic Mach number in a shock tunnel using electrical discharge technique
p. 1086 | Nagashetty, K.; Saifuddin, K. Syed; Saravanan, S.; Gurumurthy, K. S.; Jagadeesh, G.; Reddy, K. P. J.

A pilot study on the use of autofluorescence spectroscopy for diagnosis of the cancer of human oral cavity
p. 1089 | Majumder, S. K.; Mohanty, S. K.; Ghosh, N.; Gupta, P. K.; Jain, D. K.; Khan, Fareed

Herbicide-tolerant transgenic plants in high yielding commercial wheat cultivars obtained by microprojectile bombardment and selection on Basta
p. 1094 | Gopalakrishnan, Sailesh; Garg, Govind K.; Singh, Nagendra K.; Singh, D. T.

Primary productivity of marine macrophytes in the coral reef lagoon of the Kadmat Island, Lakshadweep
p. 1101 | Dhargalkar, V. K.; Shaikh, Nazima

Does temperature affect dimorphic reproduction in benthic foraminifera? A culture experiment on Rosalina leei
p. 1105 | Nigam, Rajiv; Caron, David A.

Book Reviews
A Diary of Sir Asutosh Mookerjee
p. 1112 | Upadhyay, Avinash

Computational Physics: An Introduction
p. 1113 | Iyer, B. R.; Madhusudana, H. R.

Statistical and Probabilistic Models in Reliability
p. 1114 | Delampady, Mohan

Understanding Chemistry
p. 1114 | Mehrotra, R. C.

Advances in Photosynthesis - The Photochemistry of Carotenoids
p. 1115 | Mohanty, Prasanna

Gymnophiona (Amphibia) of India: A Taxonomic Study
p. 1117 | Ghate, H. V.

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p. 1119

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p. 1120

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p. 1121

Institute for Research in Reproduction (ICMR)
p. 1122

Department of Genetics University of Delhi South Campus
p. 1122

Joint Entrance Screening Test - 2001
p. 1123

NCBS Symposium on Cell and Developmental Biology
p. 1124

Call for Applications for Beamtime allocation on Italian Synchrotron Radiation Source, Elettra
p. 1125

Indian Council of Agricultural Research ICAR Awards - 2000
p. 1126

Raman Research Institute-Faculty and Postdoctoral Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics
p. 1128

CURRENT SCIENCE - Special Section: Seismology 2000
p. 1129

Centre for Fish Immunology Immunology Postgraduate and Research Department of Zoology
p. 1130

International Discussion Meeting on Mesoscopic and Disordered Systems
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