Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 80 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2001
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Planning and serendipity in science
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Revamping Olympiad movement
p. 0007 | Britto, S. John

Nurturing biodiversity skills: Need for coordinated research programmes
p. 0008 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

National licence to access Web of Science
p. 0008 | Prathap, Gangan

Non performance and award
p. 0008 | Barthwal, Brijesh

Why no takers for a scientific career?
p. 0009 | Gupta, Y. K.

Earth's oldest crust
p. 0009 | Laul, Vivek

Meeting Report
Construction and utilization of beam lines for INDUS-2
p. 0010 | Dasannacharya, B. A.

The success and failure of Indian science
p. 0012 | Rao, Kanury V. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Magnitude of depredation on grapes by short-nosed fruit bats Cynopterus sphinx Vahl, 1797 in Secunderabad, India
p. 0014 | Srinivasulu, Bhargavi; Srinivasulu, C.

Copulatory behaviour of Indian flying fox Pteropus giganteus
p. 0015 | Koilraj, B. John; Agoramoorthy, G.; Marimuthu, G.

Random selection
p. 0016

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0017

General Articles
Fire safety through mathematical modelling
p. 0018 | Gupta, K.; Kumar, Rajiv; Yadav, P. K.; Naveen, M.

Cyclooxygenase-2 - An attractive target for fruitful drug design
p. 0026 | Fabiola, G. Felcy; Damodharan, Lakshminarasimhan; Pattabhi, Vasantha; Nagarajan, Kuppuswamy

Review Articles
Secondary metabolites of Artemisia annua and their biological activity
p. 0035 | Bhakuni, R. S.; Jain, D. C.; Sharma, R. P.; Kumar, S.

Research Articles
An analogue prediction method for global sea surface temperature
p. 0049 | Agarwal, N.; Kishtawal, C. M.; Pal, P. K.

Estimate of predictability of monthly means in tropics from observations
p. 0056 | Goswami, B. N.; Mohan, R. S. Ajaya

Research Communication
Heating of solar filamentary magnetic flux tubes
p. 0064 | Dwivedi, R.; Singh, R. N.

Relationship between the reference value of young people's haematocrit and geographical factors in China
p. 0067 | Miao, Ge; Qingsheng, Yang; Weifang, Li; Yaomin, Liang; He, Yang

Analysis of drug susceptibility in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from Thiruvananthapuram using Alamar Blue assay
p. 0070 | Kumar, R. Ajay; Paul, K. Laiza; Indulakshmi, R.; Manju, Y. K.; Kumar, K. Vinod; Ayyappan, P.; Joshi, M.; Mundayoor, Sathish

A simple thermodynamic model for seasonal variation of monsoon rainfall
p. 0073 | Srinivasan, J.

Characteristics and significance of calls in oriental magpie robin
p. 0077 | Kumar, Anil; Bhatt, Dinesh

Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated transformation of Witloof chicory - In vitro shoot regeneration and induction of flowering
p. 0083 | Venkatesh, R. T.; Chandrashekar, Arun; Ravishankar, G. A.; Bais, Harsh Pal

Geomorphological evidences of retreat of the Gangotri glacier and its characteristics
p. 0087 | Naithani, Ajay K.; Nainwal, H. C.; Sati, K. K.; Prasad, C.

Book Reviews
Quantum Field Theory: A 20th Century Profile
p. 0095 | Sen, Diptiman

Folk Tales of Science -- Curious Stories, Amusing Anecdotes, Quaint Characters
p. 0095 | Sitaramam, V.

Plant Cell Vacuoles: An Introduction
p. 0096 | Gupta, Rajendra

Joint Forest Management and Community Forestry in India: An Ecological and Institutional Assessment
p. 0098 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Central Soil Salinity Research Institute
p. 0100

Sudershan Biotech Limited
p. 0102

Call for Proposals Indo-US Programme on Contraceptive and Reproductive Health Research
p. 0103

National Centre for Biological Science-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 0104

International Senior Research Fellowships in Biomedical Science
p. 0105

The Wellcome Trust-Research Training Fellowships Through Master's Programmes in Demography
p. 0105

p. 0106

Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
p. 0107

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