Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 81 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2001
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Origins of life
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Science and Astrology
p. 0007 | Narasimhan, N. S.

Astrology, navratnas and gemmology
p. 0008 | Karanth, R. V.

Astrology - Hype, hope and future
p. 0008 | Seshadri, S.; Kathiravan, K.

Research impact vs economic impact
p. 0009 | Garfield, Eugene

Facts that are ignored in academic recognition-making
p. 0009 | Gupta, Y. K.

Improving research in India
p. 0010 | Virk, H. S.

Need for popular science books
p. 0010 | Nag, Kaustav

Shrimping footprints in the sands of time
p. 0011 | Babu, M. Michael; Kitto, M. R.; Marian, M. Peter

PubMed Central: A phenomenal advance in electronic publishing
p. 0013 | Kumar, C. Anil; Vishnu, V.

Techno Market Survey Reports from TIFAC
p. 0014 | Sen, Nirupa

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0015

Meeting Report
Herbal drugs
p. 0015 | Padh, Harish

Nuclear energy needs and proliferation misconceptions
p. 0017 | Chidambaram, R.

Scientific Correspondence
Paternal parents enhance dispersal ability of their progeny in a wind-dispersed species, Tecoma stans L.
p. 0022 | Raju, B. Mohan; Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Shaanker, R. Uma

General Articles
Peering into the hearts of galaxies
p. 0025 | Singh, Kulinder Pal

Review Articles
Shift work: Consequences and management
p. 0032 | Pati, Atanu Kumar; Chandrawanshi, Arti; Reinberg, Alain

Research Account
Toward the design of peptide mimics of antiatherogenic apolipoproteins A-I and E
p. 0053 | Anantharamaiah, G. M.; Datta, G.; Garber, D. W.

Research Articles
Application of magnetic fabric studies in an ancient fluvial sequence of NW Himalaya
p. 0066 | Sangode, S. J.; Kumar, Rohtash; Ghosh, Sumit K.

Research Communication
The yields of the Indian nuclear tests of 1998 and their relevance to Test Ban verification
p. 0072 | Douglas, A.; Marshall, P. D.; Bowers, D.; Young, J. B.; Porter, D.; Wallis, N. J.

Current transport mechanisms in a layered semiconductor
p. 0075 | Bose, D. N.; Pal, Sarbari

Enhancement of the energy and quantum conversion efficiencies of a photoelectrochemical cell sensitized with a combination of cationic and anionic dyes
p. 0076 | Tennakone, K.; Senadeera, G. K. R.; Jayaweera, P. V. V.

Molecular mechanism of the contractile cycle of muscle
p. 0078 | Nath, Sunil; Khurana, Divya

Filarial infection in chest disease patients from Wuchereria bancrofti-endemic areas of Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 0083 | Murthy, P. K.; Sarin, S.; Mukherjee, P. K.; Sircar, A. R.; Katiyar, J. C.

Three-dimensional structure of Mycobacterium tuberculosis chaperonin-10 reveals a partially stable conformation of its mobile loop
p. 0087 | Taneja, Bhupesh; Mande, Shekhar C.

Antibiosis-mediated necrotrophic effect of Pseudomonas GRC2 against two fungal plant pathogens
p. 0091 | Gupta, C. P.; Dubey, R. C.; Kang, S. C.; Maheshwari, D. K.

Regeneration strategy and plant diversity status in degraded sal forests
p. 0095 | Pandey, S. K.; Shukla, R. P.

Nature and composition of pyrite framboids and organic substrate from degraded leaf cuticles of Late Tertiary sediments, Mahuadanr Valley, Palamu, Bihar
p. 0102 | Bajpai, Usha; Kumar, Madhav; Shukla, Manoj; Anand-prakash; Srivastava, G. P.

A new approach to the analysis of transverse river valley profiles and implications for morphotectonics: A case study in Rajasthan
p. 0106 | Sinha-roy, S.

Book Reviews
Shoemaker by Levy - The Man who Made an Impact
p. 0113 | Shylaja, B. S.

Renewable Energy and Environment -A Policy Analysis for India
p. 0114 | Gupta, C. L.

Making Water Everybody's Business - Practice and Policy of Water Harvesting
p. 0115 | Radhakrishna, B. P.

Personal News
A link with the past: Divya Darshan Pant (1919-2001)
p. 0116 | Srivastava, Pradeep Chandra

Instructional School on Linear Algebra, Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0119

Refresher Course in Theoretical Physics, Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0120

Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal
p. 0121

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi
p. 0122

JSPS Ronpaku (Dissertation Ph. D. ) Programme, DST
p. 0123

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers and JSPS Invitation Fellowship Program for Research in Japan, DST
p. 0124

Fredrick Institute of Plant Protection and Toxicology, Padappai
p. 0124

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
p. 0125

The Institute of Science, Mumbai
p. 0125

University of Mumbai
p. 0126

Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Parangipettai
p. 0126

Electronics Research & Development Centre of India, Kolkata
p. 0126

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