Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 81 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2001
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0327

Editorial
The ethical minefields of biomedical research
p. 0329 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Free access to biomedical journals
p. 0331 | Jain, N. C.

Poverty, hunger and transgenics
p. 0331 | Tiwari, S. C.

Escapist obsession
p. 0331 | Sanyal, D. K.

Bt-cotton in China
p. 0332 | Zhang, Bao-hong; Wang, Qing-lian

G. N. Ramachandran and applied research
p. 0333 | Jagannathan, V.

UGC's UPE scheme
p. 0334 | Gadre, Shridhar R.; Vora, Rajendra; Deshpande, J. V.; Sinha, Prashant; Bhate, Saroja; Kanhere, D. G.; Panat, P. V.; Sitaramam, V.; Gokhale, Shridhar B.; Thite, G. U.; Patel, Sujata; Gore, Anil P.; Alekar, Satish; Jha, V. N.; Kottapalle, Nagnath

~74 ka Youngest Toba Tuff
p. 0334 | Nambiar, A. R.

Pan masala: Adverse ecological consequences
p. 0335 | Homji, V. M. Meher

News
Rajagopala Chidambaram takes over as Chairman of TIFAC
p. 0335 | Sen, Nirupa

Meeting Report
Environmental magnetism
p. 0336 | Shankar, R.

News
Ecological Society of America member
p. 0336

Freedericksz Medal
p. 0336

Research News
Genome-wide scanning versus other methods of mapping infectious disease susceptibility loci: A recent study of leprosy
p. 0338 | Rao, B. J.; Jhaveri, Krishna

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0339

Commentary
School education and the examination system
p. 0340 | Joshi, A. W.

Scientific Correspondence
Is summer becoming more uncomfortable over major cities of India?
p. 0342 | Srivastava, A. K.; Ray, K. C. Sinha; Yadav, R. V.

Methane emission and rice agriculture
p. 0345 | Dubey, S. K.

Viviparous growth of young sporophytes from aphlebiae in Dennstaedtia scabra (Wall. Ex Hook. ) Moore from Sikkim
p. 0347 | Drozario, Ashalata; Bera, Subir; Mukhopadhyay, R.

General Articles
Why is the sun's corona so hot? X-rays and ultraviolet emission from the solar atmosphere
p. 0349 | Mohan, Anita; Dwivedi, Bhola N.

Arabian Sea oceanography and fisheries of the west coast of India
p. 0355 | Madhupratap, M.; Nair, K. N. V.; Gopalakrishnan, T. C.; Haridas, P.; Nair, K. K. C.; Venugopal, P.; Gauns, Mangesh

Research Articles
Formation and characterization of a pharmaceutically useful microemulsion derived from isopropylmyristate, polyoxyethylene (4) lauryl ether (Brij 30), isopropyl alcohol and water
p. 0362 | Acharya, A.; Sanyal, S. K.; Moulik, S. P.

Research Communication
Establishment and analysis of fast-growing normal root culture of Decalepis arayalpathra, a rare endemic medicinal plant
p. 0371 | Sudha, C. G.; Seeni, S.

Studies on the absence of seed set in Bambusa vulgaris
p. 0375 | Koshy, K. C.; Jee, G.

Influence of different strains of Agrobacterium rhizogenes on induction of hairy roots and artemisinin production in Artemisia annua
p. 0378 | Giri, Archana; Ravindra, Sarish T.; Dhingra, Vikas; Narasu, M. Lakshmi

Lack of evidence for rare male mating advantage in wild type strains of Drosophila ananassae
p. 0383 | Som, Arundhati; Singh, B. N.

Plio-Pleistocene pedogenic changes in the Siwalik palaeosols: A rock magnetic approach
p. 0387 | Sangode, S. J.; Bloemendal, J.; Kumar, R.; Ghosh, S. K.

Land cover assessment in Jammu & Kashmir using phenology as discriminant - An approach of wide swath satellite (IRS-WiFS)
p. 0392 | Joshi, P. K.; Singh, Sarnam; Agarwal, Shefali; Roy, P. S.

The 1908 Tunguska catastrophe: An alternative explanation
p. 0399 | Kundt, Wolfgang

Detrital zircons constraining basement age in a late Archaean greenstone belt of south-eastern Rajasthan, India
p. 0407 | Roy, A. B.; Kröner, Alfred; Laul, Vivek

Book Reviews
First Signals: The Evolution Multicellular Development
p. 0411 | Mahadevan, S.

A Treatise on Fluorosis
p. 0412 | Valiathan, Ashima

Mahanadi Delta - Geology, Resources and Biodiversity
p. 0413 | Srikantia, S. V.

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Dr. K. S. Krishnan Research Associateship (KSKRA)
p. 0414

Department of Science & Technology
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Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
p. 0418

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
p. 0419

Contact Course on Contemporary Concepts and Tools in Fold-and-Thrust Belt Deformation
p. 0419

National Chemical Laboratory
p. 0420

Bharathiar University
p. 0420

National Women Bioscientist Awards: 2001
p. 0421

Government of Kerala
p. 0423

Tea Research Association
p. 0424

Workshop for Research Fellows and Teachers
p. 0424

Centre for Ecological Sciences
p. 0425

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