Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 81 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2001
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0863

Editorial
Science and the Third World
p. 0865 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Low impact factors for Indian journals: Do factors other than influence?
p. 0867 | Vohora, S. B.; Shah, Zahoor A.; Vohora, Divya

Role of higher education in the Third World
p. 0868 | Virk, H. S.

Physics research as an avocation?
p. 0868 | Chaddah, P.

Amte's silent revolution: A possible anchor for the bewildered R&D in agriculture
p. 0869 | Bhattacharjee, S. K.

Surface changes after the 2001 Gujarat earthquake
p. 0870 | Subbaraman, J. V.

Heading GSI
p. 0871 | Barthwal, Brijesh

News
Brainstorming for arriving at a consensus for India's S&T Policy-2001. Has the policy reached the finishing line?
p. 0871 | Sen, Nirupa

Research News
Dyslexia and intercultural comparisons
p. 0872 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

Back to basics: Reflections on refraction
p. 0875 | Rao, K. R.

Random selections
Random selection
p. 0879

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0879

Scientific Correspondence
Quantum statistics of an ensemble of harmonic oscillators
p. 0880 | Das, S. K.; Sengupta, S.

Evaluation of the role of fluorescent siderophore in the biological control of bacterial wilt in tomato using Tn5 mutants of fluorescent Pseudomonas sp.
p. 0882 | Jagadeesh, K. S.; Kulkarni, J. H.; Krishnaraj, P. U.

A rare earthquake in Antarctica
p. 0883 | Baruah, Saurabh; Mohan, Indra

Yield estimation of Indian nuclear tests of 1998
p. 0885 | Sikka Et Al, S. K.

Yield estimation of Indian nuclear tests of 1998(Reply)
p. 0885 | Douglas, A.

General Articles
New institutions in India
p. 0889 | Sen, Nirupa

Mapping agricultural research in India: A profile based on CAB Abstracts 1998
p. 0896 | Arunachalam, Subbiah; Umarani, K.

Review Articles
Complement receptor 1 in autoimmune disorders
p. 0907 | Katyal, Monika; Sivasankar, B.; Das, Nibhriti

Special Section: Science in the Third World (Guest Editor: C. N. R. Rao)
Guest Editorial: Science in the rising nations
p. 0915 | Rao, C. N. R.

Science for the 21st century
p. 0917 | Vargas, José Israel

The Third World Academy of Sciences: Celebrating two decades of progress
p. 0920 | Hassan, Mohamed H. A.; Schaffer, Daniel

Some personal reflections on the origin of TWAS and the evolution of its mission
p. 0927 | Akhtar, M.

Construction of Chinese national S&T innovation system and latest advancements in science and technology in China
p. 0930 | Lu, Yongxiang

Disappearing forests of Uganda: The way forward
p. 0936 | Kayanja, F. I. B.; Byarugaba, D.

Food security and sustainable development
p. 0948 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Intellectual property rights and the Third World
p. 0955 | Mashelkar, R. A.

Information and communication technologies and the digital divide in the Third World countries
p. 0966 | Balakrishnan, N.

India's physics experience
p. 0977 | Ramakrishnan, T. V.

Structural studies of the acetylcholine receptor in the membrane environment
p. 0983 | Barrantes, Francisco J.

Enzymology and molecular genetics of the ligninolytic system of the basidiomycete Ceriporiopsis subvermispora
p. 0992 | Lobos, S.; Tello, M.; Polanco, R.; Larrondo, L.; Manubens, A.; Salas, L.; Vicuña, R.

The bountiful and baffling baculovirus: The story of polyhedrin transcription
p. 0998 | Ramachandran, Aruna; Bashyam, Murali Dharan; Viswanathan, Priya; Ghosh, Sudip; Kumar, M. Senthil; Hasnain, Seyed E.

Universal aspects of self-assembly: The wide domain of weak interactions
p. 1030 | Rao, C. N. R.

Crystal engineering: Outlook and prospects
p. 1038 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

Versatile reagent ceric ammonium nitrate in modern chemical synthesis
p. 1043 | Hwu, Jih Ru; King, Ke-yung

Chemical reaction dynamics and relaxation phenomena in one component liquids, binary mixtures and electrolyte solutions
p. 1054 | Bagchi, Biman

Tectonic resurgence of the Mysore Plateau and surrounding regions in cratonic Southern India
p. 1068 | Valdiya, K. S.

Research Communication
A gradient measure to characterize the interface between non-coding and coding regions in genomic DNA sequences
p. 1090 | Goswami, Prashant; Raghavan, Sowmya

Structure of human methaemoglobin: The variation of a theme
p. 1100 | Biswal, B. K.; Vijayan, M.

Antibody and nuclei acid probe-based technique for detection of sugarcane streak mosaic virus causing mosaic disease of sugarcane in India
p. 1105 | Hema, M.; Savithri, H. S.; Sreenivasulu

The floral androcarpel organ (ACO) mutation permits high alkaloid yields in opium poppy Papaver somniferum
p. 1109 | Prajapati, Seema; Bajpai, Suphla; Gupta, M. M.; Kumar, Sushil

Phenotypic variation in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. ) regenerated plants
p. 1112 | Zhang, Bao-hong; Wang, Qing-lian; Liu, Fang

Billion-year-old rain-imprinted tidal sea coast in the eastern Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 1116 | De, Chirananda

Book Reviews
Cells, Gels and the Engine of Life - A New Unifying Approach to Cell Function
p. 1125 | Krishnan, K. S.

Statistical Methods and Application in Biology and Medicine
p. 1126 | Kale, B. K.

Personal News
Remembrances of Prof. G. N. Ramachandran
p. 1127 | Ramakrishnan, C.

Anna Mani - A student remembers
p. 1129 | Sreedharan, C. R.

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p. 1135

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p. 1135

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