Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0111

p. 0113 | Balaram, P.

The role of nuclear power in sustainable development
p. 0115 | Ansari, M. Habeebul Haque

Publishing in Indian journals
p. 0115 | Mariappan, P.; Balasundaram, Chellam

AIDS may become India's next scourge
p. 0116 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

The myth of river Saraswati
p. 0117 | Virk, H. S.

Anniversary of the Bhuj earthquake: Taking stock
p. 0117 | Sen, Nirupa

Meeting Report
Genomics and evolution
p. 0122 | Joshi, Amitabh

Indian Academy of Sciences' refresher course in experimental physics
p. 0124 | Sarode, P. R.; Desa, J. A. E.; Priolkar, K. R.

Research News
Nuclear reactor at the core of the Earth! - A solution to the riddles of relative abundances of helium isotopes and geomagnetic field variability
p. 0126 | Rao, K. R.

New initiatives for science in India
p. 0128

From the archives
p. 0129

Scientific Correspondence
Litter controls on carbon sequestration
p. 0130 | Seneviratne, Gamini

Female sex-associated RAPD marker in pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb. )
p. 0131 | Singh, Major; Kumar, Sanjeev; Singh, A. K.; Ram, D.; Kalloo, G.

Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with sheath rot resistance (Sarocladium oryzae) and panicle exsertion in rice (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 0133 | Srinivasachary; Hittalmani, Shailaja; Kumar, K. Girish; Shashidhar, H. E.; Vaishali, M. G.

Oxysterol receptor LXRa regulates SREBP gene expression in HL-60 cells exposed to differentiating agents
p. 0136 | Anand, P. K.; Kaul, D.

Record of new species of Prototaxoxylon from Indian Lower Gondwana
p. 0138 | Agashe, Shripad N.; Kumar, M. S. Shashi

Review Articles
Conservation implications of plant endemism in high-altitude Himalaya
p. 0141 | Dhar, Uppeandra

Research Articles
Equation-of-state studies using laser-driven shock wave propagation through layered foil targets
p. 0149 | Pant, H. C.; Shukla, M.; Senecha, V. K.; Bandyopadhyay, S.; Rai, V. N.; Khare, P.; Bhatt, R. K.; Godwal, B. K.; Gupta, N. K.

Strong-motion amplitudes in Himalyas and a pilot study for the deterministic first-order microzonation in a part of Delhi city
p. 0158 | Parvez, Imtiyaz A.; Panza, G. F.; Gusev, A. A.; Vaccari, F.

Research Communication
Possible function of ABA in protection against photodamage by stimulating xanthophyll cycle in sorghum seedlings
p. 0167 | Sharma, Prabhat Kumar; Sankhalkar, Sangeeta; Fernandes, Yvone

Diagnosis and study of fungal diseases of wheat by photoacoustic spectroscopy
p. 0172 | Singhal, S. K.; Singh, K. P.; Joshi, S. K.; Rai, A. K.

Anti-ulcer effect of Nigella sativa Linn against gastric ulcers in rats
p. 0177 | Rajkapoor, B.; Anandan, R.; Jayakar, B.

Folding and unfolding of chicken villin headpiece: Energy landscape of a single-domain model protein
p. 0179 | Srinivas, Goundla; Bagchi, Biman

Reduced susceptibility to deltamethrin in Anopheles culicifacies sensu lato, in Ramnathapuram district, Tamil Nadu - Selection of a pyrethroid-resistant strain
p. 0185 | Mittal, P. K.; Adak, T.; Singh, O. P.; Raghavendra, K.; Subbarao, S. K.

Identification of a group of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from the South Indian BCG trial area by HPLC
p. 0189 | Vanitha, J. Daisy; Immanuel, Chandra; Szponar, Bogumila; Larsson, Lennart; Paramasivan, C. N.

Changes in erythrocyte aggregation and deformability during human ageing
p. 0191 | Jayavanth, Sanjay; Singh, Megha

Pseudo-surface velocities (densities) and pseudo-depth densities (velocities) along selected profiles in the Dharwar craton, India
p. 0197 | Ramadass, G.; Rao, I. B. Ramaprasada; Himabindu, D.; Srinivasulu, N.

How long will triggered earthquakes at Koyna, India continue?
p. 0202 | Gupta, Harsh K.; Mandal, Prantik; Rastogi, B. K.

Discovery of an aborted reversal (geomagnetic excursion) in the Late Pleistocene sediments of Pinjor Dun, NW Himalaya
p. 0210 | Sangode, S. J.; Suresh, N.; Bagati, T. N.; Bloemendal, J.; Kumar, Rohtash; Thakur, V. C.

Book Reviews
Statistics on Science and Technology in Europe: Data 1985-1999
p. 0216 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

The Amber Forest: A Reconstruction of a Vanished World
p. 0216 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Annual Review of Biochemistry 2001
p. 0217 | Muniyappa, K.

Personal News
In Memoriam - T. R. Govindachari (1915-2001)
p. 0219 | Nagarajan, K.

Satish Dhawan
p. 0222 | Narasimha, Roddam

Remembering Satish Dhawan
p. 0226 | Reddy, Amulya K. N.; Pal, Yash; Khosla, Ashok

Sir Dorabji Tata Centre for Research in Tropical Diseases
p. 0228

Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Cytogenetics
p. 0229

Required: Head - Information Technology
p. 0229

Mangalore University: DAE-BRNS Sponsored Research Project
p. 0230

National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria & Bioinformatics Centre
p. 0230

Government of India: Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science & Technology (International Division)
p. 0231

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