Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0240

Editorial
Higher education in science
p. 0241 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The Indian science scene: Is geoscience not science?
p. 0243 | Sheth, Hetu C.

Biodiversity surveys are crucial for India
p. 0244 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

Attesting wastage
p. 0245 | Sen, Subir K.

SciDev. net -- Inputs from reputed journals are but crumbs
p. 0246 | Rao, K. R.

Publishing in Indian journals
p. 0247 | Basa, D. K.

War and its effects on environment
p. 0247 | More, Shahaji B.

News
Hopes are raised. Better times ahead for the community of scientists and technologists?
p. 0248 | Sen, Nirupa

Keeping Indians healthy: Some issues
p. 0249 | Sen, Nirupa

Whither electric vehicles?
p. 0250 | Shukla, A. K.

Quasicrystals--2001
p. 0251 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Meeting Report
Solid state nuclear track detectors
p. 0254 | Virk, H. S.

News
Seminar on women in Aerospace in India -- A report
p. 0254 | Vijayan, Kalyani

Research News
Discotic liquid crystals for solar cells
p. 0256 | Kumar, Sandeep

Commentary
The new paradigm for energy
p. 0258 | Reddy, Amulya K. N.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0260

Scientific Correspondence
Bamboo flowering and famine
p. 0261 | John, C. K.; Nadgauda, R. S.

Antibacterial properties of cyanobacteria: A cost-effective and eco-friendly approach to control bacterial leaf spot disease of chilli
p. 0262 | Pandey, Usha; Pandey, J.

Heparinase in purple fluid of the sea hare, Bursatella leachii
p. 0264 | Rajaganapathi, J.; Kathiresan, K.

A simple and cost-effective mass rearing technique for the tephritid fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
p. 0266 | Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Verghese, Abraham

General Articles
Preliminary pointers towards improving the work environment in CSIR laboratories: Remarks from an empirical study
p. 0269 | Roy, Santanu; Dhawan, Sunil K.

Research Account
Multiple facets of diabetes in young people
p. 0273 | Hattersley, Andrew

Special Section: Indus-1 Synchrotron (Guest Editor: K. R. Rao)
India's first synchrotron radiation source Indus-1: A historical perspective
p. 0279 | Bhawalkar, D. D.

Synchrotron radiation source Indus-1
p. 0283 | Angal-kalinin, D.; Banerji, A.; Hannurkar, P. R.; Karmarkar, M. G.; Kotaiah, S.; Mhaskar, S. P.; Nema, P. K.; Prabhu, S. S.; Kumar, M. Pravin; Ramamurthi, S. S.; Shukla, S. K.; Singh, G.; Soni, H. C.; Vaidya, B. J.

Beamlines on Indian synchrotron radiation source Indus-1
p. 0291 | Nandedkar, R. V.

First results on the reflectometry beamline on Indus-1
p. 0298 | Nandedkar, R. V.; Sawhney, K. J. S.; Lodha, G. S.; Verma, A.; Raghuvanshi, V. K.; Sinha, A. K.; Modi, M. H.; Nayak, M.

Photoelectron spectroscopy beamline on Indus-1 synchrotron radiation source
p. 0305 | Chaudhari, S. M.; Phase, D. M.; Wadikar, A. D.; Ramesh, G. S.; Hegde, M. S.; Dasannacharya, B. A.

Research Articles
Aerosol radiative forcing over tropical Indian Ocean: Modulation by sea-surface winds
p. 0310 | Satheesh, S. K.

Impact of Deccan volcanism on deep crustal structure along western part of Indian mainland and adjoining Arabian Sea
p. 0316 | Singh, A. P.

Research Communication
The first megalosaurid tooth from South Korea
p. 0326 | Lim, Jong-deock; Martin, L. D.; Baek, K. S.

Progressions of phototrophic bacteria and sulphur chemistry in decomposi­tion models
p. 0329 | Eashwar, M.; Maruthamuthu, S.; Iyer, S. Venkatakrishna

Extraction of terrain parameters from IRS-1C PAN stereo data using photogrammetric techniques
p. 0333 | Jayaprasad, P.; Narender, B.; Arya, A. S.; Ajai

Geotechnical properties of siliceous sediments from the Central Indian Basin
p. 0338 | Khadge, N. H.

Qualitative assessment of tissue culture parameters useful in transformation of indica rice
p. 0343 | Visarada, K. B. R. S.; Sarma, N. P.

Vegetation vis-à-vis climate and glacial fluctuations of the Gangotri Glacier since the last 2000 years
p. 0347 | Kar, Ratan; Ranhotra, P. S.; Bhattacharyya, A.; Sekar, B.

Erratum
Errata
p. 0351

Book Reviews
Electronic Absorption Spectroscopy and Related Techniques
p. 0352 | Bhattacharyya, Kankan

merging Eco-friendly Alternatives for the Fine Chemicals Industry
p. 0352 | Ranu, B. C.

Model Systems in Behavioural Ecology
p. 0353 | Balakrishnan, Rohini

Restoring the Abundance: Regene­ration of Indian Agriculture to Ensure Food for All in Plenty
p. 0355 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new fellows -- 2001
p. 0356

Personal News
Anil Agarwal
p. 0357 | Gadgil, Madhav

Advertisements
JSPS Fellowship Program, DST
p. 0359

Lady Tata Memorial Trust-International Awards for Research in Leukaemia
p. 0361

JNCASR, Jakkur, Bangalore
p. 0362

Universities Press, Hyderabad
p. 0363

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow
p. 0364

Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Zoology-Banaras Hindu University
p. 0365

Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre (ICIRC), Ahmedabad
p. 0365

Burhani Foundation -- NEERI Award: 2001
p. 0366

The Indian Science Congress Association Awards
p. 0366

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