Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0899

Editorial
Technology-driven science
p. 0901 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The plight of geoscientists
p. 0903 | Joshi, Vishwas B.

Lack of talented students in science
p. 0903 | Gupta, Y. K.

Scientists and responsibility
p. 0904 | Dharmapalan, Biju

The threat of human-induced climate change cannot be ignored
p. 0904 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

Summer approaches - Digging for water recharging points
p. 0905 | Rao, N. Subba

News
Indo-Mauritius ties: Biotechnology and agriculture
p. 0906 | Sen, Nirupa

C. N. R. Rao elected to African Academy
p. 0906

Meeting Report
Annual Convention of Indian Geophysical Union
p. 0906 | Murthy, K. S. R.

From blots to lots of spots: ADNAT symposium on Functional Genomics
p. 0908 | Kasbekar, Durgadas P.

Research News
Muon anomalous magnetic moment and 'new physics'
p. 0910 | Basu, Rahul

Commentary
Palaeontology in India at crossroads
p. 0913 | Sharma, Mukund

From the archives
p. 0918

Scientific Correspondence
Detergent-induced male sterility and bud pollination in Brassica juncea (L. ) Czern & Coss
p. 0918 | Chauhan, S. V. S.; Singh, Vandana

The catastrophic landslide of 16 July 2001 in Phata Byung area, Rudraprayag District, Garhwal Himalaya, India
p. 0921 | Naithani, Ajay K.; Kumar, Deepak; Prasad, C.

General Articles
Some conceptual and practical issues in taxonomic research
p. 0924 | Venu, P.

Tuberculosis research in India and China: From bibliometrics to research policy
p. 0933 | Arunachalam, Subbiah; Gunasekaran, Subbiah

Research Account
Molecular and cellular approaches to understand and treat some disease of the eye
p. 0948 | Balasubramanian, D.

Review Articles
Recent experiments in quantum optics and their implications - II
p. 0958 | Joshi, Amitabh; Lawande, Suresh V.

Research Articles
Geomorphological and petrological observations along a segment of slow-spreading Carlsberg Ridge
p. 0982 | Mudholkar, A. V.; Kodagali, V. N.; Raju, K. A. Kamesh; Valsangkar, A. B.; Ranade, G. H.; Ambre, N. V.

Research Communication
Structure of the lowest octupole states in N = 82 magic nuclei
p. 0990 | Sainath, M.; Venkataramaniah, K.; Singh, B.; Sood, P. C.

Large-scale helium escape from earth surface around Bakreswar-Tantloi geothermal area in Birbhum district, West Bengal, and Dumka district, Jharkhand, India
p. 0993 | Ghose, Debasis; Chowdhury, D. P.; Sinha, Bikash

Statistical model-based forecast of minimum and maximum temperatures at Manali
p. 0997 | Dimri, A. P.; Mohanty, U. C.; Madan, O. P.; Ravi, N.

Intraspecific hybridization in Pinus roxburghii Sargent
p. 1003 | Khanduri, V. P.; Sharma, C. M.

Purification and characterization of a galactose-specific lectin from the stems and leaves of Dolichos lablab (Indian lablab beans)
p. 1005 | Tulasi, Rajasekhar Baru; Nadimpalli, Siva Kumar

Colony morphology mutants of chemolithotrophic Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans are associated with altered genomic distribution of family 1 repetitive DNA sequence
p. 1009 | Chakraborty, Ranadhir; Singh, Anjana; Lahiri, Chandrajit; Deb, Chirajyoti; Roy, Pradosh

Heterogeneity in NTS of rDNA in localized populations of Neurospora
p. 1015 | Adhvaryu, Keyur K.; Maheshwari, Ramesh

Moonlight inhibits and lunar eclipse enhances foraging activity of fruit bats in an orchard
p. 1020 | Singaravelan, N.; Marimuthu, G.

Conservation of flagship species: Prioritizing Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) conservation units in southern India
p. 1022 | Venkataraman, Arun B.; Kumar, N. Venkatesa; Varma, Surendra; Sukumar, R.

Identification and usage of multiples of crustal seismics - An application in the Bengal Basin, India
p. 1033 | Prasad, A. S. S. S. R. S.; Sarkar, D.; Reddy, P. R.

Kinetics of differentiated stylolite formation
p. 1038 | Sinha-roy, S.

Book Reviews
The Big and the Small: Journey into the Microcosm - The Story of Elementary Particles
p. 1047 | Raychaudhuri, Amitava

The Handicap Principal: A Missing Piece of Darwin's Puzzle
p. 1047 | Kunte, Krushnamegh

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“AIDS in India: A Workshop-Symposium on Research, Trials and Treatment” 21-27 July 2002
p. 1050

Government of India: Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 1052

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1053

REFRESHER COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
p. 1054

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p. 1055

Orissa Bigyan Academy-Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award for 2001
p. 1056

Hari Om Ashram Prerit Shri S. S. Bhatnagar, Research Award Endowment 2000 and 2001
p. 1056

Industrial Research & Consultancy Centre
p. 1057

American biotechnology
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