Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 83 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Editorial
The science of engineering
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Achieving excellence through development of skills
p. 0007 | Sant, Bharat R.

Salvage science education and save science
p. 0007 | Singh, C. P.

Suggestions for improving the academic status of Indian research journals
p. 0008 | Gupta, Y. K.

The bioinformatics industry
p. 0009 | Gautham, N.

Collection of data on microbial resources of India
p. 0009 | Shivaji, S.

Science and Current Science on cultivating 'uncultivable' bacteria
p. 0010 | Kulkarni, Subhash S.

Pedicularis (Scrophulariaceae) -- an under­ investigated genus of botanically curious plants
p. 0010 | Garg, Arti; Husain, Tariq

News
Chemists cook gourmet
p. 0012 | Sen, Nirupa

Palaeomagnetism and rock magnetic research in India
p. 0014 | Radhakrishna, T.; Arora, B. R.; Mahadevan, T. M.; Gupta, K. R.

Research News
The controversy over early-Archaean microfossils
p. 0015 | Sankaran, A. V.

Random selections
Random selections
p. 0018

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0019

Scientific Correspondence
First sighting of clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosa from the Blue Mountain National Park, Mizoram, India
p. 0020 | Ghose, Dipankar

Arsenic poisoning in the Gangetic delta: An anthropogenic model
p. 0021 | Sahu, K. C.

General Articles
Using patent statistics as a measure of 'technological assertiveness': A China--India comparison
p. 0023 | Bhattacharya, Sujit; Nath, Pradosh

Review Articles
Diabetes mellitus and multiple therapeutic approaches of phytochemicals: Present status and future prospects
p. 0030 | Tiwari, Ashok K.; Rao, J. Madhusudhana

Research Articles
Estimation of daytime surface fluxes of radiation and heat at Anand during 13--17 May 1997
p. 0039 | Nagar, S. G.; Seetaramayya, P.; Singh, S. S.; Tyagi, A.

Role of counterion of the surfactant molecule on the micellar structure in aqueous solution
p. 0047 | Joshi, J. V.; Aswal, V. K.; Bahadur, P.; Goyal, P. S.

Research Communication
Molecular cloning and phylogenetic analysis of AmphiUbf80, a new member of ubiquitin family from the amphioxus Branchiostoma belcheri tsingtauense
p. 0050 | Liu, Z.; Zhang, S.; Yuan, J.; Sawant, M. S.; Wei, J.; Xu, A.

A low-cost, rapid, sensitive and reliable PCR-based alternative method for predicting the presence of possible live microbial contaminants in food
p. 0053 | Mukhopadhyay, Utpal Kumar; Mukhopadhyay, Alka

Rapid latex agglutination inhibition reaction test for morphine in urine
p. 0057 | Akbarzadeh, Azim; Norouzian, Dariush; Farahmand, Behrokh; Inanlou, Davoud Nouri

Establishment of earth tide effect on water-level fluctuations in an unconfined hard rock aquifer using spectral analysis
p. 0061 | Maréchal, J. C.; Sarma, M. P.; Ahmed, S.; Lachassagne, P.

Continental mayfly burrows within relict-ground in inter-tidal beach profile of Bay of Bengal coast: A new ichnological evidence of Holocene marine transgression
p. 0064 | De, Chirananda

Taxonomic and taphonomic appraisal of fish vertebrae from the early Eocene gypseous shales of Kachchh, Gujarat
p. 0068 | Srivastava, Rahul; Kumar, S.; Singh, M. P.

Increment in the size of an inanimate object in the case of bagworm moth, Eumeta crameri Westwood (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) obeys Dyar's law
p. 0071 | Agrawal, Arvind; Pati, Atanu Kumar

Book Reviews
In the Shadow of The Bomb -- Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist
p. 0074 | Rajaraman, R.

Annual Review of Neuroscience 2001
p. 0075 | Krishnan, K. S.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology 2001
p. 0077 | Inamdar, Maneesha S.

The Health of Nations: Infectious Disease, Environmental Change and their Effects on National Security and Development
p. 0078 | Tandon, P. N.

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Indian Academy of Sciences, Special Publications
p. 0080

Bird Flight By Satish Dhawan: Publication
p. 0081

Refresher Course In Mathematics, Chandigarh
p. 0082

DST, Drugs & Pharma. Res. Programme: Proposals
p. 0083

Protein Structure and Function: Symposium, Mumbai
p. 0084

DBT, Bioscience: Awards
p. 0085

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore: Appointments
p. 0087

JNCASR, Jakkur, Bangalore: Visiting Fellowships
p. 0088

Anna University, Chennai: Appointments
p. 0088

Natl Centre for Plant Genome Res., Delhi: Appointments
p. 0089

Potash Res. Institute of India, Gurgaon: Appointments
p. 0089

Central Inst. of Freshwater Aquacul. : Appointments
p. 0090

Indian Inst. of Hortic. Res., Bangalore: Appointments
p. 0090

A. C. Patil College of Engn., Mumbai: Appointments
p. 0091

Jadavpur University, Kolkata: Appointments
p. 0091

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