Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 83 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0787

Editorial
Malaria: Marking Milestones
p. 0789 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Diabetes in India: snapshot of a panorama
p. 0791 | Sridhar, G. R.

Sustainability science for mine-spoil restoration
p. 0792 | Pandey, Deep Narayan

Promoting science in India
p. 0793 | Suresh, Y.

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology: Bio­informatics training with a difference
p. 0794 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Suggestions for enhancing nitrogen-fixation in grain legumes
p. 0795 | Lodha, M. L.

Raising the standards of Indian science
p. 0795 | Rao, U. S.

Natural History Museums to play an active role
p. 0796 | Srivastava, G. P.

Priorities in science and technology
p. 0796 | Virk, H. S.

Monsoon vagaries
p. 0796 | Meher-homji, V. M.

News
Endangered medicinal plant species in Himachal Pradesh
p. 0797 | Badola, Hemant K.; Pal, Mohinder

International Ornithological Congress
p. 0798 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Research News
Cocking the gun -- First steps in the bacterio- rhodopsin photocycle
p. 0799 | Mathew, M. K.

Commentary
Animal experimentation rules -- Separating the reality from the rhetoric
p. 0800 | Basu, Saionton

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0803

Random selections
Random selections
p. 0804

Scientific Correspondence
Musical notes and their perception
p. 0805 | Rao, P. P.

Rediscovery of Podocarpus wallichianus: A rare gymnosperm from tropical rain forests of Great Nicobar Island
p. 0806 | Gupta, Stutee; Padalia, Hitendra; Chauhan, Nidhi; Porwal, M. C.

Growth rate convergence in teak (Tectona grandis L. )
p. 0808 | Kumar, A. N. Arun; Srinivasa, Y. B.; Chauhan, S. S.

General Articles
Floral resources of Karnataka: A geographic perspective
p. 0810 | Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Kathuria, Sagar; Shaanker, R. Uma

Indigenous knowledge of Bhotiya tribal community on wool dyeing and its present status in the Garhwal Himalaya, India
p. 0814 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Review Articles
Survival strategies of the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum
p. 0818 | Ramya, T. N. C.; Surolia, Namita; Surolia, Avadhesha

Special Section: Aspects of Biotechnology (Guest Editor: S. Ganguli)
Roots, strategies and prospects of functional genomics
p. 0826 | Arber, Werner

Fundamentals of DNA-chip/array technology for comparative gene-expression analysis
p. 0829 | Saluz, Hans Peter; Iqbal, Javeed; Limmon, Gino V.; Ruryk, Andre; Wu, Zhihao

Rice genomics to understand rice plant as an assembly of genetic codes
p. 0834 | Sasaki, Takuji

Proteomic tools in discovery-driven science
p. 0840 | Hayduk, Eric J.; Choe, Leila H.; Lee, Kelvin H.

The performance of current methods in ligand--protein docking
p. 0845 | Mcconkey, Brendan J.; Sobolev, Vladimir; Edelman, Marvin

A case study in applying docking predictions: Modelling the tentoxin binding sites of chloroplast F1-ATPase
p. 0857 | Sobolev, Vladimir; Niztaev, Alidin; Pick, Uri; Avni, Adi; Edelman, Marvin

Research Communication
I*(2P1/2) production from CH3I photodissociation at 236 nm
p. 0868 | Kavita, K.; Das, Puspendu Kumar

Orthometalation in calixarenes: Synthesis and structural characterization of a novel ortho- palladated calix[4]arene bisphosphite
p. 0870 | Mahalakshmi, L.; Krishnamurthy, S. S.; Nethaji, M.

Purification of cytochrome P-450 in mycobacteria
p. 0873 | Ramachandran, Geetha; Gurumurthy, Prema

Estimation of monthly rain rate over Indian Ocean region using MSMR data
p. 0877 | Mishra, D. R.; Sahoo, A. K.; Kanwar, Rahul; Singh, R. P.

Laser-induced chlorophyll fluorescence spectra of mung plants growing under nickel stress
p. 0880 | Gopal, R.; Mishra, K. B.; Zeeshan, M.; Prasad, S. M.; Joshi, M. M.

Somatic embryogenesis and its conversion into plantlets in a multipurpose bamboo, Dendrocalamus hamiltonii Nees et Arn. Ex Munro
p. 0885 | Godbole, Savita; Sood, Anil; Thakur, Rajesh; Sharma, Madhu; Ahuja, P. S.

Origin of ash in the Central Indian Ocean Basin and its implication for the volume estimate of the 74,000 year BP Youngest Toba eruption
p. 0889 | Pattan, J. N.; Pearce, N. J. G.; Banakar, V. K.; Parthiban, G.

Evidence for a female-produced sex pheromone in the banana pseudostem weevil, Odoiporus longicollis Olivier
p. 0893 | Ravi, G.; Palaniswami, M. S.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 2001
p. 0899 | Choudhuri, Arnab Rai

Himalaya: Emergence and Evolution
p. 0900 | Kale, Vishwas S.

The Little Book of Earthquakes and Volcanoes
p. 0901 | Rajendran, C. P.

Saraswati: The River that Disappeared
p. 0902 | Roy, A. B.

Biodiversity and Environment: Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Perspective
p. 0903 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Nagarathna, A. V.

Annual Review of Microbiology 2001
p. 0905 | Dharmalingam, K.

Personal News
Claude Berge
p. 0906 | Bhogle, Srinivas

Advertisements
DBT, Distinguished Biotechnologist Award
p. 0908

DST, Swarnajayanti Fellowships 2002--03
p. 0910

DST, Instrumentation Development Programme
p. 0912

DST, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Research
p. 0913

DST, Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science
p. 0914

IAS, Refresher Course on Physics of Earthquakes
p. 0915

IAS, Refresher Course on Molecular Genetics
p. 0916

University of Lucknow: Appointments
p. 0917

Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut: Appointments
p. 0917

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