Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 83 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0923

Editorial
Oxygen, Lavoisier and Revolution
p. 0925 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Need for more open admission policy and meaningful examination system for Ph D in the universities
p. 0927 | Gupta, Y. K.

Transparency in editorial discretion
p. 0927 | Bhatia, C. R.

Coverage of Indian life sciences/S&T journals in major global alerting services
p. 0928 | Jain, N. C.

The sanctity of Pedicularis bicornuta Kl. ex Kl. & Garcke (Scrophulariaceae) in the Indian cold deserts of Lahaul-Spiti
p. 0929 | Husain, Tariq; Garg, Arti

Palaeontology in India at cross roads - a comment
p. 0930 | Kapoor, Hari Mohan; Maheshwari, Hari Krsna

Why neglect groundwater biology?
p. 0931 | Reddy, Y. Ranga

Research News
Recent concepts about heat source from the earth's core
p. 0932 | Sankaran, A. V.

Random selections
Random selections
p. 0935

Commentary
Reflecting on IMD's forecast model
p. 0936 | Gowariker, Vasant

From the archives
p. 0938

Scientific Correspondence
Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in a seeded banana [Ensete superbum (Roxb. ) Cheesman]
p. 0939 | Kulkarni, V. M.; Varshney, L. R.; Bapat, V. A.; Rao, P. S.

Propagation of tea (Camellia sinensis (L. ) O. Kuntze) by shoot proliferation of alginate-encapsulated axillary buds stored at 4°C
p. 0941 | Mondal, Tapan Kumar; Sood, Anil; Ahuja, Paramvir Singh; Bhattacharya, Amita

Histochemical localization of forskolin and other terpenoids in Coleus forskohlii
p. 0945 | Narayanan, Pushpa; Laddha, K. S.; Akamanchi, K. G.

General Articles
The Indian Ocean Experiment and the Asian Brown Cloud
p. 0947 | Ramanathan, V.; Crutzen, P. J.; Mitra, A. P.; Sikka, D.

Current status and future strategy for development of medicinal plants sector in Uttaranchal, India
p. 0956 | Dhar, Uppeandra; Manjkhola, Sumit; Joshi, Mitali; Arvind, Bisht; Bisht, A. K.; Joshi, Meena

Review Articles
Mining functional information from cereal genomes - the utility of expressed sequence tags
p. 0965 | Sreenivasulu, N.; Kishor, P. B. Kavi; Varshney, R. K.; Altschmied, L.

Hydrological research in the Indian Himalayan mountains: Soil and water conservation
p. 0974 | Negi, Girish C. S.

Research Articles
Closed-form analysis of thin radially polarized piezoelectric ceramic cylindrical shells with loss
p. 0981 | Ebenezer, D. D.; Abraham, Pushpa

Research Communication
Seismic magnitude and yield for the Indian nuclear test of 11 May 1998
p. 0989 | Douglas, A.; Selby, N. D.; Bowers, D.

Body-wave magnitude bias between Pokhran and eastern Kazakh nuclear test sites
p. 0992 | Sikka, S. K.; Roy, Falguni; Basu, T. K.

High-temperature studies on Mo-Si multilayers using transmission electron microscope
p. 0997 | Srivastava, A. K.; Tripathi, P.; Nayak, M.; Lodha, G. S.; Nandedkar, R. V.

Proteolytic heterotrophic bacteria of cyanobacterial assemblage from Schirmacher oasis, Antarctica, capable of growing under extreme conditions
p. 1000 | Alam, Syed Imteyaz; Singh, Lokendra

Carcinogenicity of the fern Pteridium aquilinum collected from enzootic bovine haematuria-free hilly area in India
p. 1005 | Dawra, R. K.; Kurade, N. P.; Sharma, O. P.

Suitability of Pinus kesiya in Shillong, Meghalaya for tree-ring analyses
p. 1010 | Chaudhary, Vandana; Bhattacharyya, Amalava

Genetic and antigenic analysis of a recombinant foot-and-mouth disease virus
p. 1016 | Tosh, Chakradhar; Sanyal, Aniket; Hemadri, Divakar

Palaeoliquefaction evidence of prehistoric large/great earthquakes in North Bihar, India
p. 1019 | Sukhija, B. S.; Rao, M. N.; Reddy, D. V.; Nagabhushanam, P.; Kumar, Devender; Lakshmi, B. V.; Sharma, Pankaj

Gravity modelling across Satpura and Godavari Proterozoic Belts: Geophysical signatures of Proterozoic collision zones
p. 1025 | Mishra, D. S.; Singh, B.; Gupta, S. B.

Book Reviews
Mathematics of the 19th Century
p. 1032 | Prasad, M. A.

Mysterious Motions and other Intriguing Phenomena in Physics
p. 1033 | Subramanyam, S. V.

Origin of Inertia - Extended Mach's Principle and Cosmological Consequences
p. 1033 | Panchapakesan, N.

Annual Review of Biomedical engineering, 2001
p. 1034 | Singh, Megha

Geology of Bihar and Jharkhand
p. 1035 | Paul, D. K.

Personal News
Life's history ends for a food scientist-historian
p. 1037 | Bamji, Mahtab S.

Advertisements
JSPS Invitation Fellowship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes for Indian Researchers in Japan 2003-04
p. 1039

Programme on Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Call for Preliminary Proposals
p. 1041

Advanced School on Nanomaterials Preparation, Characterization and Manipulation
p. 1042

Central Soil Salinity Research Institute Zarifa Farm
p. 1043

NCBS Neurobiology Symposium 2003
p. 1044

Indian Institute of Astrophysics
p. 1045

National Symposium on Colossal Magnetoresistance in Rare-earth Manganites and related phenomena
p. 1045

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p. 1046

Department of Zoology, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
p. 1046

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p. 1047

Walk-in-interview for SRF in NATP Project
p. 1047

Kerala Agricultural University
p. 1047

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