Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 83 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1296

Editorial
Requiem for a missing generation
p. 1297 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Is Gahirmatha the world's largest sea turtle rookery?
p. 1299 | Tripathy, Basudev

Haze layer over the Indian Ocean - natural or anthropogenic?
p. 1300 | Kamra, A. K.

Limited usefulness and relevance of coaching for competitive examinations
p. 1301 | Gupta, Y. K.

Appalling lethargy
p. 1302 | Biyani, A. K.; Joshi, M. N.

Smallpox variolation
p. 1302 | Raman, T. S.

News
India-US High Technology Co-operation Group to think 'boldly and creatively'
p. 1303

French honour for India's space scientist
p. 1303 | Sen, Nirupa

Research News
NMR - Bigger, stronger, faster ...
p. 1304 | Sarma, Siddhartha P.

Commentary
On the Asian Brown Cloud controversy
p. 1307 | Srinivasan, J.; Gadgil, Sulochana

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1310

Random selections
Random selections
p. 1311

Scientific Correspondence
Major constituents in leaf essential oils of Curcuma longa L. and Curcuma aromatica Salisb.
p. 1312 | Behura, Sakuntala; Sahoo, S.; Srivastava, V. K.

Porphyra - the economic seaweed as a new experimental system
p. 1313 | Sahoo, Dinabandhu; Tang, Xiaorong; Yarish, Charles

Potential of the leech Glossiphonia weberi (Blanchard) in controlling the sewage snail Physa acuta Draparnaud
p. 1317 | Aditya, G.; Raut, S. K.

General Articles
Lidar remote sensing for forestry applications: The Indian context
p. 1320 | Behera, M. D.; Roy, P. S.

Human-mangrove conflicts: The way out
p. 1328 | Upadhyay, V. P.; Ranjan, Rajiv; Singh, J. S.

Review Articles
Chaperonins as protein-folding machines
p. 1337 | Bhutani, Nidhi; Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

Ex situ conservation of rare and valuable forest tree species through seed-gene bank
p. 1351 | Phartyal, Shyam S.; Thapliyal, R. C.; Koedam, Nico; Godefroid, Sandrine

Research Articles
A comparative analysis of regeneration in natural forests and joint forest management plantations in Uttara Kannada district, Western Ghats
p. 1358 | Murthy, Indu K.; Murali, K. S.; Hegde, G. T.; Bhat, P. R.; Ravindranath, N. H.

Research Communication
Design, development and studies on Raman-based fibre-optic distributed temperature sensor
p. 1365 | Kher, Sanjay; Srikant, G.; Chaube, Smita; Chakraborty, Arup Lal; Nathan, T. P. S.; Bhawalkar, D. D.

Cobalt(II)-bis-(1,10-phenanthroline)-triphenylmethane dye complexes and their photo-sensitization properties in nano-porous photovoltaic devices
p. 1368 | Jayaweera, P. M.; Palayangoda, S. S.; Tennakone, K.; Gamage, R. G. C. R.

Automated NMR assignments of proteins for high throughput structure determination: TATAPRO II
p. 1372 | Atreya, H. S.; Chary, K. V. R.; Govil, Girjesh

Mechanism of artificial transformation of E. coli with plasmid DNA - Clues from the influence of ethanol
p. 1376 | Sarkar, Suchitra; Chaudhuri, Sujan; Basu, Tarakdas

Carbon sequestration estimates for forestry options under different land-use scenarios in India
p. 1380 | Bhadwal, Suruchi; Singh, Roma

Bioefficacy of toosendanin from Melia dubia (syn. M. azedarach) against gram pod-borer, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner)
p. 1387 | Koul, Opender; Multani, J. S.; Singh, Gurmeet; Wahab, Seema

Regeneration status and population structure of Rudraksh (Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb. ) in relation to cultural disturbances in tropical wet evergreen forest of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1391 | Bhuyan, Putul; Khan, M. L.; Tripathi, R. S.

Pollination ecology and fruiting behaviour in a monoecious species Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae)
p. 1395 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Ezradanam, V.

Onset of climate change at Last Glacial-Holocene transition: Role of the tropical Pacific
p. 1398 | Sant, Dhananjay A.; Rangarajan, Govindan

Erratum
p. 1402

Book Reviews
A Collection of Interesting General Chemistry Experiments
p. 1403 | Murugavel, R.

Biochromatography: Theory and Practice
p. 1404 | Gupta, M. N.; Roy, Ipsita

Science and Technology in Ancient India
p. 1405 | Balasubramanian, A. V.

Migraine: A Neuroinflammatory Disease
p. 1406 | Ravindranath, Vijayalakshmi

The Dynamic Neuron
p. 1407 | Krishnan, K. S.

Kaveri Riverine System: An Environmental Study
p. 1407 | Munshi, J. S. Datta

Historical Notes
Cyril Wace Nicholas (1898-1961): Gentleman, scholar and the first warden of the Wild Life Department, Sri Lanka
p. 1408 | Santiapillai, Charles

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p. 1414

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p. 1416

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p. 1417

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p. 1417

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p. 1418

Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur: appointments
p. 1419

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p. 1419

National Dairy Research Institute Southern Campus,Bangalore: Appointments
p. 1420

DBT, AIIMS, New Delhi: International Symposium and Continuing Medical Education
p. 1420

DBT, New Delhi: Call for Research proposals on Nanobiotechnology New Delhi
p. 1422

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