Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0420

Editorial
Nanotechnology
p. 0421 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Iraq war
p. 0423 | Sharma, N. D.

Indian science and Indian journals
p. 0423 | Pichappan, P.

Supporting science
p. 0423 | Siddhartha, V.

Measuring and assessing science beyond SCI
p. 0425 | Garfield, Eugene

Revamping of the education system
p. 0425 | Pandey, Pt. Kartikay; Pandey, Aparna

Non-conventional energy
p. 0426 | Kokare, Shrikant

Mahyco-Monsanto's Bt cotton fails to perform
p. 0426 | Sahai, Suman; Rahman, Shakeelur

Importance of palliative care services for patients with gall bladder carcinoma
p. 0427 | Singh, Mahendra Kumar; Pal, Sanjoy Kumar; Choudhuri, Gourdas

News
The Volvo Environment Prize 2003
p. 0428

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0429

Opinion
Palk Strait power station: A future fixed link on Adam's Bridge?
p. 0430 | Cathcart, Richard Brook

Scientific Correspondence
Pollen fertility of interspecific F1 hybrids in genus Citrullus (Cucurbitaceae)
p. 0431 | Sain, R. S.; Joshi, P.

Aminostratigraphy of sediments of the SW Bay of Bengal
p. 0435 | Sarma, Nittala S.; Krishna, M. S. Rama; Pasha, Sk. G.; Yadava, M. G.; Rao, K. Mohana

General Articles
R&D strategy for lighting and cooking energy for rural households
p. 0437 | Rajvanshi, Anil K.

Electret sensors, filters and MEMS devices: New challenges in materials research
p. 0443 | Goel, Malti

Import of transgenic planting material: National scenario
p. 0454 | Mangal, Manisha; Malik, Kanika; Randhawa, Gurinder Jit

Review Articles
Centennial scale variations in monsoonal rainfall (Indian, east equatorial and Chinese monsoons): Manifestations of solar variability
p. 0459 | Agnihotri, Rajesh; Dutta, Koushik

Research Articles
Genetic variation at fifteen microsatellite loci in human populations of India
p. 0464 | Kashyap, V. K.; Sarkar, Neeta; Sahoo, Sanghamitra; Sarkar, B. N.; Trivedi, R.

Research Communication
Gravity signatures of gas hydrate
p. 0474 | Shankar, Uma; Thakur, N. K.; Khanna, Ramesh

Prevention of nephrotoxicity induced by the anticancer drug cisplatin, using Ganoderma lucidum, a medicinal mushroom occurring in South India
p. 0478 | Sheena, N.; Ajith, T. A.; Janardhanan, K. K.

Chilodonella uncinata - a protozoa pathogenic to mosquito larvae
p. 0483 | Das, Bina Pani

Endophytic fungal communities in leaves of tropical forest trees: Diversity and distribution patterns
p. 0489 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Venkatesan, G.; Murali, T. S.

Sequestration of ecdysteroid hormone into the ovary of the mole crab, Emerita asiatica (Milne Edwards)
p. 0493 | Gunamalai, V.; Kirubagaran, R.; Subramoniam, T.

In ovo administration of sex steroids alters vasotocin synthesis in bed nucleus of stria terminalis in female chicken
p. 0497 | Seth, Rohit; Grossmann, Roland; Chaturvedi, Chandra Mohini

Arterial oxygen saturation under hypoxic environment of high-altitude associates with routine physical activities of natives
p. 0502 | Pasha, M. A. Qadar; Kocherlakota, K. S.; Khan, A. P.; Norboo, T.; Grover, S. K.; Baig, M. A.; Selvamurthy, W.; Brahmachari, S. K.

Quantitative estimation of mineral matter in some Indian coals using interactive Rietveld-based full profile X-ray diffraction technique
p. 0506 | Maity, Sudip; Mukherjee, Joy; Mitra, Swapan; Moitra, Himangshu B.; Singh, Ramasish; Ghosh, Gora

Specific methods for the evaluation of hydraulic properties in fractured hard-rock aquifers
p. 0511 | Maréchal, J. C.; Dewandel, B.; Subrahmanyam, K.; Torri, R.

Book Reviews
Science in Indian Media: A Blueprint for the New Millennium
p. 0517 | Satyanarayana, K.

Einstein from B to Z
p. 0518 | Sreekantan, B. V.

The Extravagant Universe
p. 0520 | Chengalur, Jayaram N.

A History of Hindu Chemistry
p. 0522 | Narasimhan, N. S.

Imitation in Animals and Artifacts
p. 0523 | Sinha, Anindya

Historical Notes
Artless innocents and ivory-tower sophisticates: Some personalities on the Indian mathematical scene
p. 0526 | Raghunathan, M. S.

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p. 0537

DAE Science Research Council (DAE SRC) Awards
p. 0540

Swarnajayanti Fellowships 2003-04
p. 0542

Department of Science & Technology CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR BEAMTIME ALLOCATION ON ITALIAN SYNCHROTRON RADIATION SOURCE, ELETTRA
p. 0544

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY DST-ICTP FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE YEAR 2004
p. 0545

CSIR Diamond Jubilee Research Interns Awards
p. 0546

Refresher Course on Frontiers in Inorganic Chemistry
p. 0547

Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy
p. 0548

Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy, Kharagpur
p. 0548

NATIONAL FACILITY FOR MARINE CYANOBACTERIA
p. 0549

INDO-US SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FORUM
p. 0549

Training Programmes on Application of stable Isotopes to study Physiological Processes for Crop Improvement
p. 0550

Department of Science and Technology (Science and Engineering Research Council)
p. 0550

DST Sponsored Second Winter School on Sedimentary Facies and Basin Analysis
p. 0551

Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0551

Department of Chemistry Nagpur University, Nagpur 440 033
p. 0552

Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut
p. 0552

UPASI TEA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
p. 0553

IUPAC International Conference on Biodiversity and Natural Products: Chemistry and Medical Applications
p. 0553

International Symposium on Ecology of Biological Invasions
p. 0554

Guru Nanak Dev University
p. 0554

Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism
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