Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0835

Editorial
Current Science: Then and now
p. 0837 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Extinction of microbes
p. 0839 | Sachdeva, Pooja; Virdi, J. S.

Dots, dashes and hydrogen bonds
p. 0839 | Bhat, Ramakrishna G.; Gudihal, Ravindra

Activity index vs standard of science education
p. 0840 | Singh, Rajinder

Ayurveda for the West
p. 0841 | Roy, Rustom

UGC model curriculum: Some suggestions for the next edition
p. 0841 | Rao, A. S.

Deteriorating quality of Ph D theses in India
p. 0842 | Shukla, Santosh Kumar; Shukla, Pradeep Kumar; Singh, Vivek

News Focus
MEMS initiative in India
p. 0842 | Sen, Nirupa

Research News
Neutron scattering, quantum entanglement and chemical formula of water
p. 0848 | Rao, K. R.

A molecular voltmeter: Solution to a fifty-year-old puzzle?
p. 0850 | Mathew, M. K.

Opinion
Indian journals: Scope for improvement
p. 0853 | Gopalan, K.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0855

Scientific Correspondence
Possible explanation for the extended UV emission lines from helium--hydrogen plasma
p. 0856 | Sathyamurthy, N.

A rapid method for measuring olfactory responses of Drosophila larva
p. 0857 | Hussaini, Abid; Krishnan, Parthasarathy; Abhishek, Vibhanshu; Siddiqi, O.

General Articles
Fun and joy of science: Learning from anomalies and discontinuities
p. 0860 | Mashelkar, R. A.

Neutron crystallography -- Then and now
p. 0871 | Chidambaram, R.; Sikka, S. K.

Structural genomics of microbial pathogens -- An Indian programme
p. 0878 | Vijayan, M.

Enhancing our agricultural competitiveness
p. 0886 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Seismogenesis in the stable continental regions and implications for hazard assessment: Two recent examples from India
p. 0896 | Rajendran, Kusala; Rajendran, C. P.

Indian dinosaurs revisited
p. 0904 | Sahni, Ashok

Review Articles
Sonoluminescence and bubble fusion
p. 0911 | Arakeri, Vijay H.

Androgenesis and conservation of fishes
p. 0917 | Pandian, T. J.; Kirankumar, S.

Research Articles
Quantum information processing by NMR using strongly coupled spins
p. 0932 | Mahesh, T. S.; Sinha, Neeraj; Ghosh, Arindam; Das, Ranabir; Suryaprakash, N.; Levitt, Malcolm H.; Ramanathan, K. V.; Kumar, Anil

Multialkali phosphate glasses: A new window to understand the mechanism of ion transport
p. 0945 | Rao, K. J.; Kumar, Sundeep

Single-walled carbon nanotube bundles intercalated with semiconductor nanoparticles
p. 0956 | Nath, Manashi; Teredesai, Pallavi V.; Muthu, D. V. S.; Sood, A. K.; Rao, C. N. R.

Dissipation
p. 0961 | Dattagupta, Sushanta

Ruthenium carbonyl clusters of diphosphazanes bearing axially chiral moieties
p. 0969 | Venkatakrishnan, T. S.; Nethaji, Munirathinam; Krishnamurthy, Setharampattu S.

On the use of biorthogonality relations in the solution of some boundary value problems for the biharmonic equation
p. 0975 | Shankar, P. N.

Codes and decoding on graphs
p. 0980 | Shankar, Priti

The engineer grapples with Theorem 1. 1 and Lemma 6. 3 of Strang and Fix
p. 0989 | Prathap, G.; Mukherjee, S.

Square networks based on the Br···NO2 supramolecular synthon
p. 0995 | Thallapally, Praveen K.; Basavoju, Srinivas; Desiraju, Gautam R.; Bagieu-beucher, Muriel; Masse, René; Nicoud, Jean-françois

Stereochemistry of gabapentin and several derivatives: Solid state conformations and solution equilibria
p. 1002 | Ananda, K.; Aravinda, S.; Vasudev, Prema G.; Raja, K. Muruga Poopathi; Sivaramakrishnan, H.; Nagarajan, K.; Shamala, N.; Balaram, P.

Is the peacock merely beautiful or also honest?
p. 1012 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

A beautiful mind: Attribution and intentionality in wild bonnet macaques
p. 1021 | Sinha, Anindya

Reactivation of Himalayan Frontal Fault: Implications
p. 1031 | Valdiya, K. S.

Research Communication
Nanocrystals of metals, semiconductors and oxides: Novel synthesis and applications
p. 1041 | Rao, C. N. R.; Kulkarni, G. U.; Thomas, P. John; Agrawal, Ved Varun; Gautam, Ujjal K.; Ghosh, Moumita

Structural and dynamical consequences on various high-pressure phase transitions in laser host fluoroscheelites LiYF4 and LiYbF4
p. 1045 | Sen, A.; Chaplot, S. L.; Mittal, R.

First principles theories and MgB2 at ambient and high pressures
p. 1050 | Godwal, B. K.; Modak, P.; Verma, A. K.; Gaitonde, D. M.; Rao, R. S.

High pressure studies on a nematogen with highly polar molecules: Evidence for a nematic--nematic transition
p. 1056 | Manjuladevi, V.; Madhusudana, N. V.

Twist grain boundary smectic A phase in compounds derived from cholesterol
p. 1061 | Shubashree, S.; Sadasiva, B. K.

Approaches to relieve the burden of cataract blindness through natural antioxidants: use of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
p. 1065 | Thiagarajan, Geetha; Venu, Talla; Balasubramanian, Dorairajan

Interatomic contacts in viral capsids
p. 1071 | Murthy, M. R. N.

Application of molecular sexing to free-ranging Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) populations in southern India
p. 1074 | Vidya, T. N. C.; Kumar, V. Roshan; Arivazhagan, C.; Sukumar, R.

Special Section: S. Ramaseshan: An Appreciation
Ramaseshan and anomalous scattering
p. 1078 | Venkatesan, K.

Sivaraj
p. 1079 | Rao, C. N. R.

Ramaseshan's Chitra connection
p. 1080 | Valiathan, M. S.

S. Ramaseshan, the teacher
p. 1082 | Nityananda, Rajaram; Ramesh, T. G.; Ranganath, G. S.

Ramaseshan's contributions to Indian Academy of Sciences and Current Science
p. 1084 | Madhavan, G.

Book Reviews
The Legacy of Charaka
p. 1087 | Satyavati, G. V.

Return of the Crazy Bird -- The Sad, Strange Tale of the Dodo
p. 1090 | Borges, Renee M.

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
p. 1093 | Sen, Diptiman

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