Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0722

The Foreign Hand
p. 0723 | Balaram, P.

River linking: More a bane
p. 0725 | Chandra, K. C. Subhash

Fifty years of the triple helix collagen
p. 0725 | Ganesh, R.

Plight of higher education in India
p. 0726 | Amatussalam, A.

Monitoring of chloroquine-resistant malaria
p. 0726 | Dua, Virendra K.; Kar, P. K.; Sharma, V. P.; Edwards, G.

Meeting Report
Physics education, basic research and new technologies
p. 0727 | Jain, B. K.; Puri, R. R.

Need for upgrading food quality monitoring capacities in the new globalized market scenario
p. 0729 | Dwivedi, P. D.; Das, Mukul; Khanna, S. K.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0731

Indian science slows down - V: The slack in the university sector
p. 0732 | Prathap, Gangan

Scientific Correspondence
Shock waves can enhance bacterial transformation with plasmid DNA
p. 0734 | Jagadeesh, G.; Nataraja, K. N.; Udayakumar, M.

Passerine bird-pollination in the Indian coral tree, Erythrina variegata var. orientalis (Fabaceae)
p. 0736 | Rangaiah, K.; Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, S. Purnachandra

Biodiversity in the Western Ghats: The discovery of new species of caecilian amphibians
p. 0739 | Gower, D. J.; Bhatta, G.; Giri, V.; Oommen, O. V.; Ravichandran, M. S.; Wilkinson, M.

General Articles
Health effects of airborne particulate matter and the Indian scenario
p. 0741 | Mohanraj, R.; Azeez, P. A.

Cataloguing Indian biota: the electronic catalogue of known Indian fauna
p. 0749 | Chavan, Vishwas; Watve, A. V.; Londhe, M. S.; Rane, N. S.; Pandit, A. T.; Krishnan, S.

Research Communications
Simple and reproducible protocol for direct somatic embryogenesis from cultured immature inflorescence segments of sugarcane (Saccharum spp. )
p. 0764 | Desai, N. S.; Suprasanna, P.; Bapat, V. A.

Advantages of the use of C60 fullerene/benzol solution in ultrastructure investi­gations: A case study of Cycas rumphii Miq. pollen
p. 0769 | Tripathi, Surya Kant Mani; Kumar, Madhav; Kedves, Miklos

HLA-DR phenotypes and IgG, IgA and IgM antibody responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture filtrate and 30 kDa antigens in pulmonary tuberculosis
p. 0771 | Selvaraj, P.; Raja, Alamelu; Kurian, S. M.; Devi, K. R. Uma; Narayanan, P. R.

Haemoglobinopathies - thalassaemias and abnormal haemoglobins in eastern Uttar Pradesh and adjoining districts of neighbouring states
p. 0775 | Sinha, Sujata; Kumar, Ashok; Gupta, Vineeta; Kumar, Sangeeta; Singh, V. P.; Raman, Rajiva

Enhanced activation of mouse NK cells by IL2 in the presence of circulating immune complexes
p. 0780 | Das, Asmita; Gupta, Manoj K.; Saxena, Rajiv K.

Differential response of winter cooling on biological production in the northeastern Arabian Sea and northwestern Bay of Bengal
p. 0783 | Jyothibabu, R.; Maheswaran, P. A.; Madhu, N. V.; Ashraf, T. T. Mohammed; Gerson, Vijay John; Haridas, P. C.; Venugopal, P.; Revichandran, C.; Nair, K. K. C.; Gopalakrishnan, T. C.

Low period variability in Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Microwave Imager measured sea surface temperature over the Bay of Bengal during summer monsoon
p. 0791 | Parekh, Anant; Sarkar, Abhijit; Shah, Shivani; Narayanan, M. S.

Effect of pre-sowing treatment on seed germination and seedling vigour in Angelica glauca, a threatened medicinal herb
p. 0796 | Butola, Jitendra S.; Badola, Hemant K.

Phytosociological observations on tree species diversity of Andaman Islands, India
p. 0799 | Padalia, Hitendra; Chauhan, Nidhi; Porwal, M. C.; Roy, P. S.

Identification of simple sequence repeats in rubber (Hevea brasiliensis)
p. 0807 | Roy, C. Bindu; Nazeer, M. A.; Saha, T.

On the relation between magnitude and liquefaction dimension at the epicentral zone of 2001 Bhuj earthquake
p. 0811 | Thakkar, M. G.; Goyal, Bhanu

Book Reviews
Classical Mechanics by K. N. Srinivasa Rao
p. 0818 | Date, G.

City of Light - The Story of Fiber Optics by Jeff Hecht
p. 0818 | Bose, D. N.

Principles of Radiometry in Radioactive Metal Exploration by B. K. Bhaumik Et Al
p. 0820 | Mukherjee, Soumyajit

Personal News
Venkataraman Chandrasekharan (1925-2003)
p. 0822 | Chergui, M.; Thiéry, M. -M.; Silvi, B.

Historical Notes
Bires Chandra Guha - Father of modern biochemistry in India
p. 0823 | Chatterjee, I. B.; Burma, D. P.

National Woman Bioscientist Awards: 2004
p. 0831

p. 0834

Central Institute of Fisheries Education
p. 0835

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR)
p. 0836

Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute
p. 0837

University of Madras
p. 0838

The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)
p. 0838

Spinco Biotech Pvt Ltd
p. 0839

p. 0839

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