Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 75 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 1998
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1283

Editorial
History in science
p. 1285 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Regulation and control of groundwater management and development
p. 1287 | Upadhyay, V. P.

Funding basic research
p. 1287 | Nathan, V. D. R.

'Terminator' transgenics
p. 1288 | Bhatia, C. R.

The terminator: Saga continues
p. 1289 | Gopinathan, K. P.

News
The work of the Fields medalists: 1998
p. 1290 | Rajan, C. S.; Bhatia, Rajendra; Ramadas, T. R.; Shah, Nimish A.

India signs Ocean Charter
p. 1296

Research News
Protein folding intermediates - Are we seeing too many of them
p. 1296 | Lala, Anil K.

Cambrian life explosion in fray: Evidence from more than 1 b. y. old animal body fossils and skeletonization event
p. 1297 | Vishwakarma, Rajesh K.

National science summit
p. 1300 | Subramaniam, C.

Scientific Correspondence
Life history and culture studies of Monostroma oxyspermum (Kutz. ) Doty (Monostromataceae, Chlorophyceae) growing in estuarine conditions on the central west coast of India
p. 1302 | Deshmukhe, Geetanjali; Dhargalkar, V. K.; Untawale, A. G.

A survey of impact and evaluation of water pollution on reservoir fisheries in Kumaun Himalayas, India with special reference to micro-organisms
p. 1303 | Sidhu, Rajender K.; Khulke, R. D.

Severe heat wave over Indian subcontinent in 1998, in perspective of global climate
p. 1308 | De, U. S.; Mukhopadhyay, R. K.

General Articles
Novel enzyme-based detergents: An Indian perspective
p. 1312 | Kumar, C. Ganesh; Malik, R. K.; Tiwari, M. P.

The terminator technology for seed production and protection: Why and how?
p. 1319 | Gupta, P. K.

The Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) in Orissa: An urgent call for an intensive and integrated conservation programme
p. 1323 | Pandav, Bivash; Choudhury, B. C.; Shanker, Kartik

Review Articles
Non-equilibrium atomic dynamics in solids
p. 1328 | Rao, K. R.

Oxidative stress-induced apoptosis - An overview
p. 1338 | Goel, Rajeev; Khanduja, K. L.

Research Account
Chemical regulation of DNA triplex properties: Nucleobase and backbone modified novel DNA analogues as structural probes
p. 1346 | Ganesh, K. N.

Research Articles
Dependence of vortex breakdown on angular momentum parameters in draft tube flow
p. 1355 | Sharma, C. L.; Soundranayagam, S.; Somkrishan; Mukund, T. S.

Mineralogical and geochemical characters of surface sediments from the central basin
p. 1364 | Banerjee, Ranadip

Research Communication
Probing the solar plasma through ratio-ratio diagnostic technique - Ne V emission lines
p. 1372 | Mohan, A.; Dwivedi, B. N.

Thermodynamic model of global warming
p. 1374 | Srivastava, K. P.

A thin polystyrene air bubble
p. 1381 | Chattopadhyay, Arun

Synthesis and anticancer activity of new derivatives of podophyllotoxin
p. 1383 | Ying-jie, Cui; Xuan, Tian

Knowledge, attitude, beliefs and practices (KABP) study related to malaria intervention strategies in ethnic tribals of Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)
p. 1386 | Singh, Neeru; Singh, M. P.; Saxena, Ajay; Sharma, V. P.; Kalra, N. L.

Study of prevalence of hypothyroidism in women of reproductive age in North-Eastern India
p. 1390 | Kharkongor, I. J.; Gupta, B. B. P.

Microbial antagonism to Neovossia indica, causing Karnal bunt of wheat
p. 1393 | Amer, G. A. M.; Singh, D. V.; Aggarwal, Rashmi; Dureja, Prem

Chemical stimulation of germination and membrane fluidity change in dormant cucumber seeds
p. 1396 | Sreenivasulu, Y.; Amritphale, Dilip

Canopy effect on the dry matter allocation in different components of evergreen and non-evergreen forb species of Kumaun Himalaya
p. 1399 | Mehrotra, Poonam; Mehrotra, Pawan; Rawat, Y. S.

Evaluation of tissues of Indian major carps for development of cell lines by explant method
p. 1403 | Joseph, M. A.; Sushmitha, R. K.; Mohan, C. V.; Shankar, K. M.

A test of simple models of population growth using data from very small populations of Drosophila melanogaster
p. 1406 | Sheeba, V.; Joshi, Amitabh

Role of impurities in gypsum-bassanite phase transition: A comparative Raman study
p. 1410 | Prasad, P. S. R.; Ravikumar, N.; Krishnamurthy, A. S. R.; Sarma, L. P.

Book Reviews
India-2020: A Vision for the New Millenium
p. 1415 | Pal, Yash

The International Visibility of Danish and Scandinavian Research 1988-96
p. 1417 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

The Book of Indian Trees
p. 1417 | Mohan, H. Y.

Mountains of the World: A Global Priority
p. 1419 | Valdiya, K. S.

Personal News
Jurgen Aschoff - An obituary
p. 1420 | Chandrashekaran, M. K.

Advertisements
Current Science - Submission in Electronic Form
p. 1421

Acknowledgements
p. 1422

Indian Academy of Sciences - Programmes under Science Educational Panel
p. 1424

School of Energy and Environmental Studies
p. 1424

Call for Papers - "Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Assessment, Monitoring and Management"
p. 1425

Joint Research Projects under Indo-Egyptian s and T Cooperation
p. 1426

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Human Resource Development Group
p. 1427

Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre Office of the Dean (R and D)
p. 1428

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