Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 77 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 1999
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1004

Editorial
Presenting science
p. 1005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The condition of science in India: A serious issue
p. 1007 | Pandey, Vachaspati

Kind words
p. 1007 | Agarwal, S. S.

Stray thoughts of a retired scientist
p. 1008 | Rajappa, S.

Why should we not ignore the criticisms against nuclear defence preparedness?
p. 1009 | Bhattacherjee, S. K.

Sanctions - A personal experience
p. 1010 | Sunder, R.

Millennium' meetings
p. 1011 | Chatterji, Dipankar

Printing errors
p. 1012 | Roy, Mahesh

The structure of azadirachtin
p. 1012 | Govindachari, T. R.

News
Advanced geophysical fluid dynamics and geological fluid mechanics
p. 1012 | Rai, S. N.

Earthquake recurrence: State-of-the-art and directions for future
p. 1013 | Sukhija, B. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Determination of water vapour column using IRS-P3 MOS data
p. 1015 | Singh, Ramesh P.; Roy, Sudipa

Isolation, biochemical characterization and in vitro tests of pathogenecity of Yersinia enterocolitica isolated from pork
p. 1019 | Singh, I.; Virdi, J. S

Cyanobacteria from extreme acidic environments
p. 1021 | Dominic, T. K.; Madhusoodhanan, P. V

Cost analysis of losses caused by the Malpa landslide in Kumaun Himalaya: A basic framework for risk assessment
p. 1023 | Kumar, Kireet; Satyal, G. S.

Hypothesis
Possible functions of a RNA-dependent RNA polymerase in eukaryotic cells
p. 1029 | Gopalakrishna, R.

General Articles
IRS-P4 mission
p. 1033 | Tyagi, R. N.

PSLV-C2 mission
p. 1038 | Ramakrishnan, S.; Tyagi, R. N.; Balakrishnan, S. S.; Thomas, Sojan

Molecular markers and their applications in livestock improvement
p. 1045 | Mitra, Abhijit; Yadav, B. R.; Ganai, Nazir A.; Balakrishnan, C. R.

Saraswati - the ancient river lost in the desert
p. 1054 | Sankaran, A. V.

Earthquake prediction - Any hope?
p. 1061 | Rao, K. R.

Research Articles
Histopathological studies on the repair of the excised skin wounds of the air-breathing scalyfish Channa striata (Bloch)
p. 1065 | Banerjee, Tarun Kumar; Mittal, Ajay Kumar

Research Communication
Unusual ring-shaped oligonucleotide crystals
p. 1076 | Kumar, P. Sateesh; Gautham, N.

Variation in podophylloresin and podophyllotoxin contents in different populations of Podophyllum hexandrum
p. 1078 | Purohit, M. C.; Bahuguna, Raman; Maithani, U. C.; Purohit, A. N.; Rawat, M. S. M.

Fungal diversity inside caves of Southern India
p. 1081 | Koilraj, A. John; Marimuthu, G.; Natarajan, K.; Saravanan, S.; Maran, P.; Hsu, Minna J.

Evaluation of two in vitro test systems employing Brugia malayi parasite for prescreening of potential antifilarials
p. 1084 | Murthy, P. K.; Chatterjee, R. K.

Myxobacterial diversity of Indian soils - How many species do we have?
p. 1089 | Watve, Milind G.; Shete, Anita M.; Jadhav, Nalini; Wagh, Shilpa A.; Shelar, Sheetal P.; Chakraborti, Sudeshna S.; Botre, Ashwini P.; Kulkarni, Ajit A.

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity of stressed soils of Bailadila iron ore sites in Bastar region of Madhya Pradesh
p. 1095 | Sastry, M. S. R.; Johri, B. N.

Petrochemical studies on the epicentral region of the recent Jabalpur earthquake
p. 1100 | Shrivastava, J. P.; Pattanayak, S. K.; Giridhar, Mukta; Chouhan, P. K. S.; Mohanty, W. K.

Book Reviews
Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanography
p. 1105 | Nayak, M. R.

The State of Food and Agriculture 1998
p. 1105 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Annual Review of Entomology 1999
p. 1106 | Shakarad, Mallikarjun

Nurturing Biodiversity: An Indian Agenda
p. 1107 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Personal News
C. S. Vaidyanathan: In memoriam
p. 1109 | Ramakrishnan, T.

Historical Notes
The amoral scientist - Notes on the life of Fritz Haber
p. 1110 | Ramaseshan, S.

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Division of Agricultural Chemicals (NATP Project on Environment Friendly Pesticides)
p. 1113

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p. 1114

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p. 1115

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p. 1115

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p. 1116

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