Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 79 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2000
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0926

Editorial
Where has chemistry gone?
p. 0927 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Wastage of resources and scientific manpower in India
p. 0929 | Virk, H. S.

Chick embryo 'twins'
p. 0929 | Patwardhan, Vidya; Ghaskadbi, Surendra

On dyslexia and Indian scripts
p. 0931 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

Shall we learn a few lessons from the father of American science on the wisdom of patenting knowledge?
p. 0931 | Bhattacharjee, S. K.

Gem cutting - No child's play
p. 0932 | Karanth, R. V.

Srote features
p. 0933 | Sablok, Shashi

Nitrobicyclicimidazoles with potent antitubercular activity
p. 0933 | Nagarajan, K.

Research News
The quest for earth's oldest crust
p. 0935 | Sankaran, A. V.

Opinion
Why don't medical graduates join programmes in hard science?
p. 0938 | Sitaramam, V.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0940

Scientific Correspondence
Antioxidant and antitumour activity of Pleurotus florida
p. 0941 | Jose, Nayana; Janardhanan, K. K.

Annual breeding cycle and spawning behaviour of Hyla annectans Jerdon 1870 in Nagaland, India
p. 0943 | Ao, Meren; Bordoloi, Sabitry

Postcleithrum of silver carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Val. 1844), an authentic indicator for age determination
p. 0945 | Johal, M. S.; Esmaeili, H. R.; Tandon, K. K.

General Articles
Small-angle neutron scattering diffractometer at Dhruva reactor
p. 0947 | Aswal, V. K.; Goyal, P. S.

Review Articles
Production of agronomically superior trans­genic rice plants using Agrobacterium transformation methods: Present status and future perspectives
p. 0954 | Roy, Malabika B.; Jain, Rajinder Kumar; Rohila, Jai Singh; Wu, Ray

Research Account
Geometrical features of a nonlinear wavefront
p. 0961 | Prasad, Phoolan

Research Articles
Structural heterogeneity in DNA gyrases from Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria
p. 0968 | Manjunatha, U. H.; Madhusudan, K.; Visweswariah, Sandhya S.; Nagaraja, V.

Forest dynamics in tropical rain forests of Uttara Kannada district in Western Ghats, India
p. 0975 | Bhat, D. M.; Naik, M. B.; Patagar, S. G.; Hegde, G. T.; Kanade, Y. G.; Hegde, G. N.; Shastri, C. M.; Shetti, D. M.; Furtado, R. M.

Research Communication
Vitamin D receptor and interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism in spinal tuberculosis
p. 0986 | Selvaraj, P.; Kurian, S. M.; Reetha, A. M.; Charles, Niruparani; Narayanan, P. R.

Hospital effluent: A source of multiple drug-resistant bacteria
p. 0989 | Chitnis, V.; Chitnis, D.; Patil, S.; Kant, Ravi

Isolated and multiple b-turns with proline in the third position
p. 0992 | Guruprasad, K.; Pavan, M. N.; Rajkumar, S.; Swaminathan, S.

RAPD analysis of genetic variability in Indian scented rice germplasm (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 0994 | Raghunathachari, P.; Khanna, V. K.; Singh, U. S.; Singh, N. K.

Studies on somatic embryogenesis from immature zygotic embryos of chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg. )
p. 0999 | Mathur, Gaurav; Arnold, Sara Von; Nadgauda, Rajani S.

On the occurrence of small and moderate earthquakes of the Himalayan Seismic Belt
p. 1004 | Gahalaut, V. K.; ., Kalpna

Quantitative estimation of proteolytic enzyme and ultrastructural study of anterior part of intestine of Indian major carp (Catla catla) larvae during ontogenesis
p. 1007 | Kumar, Sunil; Sharma, Jai Gopal; Chakrabarti, Rina

Role of 3,4-dihydroxyphenyl alanine in the nodulation response of silkworm Bombyx mori L. to bacterial infection
p. 1011 | Krishnan, N.; Mohanan, Madana; Chaudhuri, N. A.; Mitra, P.; Saratchandra, B.; Roy, A. K.

Book Reviews
Perplexing Problems in Probability - Festschrift in Honor of Harry Kesten
p. 1017 | Roy, Rahul

Statphys - Calcutta III. Proceedings of the International Conference on Statistical Physics
p. 1017 | Ramaswamy, Ramakrishna

Mutational and Morphological Ana­lysis - Tools for Shape Evolution and Morphogenesis
p. 1018 | Kesavan, S.

Flora of The District Garhwal North West Himalaya (with Ethno-botanical Notes)
p. 1019 | Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Mountain Biodiversity, Land Use Dyna­mics, and Traditional Ecological Knowledge
p. 1020 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit; Vencatesan, Jayshree

Press Tools - Design and Construction
p. 1021 | Simha, K. R. Y.

Personal News
Sir Mark Oliphant (1901-2000) - An obituary
p. 1022 | Santiapillai, Charles

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p. 1031

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