Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0372

Editorial
Environmental wars
p. 0373 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
A plea for conservation of threatened tree fern (Cyathea gigantea)
p. 0375 | Khan, M. L.; Upadhaya, Kalidas; Singha, Lal Bihari; Devi, Ashalata

Funding research in India: A boon or bane?
p. 0375 | Narayanasamy, R.; Kumaravel, M.; Kaniappan, K.

The integrity of structures, individuals and institutions: The Sunder-Parida episode
p. 0376 | Virk, H. S.

The plight of Indian sea horses: Need for conservation and management
p. 0377 | Sreepada, R. A.; Desai, Ulhas M.; Naik, Sushant S.

The Bay of Bengal and tropical cyclones
p. 0379 | Rao, Y. R.

The Bay of Bengal and tropical cyclones(Reply)
p. 0379 | Chinthalu, G. R.; Seetaramayya, P.; Ravichandran, M.; Mahajan, P. N.

Study of Bay of Bengal cyclones using buoy data
p. 0382 | Jayanthi, N.; Raghavan, S.

Study of Bay of Bengal cyclones using buoy data(Reply)
p. 0382 | Chinthalu, G. R.; Seetaramayya, P.; Ravichandran, M.; Mahajan, P. N.

News
Indo-US symposium on brain research
p. 0384 | Sen, Nirupa

New links in co-operation between India and China
p. 0384 | Sen, Nirupa

M. S. Valiathan at the helm of affairs at INSA
p. 0384 | Sen, Nirupa

The seabed reveals artifacts. Will India now hone its skills and tools for diving into the realm of marine archaeology?
p. 0385 | Sen, Nirupa

Update on space: Launch of INSAT-3C
p. 0387 | Sen, Nirupa

From the archives
p. 0388

Research News
Impact origin of the moon - The probable scenario
p. 0389 | Sankaran, A. V.

Scientific Correspondence
Effect of helpers on breeding success of the common babbler (Turdoides caudatus)
p. 0391 | Sharma, A. N.

Age of the fossiliferous Siwalik sediments exposed in the vicinity of Nurpur, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
p. 0392 | Sehgal, R. K.; Nanda, A. C.

Seismotectonics of 26 January 2001 Bhuj earthquake-affected region
p. 0396 | Thakur, V. C.; Wesnousky, S. G.

Intraplate neotectonics in India
p. 0400 | Vita-finzi, Claudio

Research Account
Chaotic and complex systems
p. 0403 | Palis, J.

General Articles
Seismic wave attenuation characteristics of three Indian regions: A comparative study
p. 0407 | Gupta, S. C.; Kumar, Ashwani

The recording of traditional knowledge: Will it prevent 'bio-piracy'?
p. 0413 | Udgaonkar, Sangeeta

Review Articles
Surface chemistry of the lung surfactant system: Techniques for in vitro evaluation
p. 0420 | Banerjee, R.

Research Communication
Level of endogenous free amino acids during various stages of culture of Vigna mungo (L. ) Hepper - Somatic embryogenesis, organogenesis and plant regeneration
p. 0429 | Sen, Jayanti; Kalia, Sanjeev; Guha-mukherjee, Sipra

Pre-breeding efforts for low gossypol seed and high gossypol plant in G. herbaceum L. cotton utilizing G. australe Mueller
p. 0434 | Kulkarni, V. N.; Khadi, B. M.; Sangam, V. S.

Solubilization of insoluble inorganic phosphates by a soil-inhabiting fungus Fomitopsis sp. PS 102
p. 0439 | Kang, Sun Chul; Ha, Chul Gyu; Lee, Tae Geun; Maheshwari, D. K.

RGF-PCR: A technique to isolate different copies of multi-copy gene
p. 0442 | Kumaresan, G.; Mathavan, S.

Live sperm from post-mortem preserved Indian catfish
p. 0447 | Koteeswaran, R.; Pandian, T. J.

NRAMP1 gene polymorphism in pulmonary and spinal tuberculosis
p. 0451 | Selvaraj, P.; Chandra, G.; Kurian, S. M.; Reetha, A. M.; Charles, N.; Narayanan, P. R.

An alkalophilic Methanosarcina isolated from Lonar crater
p. 0455 | Thakker, Chandresh D.; Ranade, Dilipi R.

Microfauna and age of the Sangcha Malla Formation of Garhwal Tethys Himalaya, India
p. 0458 | Juyal, K. P.; Parcha, S. K.; Mathur, N. S.; Singh, Jagmohan

On the origin of the artesian groundwater and escaping gas at Nareri after the 2001 Bhuj earthquake
p. 0463 | Gupta, S. K.; Bhandari, N.; Thakkar, P. S.; Rengarajan, R.

Book Reviews
World Review of the State of Food and Agriculture
p. 0469 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Essentials of Biophysics
p. 0470 | Krishnaswamy, S.

Nitric Oxide and Inflammation
p. 0470 | Vikramadithyan, Reeba K.

Publications received
Publications received
p. 0473

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Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)
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p. 0480

The Indian Science Congress Association
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Central Soil Salinity Research Institute
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ATREE: Course in Conservation Biology for Senior Graduate and Post-Graduate students
p. 0482

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