Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1188

Editorial
Bioinformatics: Blowing up a ballon
p. 1189 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
We owe accountability as teachers
p. 1191 | Gupta, Y. K.

Undergraduate summer research - A positive step forward in attracting youngsters to science research as a career
p. 1191 | Chatterjee, Garga

Teamwork in science
p. 1192 | Nath, Narendra

Sterile intellectuals
p. 1192 | Basa, D. K.

Are seminars/symposia simply 'academic meals' or are they worth something?
p. 1193 | Sharma, N. D.

The accuracy of floristic surveys and digitizing biodiversity
p. 1194 | Vats, S. K.; Singh, R. D.

Environmental fitness and statistics
p. 1194 | Khan, M. Y.

Regret e-mails may appeal to employers
p. 1195 | Ganesh, Gopal

Higher education in science: Roots of mediocrity
p. 1195 | Unnikrishnan, M. K.

Meeting Report
Biological control of insect pets
p. 1196 | Ignacimuthu, S.

Research News
Elemental osmium: The latest superhard material
p. 1198 | Rao, K. R.

Clues from isotopes indicate a hybrid parentage for earth, its waters and atmosphere
p. 1202 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
Cosmology - Facts and speculation
p. 1204 | Panchapakesan, N.

From the archives
p. 1206

Scientific Correspondence
Experimental forecasts of all-India summer monsoon rainfall for 2002 and 2003 using neural network
p. 1207 | Goswami, P.

A new record of a pterosaur form the Early Cretaceous of Korea
p. 1208 | Lim, Jong-deock; Baek, Kwang-seok; Yang, Seung Young

General Articles
Priorities in science and technology for development: Need for major restructuring
p. 1211 | Parthasarathi, Ashok

Anthrax: Biology of Bacillus anthracis
p. 1220 | Jayachandran, Rajesh

Review Articles
Oxidative stress and antioxidative system in plants
p. 1227 | Arora, Ajay; Sairam, R. K.; Srivastava, G. C.

Brassinosteroids - A new class of phytohormones
p. 1239 | Rao, S. Seeta Ram; Vardhini, B. Vidya; Sujatha, E.; Anuradha, S.

Research Articles
Current status and distribution of commercially exploited medicinal and aromatic plants in upper Gori valley, Kumaon Himalaya, Uttaranchal
p. 1246 | Uniyal, Sanjay Kumar; Awasthi, Anjali; Rawat, Gopal S.

Research Communication
Study of p53 codon 72 polymorphism in various ethnic groups of North India
p. 1253 | Chosdol, Kunzang; Ahuja, Anupama; Rathore, Annapurna; Misra, Anjan; Mir, Syed Hussain; Chattopadhyay, P.; Sinha, Subrata

Real time wheat yield assessment using technology trend and crop simulation model with minimal data set
p. 1255 | Nain, A. S.; Dadhwal, V. K.; Singh, T. P.

Conserving forests in the Eastern Ghats through remote sensing and GIS - A case study in Kolli hills
p. 1259 | Jayakumar, S.; Arockiasamy, D. I.; Britto, S. John

Optically stimulated luminescence dating of alluvial fan deposits of Pinjaur Dun, NW Sub Himalaya
p. 1267 | Suresh, N.; Bagati, T. N.; Thakur, V. C.; Kumar, Rohtash; Sangode, S. J.

Earthquake sequence in Kerala during December 2000 and January 2001
p. 1275 | Bhattacharya, S. N.; Dattatrayam, R. S.

Indian marine bivalves: Potential source of antiviral drugs
p. 1279 | Chatterji, Anil; Ansari, Zakir A.; Ingole, Baban; Bichurina, M. A.; Sovetova, Marina; Boikov, Yuri A.

Effect of b -methylcholanthrene on glutathione S-transferases of rat testis
p. 1282 | Devi, K. N.; Reddy, C. C.; Raveendra, A.; Thyagaraju, K.

Book Reviews
Theoretical Neuroscience: Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Neural Systems
p. 1288 | Bhalla, Upinder S.

Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System
p. 1289 | Narlikar, Jayant V.

Personal News
Requiem to a nutrition scientist and educationist - Rajammal Devdas
p. 1290 | Bomji, Mahtab S.

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Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 1290

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
p. 1291

"The Pratima and Sucharu Chakravarty Samman"
p. 1293

CENTRAL RICE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1294

National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology
p. 1295

School of Chemistry
p. 1295

Tata Memorial Centre
p. 1296

M. Sc. Immunology and Microbiology
p. 1296

AIBA - AIBA Awards for 2001–2002
p. 1297

American biotechnology company
p. 1297

Indian School of Chronobiology
p. 1298

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany - Prof. T. M. Harris Medal–2002
p. 1299

Refresher Course in Reproductive Biology
p. 1300

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