Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 84 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0965

Editorial
Selling science
p. 0967 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Rituals of Science Congress
p. 0969 | Sen, Subir K.

India matters: Changes needed in various sectors
p. 0969 | Sen, Sribir

A suitable UK wheat variety for making chapatis
p. 0971 | Abrol, Y. P.

Hevea latex as a wound healer and pain killer
p. 0971 | Thankamma, L.

Saturation of Olive Ridley nesting sites
p. 0972 | Mohanty-Hejmadi, P.

Absence of condensing agent
p. 0972 | Sahal, Dinkar

Need for high-resolution deep seismic reflection studies in strategic locales of South India
p. 0973 | Reddy, P. R.

The Bt cotton story: The ethics of science and its reportage
p. 0974 | Sahai, Suman

News
GD Birla Award for Partha Majumdar
p. 0975

Puppetry: The perfect medium for edutainment and S&T communication
p. 0976 | Sahoo, Narottam

Nuclear terrorism perception: Some strategies and recommendations to handle a disaster scenario
p. 0977 | Sharan, R. N.

Beyond Gaussian: Theoretical chemistry in India comes of age
p. 0978 | Sathyamurthy, N.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0979

Research News
Lightning-generated electromagnetic wave emission from Jupiter's atmosphere
p. 0980 | Singh, R. N.

Random selections
Random selections
p. 0983

Scientific Correspondence
Corchorus pseudo-olitorius Islam and Zaid - A new addition to Indian flora
p. 0984 | Mahapatra, A. K.; Nizar, M. Abdul; Saha, Dipankar; Saha, A.; Gupta, D.

Paragonimus and paragonimiasis - A new focus in Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 0985 | Narain, Kanwar; Devi, K. Rekha; Mahanta, J.

First record of charophytes from the Permian Barakar Formation of the Talchir Gondwana Basin, Orissa
p. 0987 | De, Chirananda

General Articles
Himalayan forest database - Thinking beyond dominants
p. 0990 | Rawal, Ranbeer S.; Pandey, Bhawana; Dhar, Uppeandra

Review Articles
Evolution of early continental crust
p. 0995 | Sharma, R. S.; Pandit, M. K.

Special Section: Global Correlation of Later Cenozoic Fluvial Deposits - Focus on India (Guest Editors: R. Singha and S. K. Tandon)
Facies, fossils and correlation of Late Miocene fluvial sequences of the Himalayan foreland basin
p. 1002 | Bhatia, S. B.

Mio-Pliocene sedimentation history in the northwestern part of the Himalayan Foreland Basin, India
p. 1006 | Kumar, Rohtash; Ghosh, Sumit K.; Sangode, Satish J.

Magnetostratigraphic correlation of the Late Cenozoic fluvial sequences from NW Himalaya, India
p. 1014 | Sangode, S. J.; Kumar, Rohtash

River systems in the Gangetic plains and their comparison with the Siwaliks: A review
p. 1025 | Jain, Vikrant; Sinha, R.

Geomorphology and sedimentology of Piedmont Zone, Ganga Plain, India
p. 1034 | Shukla, U. K.; Bora, D. S.

A sediment budget for the Ganga-Brahmaputra catchment
p. 1041 | Wasson, R. J.

Quaternary alluvial stratigraphy and palaeoclimatic reconstruction at the Thar margin
p. 1048 | Jain, M.; Tandon, S. K.

Late Quaternary fluvial sequences of southern Mainland Kachchh, western India
p. 1056 | Maurya, D. M.; Bhandari, S.; Thakkar, M. G.; Chamyal, L. S.

Quaternary fluvial sequences of South Saurashtra, Western India
p. 1065 | Bhatt, Nilesh; Bhonde, U. A.

Sedimentary records of palaeofloods in the bedrock gorges of the Tapi and Narmada rivers, central India
p. 1072 | Kale, Vishwas S.; Mishra, Sheila; Baker, Victor R.

A long Quaternary terrace sequence in the Orontes River valley, Syria: A record of uplift and of human occupation
p. 1080 | Bridgland, David R.; Philip, Graham; Westaway, Rob; White, Mark

Pliocene and Quaternary surface uplift of western Turkey revealed by long-term river terrace sequences
p. 1090 | Westaway, Rob; Pringle, Malcolm; Yurtmen, Sema; Demir, Tuncer; Bridgland, David; Rowbotham, George; Maddy, Darrel

The arsenic cycle in Late Quaternary fluvial sediments: Mineralogical considerations
p. 1102 | Raymahashay, B. C.; Khare, A. S.

The effect of changes in the Earth's moment of inertia during glaciation on geomagnetic polarity excursions and reversals: Implications for Quaternary chronology
p. 1105 | Westaway, Rob

Research Articles
Crustal thermal structure of the Godavari graben and coastal basin
p. 1116 | Ramana, D. V.; Thiagarajan, S.; Rai, S. N.

Research Communication
Splitting of ribosome into its subunits by unfolded polypeptide chains
p. 1123 | Basu, Arunima; Ghosh, Jaydip; Bhattacharya, Arpita; Pal, Saumen; Chowdhury, Saheli; Dasgupta, Chanchal

STMS-based DNA fingerprints of the new plant type wheat lines
p. 1125 | Mohapatra, T.; Krishanpal; Singh, S. S.; Swain, S. C.; Sharma, R. K.; Singh, N. K.

A simple method for mass production of potato microtubers using a bioreactor system
p. 1129 | Piao, Xuan Chun; Chakrabarty, Debasis; Hahn, Eun Joo; Paek, Kee Yoeup

Clonal variation for seed germination in teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f. )
p. 1133 | Mathew, John; Vasudeva, R.

Detection and phylogenetic affiliation of Wolbachia sp. from Indian mosquitoes Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes albopictus
p. 1136 | Pidiyar, Vyankatesh J.; Jangid, Kamlesh; Patole, Milind S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Book Reviews
Mathematical Vistas From a Room with Many Windows
p. 1140 | Shirali, Shailesh A.

Biodiversity Characterization at Landscape Level in North-East India using Satellite Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
p. 1141 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Nagarathna, A. V.

Dynamics of Earth's Fluid System
p. 1143 | Murthy, I. V. Radhakrishna

Living with the Politics of Floods: The Mystery of Flood Control
p. 1144 | Valdiya, K. S.

Animal Attractions: Nature on Display in American Zoos
p. 1144 | Mallapur, Avanti

Personal News
M. S. Mani
p. 1146 | Cherian, P. T.

Claude Hélène
p. 1147 | Rajeswari, M. R.

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Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
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Indian National Science Academy
p. 1155

The Joint India-AMS Mathematics Meeting
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