Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 86 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1346

Editorial
The Shanghai Rankings
p. 1347 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The concept of atman
p. 1349 | Rao, K. Vasudeva

Milk production in India
p. 1349 | Shivagaje, Ashok; Kasture, Madhukar; Pandharikar, Nanda; Mathankar, Mayura

Health of Indian science
p. 1349 | Virk, H. S.

Geoscience curriculum
p. 1350 | Joshi, Vishwas B.

Palk Strait: Repairing Adam's Bridge with gypsum?
p. 1351 | Schuiling, R. D.

Variety in DNA secondary structure
p. 1352 | Gautham, N.

Variety in DNA secondary structure(Reply)
p. 1352 | Delmonte, C. S.; Mann, L. R. B.

News
2004: Year of Scientific Awareness
p. 1354 | Sahoo, Narottam

Meeting Report
Focus on earth science
p. 1355 | Mukherjee, Soumyajit

Research News
Condensation of bound pairs of fermionic atoms
p. 1356 | Srinivasan, R.; Narayanan, Andal

Commentary
Genetic privacy: Resolving the conflict between the donor and the child
p. 1363 | Basu, Saionton

Scientific Correspondence
High-temperature electrical and thermal properties of Burdett, Dalhart, Faucet and Wellman ordinary chondrites
p. 1366 | Parthasarathy, G.; Sharma, S. R.

A novel (8p + 8p) cycloaddition of benzocondensed iminoketenes
p. 1368 | Jacob, E. Dominic; Mathew, Lopez

Release of berberine and its crystallization in liquid medium of cell suspension cultures of Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn. ) Colebr
p. 1369 | Narasimhan, S.; Nair, G. M.

Orchid diversity of Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve
p. 1372 | Gupta, Stutee; Porwal, M. C.; Roy, P. S.

Breeding behaviour and parental care of the induced bred spotted murrel Channa punctatus under captivity
p. 1375 | Haniffa, M. A.; Marimuthu, K.; Nagarajan, M.; Arokiaraj, A. Jesu; Kumar, D.

General Articles
Mobile workshops for students - A novel programme for graduate medical education
p. 1377 | Deo, M. G.; Gangal, Sudha G.; Kher, Archana; Muranjan, Mamta

Research Articles
Direct and indirect radiative effects of sea-salt aerosols over Arabian Sea
p. 1381 | Vinoj, V.; Satheesh, S. K.

Evaluation of sambar and muntjak habitats using geostatistical modelling
p. 1390 | Kushwaha, S. P. S.; Khan, A.; Habib, B.; Quadri, A.; Singh, A.

Research Communication
Lack of solid tumour protection by Ocimum extract and its flavonoids orientin and vicenin
p. 1401 | Devi, P. Uma; Nayak, V.; Kamath, R.

On the decreasing frequency of monsoon depressions over the Indian region
p. 1404 | Dash, S. K.; Kumar, Jenamani Rajendra; Shekhar, M. S.

Genetic diversity of black gram (Vigna mungo) landraces as evaluated by amplified fragment length polymorphism markers
p. 1411 | Sivaprakash, K. R.; Prashanth, S. R.; Mohanty, B. P.; Parida, Ajay

Explosive pollen release, wind-pollination and mixed mating in the tropical tree Shorea robusta Gaertn. f. (Dipterocarpaceae)
p. 1416 | Atluri, J. B.; Ramana, S. P. Venkata; Reddi, C. Subba

Canopy arthropods of Vateria indica L. and Dipterocarpus indicus Bedd. in the rainforests of Western Ghats, South India
p. 1420 | Srinivasa, Y. B.; Kumar, A. N. Arun; Prathapan, K. D.

Sampling and preservation artifacts in arsenic analysis: Implications for public health issues in developing countries
p. 1426 | Pandey, Piyush Kant; Yadav, Sushama; Nair, Sumita; Pandey, Madhurima

Using an optical trap to fold and align single red blood cells
p. 1432 | Dharmadhikari, J. A.; Mathur, D.

A combined approach of Schlumberger and axial pole-dipole configurations for groundwater exploration in hard-rock areas
p. 1437 | Chandra, S.; Rao, V. Anand; Singh, V. S.

Estimates of plate velocity and crustal deformation in the Indian subcontinent using GPS geodesy
p. 1443 | Jade, Sridevi

Book Reviews
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
p. 1449 | Rajendran, C. P.

Artificial Intelligence and the Study of Agentive Behaviour by R. Narasimhan
p. 1450 | Bhalla, Upinder S.

Eight Preposterous Propositions by Robert Ehrlich
p. 1451 | Ghosh, Amit

Personal News
Bhaskar Maiya
p. 1452 | Chandrashekar, T. K.

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