Archive

 


   
 
    Currsci-vol 60
 
 
JANUARY,1991
 

A celebration of colour in Astronomy-- David Malin(Anglo-Australian Observatory)

 4-17

PICTURES AND CAPTIONS

 
The colour of the Galaxy  
The colours of the stars in Orion

The colour of the stars Centaurus and Crux

II
A face-on sprial galaxy Messier 83,NGC 5236 [AAT 8] III
NGC 3628,a sprial galaxy seen edge-on II
Wide angle view towards the centare of the Galaxy [AAT 28 ] IV
Baade's window and globular clusters [ROE 21] IV
The stars clouds of Sagittarius [ROE 20]
V
The dark cloud Barnard 86 and open cluster NGC 6520 [AAT 22] VI
Dust, Gas and Reflection Nebulae  
The Milky Way and Messier 17 [ROE 22] VI
NGC 6589-90, reflection nebulosity in Sagittarius[AAT 20] VII
Zeta Orionis,the Horsehead nebula and NGC 2024 [ROE 1] VII
A closeup of the Horsehead nebula [AAT 36] VIII
Interstellar reddening in nebulae in Carina [AAT 33] IX
NGC 6334 and 6357,heavily obscured nebulae in Scorpius[ROE 10] IX
A wide angle picture of the Southern Cross and Coalsack X
An open cluster in Carina, NGC 3923 [AAT 10] X
The nebulosity around the stars of the Pleiades [ROE 18] XI
The light echo of supernova 1987A [AAT 55]
XII
Reflection nebulae near Rho Oph and Antares [ROE 4] XII
Reflection of the Orion nebula in NGC 1977 XIII
Reflection nebula NGC 1977 in Orion [AAT 34] XIII
The reflection nebula around Messier 20 [ROE 7] XIV
Star-forming Regions  
The star cluster in the Trifid nebula[AAT 30] XV
The Trifid nebula,Messier 20 [AAT 12] XV
Messier 8,the Lagon nebula [ROE 5] XVI
NGC 6559 and IC 1274-5 in Sagittarius [ROE 3] XVI
Wide angle view of the nebulae in Orion [ROE 23]
XVII
The Great nebula in Orion [ROE 8] XVIII
The Trapezium star cluster [AAT 29] XVII
The Rosette nebula in Monoceros [ROE 9] XIX
The open cluster NGC 2244 in the Rosette nebula [AAT 35] XIX
The cone nebula [AAT 13] XX
The Eta Carinae nebula in the sothern milkyway [ ROE 6] XXI
Eta Carinae and the stars sketched by Herschel [AAT 32] XXI
The NGC 3602 cluster and nebula [AAT 32] XXII
The 30 Doradus region in the Large Magellanic Cloud [ROE 15] XXII
The star clouds north of the Large Magellanic Cloud [ROE 16] XXIII
Hodge 11, a globular cluster in the Large Magellanic Cloud [AAT 42]
XXIII
Mass Loss and Endpoints in Stellar Evolution  
Henize 70 in the Large Magellanic Cloud [AAT 33] XXIV
NGC 2359, a Wolf-Rayet star and its nebula [AAT 16] XXIV
NGC 6164-65, the nebula around HD 148937 [AAT 21] XXV
The extended nebula around NGC 6164-65 [AAT 27] XXV
Eta Carinae and the Keyhole nebula [AAT 32] XXVI
The outer nebula Eta Carina XXVII
The Homunculus nebula surronding Eta Carinae [AAT 45]
XXVII
The Toby Jug nebula, IC 2220 [AAT 24] XXVIII
The Helix nebula, NGC 7293[AAT15] XXVIII
The Butterfly nebula, NGC 6302 [AAT 11] XXIX
Supernova 1987A, with the precursor-overlaid as a negative [AAT 48b] XXIX
The Vela supernova remnant [ROE 2] XXX
Galaxies  
The Large Magellanic Cloud [ROE 14] XXXI
The local Group galaxy NGC 6822 [AAT 26] XXXII
On the border of the Local Group,IC 5152 [AAT 43] XXXI
The spiral galaxy NGC 2997 [AAT 17] XXXIII
The dusty Sculptor Group sprial,NGC 253 [AAT 23] XXXIII
A Seyfert galaxy, NGC 1566 [AAT 54] XXXIV
Centaurus A, NGC 5128, a nearby radio galaxy [AAT 7] XXXV
The dust lane and star-forming regions of Centaurus A [AAT 43] XXXIV
NGC 4480, Messier 87[ AAT 53] XXXVI
The centre of the Vigro cluster of galaxies [ROE 24] XXXVI
Part II- Commentary on the colour pictures 54-67
JANUARY,25 - 1991
 
Homi Bhabha commemorative issue  
In this issue 71-74
Homi Bhabha- personal reminiscences--G.Swarup 75-78
Twenty-five years of radio astronomy at TIFR--G.Swarup,V.K.Kapahi,T.Velusamy, S.Ananthakrishnan,V.Balasubramanian,Gopal-krishna,A.Pramesh Rao,C.R.Subrahmanya and V.K.Kulkarni 79-94
The Giant Meter-Wave Radio Telescope--G.Swarup,S.Ananthakrishnan,V.K.Kapahi, A.P.Rao,C.R.Subrahmanya and V.K.Kulkarni 95-105
An international telescope for radio astronomy--G.Swarup 106-108
REVIEW ARTICLES  
Anisotropic continuum emission in active galaxies--D.J.Saikia 109-116
RESEARCH ARTICLES  
An intergalactic origin for the low-frequency flux variations of extragalactic radio sources--Gopal-Krishna 117-120
High-resolution radio images of the crab nebula-- T.Velusamy and Anish Roshi 120-123
HISTORICAL NOTES  
Astronomy in British India:Science in the service of the state--R.K.Kochhar 124-129
Saha's proposals for upper-atmospheric studies--S.N.Ghosh 129-131
10 February 1991
 
In this issue 135-135
CORRESPONDENCE  
The Ramachandran map special issue Elkan Blout;R.Srinivasan . Instrumentation in India--K.R.Rao. God and/or science?--J.C.B.Abraham 137-137
NEWS  
Gupta's fossils may be Himalayan fakes,says GSI 138-138
Meeting reveals changing face of organic chemistry in India--K.Nagarajan and J.Chandrasekhar 138-142
RESEARCH NEWS  
Large atoms in intersteller spaces--K.R.Anantharamaiah 142-143
Radio astromomy- A sky survey at 34.5 MHz--G.Srinivasan 144-146
RIP tidings:Accelerating divergence of duplicated DNA sequences?--D.P.kasbekar 146-147
S&T IN INDIA  
An institution is reborn-the Indian Institute of Chemichal Thechnology--A.V.Rama Rao 148-151
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Source correlation and its relevance in optical measurements--H.C.kandpal, J.S.Vaishya and K.C.Joshi 152-157
REVIEW ARTICLE  
Molecular assemblies of organooxotin compounds--V.Chandrasekhar and M.G.Muralidhara 158-165
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
Rigid and flexible region in lysozyme and the invariant features in its hydration shell-- Madhusudan and M.vijayan 165-170
RESERCH COMMUNICATION  
U-Au occurrence in Nogli Valley, shimla District, Himachal Pradesh-- R.V.Singh, D.B.Sen, R.K.Talra, R.K.Gupta and Rajendra Singh 170-171
Fluorescence characteristics of 1,3-,1,4-,2,3- and 2,7-dihydroxynaphthalene radical cations-- A.R.Baharvanda, Z.H.Zaidi, and M.K.Machwe 171-173
Crystal structure of hexanediamine-glutamic acid complex--S.Ramaswamy and M.R.N.Murty 173-176
Luperomorpha vittata Duvivier: A new association with Parthenium hysterophorus L. and other weeds--J.Srikanth,Syamasundar Joshi and C.A.Viraktamath 177-178
Effect of polyamine biosynthesis inhibitors on polyamine levels in bean seedlings--M.V.Rajam,L.H.Weinstein and A.W.Galston 178-180
BOOK REVIEWS  
bio-technology:Changing The Way Nature Works, reviewed by S.Arunachalam 181-181
Annual Review of Genetics 1989,reviewed by T.Ramakrishnan 181-182
Annual Review of Earth andPlanetary Sciences 1990, reviewed by B.P.Radhakrishna 182-183
PERSONAL NEWS  
First chronicler of chronobiology anobituary of Erwin Bunning by M.K.Chandrashekaran 184-184
Uncanny confidence An obituary of P.K.Kelkar by S.Ranganathan 185-186
Bardeen passes away 186-186
INSA awards 186-186
25 February 1991
 
In this issue 195-196
Foreword 197-199
Recommendation of the Conference 201-204
Clinical Medicine,Research and Primary Health Care- An Overview and Introduction to the Symposium -- G.N.Menon 205-210
Health Care in Developing Countries-Current Status and Strategic Options -- M.D.Nair 211-219
Epidemiology - The Neglected Tool in National Health Planning -- C.R.Soman 220-227
Can Practisisng Physicians Contribute to Epidemiologic Studies?-- A.S.Nanivadekar 228-232
Clinical Drug Development in Europe and North America - Present Patterns and Future Trends -- R.k.Rondel 233-236
Drug Development and Health - How Relevant is the U.S.Model?--B.H.Smith 237-241
Clinical Drug Development in developing Countries - theory and Practice, Myths and Realities -- G.N.Menon 242-245
New Indications for Existing Drugs:Implications for Drug Development and Clinical Practice --B.H.Smith 247-255
The Impact of Phase 4 Trials and Post-Marketing Surveillance on Real Life Clinical Practice -- R.k.Rondel 256-259
The Role of Medical Education as a Primary Resource for Health Development -- G.M.Mitchell 260-262
Role of Clinical Trials in Postgraduate Education,Training and Resource Development-- A.S.Nanivadekar 263-265
High-tech Medicine--B.M.Hegde 266-267
Production and Use of Biomedical Devices - Its Relevance to India--A.V.Ramani 268-271
Technology Transfer:Successes and Failures -- R.Paul Singh 272-275
The Role of Planning in Health Care - What should be in India -- V.Raman Kutty 277-281
Book Review - Inside Ciba Geigy by Olle Hansson 282-282
Book Review - Ayurveda and Modern Medicine by R.D.Lele-- B.M.Hegde 283-283
Report Review- The Relationship between Physicians and Pharmaceutical Industry -- G.N.Menon 284-284
10 March 1991
 
In this issue 287-287
NEWS  
International meeting on fungi provides wonderful science -- C.V.Subramanian 289-292
Verdict in journal cost survey row -- A.Ratnakar 293-293
Panjab university suspends Gupta 293-293
RESEARCH NEWS  
A communication from the immune system to yhe nervous system--Preston Devasia 294-294
S&T IN INDIA  
Materials research at the Defence Metallurgical Reseach Laboratory -- P.Rama Rao 295-312
REVIEW ARTICLE  
Erythrocyte membrane abnormalities in myeloproliferative disorders-- Manikuntala Kundu, Parul Chakrabarti and Joyoti Basu 313-315
RESERCH COMMUNICATION  
Extention of flory theory to some pure organic liquids at elevated temperature and pressure -- M.C.Saxena, Shashi Srivastava and Menu Saigal 316-318
A new species of Pseudolimea Arkell (Bivalvia) from Dhosa Oolite (Oxfordian: upper jurassic), Jhura Hill, Kachchh,West India -- O.P.Upadhyay and K.M.Krishna 318-319
Floral sex ratios in monoecious species-Why are trees more male-biased than herbs?--K.N.Ganeshaiah and R.Uma Shaanker 319-321
Occurrence of sweet potato feathery mottle virus in germplasm of Ipomoea batatas (L) in India-- C.A.Kumar, B.B.Mandal, K.P.S.Chandel, R.K.Jain, A.Varma and Mukesh Srivastava 321-325
Resolution of peripheral membrane proteases from mitochondrial pellet of rat submaxillary gland -- Mousumi Sinha Roy, Dwaipayan Bharadwaj and Ratha Nath Hati 325-327
BOOK REVIEWS  
Annual Review of cell biology 1989 reviewed by Vani Brahmachari 327-327
Annual Review of Immunology 1989 and 1990 reviewed by C.Jagannath 327-329
Studies of high-temperature Superconductors . Indian Science - Era of Stabilization 329-330
PERSONAL NEWS  
Infectious enthusiasm An obituary of T.A.Davis -- H.Y.mohan Ram 331-332
25 March 1991
 
C 335-335
L'affaire RRI 337-338
NEWS  
Photochemistry research gaining momentum, but tardily-- J.Chandrasekhar and puspendu Kumar Das 339-339
RESEARCH NEWS  
Optically condensed matter -- G.S.Ranganath 340-340
COMMENTARY  
The problem of growing science in developing country -- S.Ramaseshan 341-345
Art in science? -- Roald Hoffmann 346-349
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Diffusion accompanied by chemichal reaction in water-in-oil media -- anurag Mehra 350-354
REVIEW ARTICLE  
Physicochemical behaviour of polyperoxide -- T.Mukundan and K.Kishore 355-362
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
Modes of binding of guanosine monophosphates to ribonuclease T1 - A computer modelling study -- P.V.Balaji, W.Saenger and V.S.R.Rao 363-373
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  
Dielectric relaxation of non-rigid polar molecules and their mixtures in 1:4 dioxane -- Rashmi Arya, Chhavi Aggarwal, J.M.Ghandhi and M.L.Sisodia 373-374
Mycorrhiza: A possible deterrent in artificial cultivation of morels -- T.N.Lakhanpal, Onkar S. Shad and Anand Sagar 375-377
BOOK REVIEWS  
The Right Place at the Right Time, reviewed by J.Chandrasekhar 378-378
Essays of an Information Scientist reviewed by Subbiah Arunachalam 379-379
PERSONAL NEWS  
Plant physiologist and humanist A birth centenary tribute to Prankrushna Parija -- C.V.Subramanian 380-382
ACADEMY NEWS  
Indian Academy of Science elects new fellows 382-384
10 April 1991
 
In this issue 391-391
One of molecular biology's founders, and political activist An obituary of Salvador Luria -- Obaid Siddiqi 393-394
OPINION  
Academic libraries -- H.V.Wyatt 395-396
GENERAL ARTICLES  
Frontiers in high-pressure physics research -- R.Chidambaram and Surinder M. Sharma 397-408
Neutron scattering-Down memory lane -- G.venkataraman 409-416
REVIEW ARTICLE  
Nuclear fusion in an atomic lattice: An update on the international status of cold fusion research -- M.Srinivasan 417-439
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
A climatological singularity around mid-august in the summer monsoon rain fall of India -- R.Ananthakrishnan and J.M.pathan 439-445
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  
Comparable role of copper in haemocyanins and oxide superconductors -- K.S.Venkateswarlu 445-446
A Parsimonious model for prediction of monsoon rainfall in India S.A.Paranjpe and A.P.Gore 446-448
BOOK REVIEWS  
Relativity:An Introduction to the Special Theory, reviewed by Partha Ghosh 449-449
N-Nitroso Compound:Biology and Chemistry,reviewed by D.Rajagopala Rao 449-449
ACADEMY NEWS  
INSA elects new fellow 450-450
25 April 1991
 
In this issue 455-456
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  
LAL test for biomedical devices -- K.Rathinam and H.Vijayakumar 457-458
Surface sugar of cancer cell: The sweeter the deadlier? -- P.S.Appukuttan 458-458
NEWS  
India launches new weekly contraceptive pill 459-459
RESEARCH NEWS  
Applied molecular evolution:The Shape of things to come -- Vidhya Gopalakrishnan 459-460
COMMENTARY  
Culture-industry interaction in the printing process -- M.A.S.Rajan 461-463
OPINION  
Rational deployment of Bacillus thuringiensis strains for control of insect pests in India -- Malla padidam 464-465
A caveat --Kunthala Jayaraman 465-465
S&T IN INDIA  
Mission energy planning-the Tata Energy Reseach Institute 466-468
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Applied laser spectroscopy-Techniques and trends -- V.B.Kartha 469-477
REVIEW ARTICLE  
Biosynthesis of bacterial glycogen and its regulation -- Anil Kumar 478-485
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
Environmental impacts of the Persian Gulf oil spill and oil-fire smoke --U.R.Rao, M.G.Chandrasekhar, K.Radhakrishnan, V.Jayaraman, P.S.Desai, P.K.Pal, P.C.Joshi 486-492
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  
Migration of double bond in stobble reactions -- Saba Jabbar and Geeta Gupta 493-494
Source and mechanism of carbon dioxide gas accurrences in water wells at and around Vidavaluru, South India -- I.Radhakrishna 494-497
Fossil cyanobacteria from the stromatolitic phosphorites of Udaipur, Rajasthan, West India -- M.S.Sisodia 497-499
BOOK REVIEWS  
Annual Review of Nutrition 1990, reviewed by N.Chandrasekhara 500-501
PERSONAL NEWS  
Teacher-mathematician An obituary of V.V.Narlikar -- P.C.Vaidya 502-503
25 May 1991
 
Special issue:Biotechnology in India  
This issue 507-507
EDITORIAL  
Coming of age in biotechnology 509-509
OPINION  
An assessment of the current Indian scene in biotechnology -- G.Padmanaban 510-513
The role and present status of biotechnology in India --Puspa M. Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarthi 513-517
INSTITUTIONS  
Goverment funding and support-the Department of Biotechnology -- S.Ramachandran 518-523
Interfacing biological, Physicochemical and engineering sciences - IMTECH Sandip K.Basu 524-528
Basic and biomedical product-oriented research-the National Institute of Immunology -- Raj Raghupathy and Seyed E.Hasnain 528-533
Strongly goal-oriented biomedical reseach-Astra Research Centre India -- J.Ramachandran 533-536
BIOTECHNOLOGY EDUCATION  
Biotechnology programme at Poona U- the beginning or the end? -- V.Sitaramam 537-540
Biotechnology training-innovative teaching and liaison with industry, MSU Baroda -- V.V.Modi 540-542
Bioprocessing-the need of the day -- Kunthala Jayaraman 542-542
PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE  
Biotechnology in crop improvement -- V.L.Chopra and R.P.Sharma 543-547
Plant biotechnology in India-the role of plant tissue culture -- A.F.Mascarenhas 547-551
Biological nitrogen fixation in the context of Indian agriculture -- H.K.Das 551-555
REVIEW ARTICLES  
Genetic studies in the higher animals: new strategies -- J.Gowrishankar and V.Radha 556-562
The Drosophila nervous system as a model for analysing gene expression in complex organisms -- K.vijayRaghavan, Michale J.Palazzolo and Veronica Rodrigues 562-569
Molecular basis of immune response against parasite -- Aloke Bhattacharya, Sudha Bhattacharya and Devinder Sehgal 569-580
DNA profiling and its applications -- Lalji Singh 580-585
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
A novel approach to design of cis-acting DNA structural element for regulation of gene expression in vivo -- Parthas S. Sarkar, Rajesh Bagga,P.Balagurumoorthy and Samir K. Bramachari 586-591
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS
 
Cloning of the catalytic determination of soluble phosphofructokinase of yeast -- Z.Lobo, R.Mehta, and P.K.Maitra 591-594
Alteration in the '- 10' sequence of the A2 promoter of bacteriophage T7 reduces the rate of transcription initation -- K.Prasanna Kumar, Vijaya Gopal and Dipankar Chatterji 594-596
Microinjection of rat growth-hormone gene into zebrafish egg and production of transgenic zebrafish -- T.J.Pandian, Soosamma kavumpurath, S.Mathavan and K.Dharmalingam 596-600
Imparting hydrogen-recycling capability to Cicer-rhizobial strain by plasmid pIJ1008 transfer -- Sujata Vasudev, M.L.Lodha and K.R.Sreekumar 600-603
Transient expression of GUS and CAT genes in electroporated rice protoplasts -- S.Harbinder 603-605
COMMENTARY  
Intellectual property and protection of right in biotechnology -- S.Varadarajan 606-609
10 June 1991
 
In this issue 615-616
CORRESPONDENCE  
Paradigm in dictionaries 617-617
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  
Flowering in bamboo -- A.N.Chaturvedi and A.F.Mascarenhas 617-618
NEWS  
Adaptive problem solving -- R.P.Riesz 618-618
RESEARCH NEWS  
'Carbenes' in a bottle-From reactive intermediates to isolable species --S.S.Krishnamurthy 619-620
First 3D structure of a DNA virus -- M.R.N.Murthy 620-621
COMMENTARY  
Students' herbaria: Agents of disturbance of nature? -- S.B.Chaphekar 622-623
Ecology and environmental science in the universities -- J.S.Singh 624-625
The problem of conserving amphibians in the Western Ghats, India -- R.J.Ranjit Daniels 626-629
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Environment and development --M.S.Swaminathan 633-635
Remote sensing of oil slicks -- S.P.Fondekar and L.V.Gangadhara Rao 636-639
Inadvertent modification of atmospheric electricity -- A.K.Kamra 639-646
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
Criticality aspects of actinide nuclides and their relevance to the long-lived-fission-waste problem -- M.Srinivasan, K.Subba Rao and S.B.Garg 647-650
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  
The role of compilers in computer-system performance -- K.Neelakantan, G.Athithan and P.P.Ghosh 650-652
Precise Rb-Sr age and enriched mantle source of the Sevattur carbanatites, Tamil Nadu, South India -- Anil Kumar and K.Gopalan 653-655
Fossil fern Goniopteris prolifera Persl. from the Siwalik sediments near Nainital, North India -- Mahesh Prasad 655-656
An interesting new hyphomycete genus with basauxic conidiophores and other unique features --C.V.Subramanian 656-659
BOOK REVIEWS  
Cosmology: Conversation about the invisible, reviewed by Ramanath Cowsik 660-661
Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry, reviewed by V.R.S.Rao 661-661
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology: Concepts, Methods and Applications, reviewed by Asis Dutta 661-661
HISTORICAL NOTES  
The justice delayed- the case of Lise Meitner -- Vinod Krishan 662-662
PERSONAL NEWS  
Light on vision and movement An obituary of R.A.Granit, by S.K.Sikdar 663-664
Addendum to singh,R.P., 'Technology transfer-successes and failures', Curr.Sci., 1991,60,272-275 632-632
25 June 1991
 
In this issue 667-668
CORRESPONDENCE  
An industry in lethargy -- S.N.Balasubramanyam 669-669
RESEARCH NEWS  
Nanometre electrodes- A new tool for electrochemical studies -- V.Lakshminarayan and S.R.Rajagopalan 670-671
Surface electrochemistry-going deep into interfaces -- S.K.Rangarajan 671-672
COMMENTARY  
Nutrition and AIDS -- Prema Ramachandran 673-675
S&T IN INDIA  
Energy from sea waves-The Indian wave energy programme -- M.Ravindran and Paul Mario Koola 676-680
GENERAL ARTICLES  
A chemical approach to geological problems -- V.Rajamani 681-686
The compromise between seeing spatial layout and making visual discriminations -- G.Adrian Horridge 686-693
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
A fluid dynamics study on ANURAG's parallel computer PACE-8 -- M.S.Ganagi, K.P.Singh, G.Athithan and M.V.Atre 694-700
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  
Novel coordination behaviour of gem-bis (pyrazolyl) cyclotriphosphazenes as tridentate NNN-donor ligands: The crystal structure of [Mo(CO)3{N3P3Ph4(3,5-Me2C3HN2)2}] -- A.Chandrashekaran, S.S.Krishnamurthy and M.Nethaji 700-701
A new fossil pollen record- Transdanubiaepollenites Kedvas & Pardutz from the Neyveli lignite deposit, South India -- Alpana Singh 701-703
The menstrual cycle in human female under social and temporal isolation is not coupled to the circadian rhythm in sleep-wakefulness -- M.K.Chandrashekaran, L.Geetha, G.Marimuthu, R.Subbaraj, P.Kumarasamy and M.S.Ramkumar 703-705
Influence of nutrient stress on pyrethrin production by cultured cells of pyrethrum (Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium) -- T.Rajasekaran, L.Rajendran,G.A.ravishankar and L.V.Venkataraman 705-707
Malathion-induced changes in biogenic-amine levels and acetylcholinesterase activity in the cockroach Periplaneta americana --C.Bose 707-709
Reactivity of carbon monoxide with haemoglobin in vitro and its spectrophotometric astimation -- V.K.Sharma, R.K.Jadhav, G.J.Rao, A.K.Saraf and Heeresh Chandra 709-710
BOOK REVIEWS  
The Emperor's New Mind, reviewed by Eric A. Lord 711-711
Mass Spectroscopy, reviewed by S.N.balasubrahmanyam 712-713
PERSONAL NEWS  
Codiscoverer of the soft mode, a soft-hearted man An obituary of T.M.K.Nedungadi -- S.Ramaseshan 714-714