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July  1991.1

 

In  This Issue
5-5
Editorial
7-7
Research News

Buckministerfullerene, buckministerfullerite and superconducting buckminister-fulleride- crystal structures -- S. Ramaseshan
8-9
Commentary

Foreword to Volume 6 of S.chandrasekhar's Selected papers by Xanthopoulos
10-13
S&T in India

A Rip van winkle in an exploding field - the haffkine Institute -- K.K.G.Menon
14-17
General Articles

Spin-statistics connection -- R. Ramachandran
18-21
Geometrical theory of a diffraction- A historical perspective -- P.B.Sunil Kumar and g.s. Ranganath
22-28
Peroxisomal targeting signals - the end and the begining -- Suresh Subramani
28-32
Research Articles

A theory of the normal and superconducting states of doped solid C60 -- G. Baskaran and E.Tosatti
33-39
Steric and rotational constraints in the X-ray structure of the animalarial drug amodiaquine -- Hemant P. Yennawar and M.A.Viswamitra
39-43
Research Communications

The dependence of rotationally inelastic cross-sections on the parameters of the potential  -- P.P.M.Agrawal and Vinod Garg
43-44
Fine-scale microwave radio refractivity measurements over Bombay area of the Indian subcontinent -- S.B.S.S. sarma
44-45
Sandstone-type uranium deposit at Domiasiat, West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya, North-east India -- B.sengupta, R.Bahuguna, Sunil Kumar, Rajendra singh and Ravi Kaul
46-47
Sorghul straw as an efficient remover of metal from waste water -- D.M. Kumawat and P.S. Dubey
47-49
Book Review

Chandra: A biography of S.chandrasekhar, reviewed by G.Srinivasan
50-54
On the imperturability of elevator operators LVII -- S. Chandrasekhar
56-57
July 1991. 2

In this Issue
65-66
Editorial

A matter of the heart
67-67
News

Mid-season monsoon status within IMD's forecast range -- S.M.Kulshrestha
68-69
Encyclopedia of Mathematical Sciences, or Mathematics with a human face -- V.I. Arnold
69-70
Research News

Meta-analysis: A tool for better understanding of medical research -- V. Raman Kutty
71-72
Commentary

India makes her own heart valve prosthesis -- A.V. Ramani
73-76
General Articles

A heart valve substitute -- M.S. Valiathan
77-81
Some basis facts about algebraic curves -- Viswambhar Pati
82-88
Newton's Principia read 300 years later -- V.I.Arnol'd and V.A. Vasil'ev
89-95
Current trends in EPS Spectroscopy -- Hans van Willigen
95-97
Collisions with Earth over geologic times and their consequences to the terrestrial environment -- N.Bhandari
97-104
Research Communications

Implementation of the fast-Fourier-transform algorithm on a parallel processor -- M.S. Ganagi and K.Neelakantan
105-108
Book Reviews

The Evaluation of Scientific Research, reviewed by S. Ramaseshan
109-111
Annual Review of Microbiology 1990, reviewed by T. Ramakrishnan
111-112
August 1991 3&4

Those who made it possible --
117-120
Remote Sensing for National Development -- U.R. Rao
121-128
Science of remote Sending -- B.L. Deekshatule and George joseph
129-135
IRS Mission --  K Kasturirangan, George Joseph, S. Kalyanraman, K. Thyagarajan, M.G.Chandrasekhar, D.V. Raju, S.Ranganathan, A.K.S. Gopalan, K.V. Venkatachari and S.K. Shivakumar
136-152
IRS-1A Application for Land Use/Land cover mapping in India -- d.P. Navalgund, C. Gautam, R.L. Karale and Baldev Sahai
153-161
Crop inventory using Remotely sensed Data -- R.R. Navalgund, J.S. Parihar, Ajai and P.P. Nageswara Rao
162-171
IRS-1A Applications for groundwater Targetting -- Baldev Sahai, A. Bhattacharya and V.S. Hegde
172-179
IRS-1A applications in Hydrology and Water Resources -- A.S. Ramamoorthi, S, Thiruvengadachari and A.V.Kulkarni
180-188
IRS-1A Applications in forestry -- N.V. Madhavan Unni, P.S. Roy, R.N. Jadhav. A.K. Tiwari, S.Sudhakar, B.K.Ranganath and S.L.Dabral
189-192
IRS-1A Applications for waste land mapping -- D.P.Rao, N.C. Gautam and Baldev Sahai
193-197
Soil Mapping with IRS-1A data in areas of complex Soil-Scapes -- R.L. Karale, L.Venkataratnam, J.L. Sehgal and A.K. Sinha
198-203
IRS-1A Applications for coastal and Marine resources -- P.S. Desai,  A Narain, S.R. Nayak, B. Manikian, S  Adiga and A.N. Nath
204-208
Colour Plates: India and the neighbouring countries - through the Sensors of IRS-1A
209-242
IRS-1A applications for Urban Planning -- Y.V.N. Krishna Murthy , V. Raghavswamy, S.K. Pathan and K.L. Majumdar
243-246
IRS-1A applications in  Geology and Mineral Resources -- S.K. Bhan, A.Bhattacharya, P.K. Guha and K.V. Ravindran
247-251
Application of remote Sensing Techniques for environmental Impact assessment -- P Khanna and V.K. Kondawar
252-256
IRS-1A Applications in Desertification Studies -- R.P. Dhir and J.R. sharma
257-259
IRS-1A Applications for district Level Planning -- D.P. Rao, G. Behera, R.R. Navalgund, R.L. Karale and R.S. Rao
260-265
Infrastructure in India for Analysis of Remotely Sensed Data --K. Radhakrishnan, v. Jayaraman, Geeta Varadan and B. Manikam
266-271
The Economics of Remote Sensing -- K Radhakrishnan, V. Jayaraman and P.P. Nageshwara Rao
272-277
Remote Sensing Training Opportunities -- S.K. Sampath, A.R. Dasgupta and Jairam Hebbar
278-282
Indigenous Equipment and Systems -- N. Sampath, A.R. Dasgupta and  Jairam Hebbar
283-287
IRS-1A Data Dissemination -- Sheelan Santosh Kumar
288-291
Historical Perspective of Remote Sensing - Some Reminiscences -- P.R. Pisharoty
292-294
Book Review - Remote Sensing of Biosphere Functioning Edited by ; R.J. Hobbs and H. A. Mooney, reviewed by V. Jayaraman
295-296
The Contributors
297-299
September 1991. 5

In this Issue
305-306
Health care special issue - reviews
307-308
News

Deep-mine facility a gold mine, says meeting
308-308
Opinion

Fads and Fallacies in biology research -- M.K. Chandrashekaran
309-311
Biotechnology, the tip of he Iceberg -- M.C. Srinivasan
311-312
General Articles

Quasicrystals and Penrose patterns -- Eric A. Lord
313-319
Optimum Nutrition -- Mahtab S. Bamji
319-330
Review Articles

Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging in pharmaceutical research -- Susanta K. Sarkar
331-340
Image-guided in vivo proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in human brain -- Ponnada A. Narayanan and Edward F. Jackson
340-351
Research Communications

An EPR study of chemical  oscillators -- P.V.Lalitha, P.Sambasiva Rao and R. Ramaswamy
352-353
Radiocarbon dates of sediment cores from innercontinental shelf off Karwar, West coast of India -- A.R. Nambiar, G. Rajagopalan and B.R.J. Rao
353-354
On the reproductive phenology and sex ratio of Mallotus philippensis Muell. arg. -- R.P. Shukla and U.N. Pandey
354-356
A novel cross-linking technique to study nuclear lamina - membrane interactions -- Soghra Fatima and veena k. Parnaik
356-358
Book Reviews

Plants for reclamation of wastelands, reviewed by V.M. Meher-Homji
359-359
Arachean Greenstone Belts of South India, reviewed by Ram S. Sharma
359-360
Correction

Peroxisomal targeting signals -  the end and the begining -- Suresh Subramani Curr. Sci.,1991, 61 28-32
330-330
September 1991. 6

In This Issue
369-370
Remote sensing in India  -  An addendum
371-371
Scientific Correspondence

Remote sensing of water-logged areas -- Gurdev Singh, K.A. Bhagwat, and K.P. Singh
371-373
News

US meeting focusses on product liability of medical devices -- Harcharan Singh Ranu
374-374
Opinion

Doing Physics in India -- T.V. Ramakrishnan
375-375
Commentary

'Whom  are we fooling in research?' - an experience in brainstorming -- S Satish and others
376-378
General Articles

Biosorption: An attractive alternative for metal removal and recovery -- T.R. Muraleedharan, Leela iyengar and C. Venkobachar
379-385
Review Article

Single-activation-energy model of radiation damage in solid-state nuclear-track detectors -- H.S. Virk
386-390
Research Article

Atomic and molecular properties from the density-functional definition of electronegativity -- P.K. Chattaraj
391-395
Research Communications

Do objects in friezes of Somnathpur temple (1268 AD) in South India represent maize cars? -- T. Veena and N. Sigamani
395-397
Symmetry preservation during radiation damage -- S.V.Bhat and M.M.H. abdel-Gawad
397-401
Occurrence of soda trachyte near Kudangulam village, tamil Nadu, South India -- R. Ramaswamy
401-402
Trace fossils from the ranipet sediments (Early cretaceous), Saurashtra Basin, gujarat, western India -- M. Aslam
403-405
An articulated rhynchosaur fossil from Maleri formation (Upper Gondwana), Andhra Pradesh, South India -- D.C. Das Sarma, G. Vijayasarathi, C.V.N.K. Rao, T.T. Nath, S. Anantharaman and M.N. Gururaja
405-407
Palynological evidence for Upper Permian Raniganj coals in western part of Talchar coal field, Orissa, India -- R.S. Tiwari, archana Tripathi and B.N. Jana
407-410
The crystal and molecular structure of putrescine - di-glutamic acid complexes -- S. Ramaswamy and M.R.N. Murthy
410-413
Uptake, binding and photodynamic action of haematoporphyrin derivative in brain tumour cells -- Kunji Joshi, Preeti G. Joshi and Nanda B.Joshi
413-414
Book reviews

Perspectives in Science and Planning, reviewed by J.K. Bajab abd M.D. Srinivas
415-419
Scientist in the third World , reviewed by Subbiah Arunachalam
420-420
Personal News

Unwithered by age, An obituary of C. Ramaswamy-- P.R. Pisharoty
421-421
October 1991. 7

In this Issue
429-430
Correspondence

Biology teaching and habitat destruction, S.C. Lakhotia- Strategic Metals  -- K. Balaramamoorthy -  Omissions, Malti Goel
431-431
Scientific Correspondence

Water-protein interactions -- V. Sitaraman
432-432
Fullerenes from flames -- T. Pradeep and C.N.R. Rao
432-432
Non-reflective surface for insect eye -- Sudip Dey
433-433
Solar plasma physics -- Vinod Krishnan
433-435
News

End-of-season analysis bears out monsoon forecast -- S.M. Kulshrestha
436-437
Research Articles

Bacterial enterotoxins:a structural view -- P. Balaram
437-439
Faceted two-dimentinal crystals -- K.a. Suresh
439-440
Gene wars -- R. Uma Shaankar and K.N. Ganeshaiah
440-441
General Articles

Fractals in atomic and molecular collisions -- N. Sathyamurthy
442-446
The onset of the southwest monsoon in 1990 -- R Ananthakrishnan and M.K. Soman
447-453
Riview Articles

Protein transport into the nucleus -- Veena K. Parnaik
454-460
Factors in host-parasite interactions and immunological unresponsiveness in leishmaniasis -- Ishaya Haruna Nock and Jayashri Devi Sharma
460-466
Opioid antagonism in haemorrhagic shock -- R. Reghunandanan, V. Reghunandanan and R.K. Marya
467-471
Research Communications

Compressional wave velocity-density relationships for the metamorphic rocks of South Indian granulite terrain -- C. Ramachandran
471-473
Hydrothermal phase relations in molybdenum oxide-water systems --B.Basavalingu and J.A.K. Tareen
473-475
A study of Palamau vermiculite with special reference to its metal-adsorption properties -- G. Chattopadhyay, N.C. Das, D.K. sengupta and M. Bandyopadhyay
475-477
Savannization of dry tropical forest increases carbon flux relative to storage -- J.S. Singh, Lalji Singh and C.B. Pandey
477-480
Effect of indole- 3-acetic acid and kinetin on non-eyclic electron  transport in intact leaf discs and isolated chloroplasts of cephalandra indica L. -- Debasish Sanyal and S.Mukherji
480-481
Introduction of rye genes into bread wheat by chromosome manipulations -- B.C. Joshi, S.M.S. Tomar, S.K. Nayar , K. Batra and M. Prashar
481-483
5-Methylcytosine residues in DNA decrease during ageing -- Deepti D. Deobagkar and Sohan P. Modak
483-485
Book Reviews

Annual Review of genetics 1990, reviewed by T. Ramakrishnan
486-486
Annual Review of Biochemistry 1990, reviewed by V. Nagaraja
486-487
Pest management in Tea, reviewed by T.N. Ananthakrishnan
487-488
Elementary Geology, reviewed by R. Vaidyanadhan
488-488
Correction

A novel approach to design of cis-acting DNA structural elements for regulation of gene expression in vivo -- Partha S Sarkar, Rajesh bagga, P. Balagurumoorthy and Samir K. Brahmachari
488-488
October 1991. 8

 In this Issue
493-494
Scientific Correspondence

Dietary risk factor -- S. Kumar and L.P Dutta
495-495
Siwalik Stone age culture -- B.C. Verma
496-496
News

Nobel prizes 1991:  

A matter of phenomenology -- N.V. Madhusudana
497-498
Transforming NMR spectroscopy: adding new dimensions -- Anil Kumar
498-502
Membrane ion channels singled out -- M.K. Mathew
502-503
Seismology vulnerable region hit again -- V.P. Kamble
503-505
Research News

RNA editing:guide to the prebiotic world? -- Vidhya Gopalakrishnan
506-507
A chemists ball: molecular and solid  states of fullerenes -- Ratan lal
508-510
General Article

Electrochemical Sensors -- C.K.Mathews
511-519
Review Articles

Applications of reverse saturable absorbers in laser science -- K.P.J. Reddy
520-526
New perspectives in blood platelet aggregation -- M. Jamaluddin
526-533
Research Articles

Proton-induced X-ray emission analysis of gold grains from laterites:evidence for the formation of extreme fineness gold by natural chemical processes during weathering -- M. Santosh, P.K. Omana, Mathew K. Raju  Philip, S. Miono, H.Ono and M Yoshida
534-536
Research Communications

Stable isotopic evidence for the origin of groundwater in Lakshadweep islands -- R. Ramesh and R.A. Naji
537-539
Use of the sphalerite geobarometer for estimation of pressure of formation of metamorphosed sulphide deposits -- Himanshu K. Sachan
539-540
Environmental control of selfing in Phytophthora palmivora: an aid to genetic analyses -- Navin K. Sharma
540-543
Laboratory rearing of Kerris lacca (Kerr))Homopters:Coccoidea:Tachardiidae) on the fruits of pumpkin, Cucurbita moschata -- K. Krishna Sharma
544-545
Construction of a gene bank of Cicer-Rhizobium -- S.P.S. Khanuja
545-548
The role and present status of biotechnology in India:A Commentary -- Pushpa m Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti
549-552
November 1991  9 & 10

In this Issue
557-558
Editorial
559-559
Speech delivered by Birbal Sahni at the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the Institute of Palaeobotany, 3 April 1949
560-561
Speech delivered by Jawaharlal Nehru at the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the Institute of palaeobotany, 3 April 1949
562-563
Birbal Sahni - the man and his message -- C.V. Subramanian
564-569
Reminiscences -- Ashok Sahni, shakti gupta, A.R. Rao, T.S. sadasivan, S.C. Agarwala. R.N. Lakhanpal, D.D. Pant, B.M. Johri, K.S. Bhargava and S.d. saksena
570-581
Birbal Sahni Insititute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow - the vision that came true -- B.S. Venkatachala
582-585
Palaeobotany in India - The post-Sahni era in retrospect -- B.S. Venkatachala
586-593
Revolutions in the plant world - Presidential address by Birbal Sahni at the annual meeting of the national Academy of Sciences, 1938 [Reprinted from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India]
594-600
The Deccan Traps: an episode of the Teritiary era- General Presidential address by Birbal Sahni, 27th Indian Science Congress, 1940
601-608
On a Palaeozole tree-fern Grammatopteris baidaufi (Beck.),Hirmer, a link between the Zygopteridae and Osmundaceae -Birbal Sahni [Reproduced from Annals of Botany, 1932]
for colour pages
609-626
The importance of anatomy and whole plant reconstruction in palaeobotany -- D.L. Dilcher
627-629
Mesozole gymnosperms and period classifications -- Normal  F.Hughes
630-633
A plea for the creation of a separate division for the study of extant plants at the Birbal Sahni Institute of palaeobotany -- V.Puri
634-635
Development of cosmogenic nuclear methods for the study of soil erosion and formation rates --  D.Lal, E.Barg and M.Pavich
636-640
An excursion into the past - 'the Deccan volcanic episode' -- B.P. Radhakrishna
641-647
Early Permian Palaeogeography of the Perigondwana in the Indian segment -- Hari M. Kapoor and Hari K. Maheshwari
648-653
The Deccan traps -- Ashok Sahni
654-656
An enigmatic plant from the  lower Cretaceous Oguchi Formation, Tetori super group, Inner Zone of Japan -- Tatsuaki Kimura
657-658
Anatomy and ecology of the tree fern Hemitelia brunoniana (Wall,) clarks, with remarks on the phylogeny of Cyatheaceae-- P.N. Mehra
659-663
Quarternary tectonic history of northwest Himalaya -- K.S.Valdiya
664-668
A major change at ca.3500 years BP in the vegetation of the western ghats in North Kanara, Karnataka -- C.Caratini, M. Fontugne, J.P. Pascal, C.Tissot and I.Bentaleb
669-672
Palynological studies and 14C dating of a gravity core from the sea and west of Narcondam Island in the andaman Sea -- B.S. Venkatachala, G.Rajagopalan, R.K. Kar and A. Rajanikanth
673-675
Ultrastructural studies in fossil plant cuticle -- Sergio Archagnelsky
676-677
Giant Ubish bodies and other 'throwaway sporopollenin' as source of Information -- Alfred Traverse
678-681
Gondwana Palaeozoic and Mesozoic palynology in India -- R.S. Tiwari
682-686
Biopetrology: its implication and application-- B.K.Misra and Anand Prakash
687-691
Tertiary palynology in India - a perspective -- H.P. Singh
692-696
Fossil phytoplankton: importance in palaeocceanography -- K.P. Jain
697-700
December 1991. 11

In this Issue
705-706
Correspondence

Holism in wholesome -- V.Balakrishnan
707-707
Why 'classical' isn't classy -- S.C. Lakhotia
708-708
News

Megabar march -- A Jayaram
709-711
Push for non-accelerator particle physics -- R. Cowsik
711-711
Commentary

Should mars be made habitable? -- D. Balasubramanian
712-714
Special Section-Bernard Peters

Reaching for the sky -- M.G.K.Menon
715-716
The decade of my association with research in India -- Bernard Peters
717-718
Simulating discussions-- B.V. Sreekantan
718-719
Enduring influence --R.R. Daniel
719-719
New ideas -- Gaurang B. Yodh
720-722
The discovery of cosmogenic 10Be in India -- D.Lal
722-724
Early years of high-energy physics -- Sukumar Biswas
724-727
The discovery of cosmogenic 1Be and 10Be -- James R.arnold
727-729
Recollection of an experiment on the charge composition of cosmic rays -- Bruce Dayton
729-735
Bernard Peters and the composition of the cosmic radiation --C. Jake Waddington
736-739
Heaven and earth one substance:Bernard Peters and the heavy primaries -- Philip Morrison
740-744
The present scops of the field of terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides -- D. Lal
744-751
Emanation of radon from rock minerals -- Rama
751-755
Optical and infrared excess of radiation from Be stars --K.M.V. Apparao
756-759
Search for dark-matter particles -- R.Cowsik
759-776
Book Review

Reaction dynamics Recent Advances, reviewed by Balu Venkataraman
777-778
Erratum

5-Methylcytosine residues in DNA decrease during ageing -- Deepti D. Deobagkar and Soban P. Modak
778-778
Correction

Quarternary tectonic history of northwest Himalaya -- K.S. Valdiya
778-778
December 1991. 12

In This Issue
785-786
Faraday Bicentenary

Tribute to Michael Faraday --C.N.R. Rao
787-789
Faraday and his fields --N. Kumar
790-791
Correspondence

Letters to, from, and about Ramanujan --Bruce C Berndt and Robert a Rankin
792-793
The whys and whereforces of our sciences -- Y.P. Joshi
793-793
Scientific Correspondence

Tissue-cultured sandalwood -- G. Lakshmi Sita
794-794
More gene wars -- Raghavendra Gadagkar , Uma Shaankar and K.N. Ganeshaiah
795-795
News

Lasker awards honour fruit fly researchers -- K. VijayRaghavan
796-798
Novel heat shield design wins NRDC award --
798-798
World's first peer-reviewed online journal -- Subbaiah Arunachalam
798-799
Online bibliography on fullerenes -- Subbaiah Arunachalam
799-799
Research News

Ultrasound images vessel wall from within -- K. Ravi Mandalam
799-800
Commentary

The Uttarkashi earthquake of 20 October: implications and lessons --K.S. Valdiya
801-803
S&T in the red: Suviet mismanagement, the Indian refrain -- C.K. Mathews
804-805
Escape from reason_antiscience trends in the USSR -- sergel Kapitza
806-812
General Articles

Looking in finite-element analysis-from superstition in science -- G.Prathap
813-819
Computer aids in produ tion engineering --N.Chandrasekaran
819-826
Review Article

Quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics of anyons -- Avinash Khare
826-831
Research Communications

Transfer functions related to zeroth order modified Bessel equation -- G.C. Purohit and B.D. Indu
831-833
Non-edistence of Maxwell fields in bianchi type-V model in bimetric relativity -- S.D. Deo and T.M. Karade
833-834
Preparation and characterisation of buckministerfullerene and measurement of its heat of sublimation -- C.K. Mathews, P.R. Vasudeva Rao, T.G. Srinivasan, V. Ganesan, N. Sivaraman, T.S. Lakshmi Narasimhan, I. Kaliappan, K. chandran and D. Dhamodaran
834-838
Partitioning of assimilated CO2 in  Pisum Sativum plants inoculated with Hup+ pr Hup- Rhizobium leguminosarum -- Nisha Garg, Inder S. sheoran adn Himmat S. Nainawatee
838-840
Bioavailability of soil-bound residues of DDT and HCH to earthworms -- Anita Verma and M.K.K. Pillai
840-843
Book Review

The man who knew Infinity: A life of the genious Ramanujan, reviewed by Richard Askey
844-847
Errata

Optical and infrared excess in radiation from Be stars -- K.M.V. apparao
847-847
The present scope of the field of terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides -- D. Lal
847-847
Emanation of radon from rock minerals -- Rama
847-847
Personal News

Sehgal wins Kalinga prize-US environment awards to Indian scientist-US automotive medicine award to IIT don
848-848