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    Currsci-vol 62
 
 
January 25 - 1992
 

A Dedicated Organization for Earthquake studies -- B.P.Radhakrishna and S.Ramaseshan

6-7

Seismology in India - An overview upto 1970 -- A.N. Tandon

 

8-16

Seismic zoning maps of India -- Jai Krishna

 

17-23

Macroseismic studies of recent earthquakes in north-east Himalaya--A review -- P.L.Narula and S.K. Shome

 

24-33

Seismic instrumentation in India -- H.N.Srivastava

 

34-39

Sesmotectonics of Himalaya -- Umesh Chandra

 

40-71

On earthquake focal mechanism studies for the Burmese arc -- Manoj Mukhopadhyay

 

72-85

State of stress in the Indian subcontinent--A review -- K. Rajendra, P. Talwani and H.K. Gupta

 

86-93

Crustal and upper mantle velocity structure of India from surface wave dispersion -- S.N.Bhattacharya

 

94-100

Seismotectonics inferred from earthquake sequences in India during 1980's -- B.K.Rastogi

101-108

Seismic hazard in India region -- K.N.Khattri
 

109-116

Deep seismic sounding studies in India and major discoveries -- K.L.Kaila and V.G.Krishna

117-154

Recent results on the structure of Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean from wave dispersion studies -- D.D.Singh

155-162

Body wave travel time studies and inferences -- V.G. Krishna, K.L.Kaila and P.R.Reddy

163-176

Results of a seismic network in north-east India region -- M.V.D. Sitaram and M.M. Saikia

177-182

Reservoir-induced earthquakes -- H.K. Gupta

183-198

Development and deployment of radio telemetered seismic network at Bhatsa --B V.G. Kolvankar, V.N. Nadre, S.K. Arora and D.S. Rao

199-212

Sesmic tomography of the south Indian shield -- S.S. Rai, D.S.Ramesh, D. Srinagesh, K. Suryaprakasam, G. Mohan, P.V.S.S. Rajagopala sarma and Y. Satyanarayana

213-226

Free oscillation of the Earth --Sarva Jit Singh

227-232

Strong motion arrays in India and analysis of data from Shillong array -- A.R. Chandrasekaran and J.D. Das

233-250

Possible effects of a major earthquake in Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh -- A.S. Arya

251-256

Earthquake prediction related studies in India -- H.K. Gupta

257-263
FEBRUARY 10 - 1992
 
In this issue 269-270
CORRESPONDENCE  

Oops,but is your journal showing? -- P.N. Shankar

271-271
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  

Coleus viroid in India -- P. Ramachandran, D. Kumar, A. Varma, P.K. Pandey and R.P. Singh

271-272

Remote sensing -- P.K.Verma and Ashok Kumar Joshi

272-273
RESEARCH NEWS  

Duplicitous duplications: Is SD selfish DNA or a treacherous neomorph? -- D.P.Kasbekar

273-274
GENERAL ARTICLES  

Biotechnological approaches in aquaculture --Prabhakara V.Choudary

275-282

Biotechnology in sericulture -- K.P.Gopinathan

283-287
REVIEW ARTICLE  

Altered expression of Keratin in epithelioid tumours --Alpana gupta, T.Malati and P.D.Gupta

288-293
RESEARCH ARTICLES  

Parallelization of molecular electronic-structure calculation -- Archana D.Bhusari, Vivek V.Bhate and Sourav Pal

293-297

Fast solid-state reaction between bifluorides and vanadates at ambient temperature -- B.N. Wani, S.J. Patwe and U.R.K.Rao

297-302
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  

Crystal structure of the mesogenic compound trans-4-propylcyclohexyl-4-(trans-4-propylcyclohexyl)benzonate -- C.I.Venkataramana Shastry, A.M. Babu, M.A. Sridhar, S.B. Bellad, A.Indira and J.Sashidhara Prasad

302-305
Thermal behaviour of rare-earth mixed single crystal of neodymium copper oxalate -- Jayakumari Isac and M.A.Ittyachan   305-306

14% -Efficiency gallium arsenide photoelectrochemical solar cells -- S.T. Ali and D.N.Bose

306-307

Highly saline inclusions in Chamundi granite,South India -- C.Srikantappa, K.N. Prakash Narasimha and H.T. Basavarajappa

307-309

Fluctuating sea levels off Bombay(India) between 14,500 and 10,000 years before present -- Rajiv Nigam, N.H. Hashimi, T. Menezes and A.B. wagh

309-311

'Foraminiferal linings' from Late Cretaceous-Palaeocene sediments of OhafiaOzu Abam area,Nigeria -- K.P.N. Kumaran and C. Rajasekhar

311-313

A comparative study of mitotic delay and inhibition of transcription in cells exposed to UV and heat shock: the possible use of mitotic delay duration as a parameter for assaying extent of damage and recovery -- P.R. Manish Kumar and Vimala R.Nair (nee Devi)

314-316
BOOK REVIEWS  

Success and Dominance in Ecosystems:The Case of Social Insects, -- Raghavendra Gadagkar

317-318
PERSONAL NEWS  
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awardees, 1990 & 1991 319-320
FEBRUARY 25 - 1992
 
In this Issue 325-325
NEWS  

The Bhopal tragedy :Mechanism of the transport of MIC to various organs -- S.Ramaseshan

327-327
RESEARCH NEWS  

Liquid crystals for visual differentiation of enantiomers -- B.Shivkumar

327-328
GENERAL ARTICLES  

The Indian lithosphere and asthenosphere -- Avadh Ram

329-333

Contributions of R.A.Fisher to genetics -- Partha P.Majumdar

334-340
REVIEW ARTICLES  

Voltage-gated sodium and potassium channels -- Mani Ramaswami

341-354

The possible role of fatty acylation in proteins -- M.Joseph and R.Nagaraj

355-359
RESEARCH ARTICLES  

Frequency distribution of seed number per fruit in plants: A consequence of self organizing process? -- K.N.Ganeshaiah and Uma Shaanker

359-365
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS  

Excited singlet-state prototropism of 9-phenanthrol -- M. Swaminathan

365-368

Carbonatites from Rajastan indicate mantle carbon- and oxygen-isotope composition -- A.Sarkar and S.K.Bhattacharya

368-370

Microfossils from the black chert of Bhagwanpura Limestone(Middle Proterozonic), Vindhyan Supergroup, Chittorgarh area, Rajasthan, West India -- S.Kumar and Purnima Srivastava

371-372

A spontaneous genetic mosaic in Drosophila ananassae -- B.N.Singh and Sujata Mohanty

372-374

Prolactin inhibiting factor has structural motif common to developmantal-gene regulators -- H.M.Gupta and D.M. Salunke

374-376
Publications received 376-377
ACADEMY NEWS  
Indian Academy of Science elects new fellows 378-384
MARCH 10 - 1992
 
In this Issue 389-389
RESEARCH NEWS  
Birth of a supernova remnant observed 391-391
COMMENTARY  

Prevention and control of goitre (on iodised oil injection) -- C.Gopalan

392-392
GENERAL ARTICLE  

The paradox of large samples -- S. Kunte and A.P.Gore

393-395
S&T IN INDIA  

In pursuit of new drugs -- Central Drug Research Institue -- B.N.Dhawan and Zaka Imam

396-399
REVIEW ARTICLE  

What makes Cadida albicans pathogenic? -- Asis Datta

400-404
RESEARCH ARTICLE  

Magnetic dynamics in La2CuO4 -- Avinash Singh

404-409

K/T boundary species with Early Eocene nannofossils discovered from Subathu Formation, Shimla Himalaya,India -- Syed A.Jafar and Om P.Singh

409-413

Modelling of paint-film curing by fractals -- D.Mukesh and K.Srinivasan

414-419

Unusual growth of smectic A liquid crystals R.Pratibha and N.V.Madhusudana

419-423
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  

Preparation of polypyrrole thin films by RF plasma polymerization -- Lizy Cherian and P.Radhakrishnan

423-424

Petrography and geochemistry of the Miocene Limestone of Saurashtra, Gujarath, West India -- Arun Kumar, Pratul K.Saraswati and S.V.Navada

424-426

Probable fossils from Alwar Quartzite,Aravalli Range.North India -- Prabha Kalia, Rajeev J.Bhagwat, amit Banerjee, Prabhas K.Pande and Vandana Trivedu

427-430

Effect of barley starch in comparison and in combination with agar and agarose on anther culture of Hordeum vulgare L -- S. Tiwari and I.Rahimbaev

430-432

Changes in the follicular plasminogen activator during ovulation after steroidal treatments in rat -- C.K.Dhanju, S.K.Dhanoa and S.S..Guraya

432-435
PERSONAL NEWS  

A leading light,

An obituary of V.S.Huzurbazar  --  K.R. Parthasarathy

436-436
MARCH 25 - 1992
 
In this issue 441-441
RESEARCH NEWS  

Nucleic acids: the leading edge -- Kasinathan Ayyanathan

443-444
GENARAL ARTICLES  

Fingerprinting of South Indian bbronze idols -- Baldev Raj, C.Babu Rao and D.K.Bhattacharya

445-450

Cardiac surgery-- An offspring of experiment -- M.S.Valiathan

451-458
S&T IN INDIA  

DHRUVA--The versatile nuclear research reactor at Trombay -- S.K.Sharma

458-462
REVIEW ARTICLES  

Protein-tyrosine phosphatases as regulators of protein kinase activity -- Ghanshyam Swarup and V.Radha

462-469
REASEARCH ARTICLES  

An evaluation of global warming and its impact -- U.R.Rao and S.C.Chakravarthy

469-478
RESEARCH CMMUNICATION  

Late and terminal Cretaceous foraminiferal assemblages from Ukhrul, Melange zone, Manipur Ch.Prithiraj, P.K.Mishra and Ashok Sahni

478-481

Rapid generation of probe for a ss DNA plant virus directly from total DNA of infected tissue -- K.M.Srivastava, R.K.Raizadz, A.Srivastava, Govind Chandra and B.P.Singh

481-482

Cloning and use of low copy sequence genomic DNA for RFLP analysis of somaclones in mustard (Brassica juncea(L) Czren and Coss ) -- T.Mohapatra, R.P.sharma and V.L.Chopra

482-484

In vitro plant regeneration from phylloid flowers of niger (Guizoitia abyssinicacass)

M. SUJATHA

484-486

Radioprotection by nitrous oxide: role of cellular water content

S.P. SINGH & P.C. KESAVAN

486-488
APRIL 10 - 1992
 
In this issue 493-493
COMMENTARY  

Doctor's Dilemma-- a pstscript

M.S. VALIATHAN

495-497
GENERAL ARTICLES  

Stereolithography: Making 3D plastic objects the light way

G.SUDHESH KUMAR

498-502

Homogeneous catalysts for asymmetric synthesis

SUMIT BHADURI & HANIF KHWAJA

503-506

Automation in plant tissue cluture:problems and prospects

NAVIN K.SHARMA

507-512
REVIEW ARTICLES  

Endothelin-- a novel regulatory peptide

K. SHIVKUMAR & C.C. KARTHA

513-518
RESEARCH ARTICLES  

Analysis of landslide sites:Kilbury Road,Kumaun Himalaya,India

MARTIN J.HAUGH,J.S. RAWAT,S.K. BARTARYA & M.S. RAWAT

518-522
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  

Estimation of excited state dipole moment of substituted coumarins

R.GIRI & M.M. BAJAJ

522-525

Monsoon effect on isotopic composition of atmospheric carbon dioxide

S.K. BHATTACHARYA & R.A.JANI

525-528

Precambriane-Cambrian boundary in the Tal Formation of Garhwal Lesser Himalaya: Rb-Sr age evidence from black shales underlying phosphorites

KEWAL K.SHARMA,D. RAMESHWAR RAO,R.J. AZMI,K. GOPALAN & G.V.C. PANTULU

528-530

Geodymamic significance of algal oncolites reported from Dras and Lamayuru area of the Indus--Tasangpo collision zone of Ladakh Himalaya,India

A.K. SINHA & R.UPADHYAY

530-532

Plantlet production from shoot tip cultures of red sandalwood ( Pterocarpus santalinus L.)

G. LAKSHMI SITA,K.S. SREENATHA & S. SUJATA

532-535

Vincristine can cause gaint cell formation in rat testis

ABRAHAM STANLEY & M.A. AKBARSHA

535-537

A new method to generate different CO2 concentrations for developing a CO2 -response curve

M.S.SHESHSHAYEE,K.S. SHIVSHANKAR,G.S. RAMASWAMY, R. DEVENDRA, A.G.SHANKAR,T.G.PRASAD & M.UDAYAKUMAR

538-540
APRIL 25 - 1992
 
In this issue 545-545
CORRESPONDENCE  

Vigyan kshetras

P.R. PISHAROTY

547-547
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  

'Extinct' orchid rediscovered

YOGENDRA KUMAR

547-548
RESEARCH NEWS  

Pradoxical networks

G.S. RANGANATH

549-550
COMMENTARY  

Development of space technology:Indian experiance and future prospects

Y.S. RAJAN

551-554
GENERAL ARTICLE  

Coated pits,endosome CURLing and intracellular receptor--ligand trafficking

RAMESH HEGDE

555-564
REVIEW ARTICLES  

Diabetes and avian resistance

BANDANA GUHA & ASOK GHOSH

564-568
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  

Speed-up factors for simulation of neural networks on a parallel computer

G. ATHITHAN

568-571

Paleomagnetism of calc-granulites from Sadananthapuram in the mangenese ore belt of Vizianagaram District of Andhra pradesh

A. LAKSHMIPATHI RAJU & U. KEDARESWARUDU

571-573

Discovery of Proterozonic boninite from Jagannathpur volcanic suite,Singhbhum craton,Estern India

SHABBER H.ALVI & M. RAZA

573-575
Sulphar enrichment in a sediment core from the central western continental margin of India--P.S.Rao and Ch. M. Rao 575-577
Subrecent remains of great one-horned rhinoceros from southern West Bengal, India--M.Ghosh, U.Saha, S.Roy and B.Talukder 577-580
Influence of nitrogen status and mitation on the fatty acid profile of Rhodotorula gracilis-- G.Venkateswaran, K.Shahi and Richard Joseph 580-583
Antifertility and abortifacient activities of vicolides B and D -- Muzaffer Alam, T.Susan, S.Joy and A.B. Kundu 583-586
Silanization of DNA bound basked glass permits enhanced polymerization by DNA polymerase-- Radhashree Maitra and Ashoke Ranjan Thakur 586-588
Triplex formation between d-CGCTCT and the self-complentary oligonucleotide d-CAATCTCGCGACATTG-spectroscopic investigations --Anup Madan and R.V.Hosur 588-592
MAY 10 - 1992
 
In this issue 597-597
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  
The larger problem of large samples --V.Sitaramam 599-599
RESEARCH NEWS  
Eye of newt and tail (or limb? ) of frog --K.VijayRaghavan 599-600
COMMENTARY  
Science and sceintific attitude --S.Chandrasekhar 601-603
RESEARCH ARTICLES  
Should the cross-phenomenological coefficients be vectorial? --V.S.Vaidhyanathan and V.Sitaram 604-608
Long term monitering of vegetation in a tropical deciduous forest in Mudumalai,southern India-- R.Sukumar, H.S.Dattaraja, H.S.Suresh,J. Radhakrishnan,R.Vasudeva, S.Nirmala and N.V.Joshi 608-616
RESEARCH ARTICLE  
TeV and PeV radiations from the Crab --M.V.S. Rao and B.V. Sreekantan 617-631
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  
Variations in the solar activity dependance of electron content with latitude -- P.K.Bhuyan 631-634
A new occurence of albitite dyke near Arath,Nagaur District, Rajasthan --Fareeduddin and Utpal Bose 635-636
PERSONAL NEWS  

Air craft industry pioneer -- ,An obituary of Vishnu Madhav Ghatge by Raj Mahindra

637-638
ABSTRACTS  
Abstract of medal lectures delivered at the Third Annual General Meeting of the Materials Research Society of India ,February 1992 638-645
BOOK REVIEWS  
Indian Geosphere Biosphere, reviewed by R.R. Daniel 646-646
Energy for a Sustainable World, reviewed by J.Srinivasan 646-647
Annual Review of Biochemistry, reviewed by M.K. Mathew 647-648
MAY 25 - 1992
 
In this issue 653-654
RESEARCH NEWS  
Recent COBE results and their cosmological implications -- T.Padmanabhan 655-657
COMMENTARY  
Can we do something about our mathematics education --V.S.Sundar 658-659
OPINION  
Crop improvement research in India -- role of public institution in emerging scenarios -- Suresh K. Sinha 660-661
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Thermal degradation of polyacrylonitrile fibres -- R.B.Mathur, O.P.Bahl and P.Sivaram 662-669
REVIEW ARTICLES  
Models for organic ferromagnetism -- T.P.Radhakrishnan 669-678
Diabetes II and amylin:a modern perspective -- J.S.P.Sarma and Y.Rajeswara Rao 679-683
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  
Study on alteration in electrical double-layer structure in yeast cells by dielectrophoresis -- G.Gopala Krishna, K. Rajani Kumari and Adeel Ahmad 684-686
Chemical analysis of lead coins of the Ikshwaku period (3rd and 4th century AD ) -- M.Singh 686-690
Consequences of nectar robbing in the pollination ecology of Vitex negundo ( Verbenaceae) -- T.Byragi Reddy, K.Rangaiah, E.U.B.Reddi and C.Subba Reddi 690-691
Micronucleus induction in a mammalian cell linesubjected to X-radiation and hyperthermia as studied by cytokinesis block method -- P.Uma Devi and C.Streffer 691-693
Photoinduced DNA strand scission by 1,8-naphthalimide-derived intercalators -- Jyothi Mehrotra, K.Misra and Rakesh K.Mishra 693-695
ACADEMY NEWS  
INSA elects new fellows,1992 696-699
INSA medal for young scientists,1991 699-700
PERSONAL NEWS  
Nucleus of Chemical Activity An obituary of Jagdish Shankar by J.P.Mittal 700-701
BOOK REVIEWS  
Biological Radiation Effects , reviewed by P. Uma Devi 701-702
Biotechnology of Agriculture--Reaching the Unreached, A Dialogue, reviewed by -- S.S.Kalbag 702-703
The Human Brain,reviewed by B.Ramamurthy 703-703
Culturing Nerve Cells, reviewed by P.S.Ghaswala 703-704
JUNE 10 - 1992
 
In this issue 709-709
CORRESPONDENCE  
Affinities -- S.D.Bonde, B.S.Venkatachala and C.V.Subramanian 711-711
Of maize and models -- M.G.Watve,T.Veena and N.Sigamani 711-712
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE  
Sesmisicity and the Tehri Dam -- Hari Narain 712-713
NEWS  
Meeting discusses use of animals in research -- Mahtab S.Bamji 713-714
Workshop on statistical physics-- Debashish Chowdhury and Sushanta Dattagupta 714-715
OPINION  
Increased microbial immobilization of nutrients will adversely affect afforestation in dry tropics during future climatic change-- Sovan Roy 715-716
S&T IN INDIA  
Multidisciplinary research in toxicology for development without destruction at Industrial Toxicology Research Centre,Lucknow-- P.K.Ray, P.N.Viswanathan and Farhat N.Jaffery 717-720
GENERAL ARTICLE  
Tasks in materials engineering-- P.Rama Rao 721-731
RESEARCH ARTICLES  
Northward movement of the 30-50 day mode in an axisymmetric global spectral model-- R.Krishnan, S.V.Kasture and R.N.Keshavamurthy 732-735
Growth-ring analysis of Indian tropical trees: Dendroclimatic potential-- A.Bhattacharya, R.R.Yadav, H.P.Borgaonkar and G.B.Pant 736-741
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION Archaean greenstone belts of the eastern Baltic and the southern Indian shields--a comparative study-- R.Srinivasan, K.Naha, Y.J.Bhaskar Rao, K.Gopalan, A.B.Vrevsky, S.I.Rayabakov and A.I.Golubev 741-744
Microstructure of HPZ-Si3N4 fibre-- V.S.R.Murthy and M.H.Lewis 744-746
Structure of sola wood:the trditional Indian art material-- M.N.B.Nair and H.Y.Mohan Ram 746-751
Is pH(i) a factor for dormancy in freshwater fairy shrimps? -- N.Munuswamy, A.K.Abdul Nazar and H.J.Dumont 751-752
PERSONAL NEWS Human qualities, an obituary of J.Jayaraman by R.Jayaraman 753-753
BOOK REVIEWS  
Liquid Crystals: Application and Uses,reviewed by Gordon D.Love 754-755
The Many Ohases of Matter, reviewed by Partha Ghose and Dipankar Home 755-755
A Course of Experiments with He-Ne Laser, reviewed by A.K.Sood 755-756
Indian Gondwana (Sahni volume ), reviewed by D.Chandra 756-756
A Textbook on Biotechnology, reviewed by S.Anath Kumar 756-756
JUNE 25 - 1992
 
In this issue 761-762
Editor's note 762-762
CORRESPONDENCE  
Reason and irrationality-- Dhirendra Sharma 763-764
NEWS  
Is organic chemistry undergoing a metamorphosis? --S.Ramakrishnan 764-766
Biotechnology in insect control-- T.N.Ananthakrishnan 766-768
S&T IN INDIA  
Profile of a pioneering scientific research institute of India-Indian Association for the Cultivation of science-- U.R.Ghatak 769-774
Regional Resarch Laboratory,Thiruvanthapuram-- A.D.Damodaran 774-777
GENERAL ARTICLES  
Research and development expenditure--data collection andrelevant issues-- A.R.Rajeswari 778-782
Cost Reduction through value engineering-- C.G.Krishnadas Nair 782-791
REVIEW ARTICLES  
Protection by caffeine aganist oxic radiation damage and chemical carcinogens:Mechanistic considerations-- P.C.Keasavan 791-797
RESEARCH COMMUNICATION  
Moleecular electrostatics of [V10SO28]6- cluster: a grphics visualization study using PARAM-- Shridhar R.Gadre, Sangeeta V.Bapat, A.Taspa and Rajendra N.Shirsat 798-801
Uranium isotopes and radium in the Bhagirathi-Alaknanda river system:Evidence for high uranium mobilization in the Himalaya--M.M.Sarin, S.Krishnaswami, K.K.Sharma and J.R.Trivedi 801-805
PERSONAL NEWS  
Peter Mitchell--a remembrance-- V.Sitaraman 806-806
Pioneer of the institutional history of Indian S&T,an obituary of Baldev Singh by V.Siddhartha 807-807
BOOK REVIEWs  
Gold :The Indian Scene,reviewed by M.Santosh 808-808
Errata  
Frequency distribution of seed number per fruit in plants: A consequence of self-organizing process? --K.N.Ganeshaiah and R.Uma Shaanker(Curr.Sci. 1992,62,359) 805-805
Review of the book The Human Brain(Curr.Sci.1992,62,703) 805-805