SCIENCE REPORTER


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ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 44

NUMBER 1

JANUARY  2006



CONTENTS


COVER STORY

 

Cell Shocked!

N. TIWARI, K.  SHUKLA, C. S. OJHA, A. B. PANT &

V. P. SHARMA

               

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

Scintillating Bird Songs

VINAYA KUMAR SETHI & DINESH BHATT

19

Eating for a Superlative Performance!

J. L. AGGARWAL

 

23

Parenting The Child

SHANTHI SANKARALINGAM

 

28

History and Mystery of the Leyden Jar

SUJIT KUMAR NAHA

 

39

FICTION

The Conspiracy

RAVI SHARMA

 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE 

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

HEALTH: The Wondrous Lasik

33

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

MEDICAL INNOVATIONS: Stethoscope

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Should media play an active role in eradicating superstitions?

47

CROSSWORD   

52

EXTINCT ANIMALS: Good Bye Forever

 

53

DID YOU KNOW: Ants in your P(l)ants

           

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44, January 2007, pp 9-15

 

Cell Shocked!

N. TIWARI, K.  SHUKLA, C. S. OJHA, A. B. PANT & V. P. SHARMA

The mobile phone is today much more than a mere communication gadget. But, if you are not careful, it could damage your health in more than ways than one and the environment too.

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44, January 2007, pp 19-22

 

Scintillating Bird Songs

VINAYA KUMAR SETHI & DINESH BHATT

There is a mind boggling variety of bird songs and each has a different function to perform.

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44, January 2007, pp 23-26

 

Eating for a Superlative Performance!

J. L. AGGARWAL

Optimal nutrition is essential for peak performance.

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44, January 2007, pp 28-30

Parenting The Child

SHANTHI SANKARALINGAM

Bringing up children requires serious effort and understanding on the part of the parents.

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44, January 2007, pp 39-42

 

History and Mystery of the Leyden Jar

SUJIT KUMAR NAHA

Leyden jars have been around for over 250 years.  It is still used in classroom demonstrations.