SCIENCE REPORTER


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ISSN: 0036-8512

VOLUME 44                                                      NUMBER 4                  April 2007

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

 NANOTECHNOLOGY-SMALL SCIENCE, BIG DREAMS

NAROTTAM SAHOO

               

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

Nano Boost to Agriculture and Food Industry

R.C. Bhattacharya & R.S. Niranjan

19

BRIDGING INTERCONNECT GAPS

ASHISH KAPOOR & D.K. BHATTACHARYA

 

NANOTUBES: TOWARDS NANOSCALE DEVICES

C.K. SUNITH

29

Nanotechnology Targets Cancer

Jagdeep Singh

                       

33

Dawn Of A New Revolution

Punit Kumar

               

39

FICTION

Gateway to the Other World

ARIJIT DUTTA   

 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

BIOPROFILE:      Sweet Peppers

23

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

EXTINCT ANIMALS: Done to Death  

 

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT:  Should Animal Dissection be Necessary in Classroom Practical?

 

47

FUN QUIZ

50

 

CROSSWORD   

 

 

52

MEDICAL INNOVATIONS: CT Scan

53

DID YOU KNOW:  Rocks Rock!!!

           

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

 

  

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 April 2007, pp 9-15

 

NANOTECHNOLOGY—SMALL SCIENCE, BIG DREAMS

NAROTTAM SAHOO

Nanotechnology holds mind-boggling promises for the future

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 April 2007, pp 19-22

 

Nano Boost to Agriculture and Food Industry

R.C. Bhattacharya & R.S. Niranjan

Nanotechnology has the potential to revolutionize the

agriculture and food industry

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 April 2007, pp 29-30

 

NANOTUBES: TOWARDS NANOSCALE DEVICES

C.K. SUNITH

Nanotubes are powerful enough to outperform existing technologies

and give miraculous results in times to come.

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 April 2007, pp 33-35

 

Nanotechnology Targets Cancer

Jagdeep Singh

Nanotechnology is expected to unleash tiny devices

to combat the deadly cancer

 

Science Reporter

Vol.44 April 2007, pp 39-40

Dawn Of A New Revolution

Punit Kumar

Nanotechnology, micromachining and nanomachining will result in

nano-sized devices for commercial and industrial use