SCIENCE REPORTER

ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 44                                                      NUMBER 6                  JUNE 2007

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

The Challenge of Green Power

RATHINDRA NATH BISWAS

 

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

HIMALAYAN GLACIERS…GOING…!

SYED IQBAL HASNAIN

 

 

20

Tropospheric Ozone—Impacting Agriculture

G. Bajaj et al

 

27

GREEN ALGAE: FUTURE POWER PLANTS

Naveen Kumar et al

 

33

FICTION

Brain Transplant Works Both Ways

R. K. Murthi                     

 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

HEALTH: Exercise to Keep Away Osteoporosis

23

SHORT FEATURE: Green Labels                                                    

 

33

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

BIOPROFILE:        Climbing Canes                                                   

39

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

Extinct Animals: Tarpan Tragedy

 

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Should Animal Dissection Be Necessary In Classroom Practical?

 

47

 

 

FUN QUIZ

50

CROSSWORD   

52

MEDICAL INNOVATIONS: Dialysis      

53

DID YOU KNOW: C for Carbon

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

  

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 9-15

 

The Challenge of Green Power

RATHINDRA NATH BISWAS

The challenge before mankind is finding abundant energy

and reducing the degree of pollution

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May2007, pp 20-22

HIMALAYAN GLACIERS…GOING…!

SYED IQBAL HASNAIN

A major casualty of global warming could be the Himalayan glaciers

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 27-30

 

Tropospheric Ozone—Impacting Agriculture

G. Bajaj et al

Tropospheric ozone could have a debilitating effect on agriculture

needs to be studied in totality

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May2007, pp 33-34

GREEN ALGAE: FUTURE POWER PLANTS

Naveen Kumar et al

Genetically altered algae could be a source of environment-friendly

supply of energy