SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 44                                                      NUMBER 9         SEPTEMBER 2007

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

 

MUSIC TO THE EARS!

SYED IBRAHIM RIZVI & KANTI BHOOSHAN PANDEY

 

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

NURTURE YOUR HEART

RICHA SAXENA

               

23

Cottonseed Oil:  A Major Edible Oil

S.K. Gupta & Abhishek GuptA

 

31

Flying in a Jet Plane!

S.A. Mohan Krishna

39

FICTION

Twice Upon a Time

Roopali Adlakha

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

BIOPROFILE: Flavour of South India              

20

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

Extinct Animals: Gentle Giants: Going, going, gone!

 

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Tests to Determine Gender of

                              the Unborn Child Serve a Social Purpose

 

47

 

 

FUN QUIZ

50

CROSSWORD   

52

MEDICAL INNOVATIONS: Wheelchair

 

53

DID YOU KNOW: Checkout Ceramics         

 

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

 

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 September 2007, pp 9-15

MUSIC TO THE EARS!

SYED IBRAHIM RIZVI & KANTI BHOOSHAN PANDEY

Musical sounds stimulate key areas in the brain making music a

pleasurable experience

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 September 2007, pp 23-27

 

NURTURE YOUR HEART

RICHA SAXENA

Take care of your heart if you want it to last longer

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 September 2007, pp 31-34

Cottonseed Oil:  A Major Edible Oil

S.K. Gupta & Abhishek GuptA

Cottonseeds are a high source of oil, fats and protein, but the presence of

gossypol makes it unfit for human consumption

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 September 2007, pp 39-42

Flying in a Jet Plane!

S.A. Mohan Krishna

Here’s how airplanes and rockets are propelled at such great speeds