SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 45                                                      NUMBER 4                  APRIL 2008

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

 

Indian Leather Saga—Driven by the CLRI

SUBHENDU CHAKRABARTI & A. SUBBARAMA NAIDU

 

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

The Wondrous Nature

A. KRISHNA MURTHY

 

19

Sensing Features

R. JAISHANKER

 

39

SHORT FEATURES

Why neutrinos must have mass

 

33

FICTION

Was It True?

Archana Sarat    

 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

BIOPROFILE: The Story of Clove

23

BOOK REVIEW

30

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Nuclear Deal With US Will Be Beneficial For India             

47

 

 

FUN QUIZ

 

50

CROSSWORD   

52

STRANGE PLANTS: Dragon Arum

53

IN THE PICTURE: Weird Buildings

54

WHAT’S NEW

56

PUZZLE CORNER

60

SCIENCE PROJECT: Soap Bubbles

62

HUMOUR          

63

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 9-15

Indian Leather Saga—Driven by the CLRI

SUBHENDU CHAKRABARTI & A. SUBBARAMA NAIDU

Now into its Diamond Jubilee year, the Central Leather Research Institute

has played an important role in the modernisation of India’s leather industry

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 19-22

The Wondrous Nature

A. KRISHNA MURTHY

Nature abounds with incredulous wonders. It is an insatiable

curiosity for those who wish to delve deeper.

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 39-41

Sensing Features

R. JAISHANKER

The science of remote sensing has transformed itself to

contribute to the welfare of mankind.