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SCIENCE REPORTER

 

ISSN: 0036-8512
VOLUME 40 

   NUMBER 7   

    JULY 2003

                                                                                          

 

CONTENTS                

 

COVER STORY

IdentityCrisis  

   9

Soumya Maitra

ARTICLES

Emotional Intelligence—Key to Success  

 22

Dinesh Mathur

The CAS Case  

  42

Mrityunjay Bose

Insects in the Service of Man  

52

P. K. Sumodan

COLUMNS

BIOPROFILES: A Date with Dates  

56

HEALTH: Beware of Additives  

 59

DEPARTMENTS

READERS WRITE  

   4

IN FOCUS  

 5

ENTERTAINMENT ARENA  

 16

 
SCIENCE NEWS  

  17

 
SPECTRUM  

  18

SCIPROJECT  

28

FACT FILE 
Star Watch: Constellation Libra  

31

Ingenious Inventions: Cool Comfort  

32

Herbal Healers: Pepper Properties  

   33

Safe Sanctuaries: Sundarbans National Park  

   34

BOOKSHELF  

35

CROSSWORD  

  38

SKY CORNER  

   36

PUZZLE CORNER  

   40

QUIZ TIME  

   47

DID YOU KNOW?  

   48

HOW?  

    50

WHY?  

  51

 


 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, July 2003, pp 9-15, 26

 

Identity Crisis     

Soumya maitra

 

A secure identity authentication system is what we need in a networked society. Biometrics may sound futuristic, but it is rapidly gaining widespread acceptance, for it employs an extensive array of identification and verification techniques.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, July 2003, pp 22-25

 

Emotional Intelligence—Key to Success

Dinesh Mathur

 

With a high IQ, you may perhaps get a good job, but to go up the ladder, you must also have a high EQ. The article discusses the concept of Emotional Intelligence that is finding increasing importance in judging a person’s overall capabilities.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, July 2003, pp 42-46

 

 

The CAS Case

Mrityunjay Bose

 

Conditional Access System (CAS) will soon be a reality thus enhancing transparency and quality programming and the millions of customers will be in a win-win situation. The article throws light on the technology and what it holds for different players.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, July 2003, pp 52-55, 62

   

                                           

Insects in the Service of Man

P. K. Sumodan

 

Insects are not just pests but also provide a bewilderingly large variety of service to man. The article details the multiple duties that the insects perform in the service of man.