SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 44

   NUMBER 5

  May 2007

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

 A Dinosaur in Your Backyard!

Syed O. Qureshi & ABHISHEK D.Garg

 

 

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

 Clothing Humans

T.V. VENKATESWARAN

 

 

20

Antimatter—The Ultimate Fuel

D.P. SINGH & SUKHMANI KAUR

 

 

27

Beauty of Colourful Feathers

Anil Kumar

 

39

FICTION

Resurrection

G.S. UNNI KRISHNAN NAIR

 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE

4

IN FOCUS           

5

SPECTRUM       

16

BIOPROFILE: Medicinal Lac

24

REFLECTIONS: Disbeliefs Galore                                                                 

 

33

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

Extinct Animals: Tasmanian Tigers: Scalped for a Price

 

43

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

 

47

 

 

FUN QUIZ

50

 

CROSSWORD   

 

52

MEDICAL INNOVATIONS: Disposable Diapers

 

53

DID YOU KNOW: Looking (at) Glass

 

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

 

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 9-15

 

A Dinosaur in Your Backyard!

Syed O. Qureshi & ABHISHEK D.Garg

Scientists are working on raising the prehistoric giants and several other

 extinct animals from their graves

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May2007, pp 20-23

Clothing Humans

T.V. VENKATESWARAN

Clothing is distinctly human. But how old is it?

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May2007, pp 27-30

Antimatter—The Ultimate Fuel

D.P. SINGH & SUKHMANI KAUR

Scientists the world over are trying their best bit to use

antimatter for transportation and medical applications

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 44 May 2007, pp 39-42

 

Beauty of Colourful Feathers

Anil Kumar

Feathers are also an important

 means of communication for birds