SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 46                                                      NUMBER 12                      December 2009

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

Taking IT to the Villages

Challenges to Effective Delivery

YOGESH SUMAN & NISHY P.

 

8

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

 

Infamous Influenza

P. CHEENA CHAWLA

 

19

MILLENNIUM BLOOMS AT KEW

Kew Garden Turns 250

N.S. Arun Kumar                                                          

28

FOR YOUR LUSTROUS LOCKS

NAMRATA CHATURVEDI

46

FICTION

A NEW HOME

SIDDHANT SHEKHARIS

 

36

DEPARTMENTS

 

REACTIONS

6

EDITORIAL       

7

 

SHORT FEATURES:

·         Technologies for Rural Development

               in Central Himalayan Mountain

 

 

14

 

SPECTRUM       

16

POINT-COUNTERPOINT

 

24

NOBEL PRIZES 2009

38

BOOK REVIEW

44

PUZZLE CORNER

50

 

FLORAL RECORDS                                                                                         

53

BIOPROFILE

·         Caesar Weed

54

 

AMAZING ADAPTATIONS

56

 

FUN QUIZ

58

WHAT’S NEW    

60

CROSSWORD                    

62

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, December 2009, pp 8-13

Taking IT to the Villages

Challenges to Effective Delivery

YOGESH SUMAN & NISHY P.

IT can contribute immensely to development of India’s villages

 

Science Reporter
Vol.
46, December 2009, pp 19-23

Infamous Influenza

P. CHEENA CHAWLA

Seasonal influenza viruses continuously dodge the human

defence machinery making all available arsenals against them ineffective

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, December 2009, pp 28-33

MILLENNIUM BLOOMS AT KEW

Kew Garden Turns 250

                                                                    N.S. Arun Kumar                                                                      

A journey through the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew that turn

250 this year

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, December 2009, pp 46-48               

FOR YOUR LUSTROUS LOCKS

                                                                    NAMRATA CHATURVEDI                                                        

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