SCIENCE REPORTER

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VOLUME 43

NUMBER 2

FEBRUARY  2006

 

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

TONIC IN THE TEA CUP

RASHMI JHA & S. I. RIZVI

 

9

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

MEETING THE TEA CHALLENGE

SANJUKTA PARUI MONDAL & AMAL KUMAR MONDAL

 

13

LEOPARDS Vs HUMANS

BRIJ KISHOR GUPTA

 

20

FRAUDS IN THE REALM OF SCIENCE

VINEETA SINGHAL

 

26

REPTILES AT YOUR SERVICE!

T.S.N. MURTHY

 

39

FICTION

 

BETTER THAN THE REST
ANAND NARAYANAN
 

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE 

4

IN FOCUS          

5

SPECTRUM       

16

BIOPROFILE: Harsinghar—A Gift of Nature

24

HEALTH: Away With Winter Blues

33

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

KNOW YOUR BODY: Lungs       

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Genetic modification of humans is a great idea

47

FUN QUIZ: Solar System

50

CROSSWORD   

52

FASCINATING ANIMALS: Great Grey Owl

                               

53

DID YOU KNOW?: Roots

 

54

PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

 

 


Science Reporter

Vol. 43, February 2006, pp 9-12, 29-30

 

TONIC IN THE TEA CUP

RASHMI JHA & S. I. RIZVI

Tea boasts of several health benefits as well.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 43, February 2006, pp 13-15

 

MEETING THE TEA CHALLENGE

SANJUKTA PARUI MONDAL & AMAL KUMAR MONDAL

Tissue and organ culture can help meet the ever-increasing demand of tea

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 43, February 2006, pp 20-23

 

LEOPARDS Vs HUMANS

BRIJ KISHOR GUPTA

Leopards have come into direct conflict with humans at the Borivali National Park

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 43, February 2006, pp 26-28

                                

FRAUDS IN THE REALM OF SCIENCE

VINEETA SINGHAL

There are several instances of frauds in science.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 43, February 2006, pp 39-42

 

REPTILES AT YOUR SERVICE!

T.S.N. MURTHY

Reptiles have several benefits to offer mankind.