SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 46                                                      NUMBER 3                                         March 2009

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

DNA Fingerprinting: Infallible Evidence

LALJI SINGH

 

8

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

CSIR IN THE SERVICE OF THE NATION

Central Building Research Institute (CBRI)

CBRI has given a significant boost to the Indian building industry          

27

Gain Weight, The Healthy Way!

RICHA SAXENA

                                                                 

45

Producing Tomorrow's Inventors
ANDRZEJ ZWANIECKI

 

54

FICTION

Fuelling Dreams

Pranab Mazumdar   

 

 

36

DEPARTMENTS

 

REACTIONS

6

EDITORIAL       

7

SPECTRUM       

16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

24

REPORT

32

POINT-COUNTERPOINT:

·         India should not put money into moon exploration—                 rather utilize this money to solve domestic problems

 

 

39

 

 

HUMOUR          

42

PUZZLE CORNER

50

FLORAL RECORDS                                                                                           

53

AMAZING ADAPTATIONS

56

 

FUN QUIZ

 

58

What’s New

60

 

CROSSWORD   

62

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, March 2009, pp 8-15

DNA Fingerprinting: Infallible Evidence

LALJI SINGH

DNA Fingerprinting is finding extensive use in innumerable areas

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, March 2009, pp 27-31

 

CSIR IN THE SERVICE OF THE NATION

Central Building Research Institute (CBRI)

CBRI has given a significant boost to the Indian building industry

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, March 2009, pp 45-47

 

Gain Weight, The Healthy Way!

RICHA SAXENA

Shedding flab may not be the cherished dream of all, but it is advisable to

gain weight the healthy way

Science Reporter

Vol. 46, March 2009, pp 54-55

Producing Tomorrow's Inventors
ANDRZEJ ZWANIECKI

Medical technology innovations from Stanford students