SCIENCE REPORTER


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ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 42 

NUMBER 7 

JULY 2005

 

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

Ageing – The Inevitable Truth 

RASHMI JHA & S. I. RIZVI                                                   9

 

 

FEATURE ARTICLES
Growing Old Gracefully

UMASHASHI C. HEGDE                                                      20

 

 

Walk Your Way to Good Health                                                                                                                   

K. C. KANWAR                                                                       23

 

Chlorophyll  -- The Wonder Pigment

 S.R.BHAT                                                                                  29

 

The Wondrous World of Honeybees

 PRATISH JENA                                                                       40

 

 

 

FICTION
Malfunction                                                                                                                                       

SANJAY VIJAY JADHAV                                                      44         

 

COLUMN

HEALTH: Managing Rheumatism                                        33

 

DEPARTMENTS

READERS WRITE                                                                     4

IN FOCUS                                                                                    5

SPECTRUM                                                                                 16

IT TRENDS                                                                                  19

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE                                                   38

 

 

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

POINT-COUNTERPOINT                                                       48

 

FUN QUIZ: Biology                                                                    50

CROSSWORD                                                                              52

 

FASCINATING ANIMALS: Sea Lion                                   53

 

DID YOU KNOW?                                                                      54

ENTERTAINMENT ARENA                                                   56

PUZZLE CORNER                                                                      60

HUMOUR                                                                                      62

 

 


Science Reporter

Vol. 42, July 2005, pp 9-15

 

                                                           AGEING – THE INEVITABLE TRUTH

     RASHMI JHA & S. I. RIZVI  

 

 

No one has ever escaped from the clutches of the ageing process.  Nonetheless, staying fit in the fag end of life is surely possible.                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, July 2005, pp 20-22

 

GROWING OLD GRACEFULLY

UMASHASHI C. HEGDE

 

A new life begins for women with the onset of menopause. Proper diet and exercise can help counter the distressing symptoms.

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, July 2005, pp 23-26

 

WALK YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH

K. C. KANWAR

 

The benefits of walking, at all ages, are numerous

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, July 2005, pp 29-32

 

CHLOROPHYLL—THE WONDER PIGMENT

S. R. BHAT

 

For a healthy diet, the goodness of the green pigment in plants must be realized

 

 

             

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, July 2005, pp 40-42

                            

                                           THE WONDROUS WORLD OF HONEYBEES

                                                                        PRATISH JENA  

Take a look at the organized life of honeybees that provide us health-promoting honey