SCIENCE REPORTER


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ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 42 

NUMBER 11

NOVEMBER  2005

 


CONTENT 

 

COVER STORY

WHEN THE EARTH SHOOK!

Hasan Jawaid Khan                               9

 

FEATURE ARTICLES

MUCH MORE THAN SILK TO MULBERRY AND SILKWORM

P.R. Koundinya & K. Thangavelu 23

 

CAN ANIMALS SENSE EARTHQUAKES?

Suman Das                           29

 

BANDED CREATURES
Prafulla K. Mohanty & Cuckoo Mahapatra                                         39

 

 

FICTION

CLONESTEIN

Pushpendra Singh                 44

 

COLUMN

HEALTH: Mane Facts                 20

BIOPROFILE: Stunning Sea Horse                                                          35

DEPARTMENTS

READERS WRITE                                      4

IN FOCUS                            5

SPECTRUM                           16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE 38

 

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

TECHNIQUES IN SCIENCE: Titration                               43

 

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Should Junk Food Be Banned?          48

 

FUN QUIZ: Famous Astronomers                                 50

CROSSWORD                         52

 

FASCINATING ANIMALS: Platypus                                 53

 

DID YOU KNOW?: Colourful Corals 54

ENTERTAINMENT ARENA                             56

PUZZLE CORNER                          60

HUMOUR                            62

 

 


Science Reporter
Vol. 42, November 2005, pp 9-15, 32-34

 

WHEN THE EARTH SHOOK!

Hasan Jawaid Khan

 

The recent earthquake was a wake-up call for stringent building codes

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 42, November 2005
, pp 23-26

 

MUCH MORE THAN SILK TO MULBERRY AND SILKWORM

P.R. Koundinya & K. Thangavelu

 

Mulberry and silkworm have a plethora of uses than simply producing silk

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 42, November 2005, pp 29-30

 

CAN ANIMALS SENSE EARTHQUAKES?

Suman Das

 

Do animals have a sixth sense that gives them advance warning of natural disasters?

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 42, November
2005, pp 39-42

BANDED CREATURES

Prafulla K. Mohanty & Cuckoo Mahapatra

 

In nature many animals have a striped appearance other than the zebra