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VOLUME 43

NUMBER 8

AUGUST  2006

 

 

COVER STORY

 

 LOSING WEIGHT – KEEPING FIT

SHAISTA UROOJ                                                                                                                                              

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FEATURE ARTICLES

 

FIBRES THAT KEEP YOU HEALTHY                                                                                                                                                    

M. K. RANA                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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FORTIFYING FOOD

KALPANA PATEL & K. SRINIVASAN                                                                                                         

 23

 

VITAMINS – THE POP-IN PILL                    

UMAR JEHANGIR

 

 

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BIG FIGHT BETWEEN THE HUNTER AND THE HUNTED

R. A. YADAV                                                                                                                                                      

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FICTION

 

QUANTUM CAFÉ

VINOD KHARE                                                                                                   

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DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE 

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IN FOCUS           

5

Short Feature: Hormones Behind Hunger                                                                      

14

SPECTRUM       

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HEALTH:  Healthy Fish                                                                                                                                      
 

33

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

KNOW YOUR BODY: Teeth: Adding Bite to Life

               

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Forest Dwellers Should Control Forests

 

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 FUN QUIZ

 

 

50

CROSSWORD   

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FASCINATING ANIMALS: Walrus

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DID YOU KNOW?: Who knows what zoonoses are?

 

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PUZZLE CORNER

60

HUMOUR          

62

  

 

 

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, August 2006, pp 9-14

 LOSING WEIGHT – KEEPING FIT
SHAISTA UROOJ

There is no perfect dieting plan to fit all. Work out a

healthy combination of diet and exercise

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, August 2006,
pp 19-22

 FIBRES THAT KEEP YOU HEALTHY

M. K. RANA

Whole grains are a rich source of fibres that offer several benefits

 

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, August 2006, pp 23-26

FORTIFYING FOOD

KALPANA PATEL & K. SRINIVASAN

Well-designed food fortification programmes could reduce maternal deaths,

decrease child mortality and also increase work capacity

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, August 2006, pp 28-31

VITAMINS – THE POP-IN PILL

UMAR JEHANGIR

Popping in vitamin pills is a passion with many but

there is need to be cautious

 

 

Science Reporter
Vol. 43, August 2006, pp 39-42
                                         

BIG FIGHT BETWEEN THE HUNTER AND THE HUNTED

R. A. YADAV

Chances of winning in battles today depend on the capability of sensors and the

ability of military systems to escape detection from those sensors