National Academy Science Letters

( Vol. 29, No. 5 & 6, 2006 )

CONTENTS

 

 

Editors' Page

 

Lead Articles/Overviews of New Developments

 

Present status and the application of statistical tools in marine microbial biodiversity

Surajit Das, P.S.Lyla and S. Ajmal Khan…147

Science & Technology Development and Policy Issue

 

Biobriquette:A better option for controlling forest fires

                V. K Purohit, D. S. Bisht, Mukesh Joshi and D. S. Rawat... 159

 

Fifty years of nuclear physics in India

P. C. Sood, F.N.A.Sc.... 163

 

On providing congenial work environment to our budding scientists

Suresh C. Gupta, F.N. A. Sc.... 179

 

Short Research Communications

 

Conservation of soil microbial diversity associated with two hot spring sites in Uttaranchal Himalaya

                Pankaj Trivedi, Bhavesh Kumar and Anita Pandey ... 185

 

Titrimetric and spectrophotometric assay methods for ciprofloxacin in pharmaceuticals based on neutralization reaction

                K Basavaiah and P. Nagegowda ... 189

 

The mass of the electron in Shubnikov-de Haas effect: Spin-charge locking

Keshav N. Shrivastava, F.N.A.Sc.... 195

Photo-voltaic studies on hydrogenated Pd-Si (n) diodes

                Deepti Tripathi... 201

 

Sensitive analysis of electroencephalography signals to human facial expressions

                Vrushsen Pawar, S. C. Mehrotra, F.N.A.Sc. and Arun Marwale... 207

 

Paleoceanographic significance of Early Miocene deep sea benthic foraminifera at the Wombat Plateau, eastern Indian Ocean

                Abhayanand Singh Maurya and Ajai Kumar Rai... 213

Academy News

 

A Report on the Celebration of National Technology Day and Symposium on 'Advancements and Scope in Biotechnology'                  

.... 221

 

A Report on the Summer School 2006        

 ... 222

List of the scientists selected for the Membership (Physical Sciences) of

The National Academy of Sciences, India, in the year 2006       

 ... 225

List of the scientists selected for the Membership (Biological Sciences) of

The National Academy of Sciences, India, in the year 2006        

... 226

Change in Address/Designation of the Fellows/Members of the Academy

... 228

Chapter -Activities

... 229

Awards/Honours               

... 230

Call for nominations-INSA medal for young Scientist - 2007           

... 231