SCIENCE REPORTER

ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 47                                                      NUMBER 4                                                 April 2010

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

Airports at Risk!

M.S.S. MURTHY

 

 

8

FEATURE ARTICLES

Fly Attacks!

AMANDEEP SINGH & DEVINDER SINGH

 

19

Spewing Venom!

SAGARIKA CHAUDHURI

 

28

Unending Journey of Pi

RAMDAS IYER & BHARAT BHUSHAN SRIVASTAVA

 

40

SHORT FEATURES

Strange World of Parasites

G.S. UNNIKRISHNAN NAIR

 

 

14

Biocolours—Safe Food Colours

S. SRIVASTAVA & BANGALI BABOO

 

45

SUPERHYDROPHOBICITY—THE ART OF NATURE

KULAMANI PARIDA

 

47

FICTION

Host

Soumya Sucharit Das

 

36

DEPARTMENTS

 

REACTIONS

6

EDITORIAL       

7

SPECTRUM       

16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

24

CARTOONS

42

 

PUZZLE CORNER

50

 

BIOPROFILE:  Memory Enhancer

          

53

LIVING FOSSILS                                                                 

55

NATURAL HAZARDS

56

 

FUN QUIZ

58

WHAT’S NEW   

60

CROSSWORD                     

62