`                                                                          SCIENCE REPORTER

ISSN: 0036-8512                                                                                              

VOLUME 47                                                      NUMBER    1                                      JANUARY  2010

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

UNRAVELLING THE HUMAN GENOME: AN INDIAN BREAKTHROUGH

SUKANYA DATTA

 

8

FEATURE ARTICLES

PAINFUL POLIO

P. CHEENA CHAWLA

 

 

19

COMMUNICATING SCIENCE THROUGH SCIENCE BLOGS

ARVIND MISHRA

 

29

LOOK OUT FOR THE ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE

SHISHIR DESHMUKH

46

SHORT FEATURE

IMAGINARY –PLAYMATES

NISHA SHEELAJ

 

52

Ecosystem Services

SHIVANI JADEJA

45

FICTION

THE LOST RACE

MANSI KWATRA

 

36

DEPARTMENTS

 

REACTIONS

6

EDITORIAL       

7

 

SPECTRUM       

16

CARTOONS

26

POINT-COUNTERPOINT

 

40

 

 

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

43

 

PUZZLE CORNER

50

 

LIVING FOSSILS                                                                                 

54

NATURAL HAZARDS

56

 

FUN QUIZ

58

WHAT’S NEW   

60

CROSSWORD                     

62