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5 February 1976 Vol 259 No 5542 pp351-424
Opinion
Matters Arising
Book Reviews
Books Brief
Announcements
Reports and Publications
News
Correspondence
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Opinion
Select Committee needs a better analysis than this 351
doi:10.1038/259351a0
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Matters Arising
Algal sexuality 425
PETER HEYWOOD
doi:10.1038/259425a0
References | PDF (125K)
Irradiation and DNA breaks 425
BRAHM S. SRIVASTAVA
doi:10.1038/259425b0
References | PDF (257K)
Irradiation and DNA breaks (reply) 426
 JOHANSEN &  BOYE
doi:10.1038/259426a0
References | PDF (132K)
Scrotal asymmetry in man and in ancient sculpture 426
I. C. McMANUS
doi:10.1038/259426b0
References | PDF (132K)
Book Reviews
Optimum strategy for perpetuating genes? 427
Aubrey Manning reviews  *The Evolution of Behaviour  By  Jerram L. Brown
doi:10.1038/259427a0
PDF (239K)
Good but expensive fare 428
R. V. Coxon reviews Introduction to Physiology  By  Hugh Davson & M. B. Segal
doi:10.1038/259428a0
PDF (135K)
Cryogenics 428
P. V. E. McClintock reviews Heat Transfer at Low Temperatures  (The International Cryogenics Monograph Series.) Edited by  Walter Frost
doi:10.1038/259428b0
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Molecular rearrangements 429
B. C. Challis reviews Isotopes in Organic Chemistry  Volume 1 : Isotopes in Molecular Rearrangements. Edited by  E. Buncel & C. C. Lee
doi:10.1038/259429a0
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[Book Reviews ‘picture story’] 429
doi:10.1038/259429b0
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Neoplastic development 429
L. M. Franks reviews Neoplastic Development  Volume 2. By  Leslie Foulds
doi:10.1038/259429c0
PDF (210K)
Bold perspective 430
Richard P. Buck reviews Ion-selective Electrodes  (Cambridge Monographs in Physical Chemistry Volume 2.) By  Jiri Koryta
doi:10.1038/259430a0
PDF (136K)
Nuclear structure 430
P. E. Hodgson reviews Structure of the Nucleus  By  M. A. Preston & R. K. Bhaduri
doi:10.1038/259430b0
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Climatic change 430
John Gribbin reviews Ice Ages: Ancient and Modern  (Proceedings of the 21st Inter-University Congress, January 1974.) Edited by  A. E. Wright & F. Mosley
doi:10.1038/259430c0
PDF (136K)
Human tumour lines 431
L. M. Franks reviews Human Tumour Cells in Vitro  Edited by  Jørgen Fogh
doi:10.1038/259431a0
PDF (135K)
Pineal physiology 431
J. Herbert reviews Frontiers of Pineal Physiology  Edited by  Mark D. Altschule
doi:10.1038/259431b0
PDF (135K)
Xylem strategy 431
P. J. Grubb reviews Ecological Strategies of Xylem Evolution  By  Sherwin Carlquist
doi:10.1038/259431c0
PDF (135K)
Books Brief
Books brief 432
K. A. McLauchlan
doi:10.1038/259432a0
PDF (124K)
Books brief 432
P. J. S. Boaden
doi:10.1038/259432b0
PDF (124K)
Books brief 432
O. G. Edholm
doi:10.1038/259432c0
PDF (124K)
Books brief 432
D. R. Whitehouse
doi:10.1038/259432d0
PDF (124K)
Books brief 432
Georges N. Cohen
doi:10.1038/259432e0
PDF (124K)
Announcements
Announcements 434
doi:10.1038/259434a0
PDF (141K)
Reports and Publications
Reports and publications 434
doi:10.1038/259434b0
PDF (141K)
News
Trying to make Italian scientific research useful 352
Before Italy's latest government crisis, the then Minister for Research, Sr Mario Pedini, forecast that 1976 would be the turning point for Italian science. Gillian Boucher reports.
Gillian Boucher
doi:10.1038/259352a0
PDF (291K)
Canada: Getting the message across 353
David Spurgeon reports from Ottawa on science and the mass media in Canada
David Spurgeon
doi:10.1038/259353a0
PDF (412K)
British Steel: Quiet change at BSC 355
Roger Woodham
doi:10.1038/259355a0
PDF (140K)
US Energy: Saving without changing 356
An aggressive energy conservation programme would enable the United States to meet all its energy requirements for the next 25 years without recourse to environmentally destructive new sources of supply, according to a provocative study published this week. Colin Norman reports from Washington.
Colin Norman
doi:10.1038/259356a0
PDF (126K)
Boost for biomedical research 356
doi:10.1038/259356b0
PDF (126K)
BRAZIL 357
Bruce Handler
doi:10.1038/259357a0
PDF (131K)
Competition 357
doi:10.1038/259357b0
PDF (131K)
Sweden: Making sense of senselessness 358
As progress falters in the drawn-out second round of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), concern is also growing about the implications of large-scale environmental warfare. But popular attention is often diverted away from both the true state of present technological developments and the strategically valueless damage which the military use of existing techniques has already done. From Stockholm, Wendy Barnaby reports.
Wendy Barnaby
doi:10.1038/259358a0
PDF (130K)
Cern: II on target 358
The Geneva-based European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), in which 12 European governments participate in a collaborative programme of subnuclear physics research, largely through teams of visiting scientists, has two particle accelerators that have been operational for many years. Peter Collins reports on the super proton synchrotron (SPS) now under construction
Peter Collins
doi:10.1038/259358b0
PDF (252K)
Names to remember 359
KENNETH MELLANBY
doi:10.1038/259359a0
PDF (126K)
Correspondence
Proceedings against professor 360
STEFAN VON AUFSCHNAITER, SIEGFRIED BOSECK, HORST DIEHL, WOLFGANG DREYBRODT, DIETER VON EHRENSTEIN, KLAUS HAEFNER, PETER RYDER, HELMUT SCHWEGLER & WOLF SIEGERT
doi:10.1038/259360a0
PDF (117K)
Naming the blue-greens 360
RALPH A. LEWIN
doi:10.1038/259360b0
PDF (117K)
Obituaries
James Gray 433
J. A. Ramsay
doi:10.1038/259433a0
PDF (121K)
Joseph F. Foster 433
John T. Edsall
doi:10.1038/259433b0
PDF (121K)
News & Views
Spacing out the histone genes 361
Benjamin Lewin
doi:10.1038/259361a0
PDF (240K)
Interferon translated 362
David Metz
doi:10.1038/259362a0
PDF (319K)
The A, B, C viruses 363
Arie J. Zuckerman
doi:10.1038/259363a0
PDF (330K)
Wigner cusps in nuclear reactions 364
P. E. Hodgson
doi:10.1038/259364a0
PDF (269K)
Disappearing habitats 365
Peter D. Moore
doi:10.1038/259365a0
PDF (287K)
The EISCAT project 366
G. N. Taylor
doi:10.1038/259366a0
PDF (153K)
A hundred years ago 366
doi:10.1038/259366b0
PDF (153K)
Bacterial chemotaxis and methionine 366
John S. Parkinson
doi:10.1038/259366c0
PDF (284K)
Heated discussions on Sun and weather 367
John Gribbin
doi:10.1038/259367a0
PDF (266K)
Let booming sands boom 368
Peter J. Smith
doi:10.1038/259368a0
PDF (137K)
Articles
Receptor-binding region of insulin 369
R. A. Pullen, D. G. Lindsay, S. P. Wood, I. J. Tickle, T. L. Blundell, A. Wollmer, G. Krail, D. Brandenburg, H. Zahn, J. Gliemann & S. Gammeltoft
doi:10.1038/259369a0
Abstract & References | PDF (502K)
Bursal dissections and gill pouch hormones 373
Jack W. Shields
doi:10.1038/259373a0
Abstract & References | PDF (621K)
Letters
Obese ‘neutron’ stars 377
K. BRECHER & G. CAPORASO
doi:10.1038/259377a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (208K)
Recognising simulated earthquakes 378
P. D. MARSHALL & R. W. HURLEY
doi:10.1038/259378a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (269K)
Anomalous geomagnetic field during the late Ordovician 380
C. THOMAS & J. C. BRIDEN
doi:10.1038/259380a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (295K)
Palaeomagnetism of a slowly cooled plutonic terrain in western Greenland 382
G. E. MORGAN
doi:10.1038/259382a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (452K)
Effect of depth of burial and tectonic activity on coalification 385
M. SHIBAOKA & A. J. R. BENNETT
doi:10.1038/259385a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (213K)
Desert varnish and marine ferromanganese oxide nodules: congeneric phenomena 387
A. J. BAUMAN
doi:10.1038/259387a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (235K)
Viscosity in the phase transition region of triblock copolymer systems 388
E. R. Pico & MICHAEL C. WILLIAMS
doi:10.1038/259388a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (210K)
Drag reduction in laminar flow 389
M. R. DRIELS & S. AYYASH
doi:10.1038/259389a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (411K)
Knowledge of magnetism in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica 390
VINCENT H. MALMSTROM
doi:10.1038/259390a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (421K)
Fish kill at low pH in a Norwegian river 391
H. LEIVESTAD & I. P. MUNIZ
doi:10.1038/259391a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (210K)
Chemical treatment of soil alleviates effects of soil compaction on pea seedling growth 392
SHEENA M. WILKINS, HENRY WILKINS & R. L. WAIN
doi:10.1038/259392a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (357K)
Substance stimulating the differentiation of spores of the blue-green alga Cylindrospermum licheniforme  394
ROBERT W. FISHER & C. PETER WOLK
doi:10.1038/259394a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (231K)
Inference of the time of origin of some Drosophila species 395
HAMPTON L. CARSON
doi:10.1038/259395a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (187K)
Positional signalling by mouse limb polarising region in the chick wing bud 396
C. TICKLE, G. SHELLSWELL, A. CRAWLEY & L. WOLPERT
doi:10.1038/259396a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (244K)
Suppression of the incidence of death with spontaneous tumours in DBA/2 mice after Corynebacterium parvum-mediated rejection of syngeneic tumours 397
VILAS V. LIKHITE
doi:10.1038/259397a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (410K)
Immunosuppression by micromolecular fibrinogen degradation products in cancer 399
G. GIRMANN, H. PEES, G. SCHWARZE & P. G. SCHEURLEN
doi:10.1038/259399a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (313K)
Correlation between specific cytolysis and expression of idiotypic receptors of allograft-infiltrating cells 401
H. BINZ, H. WIGZELL & P. HÄYRY
doi:10.1038/259401a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (295K)
Cytotoxicity of antibody-coated trypanosomes by normal human lymphoid cells 403
J. B. MKWANANZI, D. FRANKS & J. R. BAKER
doi:10.1038/259403a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (225K)
Preparation and characterisation of an antiserum to the mouse candidate for immunoglobulin D 404
ERIKA R. ABNEY, I. R. HUNTER & R. M. E. PARKHOUSE
doi:10.1038/259404a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (346K)
New evidence on the location of the saccharide-binding site of concanavalin A 406
J. W. BECKER, G. N. REEKE JR, B. A. CUNNINGHAM & G. M. EDELMAN
doi:10.1038/259406a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (525K)
Concanavalin A blocks desensitisation of glutamate receptors on insect muscle fibres 409
D. A. MATHERS & P. N. R. USHERWOOD
doi:10.1038/259409a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (459K)
Lithium inhibition of adrenaline-stimulated adenylate cyclase in humans 411
RICHARD EBSTEIN, ROBERT BELMAKER, LEON GRUNHAUS & RANAN RIMON
doi:10.1038/259411a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (390K)
Antagonism between channels for pattern and movement in human vision 413
MARK GEORGESON
doi:10.1038/259413a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (338K)
Effects of ethanol injections on morphine consumption in morphine-preferring rats 415
R. GELFAND & Z. AMIT
doi:10.1038/259415a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (225K)
Production of human chorionic gonadotropin in HeLa cell cultures 416
NIMAI K. GHOSH & RODY P. COX
doi:10.1038/259416a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (254K)
Loss of a non-histone chromatin protein parallels in vitro differentiation of cartilage 417
STUART A. NEWMAN, JOHANNA BIRNBAUM & GEORGE C. T. YEOH
doi:10.1038/259417a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (252K)
Expression of parental histone genes in the intergeneric hybrid Triticale hexaploide  418
STEVEN SPIKER
doi:10.1038/259418a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (361K)
Transbilayer movement of cholesterol in dipalmitoyllecithin–cholesterol vesicles 420
MARK POZNANSKY & YVONNE LANGE
doi:10.1038/259420a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (256K)
Identification of β carbolines isolated from fluorescent human lens proteins 422
JAMES DILLON, ABRAHAM SPECTOR & KOJI NAKANISHI
doi:10.1038/259422a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (241K)
Light-induced fast conformational change in all-trans-retinal at low temperature 423
S. GEORGHIOU
doi:10.1038/259423a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (212K)
Erratum
Erratum 424
doi:10.1038/259424a0
PDF (96K)
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