Scientific & Popular Articles by PM Bhargava

PMB Memoirs: Nine Decades of PM Bhargava

PMB Memoirs

PMB Memoir, Vol. VII, Feb 22, 1988-98

(Nine decades of PM Bhargava from 1928 till date)

Table of Contents

Isolation and identification of Pseudomonas special from schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 1989, 55, 767-770.

Yeast strains from the Schimacher Oasis, Antarctica

Polar Biology, 1989, 9, 305-309.

Regulation of cell division and malignant transformation

Bioscience Reports, 1988, 8, 519-529.

Seminalplasmin: an antimicrobial and transcription-inhibitory protein present in bovine seminal fluid that may be involved in regulation of fertility

In Highlights of Modern Biochemistry (Ed. A Kotyk, J Skoda, V Paces and V Kotska), V S P International Science Publishers, Zeist, The Netherlands, 1989, pp.1152-1159.

A bit of the cell wall may be needed to make more of it in the yeast

Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 1988, 25, 601-604.

Isolation of Arthrobacter from soils of Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica

Polar Biology, 1989, 10, 225-229.

Localization of bovine seminal plasma RNA-A (ribonuclease) BSI, on the surface of bovine spermatozoa

Cellular & Molecular Biology, 1989, 35, 285-292.

Foreword for the special issue of Bioscience Reports. (Ed. Charles Pasternak)

Bioscience Reports, 1988, 8, 495-496.

Isolation and characterization of autolysis-defective mutants of Escherichia Coli that are resistant to the lytic activity of seminalplasmin

Journal of General Microbiology, 1990, 136, 463-469.

The transition from the chemical to the biological evolution in the origin of life. Fifth Biren Roy Trust Lecture of the Indian Physical Society

Physics Teacher, April-June 1990, 61-73.

Sphingobacterium antarctics sp. Nov., a psychrotrophic bacterium from the soils of Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica

International Journal of Systems Bacteriology, 1992, 42(1), 102-106.

Seminalplasmin, fertility and AIDS

Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy, 1990, B56(3), 241-244.

Apparent specificity of bovine seminal ribonucleases on the conditions used for the isolation of substrate

Biochemistry International,1992, 26, 125-133.

Seminalplasmin, a bovine seminal plasma protein, lyses dividing but not resting mammalian cells

Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1994, 1221, 109-114.

Dr S Husain Zaheer: The scientist and the administrator

Dr S Husain Zaheer: The scientist and the administrator. P M Bhargava. Vignan Karmee, October 1996, Vol. XVIII, pp.9-12.

From 1947 to 1988: the vision-reality gap

From 1947 to 1988: the vision-reality gap. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Yojana, 32 (19), October 16-31, 1988, 4-13.

Social implications of modern biology

Social implications of modern biology. P M Bhargava. India International Quarterly, Spring 1989, 173-190.

India from 1947 to 1988: translating vision into reality and bridging the vision-reality gap in the area of science and technology

India from 1947 to 1988: translating vision into reality and bridging the vision-reality gap in the area of science and technology. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Invited keynote article for a seminar on “Nation Building, Development and Communication”, New Delhi, December 1988. Published in “In search of India’s Renaissance”, Vol.1, CRRID, Chandigarh, 1992, pp. [...]

Symmetry, asymmetry, beauty and science

Symmetry, asymmetry, beauty and science.  P M  Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti.  Proceedings of an International Workshop on Symmetry and Asymmetry, Max Mueller Bhavan, Bombay, October 1988.  Reprinted also in Indian Science Cruiser, 1992,8 (2), 15-22.

Of India, Indians and science

Of India, Indians and science.  P M  Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Daedalus (Journal  of  the  American Academy of Arts and Sciences), Fall 1989, 118 (4), 353-368.

The dawn of the age of biology: where are we bound for?

The dawn of the age of biology: where are we bound for?  P M  Bhargava. Chemistry Education, April-June 1988, 4 (4), 4-15 (cover story).

The human condition today: some new perspectives

The human condition today:  some new perspectives.  Report in a book form, of a discussion in which 12 individuals  including  P M  Bhargava, Charles  Correa,  P N  Haksar, Yashpal, Sirsir Kumar Ghose and Jagdish Kapur, participated.  Clarion Books, 1988, 259 pages.

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru. P M  Bhargava. The Week, November 20-26, 1988, 18.

You, Mr Haksar (Letter from a scientist)

You, Mr Haksar (Letter from a scientist). In: P N Haksar, our times and the man. Ed Bidyut Sarkar, Allied Publishers, Bombay, 1989, 198-200.

Bhopal gas kaand aur laparvahi ki sanskriti (a lecture in Hindi on the Bhopal gas tragedy)

Bhopal gas kaand aur laparvahi ki sanskriti (a lecture in Hindi on the Bhopal gas tragedy). P M Bhargava. Published as a pamphlet by Shaheed Bhagatsingh Pustakalaya Evang Sanskritic Kendra, Piparia, 1988.

What science audit should be?

What science audit should be? P M Bhargava. DAVW&M-11 Newsletter, 1988.

Will history regard us as being guilty of linguistic chauvinism?

Will history regard us as being guilty of linguistic chauvinism? Pushpa M Bhargava, Editorial page, Times of India, 12th May 1989.

Rational language policy – need for people’s choice born of knowledge

Rational language policy – need for people’s choice born of knowledge. P M Bhargava. The Hindu, 20th June 1989, Editorial page. READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE OR ↓ DOWNLOAD A COPY Having Trouble Downloading? ↪ Watch here how to download this article  ◼ ❙❙ ❚❚ ► ⚫ Rational language policy – need for people’s choice born of [...]

A rational language policy

A rational language policy. P M Bhargava. In: Perspectives on Indian English, Ed. B V L Narayanrow. Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad

Position of science and technology in the hierarchy of problems

Position of science and technology in the hierarchy of problems. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Yojana, 15th August 1989, 33, 61-68.

Secularism and the scientific temper

Secularism and the scientific temper. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Secularism in India. Ed. M S Gore, Vindhya Prakasam Private Limited Co., 1991, 162-173.

Modernity and scientific temper

Modernity and scientific temper. P M Bhargava. Nehru Centenary Lecture of University of Delhi. August 1989.

The dilemma of science and technology: for whom, for what, and how much?

The dilemma of science and technology: for whom, for what, and how much? P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Seminar, 1990 (Invited article, communicated, but not seen by the author in print)

The accountant

The accountant. P M Bhargava. Indian Express, Saturday, July 29, 1989 (Express Weekend section).

Recent excitement in modern biology: the Indian perspective

Recent excitement in modern biology: the Indian perspective. P M Bhargava. In Research and Develop-ment of Indigenous Drugs, Ed. P C Dandiya and S B Vohora, Institute of History of Medicine and Medical Research, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi 1989, 45-54.

Biotechnology

Biotechnology. P M Bhargava. Invited talk at a seminar on “Managerial Response to Emerging Technologies”, Alumnus (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad), 20(2), May 1988, 9-11.

Conventions in place of patent laws

Conventions in place of patent laws. P M Bhargava. Mainstream, March 17, 1990, 31-34.

The biological revolution: what we need to do about it

The biological revolution: what we need to do about it. P M Bhargava. SJCE Silver Jubilee Lectures Collected Volume, S J College of Engineering, Mysore, April 1989, 139-162.

Chemicals through biotechnology: facts, hopes, dreams and doubts

Chemicals through biotechnology: facts, hopes, dreams and doubts. Chandana Chakrabarti and P M Bhargava. Impact of Science on Society, 1990, no.157, 81-94.

Quality of life: vision-reality gap

Quality of life: vision-reality gap. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of a seminar on “Quality of Life”, organised by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, Ed. Amlan Dutta and M M Agrawal, B R Publishing Corporation, Delhi, 1992, 133-154.

What science audit should be?

What science audit should be? P M Bhargava. Current Science, June 10, 1990, 59(11), 551-554.

A message marking the 400 years of the founding of Hyderabad.

A message marking the 400 years of the founding of Hyderabad. P M Bhargava. Vishalaandhra (Hyderabad). September 20, 1990 (special issue).

A limerick on Hyderabad

A limerick on Hyderabad. P M Bhargava. In A Collection of Hyderabad Limericks, Samhita, 1994, p.45.

A message marking the Platinum Jubilee of Banaras Hindu University

A message marking the Platinum Jubilee of Banaras Hindu University. P M Bhargava. Platinum Jubilee Souvenir of the BHU, 1991.

Rajni Patel and the scientific temper

Rajni Patel and the scientific temper. P M Bhargava. Prepared for a special volume on Rajni Patel.

The role and present status of biotechnology in India. A commentary

The role and present status of biotechnology in India. A commentary. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Current Science, 1991, 61 (8), 549-552.

Socio-cultural-political implications of the use of biotechnologies in developing countries with special reference to India

Socio-cultural-political implications of the use of biotechnologies in developing countries with special reference to India. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Biotechnologies in Perspective (Proceed-ings of an International symposium on “The Economic and Socio-Cultural Implications of Biotechnology”, held in Vezelay, France), Ed. Albert Sasson and Vivien Costanni UNESCO, 1991, 15-18. Full version published in [...]

On planning and management of human resources for scientific research and development

On planning and management of human resources for scientific research and development. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Invited article, submitted but not published.

Exotic materials, exotic results: A train of research on semen (1956-1990)

Exotic materials, exotic results: A train of research on semen (1956-1990). P M Bhargava. In Glimpses of Science in India (a special volume brought out at the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of the National Academy of Sciences, India), Ed. U S Srivastava, Malhotra Publishing House, New Delhi, 1991, 84-118.

Possible measures for increasing confidence in Biological Weapons Convention

Possible measures for increasing confidence in Biological Weapons Convention. P M Bhargava. An invit-ed paper for a meeting of the Expert Group set up by United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDR) for preparing a document for the Third Review Conference of BWC 1991.

Reproduction, growth control, origin of life and protein degradation

Reproduction, growth control, origin of life and protein degradation. P M Bhargava. In Ranbaxy Award Publications, 1991.

Review of the book, “The discipline of curiosity science in the world”

Review of the book, “The discipline of curiosity science in the world”, Ed. J Groen et al Elsevier 1991. P M Bhargava. Invited review, submitted but not published

Why should we be concerned about banning biological weapons?

Why should we be concerned about banning biological weapons? P M Bhargava. UNIDIR Newsletter, June 1991, 4 (2), 6-8 (English); 26-28 (French).

Preface to a special issue of Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics in memory of Dr M S Narasing Rao and Dr L K Ramachandran

Preface to a special issue of Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics in memory of Dr M S Narasing Rao and Dr L K Ramachandran. P M Bhargava. April 1992, 29, p.53.

More of Seymour (a set of limericks in honour of Seymour Benzer)

More of Seymour (a set of limericks in honour of Seymour Benzer). P M Bhargava, on the occasion of Seymour Benzer’s birthday celebrations, Caltech, USA, 1991.

Socio-cultural-political implications of the use of biotechnologies in developing countries with special reference to India

Socio-cultural-political implications of the use of biotechnologies in developing countries with special reference to India. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Chemical Industry News, September 1991, 775-782.

Message for Mahila Abhyudaya Samithi

Message for Mahila Abhyudaya Samithi. P M Bhargava. Institute for Advancement of Women Decennial Celebrations Souvenir, 1991, p.3.

Accountability in the profession of science and technology

Accountability in the profession of science and technology. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Accountability of Public Institutions: Emerging Issues in the Indian Context. Ed. G R S Rao, Rajaji Inter-national Institute of Public Affairs and Administration, Hyderabad, 1991, 141-161.

The problem hierarchy: we have not recognized it

The problem hierarchy: we have not recognized it. Pushpa M Bhargava. Times of India, 8th March 1993.

A new approach towards the study and analysis of the history of development of biology in India

A new approach towards the study and analysis of the history of development of biology in India. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Published as a 58-page Occasional Paper of the Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture, New Delhi, 1992, by Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi.

Of India, Indians and Science

Of India, Indians and Science. P M Bhargava. 1989 Sarojini Naidu Memorial Lecture, published by University of Hyderabad, as a separate publication.

Need to restructure the United Nations

Need to restructure the United Nations. Pushpa M Bhargava. Times of India, Wednesday, 5th February 1992.

Individual freedom vs collective responsibility

Individual freedom vs collective responsibility. P M Bhargava. The Hindu, Tuesday, 21st April 1992. Also reproduced in Genesis (Journal of Alacrity Foundation), 1995, pp. 5-7. READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE OR ↓ DOWNLOAD A COPY Having Trouble Downloading? ↪ Watch here how to download this article  ◼ ❙❙ ❚❚ ► ⚫ Individual freedom vs collective responsibility. P [...]

J B S Haldane and Helen Spurway. Personal reminiscences in the year of his birth centenary

J B S Haldane and Helen Spurway. Personal reminiscences in the year of his birth centenary. Pushpa M Bhargava. New Quest, May-June 1996, pp. 143-151.

The prospects of microbial technologies in India

The prospects of microbial technologies in India. P M Bhargava. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1992, Invited Guest Editorial, Vol.8, 227-228.

Molecular and cellular biology in medical and health care

Molecular and cellular biology in medical and health care. P M Bhargava. Proceedings of an international conference on Global Impact of Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology (GIAM-IX) held in Malta, September 1991, UNESCO. Reproduced also in the Annals of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India, 1992, 28 (1&2), 7-14. Also reproduced in the Souvenir of [...]

The method of science and its value system

The method of science and its value system. P M Bhargava. In Philosophy of Science. Ed. J V Narlikar, Indu Banga and Chhanda Gupta, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Private Limited, Delhi, 1992, 11-25.

Preface by P M Bhargava to the book, Science of Miracles, by B Premanand

Preface by P M Bhargava to the book, Science of Miracles, by B Premanand, 1994.

On Shri P V Narsimha Rao

On Shri P V Narsimha Rao. P M Bhargava. In “P V Narasimha Rao Scholar”, by Adish C Aggarwala, Amish Publication, C-1/2, Pandara Park, New Delhi 110 003, 1995, p. 191.

A tribute to Rajiv Gandhi

A tribute to Rajiv Gandhi. P M Bhargava. In “Rajiv Gandhi An assessment” by the same author and publisher as for 123, 1995, p. 145.

Some aspects of the ancient and mediaeval biology: looking through the magnifying glass of the modern

Some aspects of the ancient and mediaeval biology: looking through the magnifying glass of the modern. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In “PRAKRTI”, The Integral Vision, Vol. 4, The Nature of Matter, Ed Jayant V Narlikar. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, D K Printworld (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 1995, pp. 169-186.

History of development of biology in India

History of development of biology in India. C Chakrabarti and P M Bhargava. Man and Development, March 1996, Vol 18, no.1, pp. 87-104.

Interplay of science, creativity, beauty, nature and evolution

Interplay of science, creativity, beauty, nature and evolution. Pushpa M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In “Aesthetics and Motivation in Arts and Science”. Ed K C Gupta, IGNCA and New Age International, Delhi, 1996, pp. 65-86. READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE OR ↓ DOWNLOAD A COPY Having Trouble Downloading? ↪ Watch here how to download this article  ◼ [...]

Spirit of enquiry, Part I

Spirit of enquiry, Part I. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. India Digest (Hong Kong), November-December 1988, 14-18.

Spirit of enquiry, Part II

Spirit of enquiry, Part II. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. India Digest (Hong Kong), January-February 1989, 53-57.

What will India be like in 2001?

What will India be like in 2001? P M Bhargava. Science Today, August 1989, p.15.

Time and anticipatory mechanisms in living organisms

Time and anticipatory mechanisms in living organisms. Pushpa M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Proceedings of VIII International Conference on Time, Vezelay, France, July 1992.

The fantastic power of smell signals that permeate our environment. Do human pheromones exist?

The fantastic power of smell signals that permeate our environment. Do human pheromones exist? Pushpa M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Science Reporter, November 1994, 31 (No.11), pp.24-27.

Memory: what we know and what we don’t

Memory: what we know and what we don’t. Pushpa M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Serialised in Indian Express of 1st May, 8th May and 15th May 1993.

The scientific temper and the scientific method in science in India through history with special reference to biology

The scientific temper and the scientific method in science in India through history with special reference to biology. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Published as Occasional Paper no.22 of the project on History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture, New Delhi, India (31 pages). Also in “Science Philosophy and Culture: Multidisciplinary explorations, Part One, [...]

Where have our Scientists failed?

“Where have our Scientists failed?” P M Bhargava. The Hindu, 28-3-1993. READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE OR ↓ DOWNLOAD A COPY Having Trouble Downloading? ↪ Watch here how to download this article  ◼ ❙❙ ❚❚ ► ⚫ “Where have our Scientists failed?” P M Bhargava. The Hindu, 28-3-1993.

Comments by P M Bhargava on the article “Scientific values in Ph D Research” by Dr Kapur

Comments by P M Bhargava on the article “Scientific values in Ph D Research” by Dr Kapur, published in the Newsletter of the Society for Scientific Values.

Source of Organism

Source of Organism. P M Bhargava. Indian Express, New Delhi, January 30, 1994 (Letter to the Editor).

Message by P M Bhargava for Refresher Course on Fundamentals of Biotechnology for College Teachers arranged by Centre for Biotechnology of Punjab University

Message by P M Bhargava for Refresher Course on Fundamentals of Biotechnology for College Teachers arranged by Centre for Biotechnology of Punjab University in December 1993 – January 1994.

Commentary by P M Bhargava on Seminar’s issue on “Our Scientists”

Commentary by P M Bhargava on Seminar’s issue on “Our Scientists”. Seminar 1994, No. 414. pp. 50-51.

Media: The Ten Commandments

Media: The Ten Commandments. P M Bhargava. Mainstream, July 17, 1993, pp. 25-26. Also reproduced in “A Citizen’s Manual on How to Survive Riots”, Nehru Centre, Bombay, 1994, Ed P K Ravindranath.

Seminalplasim, fertility and AIDS

Seminalplasim, fertility and AIDS (Bashambarnath Chopra Memorial Lecture of Indian National Science Academy). P M Bhargava. In Award Lectures, INSA Diamond Jubilee Publication, 1994, pp.1742-1746.

What should India be doing on the human genome?

What should India be doing on the human genome? P M Bhargava and Lalji Singh. Current Science 1993, 65, 663-665.

Message by P M Bhargava on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of the Indian Secular Society

Message by P M Bhargava on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of the Indian Secular Society, published in The Secularist.

Special processes and creativity in the Indian context: Social and some other correlates of creativity, particularly in respect of science in India

Special processes and creativity in the Indian context: Social and some other correlates of creativity, particularly in respect of science in India. P M Bhargava. Invited plenary lecture to the 17th Indian Social Sciences Congress held at Bangalore in 1993.

Tryst with biology. P M Bhargava. In “History of biochemistry and molecular biology in India”

Tryst with biology. P M Bhargava. In “History of biochemistry and molecular biology in India”, INSA, 1996, Editor, D P Burma, pp.11-28.

New biology and law, with special reference to medical and health care

New biology and law, with special reference to medical and health care. P M Bhargava. Invited keynote address at a symposium on Science and Law, held in New Delhi in December 1993. India International Quarterly. Spring 1997, pp. 92-105.

A case of self deception

READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE OR ↓ DOWNLOAD A COPY Having Trouble Downloading? ↪ Watch here how to download this article  ◼ ❙❙ ❚❚ ► ⚫ A case of self deception. P M Bhargava. The Hindu, 23.5.1993.

Mediocrity – a threat to excellence

Mediocrity – a threat to excellence. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Science in India – Excellence and Accountability. Ed. P N Srivastava. Ankgor Publishers, New Delhi, 1993, pp. 30-55.

Symmetry, Asymmetry, Beauty and Science

Symmetry, Asymmetry, Beauty and Science. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. In Science and Society – Some Perspectives. Ed. Yash Pal, Ashok Jain and Subodh Mahanta, Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, 1994, pp. 40-46.

Need for global view of knowledge.

Need for global view of knowledge. P M Bhargava. Presidential Address to the XVIII Indian Social Science Congress, Baroda, November 1994. Published as a booklet by M S University of Baroda.

Towards information century

Towards information century. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. The Tribune, November 27, 1994.

Preface by P M Bhargava in the brochure of the Third International DNA Fingerprinting Conference

Preface by P M Bhargava in the brochure of the Third International DNA Fingerprinting Conference, Hyderabad, December 1994.

Preface by P M Bhargava to the book titled “Surya Prakash: Journey beyond colours”

Preface by P M Bhargava to the book titled “Surya Prakash: Journey beyond colours”, November 1994.

To the heart, through the nose

To the heart, through the nose. P M Bhargava. Business Line, January 13, 1995, p. 19.

The pheromone phenomenon

The pheromone phenomenon. P M Bhargava. Business Line, February 3, 1995, p. 19.

To each his DNA

To each his DNA. P M Bhargava. Business Line, February 10, 1995, p. 18.

When a gene goes public

When a gene goes public. P M Bhargava. Business Line, February 17, 1995, p. 19.

Art and science do mix

Art and science do mix. P M Bhargava. The Biochemist, April/May, 1995, pp. 17-26.

On A V Rama Rao

On A V Rama Rao. P M Bhargava. In “He Stretched the Frontiers”, IICT, Hyderabad, April 1995, pp. 11-12.

Global knowledge

Global knowledge. P M Bhargava. Editorial comment, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 1995, 20(3), pp. 176-178.

The unsolved riddle

The unsolved riddle. P M Bhargava. Business Line, April 14, 1995, p.19.

Remembering and forgetting: Two sides of the same coin

Remembering and forgetting: Two sides of the same coin. P M Bhargava. Business Line, April 28, 1995. p.19.

New challenges in the teaching of modern biology

New challenges in the teaching of modern biology. P M Bhargava. Biochemical Education (UK), 1995, 23(3), 120-128.

Winning battles against infertility

Winning battles against infertility. P M Bhargava. Business Line, May 12 1995.

Social and related implications of DNA fingerprinting and other new DNA technologies

Social and related implications of DNA fingerprinting and other new DNA technologies. P M Bhargava. In Proceedings of the III International Conference on DNA Fingerprinting, Electrophoresis, 1995, vol 16(9), 1775-1781. Also published in CBI Bulletin, 1995, III (6), pp. 21-29.

Protein drugs through genetic engineering

Protein drugs through genetic engineering. P M Bhargava. Business Line, June 9, 1995.

Genetic engineering or a magic wand?

Genetic engineering or a magic wand? P M Bhargava. Business Line, June 23, 1995.

Letter in The Pioneer

Letter in The Pioneer, 1994.

The four pillars of the house of women’s empowerment

The four pillars of the house of women’s empowerment. P M Bhargava. The 8th Durgabai Deshmukh Memorial Lecture delivered on 5th July 1995. Published as a booklet by Andhra Mahila Sabha, Hyderabad.

The responsibility of Indian industry in the emerging world technology order

The responsibility of Indian industry in the emerging world technology order. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. Keynote address at the National Seminar on “India and the New Technology order” organised by the School of International Relations, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, 1995.

New vaccines through genetic engineering

New vaccines through genetic engineering. P M Bhargava. Business Line, July 7, 1995.

Grabbing an offer of unlimited possibilities

Grabbing an offer of unlimited possibilities. P M Bhargava. Business Line, July 21, 1995.

A gold mine left untapped

A gold mine left untapped. P M Bhargava. Business Line. August 4, 1995.

Striving to know mysterious sequences

Striving to know mysterious sequences. P M Bhargava. Business Line, August 19, 1995.

Want it, but difficult

Want it, but difficult. P M Bhargava. Business Line, September 1, 1995.

Big business destined to grow bigger

Big business destined to grow bigger. P M Bhargava, Business Line, September 15, 1995.

Capitalizing on cell death

Capitalizing on cell death. P M Bhargava. Business Line, October 6, 1995, p.19.

Exploiting development programme in uterus

Exploiting development programme in uterus. P M Bhargava. Business Line, October 20, 1995.

New challenges in organ transplantation

New challenges in organ transplantation. P M Bhargava. Business Line, November 3, 1995.

New techniques in drug administration

New techniques in drug administration. P M Bhargava. Business Line, November 17, 1995.

What should we do about genetic disease?

What should we do about genetic disease? P M Bhargava. Business Line, December 1, 1995.

When will our industry produce a Yellapragada Subba Rao?

When will our industry produce a Yellapragada Subba Rao? A tribute to an unknown Indian. P M Bhargava. The Tribune, September 1995.

On Narayansarovar

On Narayansarovar. P M Bhargava. Frontline, October 20, 1995, p. 134.

New challenges in the teaching of modern biology

New challenges in the teaching of modern biology. P M Bhargava. In “Human Research Needs for Change in R&D Institutions”, Proceedings of a WAITRO seminar held in Delhi in February 1995 . Ed. M A Qureshi, NISTADS – PID, New Delhi, 1996, pp. 91-101.

A report on the Narayansarovar Sanctuary

A report on the Narayansarovar Sanctuary. P M Bhargava and Chandana Chakrabarti. July 1995.

Invisible dangers from electric appliances

Invisible dangers from electric appliances. P M Bhargava. Business Line, December 29, 1995.

The spectre of mass infertility

Business Line, December 15, 1995.

The immunization technique of tomorrow

Business Line, January 12, 1996, p.23.

Biotechnology’s decade of stagnation

Economic & Political Weekly, December 2, 1995, pp. 3049-3050.

Possibilities that could take you breath away !

Business Line, January 26, 1996.

Constant need for new antibiotics

Business Line, February 9, 1996.

New approaches to combat drug resistance

Business Line, February 23, 1996.

Breaking down on ulcers

Business Line, March 8, 1996.

Memorandum on Human Genetics, presented to Science and Technology Committee of House of Commons of the British Parliament, Session 1994-95

HMSO, London, July 1995, Vol.41-III, pp.19-20.

Genetic look-alikes in the making

Business Line, March 22, 1996.

Microbes in metal recovery

Business Line, April 5, 1996.

New hope for burn victims

Business Line, April 19, 1996.

The responsibility of Indian industry in the emerging world technology order

Invited plenary talk at the National Seminar on Problems and Challenges of Technology Transfer: In-house R & D and Indigenous Technology for Indian Industry in the 1990’s, held at IIT, Bombay, 22-24 January 1996, in press in the proceedings of the Seminar.

US as World Leader: an unsubstantiated claim

The Tribune (Chandigarh), April 6, 1996.

How to shed extra fat!

Business Line, May 3, 1996.

Sex selection before conception

Business Line, May 31, 1996.

Should we look for it in the womb?

Business Line, May 17, 1996.

Planting detection systems

Business Line, June 14, 1996.

Dangers from rock emissions

Business Line, June 28, 1996.

A thermometer for the organs!

Business Line, July 12, 1996.

The choice of a mosquito!

Business Line, July 26, 1996.

Will the killer go up in smoke?

Business Line, August 23, 1996.

Quality control for new technologies

Business Line, August 9, 1996.

Little ones to fight big ones

Business Line, September 6, 1996.

The surrogate bone

Business Line, September 20, 1996.

Can you read the lines on a face?

Business Line, October 4, 1996.

Mirror, mirror, on the wall

Business Line, October 18, 1996.

Challenges of higher education in the coming years

special volume brought out by UGC, edited by Award Swarup (not seen by the author in the printed form).

All form but no function

The Tribune, September 1, 1996.

Review of the book, Biopolitics. A feminist and ecological reader on biotechnology

Review invited by Economic and Political Weekly, submitted but not published.

Whither GRC?

The brochure of 1996 GRC, pp.29-31.

Report of the Apex Committee on Bioinformatics submitted to the DBT

Report of the Apex Committee on Bioinformatics submitted to the DBT, by A S Kolaskar and P M Bhargava. September 1996.

On science communication in our languages

Paper presented to the National Conference for Science Writers, organised by Marathi Vidnyan Parishad, Bombay, 21-22 December 1996. Published in Conference proceedings, pp.51-54.

Interview of P M Bhargava by N Raghuram

Down to Earth, September 30, 1996, pp. 56-57.

On Ramar Pillai’s claims of herbal petrol

Business Line, October 6, 1996.

Message by P M Bhargava, published in the Souvenir of MLAI (Medical Library Association of India) Convention

Souvenir of MLAI (Medical Library Association of India) Convention, 1996, Hyderabad, p.9.

How good is this surrogate?

Business Line, November 15, 1996.

Do you think they’ll work?

Business Line, November 1, 1996.

Science and Technology as Determinants of Peace

Plenary Lecture at the World Philosophers Meet, November 1996, Pune.

Molecular armament. A big business

Business Line, December 13, 1996.

The importance of being a pig

Business Line, December 27, 1996.

Toxins come up with useful drugs

Business Line, November 29, 1996.

The art of not getting killed

Business Line, January 24, 1997.

Somatic transgene vaccination

Business Line, January 10, 1997.

No miracle: On Ramar Pillai’s herbal petrol

Nature, 1996, 384 (November 4), p. 106. Also reproduced in Indian Skeptic 1997, vol.9, No.10 (15 February), p. 35.

The emerging responsibilities of science, technology and industry

Invited paper for the seminar on “Social criticism, cultural creativity and the contemporary dialectics of transformation held at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Madras, December 4-7, 1996.

Culture, science and sustainable development

Invited paper for a UNESCO-IIC seminar held in Delhi in December 1995. Was to be published in a book that was to be edited by Kishore Gandhi.

Indian science is run by a mafia

Interview to N Raghuram. Down to Earth, 30 September, 1996.

An alternative to aspirin

Business Line, February 7, 1997.

Taming the tummy

Business Line, February 21, 1997.

Setting them after infections

Business Line, March 7, 1997.

Long-life fruits and vegetables

Business Line, March 28, 1997.

Taxol: A new hope for cancer patients

Business Line, May 11, 1997.

Sowing the seeds of vaccines

Business Line, May 23, 1997.

On Judicial activism

Down to Earth, May 15, 1997, pp.54-55.

Dolly and thereafter

Business Line, April 11, 1997.

Should Dolly lead to human clones?

Business Line, April 25, 1997.

Message to XXI Association of Physicians of India (A.P. Chapter) Conference, 5-6 April 1997

XXI Association of Physicians of India (A.P. Chapter) Conference, 5-6 April 1997, Hyderabad, Souvenir, p.2.

New urine-based diagnostic technologies

Business Line, June 6, 1997.

A new type of vaccine against trachoma

Business Line, 20 June, 1997.

Limerick on Hyderabad

A collection of Hyderabad Limericks”, Samhita, Hyderabad, 1994 (Ed. H. Vidyasagar), p.45.

Cellulose from bacteria

Business Line, July 4, 1997.

New techniques arrive in India

Business Line, July 18, 1997.

Surrogate moms and biological bonds

Business Line, September 9, 1997.

Our science and technology before and after Independence

The Tribune, 16 Jan 1998, Special Supplement, p.IV. Also published in Chemical Business, 1997, vol.II (August), no.1, p.LI to LVIII.

Solving unknown complexities

Business Line, August 8, 1997.

Early detection of Hepatitis B.

Business Line, August 22, 1997.

Striking a gender balance

Business Line, September 5, 1997.

A different set of problems

Business Line, October 3, 1997.

Different strokes for different folks

Business Line, October 17, 1997.

On Indo-French Collaboration in Biology

Publication brought out by the French Embassy in India in celebration of 50 years of Indian Independence, in January 1998.

The recent excitement in biology: what everyone should know?

Clarion, 1997, 4 (2), pp 12-19. (Based on an address to University College of Women, Hyderabad).

The future of India and Pakistan are closely linked

Commemorative Volume on the occasion of Indo-Pak Jubilee Cultural Samaroh on October 10-12, 1997, at Hyderabad.

Locating the trigger

Business Line, December 12, 1997.

Ropes from bacteria

Business Line, December 26, 1997.

Antibacterial agents from insects

Business Line, November 21, 1997.

Plant aid for animal cells

Business Line, January 9, 1998.

Eat and slim. The French Way

Business Line, in press.

Why the Indian Science Congress meetings should be stopped

The Hindu, September 30, 1997.

Message from P M Bhargava for the souvenir brought out at the occasion of the Foundation Day Celebrations of the CSIR Pensioners Association, Chennai, December 1997

Souvenir brought out at the occasion of the Foundation Day Celebrations of the CSIR Pensioners Association, Chennai, December 1997.

Message from P M Bhargava for the souvenir brought out at the occasion of the 10th Anniversay of IFCPAR

Souvenir brought out at the occasion of the 10th Anniversay of IFCPAR, p.29

Hands in wrong gloves

Business Line, 27th February, 1998.

The new antibody factories

Business Line, 13th March 1998.

On environmental planning and aesthetics

Remarks as Panel Chairman during a symposium held at University of Baroda on 1-3 December, 1997. In the proceedings of the symposium.

What use headless tadpoles?

Business Line, January 30, 1998.

Whom to vote for?

The Hindu, January 27, 1998.

There is future in fat

Business Line, April 4, 1998.

The safe, cool-chip option

Business Line, May 6, 1998.

The future factories

Business Line, May 20, 1998.

Artificial, yet natural arteries

Business Line, July 1, 1998.

Panacea for many ailments

Business Line, Aug. 12, 1998.

New blood substitute

Business Line, Aug. 19, 1998.

Nonsense in Indian Science, a book by Dilip M. Salwi

A book by Dilip M. Salwi. Reviewed by Pushpa M. Bhargava, Nature, Vol.395, 17th Sept. 1998, p.233-234.

Science and supernatural

Atheist Publications, Visakhapatnam, 31st May, 1999.

Message by P M Bhargava. Hyderabad Science Society Golden Jubilee Celebrations Souvenir, 1998

Hyderabad Science Society Golden Jubilee Celebrations Souvenir, 1998.

A note on Bhopal Gas Tragedy

A report published by Sambhavna Trust, Bhopal, 1998, p.29.

The Biological Aspects of Time : Its Structure and Awareness

Concepts of Time: Ancient & Modern, edited by Kapila Vatsyayan, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Sterling Publishers, 210, Green Park Extension, New Delhi -110 016, 1996. pp.132-143.

Challenges of the 21st Century. Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust Conference 1991

Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust Conference 1991. A presentations by P M Bhargava. pp 118-120 & 203-207.

Discussion initiated by Dr P M Bhargava, at the Science & Technology session

Seminar on Nation Building, Development Process & Communication in Search of India’s Renaissance, held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, 3-7 December 1988; in the proceedings of the Seminar, p.204.

Chairman’s message in Souvenir of 3rd International Congress on DNA Fingerprinting

In Souvenir of 3rd International Congress on DNA Fingerprinting, Hyderabad, 13-16 December 1994.

PMB Memoir, Vol. VII, Feb 22, 1988-98