Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 100 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0144

Editorial
Ph Ds: Uncomfortable Questions
p. 0145 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
White tiger in Assam: earliest authentic record of killing in India
p. 0147 | Gogoi, Tikendrajit

The Bt brinjal debate
p. 0147 | Shanmugam, G.

Chemicals management in India
p. 0148 | Kumar, Bimlesh

Phenotypic diversity of sickle cell disorders: a rebuttal
p. 0149 | Ghosh, Kanjaksha; Colah, Roshan

Hindi number in ancient temple inscription: is it 270 or 210?
p. 0150 | Saxena, Hari Mohan

Meeting Report
A gathering of ecologists
p. 0151 | Malhotra, Richa; Monto, Geethanjali

76th Annual Meeting of the Academy
p. 0152 | Malhotra, Richa; Kostadinova, Iva

In Conversation
Simon Lehna Singh
p. 0153 | Malhotra, Richa

Torsten Wiesel: twenty nine years after his Nobel Prize
p. 0154 | Monto, Geethanjali

Opinion
GM technology in India – is it a quiet burial?
p. 0157 | Padmanaban, G.

Commentary
Patenting of microorganisms in India: a point to ponder
p. 0159 | Senan, Suja; Haridas, M. G.; Prajapati, J. B.

Scientific Correspondence
210Po in epiphytic lichens of peninsular India
p. 0163 | Ross, E. Mahiban; Wesley, S. Godwin

Albino microchiropteran, Rhinopoma microphyllum kinneri sighted in a bat colony inhabiting abandoned mines
p. 0165 | Devkar, R. V.; Jayaraman, Sapna; Upadhyay, Kartik; Patel, Pritesh

General Articles
Proposed visible emission line space solar coronagraph
p. 0167 | Singh, Jagdev; Prasad, B. Raghavendra; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Sankarasubramanian, K.; Banerjee, Dipankar; Bayanna, Raja; Mathew, Shibu; Murthy, Jayant; Subramaniam, Prasad; Ramesh, R.; Kathiravan, S.; Nagabhushana, S.; Mahesh, P. K.; Manoharan, P. K.; Uddin, Wahab; Sriram, S.; Kumar, Amit; Srivastava, N.; Rao, Koteswara; Nagendra, C. L.; Chakraborthy, P.; Sriram, K. V.; Venkateswaran, R.; Krishnamurthy, T.; Sreekumar, P.; Sarma, K. S.; Murthy, Raghava; Navalgund, K. H.; Samudraiah, D. R. M.; Babu, P. Narayana; Patra, Asit; Babu, P. Narayan

Mapping ecologically sensitive, significant and salient areas of Western Ghats: proposed protocols and methodology
p. 0175 | Gadgil, Madhav; Daniels, R. J. Ranjit; Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Prasad, S. Narendra; Murthy, M. S. R.; Jha, C. S.; Ramesh, B. R.; Subramanian, K. A.

A breeder’s perspective on the tiller dynamics in sugarcane
p. 0183 | Kapur, Raman; Duttamajumder, S. K.; Rao, K. Krishna

Review Articles
A comparative survey of algorithms for frequent subgraph discovery
p. 0190 | Krishna, Varun; Suri, N. N. R. Ranga; Athithan, G.

Research Articles
Silver quantum dots for selective detection of mercuric ions
p. 0199 | Maduraiveeran, Govindhan; Tamilmani, Vairaperumal; Ramaraj, Ramasamy

Cycle slip detection, correction and phase leveling of RINEX formatted GPS observables
p. 0205 | Sharma, Shweta; Dashora, N.; Galav, P.; Pandey, R.

Late Miocene record of palaeovegetation from Siwalik palaeosols of the Ramnagar sub-basin, India
p. 0213 | Singh, Seema; Parkash, B.; Awasthi, A. K.; Kumar, S.

Research Communication
Contribution of changing galactic cosmic ray flux to global warming
p. 0223 | Rao, U. R.

Microstructure and growth band studies of uroliths using optical and scanning electron microscopy
p. 0225 | Kale, Sanjay S.; Pawar, N. J.; Wagholikar, D. S.; Achyuthan, Hema

Carbon storage and sequestration in bamboo-based smallholder homegardens of Barak Valley, Assam
p. 0229 | Nath, Arun Jyoti; Das, Ashesh Kumar

Using MASW to map depth to bedrock underneath Dehradun fan deposits in NW Himalaya
p. 0233 | Mahajan, A. K.; Rai, Nitesh

A decision tree analysis for predicting the occurrence of the pest, Helicoverpa armigera and its natural enemies on cotton based on economic threshold level
p. 0238 | Pratheepa, M.; Meena, K.; Subramaniam, K. R.; Venugopalan, R.; Bheemanna, H.

Evidence of a random ovipositional strategy by female fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Tephritidae: Diptera) with reference to host quantum
p. 0246 | Verghese, Abraham; Uma, M. S.; Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Mouly, Ranju; Helen, Mahiba

The longest tusk of cf. Anancus sivalensis (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from the Tatrot Formation of the Siwaliks, Pakistan
p. 0249 | Khan, Muhammad Akbar; Iliopoulos, George; Akhtar, Muhammad; Ghaffar, Abdul; Zubaid-ul-Haq

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Plant Biology 2009, Sabeeha Merchant et al. (eds)
p. 0256 | Maheshwari, S. C.

Ceramics Before Farming. The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers, P. Jordan and M. Zvelebil (eds)
p. 0259 | Nayar, N. M.

Satpada: Our World of Insects, Rebecca Thomas and Geetha Iyer
p. 0260 | Krishnan, K. S.

Historical Notes
Bertrand Russell (1872–1970): calibrating the scientific productivity of a polymath
p. 0262 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows – 2011
p. 0264

Advertisements
Invitation for Submission of Research Proposals
p. 0265

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 0267

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes in Science and Technology – 2011
p. 0268

Indo-Korean Programme of Cooperation in Science and Technology
p. 0269

Faculty Positions in Cellular Immunology
p. 0270

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 0270

Workshop on Forests as Carbon Sinks
p. 0271

School on ‘Physics with Low Temperatures and High Magnetic Fields’
p. 0271

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0272

Dayalbagh Educational Institute
p. 0272

PHYSICS FOR TOMORROW
p. 0272

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