Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 100 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0956

Editorial
Luring the Overseas Indian Scientist
p. 0957 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
What is a low h-index?
p. 0959 | Madras, Giridhar

h-index: is it necessary?
p. 0959 | Desiraju, G. R.

Sustainable sugarcane initiative
p. 0960 | Natarajan, U. S.; Gujja, Biksham

Green economy: policy framework for sustainable development
p. 0961 | Kumar, Bimlesh; Kumar, Praveen

Banking on tissue banks for translational research: the first step
p. 0962 | Hariprasad, Gururao

Bio-piracy of Unani medicine at European Patent Office
p. 0962 | Akram, U.; Azhar, M. U.; Akhtar, J.; Yadav, P. K.; Khan, S. A.; Jamil, S. S.

News
Science funding: Budget 2011–12
p. 0964 | Manupriya

Conditional nod to the Girnar Ropeway project
p. 0965 | Sarkar, Jaimini

The 11 March 2011 Tohoku (Sendai), Japan earthquake
p. 0966 | Rajendran, Kusala; Andrade, Vanessa; Thulasiraman, N.; Rajendran, C. P.

Uncovering the genetics of cancer
p. 0969 | Sarkar, Jaimini

Meeting Report
Brain ageing and dementia
p. 0971 | Thakur, M. K.

Cartoon
Smile with Science: Sumanta Baruah
p. 0972

News Focus
Citizen science – the new helping hand for scientists
p. 0973 | Kostadinova, Iva

Research News
Homeopathic treatments based on nanotechnology?
p. 0977 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Revisiting the source–sink paradigm in sugarcane
p. 0978 | Chandra, Amaresh; Jain, Radha; Rai, Rama Kant; Solomon, Sushil

Opinion
Current species identities and scientific names of Indian birds: doubts, queries and counsel
p. 0981 | Ghorpadé, Kumar

Scientific Correspondence
Uranium mineralization in Talchir Formation of Gondwana Supergroup, Surguja District, Chhattisgarh
p. 0984 | Sharma, U. P.; Bidwai, R.; Jain, S. K.; Roy, M. K.; Sinha, P. K.; Majumdar, A.

Tiniest primary producers in the marine environment: an appraisal from the context of waters around India
p. 0986 | Mitbavkar, Smita; Anil, Arga Chandrashekar

Energy balance – Germany 2001: supplementary energy trade balance
p. 0989 | Volkwein, S.

General Articles
Managing natural resources through simple and appropriate technological interventions for sustainable mountain development
p. 0992 | Maikhuri, R. K.; Rawat, L. S.; Negi, Vikram S.; Purohit, V. K.; Rao, K. S.; Saxena, K. G.

Review Articles
Role of gibberellins in regulation of source– sink relations under optimal and limiting environmental conditions
p. 0998 | Iqbal, Noushina; Nazar, Rahat; Khan, M. Iqbal R.; Masood, Asim; Khan, Nafees A.

Research Account
Coulomb explosion phenomenon using gigawatt intensity laser fields: an exotic realm of laser–cluster interaction
p. 1008 | Das, S.; Badani, P. M.; Sharma, P.; Vatsa, R. K.

Research Articles
Preliminary anti-tumour peptide therapy trial in bovine papillomavirus induced experimental hamster tumour model
p. 1020 | Pangty, K.; Dey, S.; Somvanshi, R.

Groundwater management in a coastal aquifer in Krishna River Delta, South India using isotopic approach
p. 1032 | Kumar, Bhishm; Rao, M. S.; Gupta, A. K.; Purushothaman, P.

Geostrophic volume transport and eddies in the region of sub-tropical and sub-Antarctic waters south of Madagascar during austral summer (January–February) 2004
p. 1044 | Babu, V. Ramesh; Somayajulu, Y. K.; Anilkumar, N.; Sudhakar, M.

Research Communication
Epidemiological dynamics of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1)v outbreak in India
p. 1051 | Jesan, T.; Menon, Gautam I.; Sinha, Sitabhra

Why uproot Picrorhiza kurrooa, an endangered medicinal herb?
p. 1055 | Singh, Harsharan; Gahlan, Parul; Dutt, Som; Ahuja, Paramvir Singh; Kumar, Sanjay

Combined retrograde–antegrade approach: a novel technique for endotracheal intubation in rats
p. 1060 | Gulati, Gurpreet S.; Verma, Hemlata; Hote, Milind P.; Harishankar; Seth, Sandeep; Mohanty, Sujata; Sharma, Sanjiv; Bhargava, Balram; Airan, Balram

Distribution, abundance and conservation of primates in the Highwavy Mountains of Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India and conservation prospects for lion-tailed macaques
p. 1063 | Kumara, Honnavalli N.; Sasi, R.; Suganthasakthivel, R.; Srinivas, G.

Time clustering of earthquakes in the Sumatra–Andaman and Himalayan regions
p. 1068 | Ambikapathy, A.; Gahalaut, V. K.

Saluvankuppam coastal temple – excavation and application of soil micromorphology
p. 1071 | Badhreenath, Sathyabhama; Achyuthan, Hema; Haricharan, Smriti; Mohandas, K. P.

Ancient maritime trade of the eastern Indian littoral
p. 1076 | Tripati, Sila

Book Reviews
Mobility Crisis: Agenda for Action 2010, Souparno Banerjee (ed. )
p. 1087 | Verma, Ashish

Emerging Science and Culture: Connecting People, S. C. Roy (ed. )
p. 1088 | Malhotra, Richa

Personal News
Krishna Rajaram Surange (1920–2010)
p. 1089 | Sahni, Ashok

Venkataraman Radhakrishnan (1929–2011)
p. 1090 | Nityananda, Rajaram

Historical Notes
Economic biology and James Anderson in eighteenth century Coromandel
p. 1092 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Advertisements
India Alliance Margdarshi Fellowships - Wellcome trust
p. 1097

Indian National Academy of Engineering
p. 1098

The Indian Ceramic Society Dr R. L. Thakur Memorial Award: 2011 For Young Scientists
p. 1099

Clear - National Scientfic
p. 1100

NASI - Scopus Young Scientist Awards - 2010
p. 1101

SciFinder
p. 1102

Indian Institute of Chemical Biology - SCIENTIST RECRUITMENT
p. 1103

Appointment of Director, Vigyan Prasar
p. 1103

Department of Atomic Energy, BRNS, Mumbai Research Project
p. 1104

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
p. 1104

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute - DEANS: Three Posts – Direct Recruitment or Deputation
p. 1105

Bio-Processing Unit(National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute)
p. 1105

Department of Biotechnology-Director National Centre for Cell Sciences (NCCS), Pune
p. 1106

P.G . Department of Biotechnology - JRF Position (02 Nos) in BRNS (DAE) Project
p. 1106

Institute for Social and Economic Change - Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) Programme 2011–12
p. 1107

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University - JRF Advertisement
p. 1107

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology - Scientist Positions
p. 1108

Physics Department, NEHU Shillong Post of Project Assistants (PA)
p. 1108

BITS, PILANI K.K. Birla-Goa Campus
p. 1109

Karnatak University’s - Project Fellow
p. 1109

Karnatak University’s - Project Fellow
p. 1109

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 1109

Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1110

VELS Institute of Science,Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS)
p. 1110

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