Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 101 - Issue 02: 25 Jul, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0132

Editorial
Blogs, Google and Cognitive Decline
p. 0133 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
An opportunity to document subsurface sedimentary architecture
p. 0135 | Singhvi, A. K.

Exposure of medical graduates in modern medicine to Ayurvedic medicine
p. 0135 | Ghosh, Kanjaksha

Are IITs world class?
p. 0136 | Prathap, Gangan

Bt brinjal: need for a consensus
p. 0136 | Bokolial, Devajyoti

Snake abundance: the limits of occupancy-based estimates
p. 0137 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Plagiarism: allegation and response; comment (Response by Prashant K. Pandey et al. )
p. 0139 | Athreya, Vidya

Meeting Report
Twenty-second mid-year meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0140 | Monto, Geethanjali; Prakash, Megha; Sarkar, Jaimini; Malhotra, Richa

News Focus
Biomass to fuel: the uncertain path
p. 0141 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Research News
Ingenious ways of Bt resistance management
p. 0146 | Hanur, Vageeshbabu S.

Opinion
University science set to decline: a new caste system
p. 0149 | Kumar, Deepak

Scientific Correspondence
Nematicidal activity of Remusatia vivipara lectin expressed in Escherichia coli
p. 0150 | Neekhra, V.; Bhat, Ganapati G.; Bhagat, Y. S.; Lingaraju, S.; Bhat, R. S.

Incidence of fluoride in the groundwater of Purulia District, West Bengal: a geo-environmental appraisal
p. 0152 | Bhattacharya, H. N.; Chakrabarti, S.

Gondwanan heritage in groundwater crustaceans of peninsular India
p. 0156 | Reddy, Y. Ranga

General Articles
Studies of polarimetric properties of lunar surface using Mini-SAR data
p. 0159 | Mohan, Shiv; Das, Anup; Chakraborty, Manab

Rapid, cost-effective and high resolution assessment of climate-related vulnerability of rural communities of Sikkim Himalaya, India
p. 0165 | Tambe, S.; Arrawatia, M. L.; Bhutia, N. T.; Swaroop, B.

Review Articles
Biocompatible microemulsion systems for drug encapsulation and delivery
p. 0174 | Gupta, Syamasri

Research Account
The selection of a sugar for transport and storage of carbon in plants
p. 0189 | Veluthambi, Karuppanan; Maheshwari, Ramesh

Research Articles
Link between break/active phases of summer monsoon over India and China
p. 0194 | Panchawagh, N. V.; Vaidya, S. S.

Microbial activity and diversity in the late Pleistocene palaeosols of alluvial Mahi River basin, Gujarat, western India
p. 0202 | Subrahmanyam, Gangavarapu; Archana, G.; Chamyal, L. S.

Research Communication
Rapid isolation of genomic DNA from E. coli XL1 Blue strain approaching bare magnetic nanoparticles
p. 0210 | Bandyopadhyay, A.; Chatterjee, S.; Sarkar, K.

Natural versus artificial coldstratification: which one allows better estimates of soil seed banks in a forest ecosystem?
p. 0215 | Godefroid, Sandrine; Phartyal, Shyam S.; Koedam, Nico

Coseismic uplift, slow plant mortality and ecological impact in North Andaman following the December 2004 (Mw > 9.2) earthquake
p. 0218 | Ray, Sumit Kumar; Acharyya, Anshuman

Sexual reproduction in Odontella regia (Schultze) Simonsen 1974 (Bacillariophyta)
p. 0222 | Hegde, S.; Narale, D. D.; Anil, A. C.

Role of histamine receptors in the pigmentary responses of the wall lizard, Hemidactylus flaviviridis
p. 0226 | Peter, Jaya; Meitei, Keisham V.; Ali, Ayesha S.; Ali, Sharique A.

Book Reviews
Geek Nation – How Indian Science is Taking Over the World, Angela Saini
p. 0230 | Malhotra, Richa

Networks of the Brain, Olaf Sporns
p. 0231 | Borkar, Vivek S.

Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2010, Stephen R. Leone, Paul S. Cremer, Jay T. Groves, Mark A. Johnson and Geraldine Richmond
p. 0232 | Chakraborty, Tapas

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Call for Proposals for Conducting NRDMS Winter/Summer Schools in the Field of Geospatial Technology—Department of Science and Technology
p. 0235

Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship—Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0236

Call for Proposals from Institutions of North Eastern Region for Establishment of Institutional Level Biotech Hubs—Department of Biotechnology
p. 0237

Visiting Fellowships: 2011–2012—Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0238

Call for Research Proposals—National Monsoon Mission (NMM)
p. 0239

DAE-BRNS Sponsored Research Project—Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering
p. 0240

Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Genomics—Bharathidasan University
p. 0240

Junior Research Fellow—Shree Devi Institute of Technology – Mangalore
p. 0241

Junior Research Fellowship—HNB Garhwal University
p. 0241

Nineteen Birbal Sahni Research Scholars—Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
p. 0242

Junior Research Fellow—Banaras Hindu University
p. 0242

Asia-Pacific Emerging Company of the Year Award 2011—IMGENEX India Pvt Ltd
p. 0243

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany - One Scientist ‘D’ (UR), one Scientist ‘C’ (UR), two Scientists ‘B’ (1-SC, 1-PH) and seven Scientists ‘B’ (2-OBC and 5-UR)
p. 0243

Admission to M. Sc. in Engineering Mathematics—Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0244

Junior Research Fellow—Indian Rare Earths Ltd, Research Centre
p. 0244

JRF position in BRNS project—Manipal University
p. 0245

JRF position in BRNS project—Manipal University
p. 0245

Junior Research Fellowship—Karnatak University, Dharwad
p. 0246

Junior Research Fellowship—University of Calcutta
p. 0246

National Training Programmes in Electron Microscopy (2011–2012)—All India Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 0247

Advanced Diploma in Molecular Diagnostics—Bharathidasan University
p. 0247

Junior Research Fellow—Central Coir Research Institute, Coir Board
p. 0248

Invites applications for the post of Director—Department of Atomic Energy
p. 0248

Invites applications for the post of Director—Department of Atomic Energy
p. 0248

Requirement of Research Associate in an Indo-French Collaborative Project on Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors—Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 0249

JRF Position in the Department of Physics—School of Sciences, Gujarat University
p. 0249

Invites Nominations from Scientists/Researchers for forthcoming IODP expeditions—National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 0249

Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor—Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
p. 0249

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p. 0250

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