Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 101 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0592

Editorial
Chemistry: Shaping Bodies, Moulding Minds
p. 0593 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Research funding blues – need for reforms and transparency
p. 0595 | Sharma, Om P.; Chatterjee, Jayanta

Citation index: points to ponder
p. 0596 | Shukla, S. P.

Save Ganga campaign and hydroelectric projects in Uttarakhand
p. 0596 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Training of technical teachers needed
p. 0597 | Tushara, Sadasivuni Sudha

Stairway to heaven, or ...
p. 0597 | Sunder, V. S.

News
Monitoring Himalayan glaciers
p. 0598 | Sarkar, Jaimini

Research News
Nanostructured carbon materials in water sterilization/purification
p. 0599 | Srinivasan, C.; Saraswathi, R.

Commentary
Can a malnourished nation become a sporting nation?
p. 0602 | Bamji, Mahtab S.

Opinion
Structure of Indian science: autonomy, accountability and internal democracy
p. 0605 | Vijayan, M.

Technical Note
Development of advanced measuring instruments based on SQUID sensors for laboratory and industrial applications
p. 0607 | Nagendran, R.; Thirumurugan, N.; Chinnasamy, N.; Janawadkar, M. P.

Scientific Correspondence
Monoecy and entomophily in Cardiospermum canescens Wall. (Sapindaceae), a medicinally valuable herbaceous vine
p. 0617 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Ramana, K. Venkata; Rao, N. Govinda; Varalakshmi, P.

Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.: a self-treatment grass for dogs
p. 0619 | Kandwal, Manish K.; Sharma, M. L.

Dermal fungal infection in a frog from the Western Ghats, India
p. 0622 | Gururaja, K. V.; Preeti, G.; Patil, Rajashekhar K.; Cunningham, Andrew A.

General Articles
Meeting India’s future needs of electricity through renewable energy sources
p. 0624 | Sukhatme, S. P.

Demographic variations in basic science education in India: a case study of CSIR–UGC national eligibility test
p. 0631 | Inderpal; Saini, A. K.; Luthra, Rajesh

Research Articles
Changing long-term trends in tropospheric temperature over two megacities in the Indo-Gangetic Plain
p. 0637 | Mallik, Chinmay; Lal, Shyam

Uptake and removal of toxic Cr(VI) by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: physico-chemical and biological evaluation
p. 0645 | Chatterjee, Suparna; Ghosh, Indranil; Mukherjea, Kalyan K.

Research Communication
Effect of injected noise on electromagnetically induced transparency and slow light
p. 0653 | Ranjith, V.; Kumar, N.

Development of non-dairy, calciumrich vegetarian food products to improve calcium intake in vegetarian youth
p. 0657 | Sanwalka, Neha J.; Khadilkar, Anuradha V.; Chiplonkar, Shashi A.

Petrography and diagenesis of the Upper Palaeocene–Lower Eocene rocks of Nahorkatiya oilfield, Assam
p. 0664 | Borgohain, P.; Hazarika, S.; Gilfellon, G. B.; Gogoi, M. P.

Phylogenetic studies in Indian scleractinian corals based on mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences
p. 0669 | Kumar, S. Senthil; Gaur, Ajay; Shivaji, S.

Determining the sex of a monomorphic threatened, endemic passerine in the sky islands of southern India using molecular and morphometric methods
p. 0676 | Robin, V. V.; Sinha, Anindya; Ramakrishnan, Uma

Book Reviews
The Shadows of Consumption: Consequences for the Global Environment, Peter Dauvergne
p. 0680 | Mathew, Mary; Nair, Shyam Sreekumaran

Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability, John A. Churchet al. (eds)
p. 0682 | Shetye, Satish R.

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches, John W. Creswell
p. 0683 | Gurtoo, Anjula

Communication Skills for Engineers, Sunita Mishra and C. Muralikrishna
p. 0684 | Monto, Geethanjali

Personal News
Madhu Sudan Kanungo (1927–2011)
p. 0685 | Rath, Pramod C.

Mahendra Nath Bose (1925–2011)
p. 0686 | Chandra, Shaila

Historical Notes
Joshua Lederberg (1925–2008) and the pink–orange fungus Neurospora
p. 0687 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

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Applications are invited for hands-on training courses in the field of Flow Cytometry—Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms
p. 0691

Call for Joint Research and Development Proposal 2011—Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 0692

YOUTHSAT – Announcement of Opportunity
p. 0693

Recruitment for the Positions of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under DAE-BRNS funded projects undertaken at IISER Pune
p. 0694

NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards 2011
p. 0695

Analytica Anacon India Conference
p. 0696

‘Clinical Molecular Immunology’—Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0697

Call for Abstracts—Centre for Science and Environment
p. 0698

Senior Project Associate—Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
p. 0698

Junior Research Fellowship—Bangalore University
p. 0699

Advocacy Officer for Important Bird Areas (IBA) Programme—Bombay Natural History Society
p. 0699

Scientific Officer and Research Associate—International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 0700

National Conference NanoScience and NanoBiotechnology: Present and Future Prospectives
p. 0700

JRF Position in DAE-BRNS Project—University School of Basic and Applied Sciences
p. 0701

Junior Research Fellow—Department of Electrical Engineering
p. 0701

Junior Research Fellow and Job Assistant—Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
p. 0702

JRF Position in DAE-BRNS Project—Gulbarga University
p. 0702

International Conference on Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Ecosystem—Sathyabama University
p. 0703

Winter School in Immunology
p. 0703

Project Fellow—University of Mysore
p. 0704

Invites Proposals for the forthcoming Indian Expedition to Southern Ocean—National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa
p. 0704

JRF Post in (DAE) BRNS Project—Department of Physics
p. 0704

Research Associate/Senior Research Fellow/Junior Research Fellow—Bundelkhand University
p. 0704

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National Fluorescence Workshop—TIFR
p. 0706

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