Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 101 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0712

Editorial
Economics and Biology: The Invisible Hand and Natural Selection
p. 0713 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Geographic distribution of Indian academic research
p. 0715 | Prathap, Gangan

Contractual appointments: a new breed of corruption in the education system
p. 0716 | Singh, Anil

Funding in universities
p. 0716 | Mitra, A. N.

Acta Crystallographica Section A continues to have high impact factor
p. 0717 | Jain, N. C.

Conservation significance of the Kadalundi–Vallikkunnu community reserve
p. 0717 | Aarif, K. M.; Prasadan, P. K.; Babu, S.

Use of recycled stone tools in the prehistoric culture of Mandla
p. 0718 | Roy, Babul

Butterfly fauna of the Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur, North East India
p. 0719 | Singh, M. Ingobi; Gupta, Asha; Varatharajan, R.

News
Safety aspects of Indian nuclear power plants
p. 0722 | Sheth, Parul R.

IPCC and renewable energy
p. 0723 | Sarkar, Jaimini

Research News
Reproduction: the almost forgotten currency of fitness
p. 0725 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Commentary
Profound truths
p. 0727 | Rajasekaran, G.

The Genera of Hyphomycetes: a landmark and a boon
p. 0729 | Subramanian, C. V.

Opinion
Conversion of carbon dioxide to methanol using solar energy
p. 0731 | Ganesh, Ibram

Scientific Correspondence
Recovery status of sea anemones from bleaching event of 2010 in the Andaman waters
p. 0734 | Marimuthu, N.; Dharani, G.; Vinithkumar, N. V.; Vijayakumaran, M.; Kirubagaran, R.

Description and phylogenetic characterization of common hydra from India
p. 0736 | Reddy, P. Chandramouli; Barve, Apurva; Ghaskadbi, Surendra

Identification of two mud crab species (genus Scylla) using restriction fragment length polymorphism
p. 0739 | Saravanan, Ramachadran; Arulraj, Sethuramalingam; Shanmugam, Annaian

General Articles
An overview of techniques based on biomimetics for sustainable development of concrete
p. 0741 | Ramesh Kumar, V.; Bhuvaneshwari, B.; Maheswaran, S.; Palani, G. S.; Ravisankar, K.; Iyer, Nagesh R.

Sustaining sugarcane productivity under depleting water resources
p. 0748 | Shrivastava, Ashok K.; Srivastava, Arun K.; Solomon, Sushil

Research Articles
Castes of the weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius) differ in the organization of sensilla on their antennae and mouthparts
p. 0755 | Babu, Martin J.; Ankolekar, Shreya M.; Rajashekhar, K. P.

Research Communication
Voltage probe of the optically oriented electron spin relaxation
p. 0765 | Miah, M. Idrish

On the origin of Stark effect of rotons in He-II and the existence of p = 0 condensate
p. 0769 | Jain, Y. S.; Chhangte, L.; Chutia, S.; Dey, S.

Soil organic carbon dynamics in two functional types of ground cover (grasses and herbaceous) in the tropics
p. 0776 | Dinakaran, J.; Mehta, Nirav; Krishnayya, N. S. R

Cry1Ac expression in transgenic Bt cotton hybrids is influenced by soil moisture and depth
p. 0783 | Blaise, D.; Kranthi, K. R.

Yield, soil health and economics of aonla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.)- based agri-horticultural systems in eastern India
p. 0786 | Das, D. K.; Chaturvedi, O. P.; Jha, R. K.; Kumar, Rajeev

Book Reviews
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, Steven Johnson
p. 0791 | Ganguli, Ranjan

The Science of Philosophy: Theory of Fundamental Processes in Human Behaviour and Experiences, Radhey Shyam Kaushal
p. 0792 | Krishna, P.

Annual Review of Entomology, 2011, May R. Berenbaum, Ring T. Cardé and Gene E. Robinson (eds)
p. 0794 | Bhadra, Anindita

Desire Named Development, Aditya Nigam
p. 0795 | Monto, Geethanjali

The Green Pen: Environmental Journalism in India and South Asia, Keya Acharya and Frederick Noronha (eds)
p. 0797 | Malhotra, Richa

Personal News
V. S. Rama Das (1933–2010)
p. 0798 | Raghavendra, A. S.; Reddy, A. R.

Historical Notes
Photography and photomicrography in 19th century Madras
p. 0800 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Advertisements
Invitation and Call for Abstracts—IITM Golden Jubilee International Conference
p. 0803

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology
p. 0804

Applications are invited from Indian nationals only for posts of DAE-ICT Scientist A/B/C, and for Ph. D. (Tech. ) Fellowships in Chemical Engineering—Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0805

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
p. 0806

Biennial Congress on Urban Green Spaces
p. 0807

Positions for Post-Doctoral Fellow and Scientific Officer/Assistant at the Indian Beamline at Photon Factory, Japan—Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 0808

Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0809

Junior Research Fellow—NITTE University
p. 0809

JRF position—Institute of Forensic Science and Criminology
p. 0810

JRF and SRF—PSG Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 0810

Junior Research Fellowship—Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj
p. 0811

National Training Programme on ‘Metagenomics: A Practical Approach To Molecular Taxonomic Profiling’
p. 0811

Field Workshop and Brainstorming Session on Geology of Kachchh Basin, Western India: Present Status and Future Perspectives
p. 0812

Research Project Proposals—Network Project on ‘An Integrated Study on Interactions between Rivers and Marine Environment, and Reconstruction of High-resolution Paleoclimate Record Along the Central-south-west Coast of India’
p. 0812

JRF Position—Department of Microbiology, Bhavan’s College
p. 0813

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
p. 0813

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 0814

JRF Position in BRNS—BITS, Pilani
p. 0814

Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0814

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