Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 101 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0819

Editorial
Malaria: Recognising a Chinese Triumph
p. 0821 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Funding of investigator-initiated research projects in India: the case for moving from a proposal-based to a performance-based evaluation process
p. 0823 | Gowrishankar, J.

What do epiphytic lichens of Guwahati city indicate?
p. 0824 | Hazarika, Natasha; Daimari, Rebecca; Nayaka, Sanjeeva; Hoque, Raza R.

Do medical students prefer e-learning to reading printed textbooks?
p. 0825 | Rao, Chitra P.; Prameela, M. D.

Disjunct distributional record of an endemic liverwort Chiloscyphus campanulatus Steph. from Assam in Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot
p. 0825 | Bhattacharyya, Sudipa Das; Bhattacharyya, Debjyoti; Sharma, G. D.

Rice-eating jackals of the Rann of Kachchh
p. 0828 | Agoramoorthy, G.; Kumar, V. Vijay; Patel, Pratiksha

Bumblebee pollination in large cardamom of Sikkim Himalaya
p. 0828 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh

Bumblebee pollination in large cardamom of Sikkim Himalaya: Response
p. 0828 | Deka, T. N.; Sudharshan, M. R.; Saju, K. A.

News
International Year of Chemistry postage stamps: omnibus mass communicator
p. 0830 | Nawlakhe, Ujwala A.; Nawlakhe, Anil M.

The economics of nuclear power
p. 0832 | Monto, Geethanjali

Tiger estimate, 2010
p. 0834 | Sarkar, Jaimini

In Conversation
Chemistry at the helm
p. 0836 | Malhotra, Richa

Opinion
Sex allocation theory: implications for animal food industry
p. 0838 | Dama, Madhukar Shivajirao; Kulkarni, Pramod

Commentary
Fermi, Feynman and fission
p. 0840 | Monto, Geethanjali

Indian women in science: need for a change in mindset
p. 0842 | Bala Singh, Shashi; Bhagi, Shuchi

Scientific Correspondence
Development of a simple enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for quantitative estimation of aflatoxin B1 albumin adduct in humans
p. 0844 | Anitha, S.; Waliyar, F.; Reddy, A. S.; Rao, Ratna; Rao, Raghunadha; Kumar, P. Lava

A misleading ‘turtle rock’ from pelagic sediments of Andaman ophiolite
p. 0847 | Pal, Tapan; Sankar, M. S.; Bhattacharya, Anindya; De, Chirananda

Technical Note
An advanced cathodoluminescence facility in a high-resolution scanning electron microscope for nanostructure characterization
p. 0849 | Das, Pabitra; Chini, Tapas Kumar

General Articles
Climate change and its impact on biodiversity; some management options for mitigation in Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0855 | Bharali, Sanjeeb; Khan, Mohamed Latif

Special Section: Chemistry – Structure, Synthesis and Dynamics
Deuterium isotope effect on solvation dynamics in lysozyme and lysozyme–CTAB aggregate: a femtosecond study
p. 0861 | Das, Atanu Kumar; Sasmal, Dibyendu Kumar; Bhattacharyya, Kankan

CuII coordination polymers derived from bis-pyridyl-bis-urea ligands: synthesis, selective anion separation and metallogelation
p. 0869 | Adarsh, N. N.; Kumar, D. Krishna; Dastidar, Parthasarathi

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in the treatment of hypertension
p. 0881 | Bhuyan, Bhaskar J.; Mugesh, Govindasamy

Synthesis of substituted maleimide derivatives using the Baylis–Hillman adducts
p. 0888 | Basavaiah, Deevi; Lenin, Dandamudi V.; Veeraraghavaiah, Gorre

Structural and gas adsorption study of a two-dimensional copper–tetrazole based metal–organic framework
p. 0894 | Pachfule, Pradip; Banerjee, Rahul

Dynamic and thermodynamic anomalies of water at low temperatures: from bulk water to reverse micelles and DNA hydration layer
p. 0900 | Jana, Biman; Singh, Rakesh S.; Biswas, Rajib; Bagchi, Biman

Synthetic approach to linearly annulated tetralin-based constrained α-amino acid derivatives via Rongalite
p. 0923 | Kotha, Sambasivarao; Krishna, Nimita Gopal

Polymer thin film with in situ synthesized silver nanoparticles as a potent reusable bactericide
p. 0927 | Porel, S.; Ramakrishna, D.; Hariprasad, E.; Gupta, A. Dutta; Radhakrishnan, T. P.

Two-photon fluorescence diagnostics of femtosecond laser tweezers
p. 0935 | De, Arijit Kumar; Roy, Debjit; Goswami, Debabrata

Rational molecular design for multicomponent guest inclusion in the solid state: differential binding of small and large aromatic guests
p. 0939 | Natarajan, Palani; Bajpai, Alankriti; Venugopalan, Paloth; Moorthy, Jarugu Narasimha

Research Articles
Malani rhyolite: highly eroded complex crater
p. 0946 | Sisodia, M. S.

Research Communication
Stilostomella: extinction or local disappearance of elongated species?
p. 0952 | Bhaumik, Ajoy K.; Gupta, Anil K.; Dey, Richa; Clemens, Steven C.

Mapping onland river channels up to the seafloor along the west coast of India
p. 0958 | Kundu, S. N.; Pattanaik, D. S.

Book Reviews
Venomous Reptiles of the United States, Canada and Northern Mexico . Volume I:Heloderma, Micruroides, Micrurus, Pelamis, Agkistrodon, Sistrurus. Carl H. Ernst and Evelyn M. Ernst
p. 0962 | Krishnan, K. S.

Biology and Evolution of Ferns and Lycophytes. Tom A. Ranker and Christopher H. Haufler (eds)
p. 0963 | Kholia, B. S.; Punetha, N.

Personal News
Satyavati M. Sirsat (1925–2010)
p. 0964 | Bhisey, Rajani A.

Vinod Bhakuni (1962–2011)
p. 0965 | Akhtar, Sohail; Habib, Saman

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Call for Proposals for Funding Support – 17th Batch—Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0966

Plant Viruses as Tools in Biotechnology— Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0967

The 77th Annual Conference of Indian Mathematical Society— Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
p. 0968

Global Lab Expo-2011—ASIMA
p. 0969

Epigenetics I: DNA Methylation Analysis—Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0970

Programme Manager and Grants Adviser—NCBS
p. 0971

4th Bangalore Nano Conference
p. 0972

National Conference on Biodiversity Assessment, Conservation and Utilization and ‘Wild Reflections’ – Nature Photography Competition
p. 0973

Junior Research Fellow — Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
p. 0973

SCIENTIST RECRUITMENT—Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
p. 0974

International Symposium on Airway Diseases: Etiology to Clinic
p. 0974

JRF/Project Assistants—Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
p. 0975

Nominations For National Bioscience Awards For Career Development: 2011
p. 0975

Rao Bahadur Dr B. Viswanath Award (2011–12)—Post Graduate School
p. 0976

Technical Staff—Environment Protection Training and Research Institute
p. 0976

Overseas Research Advancement Programme for India (ORAP-IN)—APBioNet-BioClues-India
p. 0976

Science Academies’ Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers – 2012
p. 0977

Tata Innovation Fellowship
p. 0977

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