Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 101 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1512

Editorial
Infrastructure: The Price of Inaction
p. 1513 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Genesis of IITs
p. 1515 | Bose, D. N.

Publish in foreign journals and prosper, or in Indian journals and perish
p. 1516 | Nishy, P.; Prathap, Gangan

Observations on the spider cache of mud-dauber Sceliphron sp. nest
p. 1517 | Patil, V. K.; Arade, S. C.

Miss Kerala in peril
p. 1518 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Will development spare the spiny-tailed lizards in Kachchh?
p. 1519 | Patel, Pratiksha

NET: in-built conflict
p. 1520 | Biyani, A. K.

News
Ideological battle over Foreign Varsity Bill
p. 1521 | Sarkar, Jaimini

Meeting Report
Seventy-seventh annual meeting of the Academy
p. 1523 | Geethanjali, M.; Sarkar, Jaimini

Revisiting the Shiva crater hypothesis
p. 1525 | Roy, Prithu; Maitra, Akeek; Deshmukh, Ankush M.

Research News
New tools for analysis and detection of water pollution
p. 1527 | Dutta, Tanmoy

Commentary
Lost in translation
p. 1529 | Jogalekar, Ashutosh S.

Scientific Correspondence
Effectiveness of gamma radiation for the control of Tribolium castaneum, the pest of stored cashew kernels
p. 1531 | Prabhakumary, C.; Potty, V. P.; Sivadasan, Rekha

Effect of seed mass and light intensity on seedling success of Mesua ferrea Linn
p. 1533 | Devi, Ashalata; Dutta, Himangshu

Expression of four-seeded pod in soybean
p. 1535 | Khare, Dhirendra

General Articles
Nurturing science talent in villages
p. 1538 | Deo, M. G.; Pawar, P. V.

Review Articles
Nanoparticle-doped polymer-dispersed liquid crystal display
p. 1544 | Jamil, M.; Ahmad, Farzana; Rhee, J. T.; Jeon, Y. J.

Research Articles
De novo sequencing and assembly of Azadirachta indica fruit transcriptome
p. 1553 | Krishnan, Neeraja M.; Pattnaik, Swetansu; Deepak, S. A.; Hariharan, Arun K.; Gaur, Prakhar; Chaudhary, Rakshit; Jain, Prachi; Vaidyanathan, Srividya; Krishna, P. G. Bharath; Panda, Binay

Research Communication
Carbon dioxide observations at Cape Rama, India for the period 1993–2002: implications for constraining Indian emissions
p. 1562 | Tiwari, Yogesh K.; Patra, Prabir K.; Chevallier, Frédéric; Francey, Roger J.; Krummel, Paul B.; Allison, Colin E.; Revadekar, J. V.; Chakraborty, Supriyo; Langenfelds, Ray L.; Bhattacharya, S. K.; Borole, D. V.; Kumar, K. Ravi; Steele, L. Paul

Palaeoethnobotany at Lahuradewa: a contribution to the 2nd millennium BC agriculture of the Ganga Plain, India
p. 1569 | Pokharia, Anil K.

Clonal propagation in Eucalyptus camaldulensis using minicutting technique
p. 1578 | Bindumadhava, H.; Tamak, Jagdish; Mahavishnan, K.; Upadhyay, A. P.; Varghese, Mohan; Sharma, N.

Pollen analysis of spider webs from Khedla village, Betul District, Madhya Pradesh
p. 1586 | Quamar, M. F.; Chauhan, M. S.

Erratum
Environmental significance of raised rann sediments along the margins of Khadir, Bhanjada and Kuar Bet islands in Great Rann of Kachchh, Western India
p. 1592 | Khonde, N.; Maurya, D. M.; Singh, A. D.; Chowksey, V.; Chamyal, L. S.

Book Reviews
Nucleus and Nation: Scientists, Inter-national Networks, and Power in India. R. S. Anderson
p. 1593 | Iyengar, P. K.

Re-visioning Indian Cities: The Urban Renewal Mission. K. C. Sivaramakrishnan
p. 1594 | Pani, Narendar

Statistics for Everyone. Anil Gore, Sharayu Paranjpe and Madhav Kulkarni
p. 1595 | Jain, Manjari

Pattern Recognition: An Introduction. V. Susheela Devi and M. Narasimha Murty
p. 1596 | Murthy, C. A.

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1597

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1601

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Unlock the promise of your research—SciVal
p. 1603

Call for Pre-Proposal on Application of Association Mapping for Crop Improvement–Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 1604

Invitation for Top Talent in Research and Academics for Regular Positions–National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
p. 1605

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology—Department of Science and Technology
p. 1606

Nominations for Academy Awards for the Biennium 2011–2012—National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
p. 1607

Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for Applied Research in Meteorology—India Meteorological Department
p. 1608

Junior Research Fellow–Department of Applied Geochemistry
p. 1608

Invited for the Ph. D. Programme in Life Sciences at the L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
p. 1609

Invited for Positions of Post-Doctoral Research Associates in Life Sciences at the L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
p. 1609

Nominations for National Women Bioscientists Awards: 2011—Department of Biotechnology
p. 1610

Junior Research Fellow Position in DBT Project—Davangere University
p. 1610

Junior Research Fellows—Regional Cancer Centre
p. 1611

Junior Research Fellows—Osmania University, Hyderabad
p. 1611

Proposals for Scientific Research in the Arctic Region—National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 1612

Yenepoya University Invites applications for the Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) and Junior Research Fellowships (JRF)–2011—Yenepoya University
p. 1612

DBT Launches Online Project Submission – eProMIS—Department of Biotechnology
p. 1613

Junior Research Fellow—University of Pune
p. 1613

Junior Research Fellow—Bangalore University
p. 1613

Junior Research Fellow–Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
p. 1613

Science Academies’
p. 1614

Calls for full-time Ph D candidates–Sastra University
p. 1615

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