Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 102 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0153

Editorial
The Virtual World: Problems Without Solutions
p. 0155 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Future energy needs and renewable resources
p. 0157 | Mehta, M. H.

Patent portfolio in terms of geographic distribution
p. 0157 | Kshitij, Avinash; Joshi, Kirti

Conservation of chironji and cultivation of off-season rainfed tomato
p. 0158 | Dwivedi, S. V.; Singh, S. N.; Singh, Raghwendra

Tricotyledony in Hippophae rhamnoides L. (Elaeagnaceae)
p. 0159 | Korekar, Girish; Singh, Harvinder; Srivastava, Ravi B.; Stobdan, Tsering

Has Dracunculus really been eradicated?
p. 0160 | Sheikh, Zulfiya

Occurrence of Kryptoglanis shajii, an enigmatic subterranean-spring catfish (Siluriformes, Incertae sedis) in the channels of paddy fields
p. 0161 | Binoy, V. V.; Roshan, K. S.; Rakesh, V. B.

News
Kanigel’s visit marks Ramanujan’s 125th
p. 0162 | Malhotra, Richa

NIH Director, Francis S. Collins in India
p. 0163 | Malhotra, Richa

In Conversation
Bidyendu Mohan Deb
p. 0165 | Malhotra, Richa

Animesh Chakravorty
p. 0166 | Malhotra, Richa

Commentary
Need for management and risk assessment of genetically modified organisms
p. 0167 | Kochhar, V. K.; Kochhar, Sunita

Technical Note
Autonomous profiling device to monitor remote water bodies
p. 0169 | Madhan, R.; Dabholkar, N.; Navelkar, G.; Desa, Elgar; Afzulpurkar, S.; Mascarenhas, A.; Prabhudesai, S.

General Articles
Sustainable water management in India considering likely climate and other changes
p. 0177 | Jain, Sharad K.

Review Articles
Gender biasing in Arisaema – a unique and rare phenomenon
p. 0189 | Srivastava, Preeti; Banerji, B. K.

Special Section: Chemistry and Biology
Chemistry and biology of glycosylphosphatidylinositol molecules
p. 0194 | Ruhela, Dipali; Banerjee, Patrali; Vishwakarma, Ram A.

Chemistry and biology of DNA-binding small molecules
p. 0212 | Paul, Ananya; Bhattacharya, Santanu

Application of vibrational microspectroscopy to biology and medicine
p. 0232 | Singh, Bhawana; Gautam, Rekha; Kumar, Srividya; Kumar, B. N. Vinay; Nongthomba, Upendra; Nandi, Dipankar; Mukherjee, Geetashree; Santosh, Vani; Somasundaram, Kumaravel; Umapathy, Siva

Mass spectrometry studies of protein folding
p. 0245 | Wani, Ajazul Hamid; Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

Motional dynamics in proteins and nucleic acids control their function: revelation by time-domain fluorescence
p. 0266 | Krishnamoorthy, G.

Genetic, biosynthetic and functional versatility of polyketide synthases
p. 0277 | Nair, Divya R.; Anand, Swadha; Verma, Priyanka; Mohanty, Debasisa; Gokhale, Rajesh S.

Pyroglutamic acid: throwing light on a lightly studied metabolite
p. 0288 | Kumar, Akhilesh; Bachhawat, Anand K.

Research Communication
Recovery of the GSLV debris from the shallow waters of the Bay of Bengal, off Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0314 | Mishra, Ravi; Sudhakar, M.

A geophysical study on soil conditions in flood-affected Selimpaşa area, Istanbul, Turkey
p. 0320 | Karabulut, Savas; Tezel, Okan; Ozcep, Ferhat; Imre, Nazire

Catastrophic hydrological event of 18 and 19 September 2010 in Uttarakhand, Indian Central Himalaya – an analysis of rainfall and slope failure
p. 0327 | Sharma, Subrat

Chemico-mineralogical attributes of clays from bole horizons in the Early Cretaceous Sylhet Traps of Meghalaya: palaeoenvironmental inferences
p. 0332 | Shrivastava, J. P.; Mukhopadhyay, S. K.; Pal, Sucharita

Addendum
Biological nitrogen fixation with non-legumes: An achievable target or a dogma?
p. 0339 | Saikia, S. P.; Jain, Vanita

Retraction
Identification of a marine zoanthid Zoanthus sansibaricus (Carlgren) from the intertidal rocky shore of Anjuna (Goa) using morphological and molecular analyses
p. 0339 | Krishna, M. J.; Gophane, A.; Ravindran, C.; Ingole, B. S.; Anjeneyulu, Y.; Meena, R. M.

Corrigendum
Genetic transformation of an elite Indian genotype of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) for insect resistance
p. 0339 | Katageri, I. S.; Vamadevaiah, H. M.; Udikeri, S. S.; Khadi, B. M.; Kumar, Polumetla A.

Book Reviews
Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan: His Life and Work. D. C. V. Mallik and S. Chatterjee
p. 0340 | Sundararajan, A. R.

Thinking Design. S. Balaram
p. 0342 | Chakrabarti, Amaresh

Annual Review of Plant Biology, 2011. S. S. Merchant, W. R. Briggs and D. Ort (eds)
p. 0343 | Biswal, Basanti

Annual Review of Biophysics, 2010. D. C. Rees, K. A. Dill and J. R. William-son (eds)
p. 0346 | Mathew, M. K.

Advertisements
Staff Scientists-National Institute of Plant Genome Research
p. 0348

Nominations Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for Science and Technology – 2012
p. 0349

DST-sponsored 10th SERC School on Multivariable and Matrix-variable Calculus and Applications-Centre for Mathematical Sciences
p. 0350

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms
p. 0351

Refresher Course in Statistical Physics-Science Academies’
p. 0352

Applications for One Position of ‘Scientific Outreach Coordinator’ for ‘Mathematics of the Planet Earth (MPE) 2013 – India’-International Centre for Theoretical Sciences
p. 0353

Award of Biotechnology-Department of Biotechnology
p. 0354

Post-doctoral Vacancies-National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 0355

Junior Research Fellow—University of Mysore
p. 0356

Junior Research Fellow—College of Engineering Pune
p. 0356

Junior Research Fellow—National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
p. 0357

Junior Research Fellow—College of Engineering Pune
p. 0357

Junior Research Fellowship-Department of Mechanical Engineering
p. 0358

Dr D. C. Pavate Foundation, University College of Law, College Road, Dharwad
p. 0358

Call for Applications: Support to Improve Climate Change and Information Services in South Asia
p. 0359

Postdoctoral Positions-National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 0359

Dr K. L. Rao Chair Professor in Geospatial Sciences-University of Hyderabad
p. 0360

M. Phil. in Natural Resource Management-Indian Institute of Forest Management
p. 0360

Annual Workshop on Advanced Materials – 2012-PSN College of Engineering and Technology
p. 0361

Workshop on Use of Instrumentation of Physical Sciences in Archaeology-Manipal University, Manipal
p. 0361

Invites Nominations for Kerala Sasthraskaram 2011-Kerala State Council for Science
p. 0362

Junior Research Fellow–Kuvempu University
p. 0362

Workshop on ‘Alternative Sustainable Technologies’-Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0363

Indian National Academy of Engineering
p. 0363

International Conference on Angiogenesis: Basics and Applications
p. 0364

Summer Fellowship-Mangalore University
p. 0364

Junior Research Fellow–Mangalore University
p. 0364

Research Associates–Inter University Accelerator Centre
p. 0365

Junior Research Fellow–AU-KBC Research Centre
p. 0365

Call for Pre-Proposals on Development of Wide Spectrum Biopesticides/Biocontrol Agents-Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0366

Science Writing Internships-Current Science
p. 0367

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