Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0006

Editorial
Animal Spirits: A Powerful Prescription
p. 0007 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
On using the h-index to analyse species biodiversity and other count data
p. 0009 | Kozak, Marcin; Krzanowski, Wojtek

Entomophagy can support rural livelihood in India
p. 0010 | Gahukar, R. T.

Why not emeritus fellowships exclusively for teaching?
p. 0010 | Rao, A. S.

Possibility of harnessing the ectoparasiticidal potential of an ayurvedic liniment in young goats
p. 0011 | Muraleedharan, K.; Sahadev, A.

Biology education in India
p. 0011 | Ovais, M.

Why waste citrus peel?
p. 0012 | Abrol, D. P.

Buckwheat: a legacy on the verge of extinction in Ladakh
p. 0013 | Ahmad, Faizan; Raj, Anup

Skylark (Alauda arvensis) – threats and concerns
p. 0014 | Alexandar, R.

News
Malaria in pregnancy
p. 0015 | Sarkar, Jaimini

The discovery of the Higgs particle
p. 0016 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Commentary
Manpower for fundamental physics experiments
p. 0019 | Rajasekaran, G.

Scientific Correspondence
Discovery of orthopyroxene–olivine–spinel assemblage from the lunar nearside using Chandrayaan-1 Moon Mineralogy Mapper data
p. 0021 | Bhattacharya, Satadru; Chauhan, Prakash; Ajai

Occurrence of gold mineralization in rocks of Proterozoic Delhi Supergroup around Ambaji, Banaskantha District, Gujarat
p. 0023 | Bhagat, S. N.

Tricotyledony in critically endangered plant, Ceropegia mahabalei Hemadri et Ansari (Apocynaceae)
p. 0024 | Rajput, Bharati P.; Ghate, Vinaya S.; Upadhye, Anuradha S.; Datar, Mandar N.

Aril browning in pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is caused by the seed
p. 0026 | Shivashankar, S.; Singh, Hemlata; Sumathi, M.

General Articles
The JEE conundrum
p. 0029 | Mehra, Anurag

Population crunch in India: is it urban or still rural?
p. 0037 | Sudhira, H. S.; Gururaja, K. V.

Water quality and quantity analysis in Sikkim, North Eastern Himalaya
p. 0041 | Tiwari, Archana

Research Articles
The 404 MHz wind profiler to observe precipitation
p. 0046 | Singh, Narendra; Joshi, R. R.; Damle, S. H.; Pant, G. B.

Parametric estimation of net photosynthesis in rice from in-situ spectral reflectance measurements
p. 0055 | Kumari, Mamta; Patel, N. R.; Raj, Rahul; Saha, S. K.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Research Communication
Altitudinal and latitudinal asymmetry in diurnal variation of sporadic meteor flux observed over Thumba
p. 0062 | Phanikumar, D. V.; Kwak, Y.-S.; Patra, A. K.; Kumar, K. Kishore; Yellaiah, G.

Estimation of glacier ice thickness using Ground Penetrating Radar in the Himalayan region
p. 0068 | Singh, S. K.; Rathore, B. P.; Bahuguna, I. M.; Ramnathan, A. L.; Ajai

The oldest fossil of Eucalyptus from the Late Maastrichtian–Danian of India and the theory of its Gondwanic origin
p. 0074 | Shukla, Anumeha; Mehrotra, R. C.; Tyagi, Antariksh

Erosional vulnerability and spatio-temporal variability of the Barak River, NE India
p. 0080 | Laskar, Anwarul Alam; Phukon, Parag

Isotope hydrogeological study on a few drying springs in Surla valley, Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh
p. 0087 | Kumar, U. Saravana; Ansari, Md. Arzoo; Deodhar, Archana; Khatti, Vinod Singh

Book Reviews
Testing and Validation of Indigenous Knowledge: The COMPAS Experience from Southern India. A. V. Balasubra-manianet al. (eds)
p. 0091 | Sujatha, V.

la vintage métallurgie: 60 Years of Marriage of Science to Industry
p. 0092 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Personal News
Dharni Dhar Awasthi (1922–2011)
p. 0094 | Upreti, D. K.

Historical Notes
A search for records of planetary transits in India prior to the colonial period
p. 0095 | Rathansree, N.; Shylaja, B. S.; Kaidala, Geetha; Mukherjee, Amitabh

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S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
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Call for Research Proposals - SANOFI
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International Centre for Stem Cells, Cancer and Biotechnology
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Research Associate (RA) Position under DAE-SRC Award Project-Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 0109

Clinical Development Services Agency
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Junior Research Fellow—Thapar University
p. 0110

JRF Position in BRNS Project-Manipal University
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Inviting Proposals on Biorefinery Approach for Biofuel Production-Department of Biotechnology
p. 0111

Opportunity for a Career in Science-Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences
p. 0111

Faculty Positions-Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 0112

Junior Research Fellow-Kamaraj College
p. 0112

Junior Research Fellow-Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
p. 0112

Junior Research Fellow-Acharya Nagarjuna University
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Finance and Accounts Officer, Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor-Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
p. 0113

Junior Research Fellow-Presidency University
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Technical Assistant-Bharathiar University
p. 0113

Junior Research Fellow-Mahatma Gandhi University
p. 0113

Junior Research Fellow and Field Assistant-Government of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 0114

Senior Research Fellow-Bangalore University
p. 0114

SInvites Proposals for the Forthcoming Indian Expedition to Southern Ocean-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa
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