Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0246

Editorial
Cancer Research: Collaboration and Collegiality
p. 0247 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Physiology and engineering
p. 0249 | Rao, J. Prakasa

Teaching in universities
p. 0249 | Muthuswami, Rohini

Ayurvedic medicine: standardization difficulties
p. 0250 | Rai, D. K.; Singh, A. N.

High energy physics in 2012
p. 0250 | Rajasekaran, G.

Nardostachys jatamansi DC. is at risk in the Himalayan region
p. 0251 | Purohit, Vijay K.; Chauhan, R. S.; Andola, Harish C.; Prasad, P.; Nautiyal, M. C.; Nautiyal, A. R.

Does the tiny mite matter? Revisiting invasive pest problem under global climate change scenario
p. 0252 | Rahman, P. Mujeeb; Sudheendrakumar, V. V.; Sankaran, K. V.

Research News
Microbes, mosquitoes and malaria
p. 0254 | Sharma, Avinash; Jangid, Kamlesh; Shouche, Yogesh

Opinion
Has earth science been ignored?
p. 0256 | Sharma, Ram S.

Commentary
Monsoon prediction: are dynamical models getting better than statistical models?
p. 0257 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Srinivasan, J.

Scientific Correspondence
The gross prosperity product as a second-order econometric indicator
p. 0260 | Prathap, Gangan

Occurrence of nontronite in amygdales of Deccan basalts at Nagewadi basalt quarry, Satara, Maharashtra
p. 0262 | Sarkar, P. K.; Ukey, Madhuri; Duraiswami, R. A.; Mache, R. N.

Caching food, pilferage and deceiving by Indian common crows (Corvus splendens)
p. 0265 | Auddy, Anamika; Biswas, Tandra; Bhattacharyya, Silanjan

General Articles
Indus script deciphered: the method of semblance at work
p. 0268 | Srinivasan, S.; Joseph, J. V. M.; Harikumar, P.

Repositioning grassroots innovation in India’s S&T policy: from divider to provider
p. 0282 | Jain, Ashok; Verloop, Jan

Research Articles
Interannual and seasonal variations in nearshore wave characteristics off Honnavar, west coast of India
p. 0286 | Chempalayil, Sajiv Philip; Kumar, V. Sanil; Johnson, Glejin; Dora, G. Udhaba; Vinayaraj, P.

Research Communication
Formation of calcium oxalate nanoparticles in leaves: significant role of water content and age of leaves
p. 0293 | Ahmed, Jahangeer; Ojha, Kasinath; Vaidya, Sonalika; Ganguli, Jaya; Ganguli, Ashok Kumar

A comparative study of deglaciation in two neighbouring basins (Warwan and Bhut) of Western Himalaya
p. 0298 | Brahmbhatt, Rupal; Bahuguna, I. M.; Rathore, B. P.; Kulkarni, Anil V.; Nainwal, H. C.; Shah, R. D.; Ajai

Radioelemental distribution in Neoproterozoic volcano-sedimentary Sindreth Basin, Sirohi District, Rajasthan and its significance
p. 0305 | Somani, O. P.; Misra, Arpan; Jeyagopal, A. V.; Nanda, L. K.; Parihar, P. S.

Seed predators of an old-world tropical deciduous tree (Terminalia bellirica: Combretaceae) in wet habitats of the Western Ghats, India
p. 0309 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh

Probing the reliability of DNA barcodes in delineating geographically widespread bird species
p. 0315 | Sasikala, B. G.; Reddy, P. Anuradha; Rao, V. Vasudeva; Ramyashree, A.; Shivaji, S.

Erratum
Terrain response to the 1819 Allah Bund earthquake in western Great Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat, India
p. 0320 | Thakkar, M. G.; Ngangom, Mamata; Thakker, P. S.; Juyal, N.

Book Reviews
Statistical Analysis of fMRI Data. F. Gregory Ashby
p. 0321 | Rangarajan, Govindan

The Story of Asia’s Elephants. Raman Sukumar
p. 0322 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Historical Notes
The eminence of Linnaeus is imperfect without Uppsala Hammarby!
p. 0324 | Gopakumar, S.

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Rigaku Corporation and its Global Subsidiaries
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Forty-Third Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0327

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
p. 0328

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Transcription and Disease Laboratory, Molecular Biology and Genetics Unit, Bangalore
p. 0329

Visiting Scientists - International Crops Research Institute
p. 0330

Call for Project Proposals - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 0330

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 0331

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Chemistry
p. 0331

One-Year Post Graduate Diploma in Plant Transgenic Technologies - Department of Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences
p. 0332

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Life Sciences
p. 0332

Refresher Course on Plant Biotechnology - Agri Biotech Foundation
p. 0333

Workshop on ‘Advance Studies and Hands-on-Training on Plant DNA Fingerprinting’ - Bose Institute
p. 0333

Manipal Life Sciences Centre
p. 0334

‘Plant Cell Culture’ - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0334

Junior Research Fellow - Manipal University
p. 0335

Junior Research Fellow - Central Electrochemical Research Institute
p. 0335

Three Positions Available - St Aloysius College
p. 0335

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0335

Junior Research Fellow - Kasturba Medical College
p. 0336

Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority (PPV&FRA), New Delhi
p. 0336

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Geology
p. 0336

Maharaj Vinayak Global University
p. 0337

Postdoctoral Fellow Satellite Meeting
p. 0338

European Union
p. 0339

Assistant Professor - University of Delhi
p. 0528

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