Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0346

Editorial
Slowing Down
p. 0347 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Sad neglect of geothermal energy
p. 0349 | Biyani, A. K.

Ensuring credit for original thought
p. 0350 | Chaddah, P.

Need for radical changes in cancer biology research
p. 0350 | Vijayakumar, Maleppillil Vavachan

The decline of the West – II
p. 0351 | Prathap, Gangan

Indicators for occurrence of groundwater in the rocks of Eastern Ghats
p. 0352 | Rao, N. Subba

NAAS ratings
p. 0353 | Alam, Anwar

Are field studies in botany really essential?
p. 0353 | Arya, Arun

Indian flying fox in Hamirsir Lake, Bhuj city needs conservation attention
p. 0354 | Mahato, Arun Kumar Roy; Kumar, V. Vijay; Patel, Nainesh

Funds for grant applicants
p. 0355 | Balasubramanian, D.

Opinion
Primary and secondary education reform should be the top priority for India
p. 0356 | Chatterjee, Jayanta

Commentary
How participatory irrigation management reform influences agriculture performance
p. 0359 | Ghosh, Souvik; Kumar, Ashwani

Scientific Correspondence
Hydrogen geysers: explanation for observed evidence of geologically recent volatile-related activity on Mercury’s surface
p. 0361 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Enigmatic iron oxide-rich rinds in columnar basalts of Deccan Trap near Chincholi, Beed District, Maharashtra and their origin
p. 0363 | Sarkar, P. K.; Duraiswami, Raymond; Mache, R. N.; Chowdhary, Diya

Causative fault of swarm activity in Nanded city, Maharashtra
p. 0366 | Srinagesh, D.; Srinivas, T. V. N.; Raju, P. Solomon; Murthy, Y. V. V. B. S. N.; Saha, Satish; Sarma, A. N. S.; Kumar, T. Vijay

General Articles
Computational algorithms inspired by biological processes and evolution
p. 0370 | Reddy, M. Janga; Kumar, D. Nagesh

Stone fortress of Chitledroog: visualizing old landscape of Chitradurga by integrating spatial information from multiple sources
p. 0381 | Nalini, N. S.; Rajani, M. B.

Research Articles
Functional characterization of the zebrafish gadd45α b gene promoter and its application as a biosensor
p. 0388 | Gireesh-Babu, P.; Pawar, Nilambari; Krishnan, P.; Kumar, A. Pavan; Zaidi, S. G. S.; Bhartiya, Deepa; Kumar, Neeraj; Sivasubbu, Sridhar; Rajendran, K. V.; Chaudhari, Aparna

Evaluation of sand-based stormwater filtration system for groundwater recharge wells
p. 0395 | Kumar, Satyendra; Kamra, S. K.; Yadav, R. K.; Sharma, J. P.

Research Communication
Discovery of hornfels from the Arunachal Lesser Himalaya: evidence for the pre-Himalayan contact metamorphism in the Himalaya
p. 0405 | Singh, R. K. Bikramaditya

Amplitude variation with offset responses for gas hydrate/free gas models: a case study
p. 0413 | Shankar, Uma; Sain, Kalachand

Staminal variation and its possible significance in Commelina benghalensis L. and Commelina caroliniana Walter
p. 0419 | Kaul, Veenu; Koul, A. K.

Biological characterization of leadresistant bacteria to explore role of bacterial metallothionein in lead resistance
p. 0426 | Naik, Milind Mohan; Shamim, Kashif; Dubey, Santosh Kumar

Book Reviews
Ethnobotany of the Kondh, Poraja, Gadaba and Bonda of the Koraput Region of Odisha, India. F. Merlin Franco and D. Narasimhan
p. 0430 | Joshi, Kirti

Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge: Case Studies and Conflict-ing Interests. Tania Bubela and E. Rich-ard Gold (eds)
p. 0431 | Shankar, Darshan

The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s Disease. Patrick McNamara
p. 0431 | Pal, Pramod Kumar

Personal News
Elinor Ostrom (1933–2012)
p. 0433 | Nagendra, Harini

Historical Notes
Why Wright brothers failed to receive Nobel Prize recognition?
p. 0435 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

Advertisements
Rigaku Corporation and its Global Subsidiaries
p. 0438

Admission Notice for Academic Session January 2013 - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum
p. 0439

Integrated Interdisciplinary Ph. D. (M. Sc. + Ph. D. ) Programme - Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences
p. 0440

Planetary Sciences and Exploration Programme - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0441

BD Biosciences
p. 0442

Science Academies Refresher Course on Plant Sciences
p. 0443

4th Annual Meeting of Proteomics Socieyt (India)
p. 0444

Science Academies Refresher Course on ‘Traditional and Modern Approaches in Plant Taxonomy’
p. 0445

Junior Research Fellow for DST – FAST TRACK Research Project
p. 0446

Junior Research Fellow - Mangalore University
p. 0446

Junior Research Fellow - Karpagam Academy of Higher Education
p. 0447

Faculty Positions in Neurosciences - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0447

Senior Research Fellow - Centre For Earth Sciences
p. 0448

Senior Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow - Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre
p. 0448

National Research Conference on Climate Change
p. 0449

7th International Conference on Mycorrhiza
p. 0449

Junior Research Fellow - NITTE University
p. 0450

Junior Research Fellow - University of Allahabad
p. 0450

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 0451

Junior Research Fellow - University of Kalyani
p. 0451

Department of Geology, University of Delhi
p. 0451

RA/SRF/JRF - Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University
p. 0451

Junior Research Fellow - Centre for High Pressure Research
p. 0452

Junior Research Fellow - AU-KBC Research Centre
p. 0452

Requires Following Technical Staff on Contract - Environment Protection Training and Research Institute
p. 0452

Announcement - The Energy and Resources Institute
p. 0452

Junior Research Fellow - St Joseph Engineering College
p. 0453

Deputy Executive Secretary - Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0454

European Union
p. 0455

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