Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0462

Editorial
Medical Research and Education: Lessons from Osler
p. 0463 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Informative report on Apis dorsata F.
p. 0465 | Gupta, Divender

Efficacy of interdisciplinary research
p. 0465 | Rajagopal, V.

IIT–JEE tests
p. 0466 | Rajeev, B.

Research grants and finance officials
p. 0466 | Vijayan, M.

Indian bison Bos gaurus in the Shiwalik hills–Gangetic Plains landscape in India
p. 0466 | Sinha, Samir Kumar

Relocating Eremostachys superba Royle ex Benth. in Himachal Pradesh
p. 0467 | Uniyal, Sanjay Kr.; Parkash, Om; Lal, Brij

Salkhan Fossil Park cries for protection
p. 0469 | Singh, Arvind

Meeting Report
Popularizing earth science: the rocky way
p. 0470 | Paranjape, Amruta R.

News
Nanoparticles may influence biochemical pathways
p. 0471 | Panchal, Hardik

Drag time or drop it: debate of a leap second
p. 0471 | Panchal, Hardik

In Conversation
T. V. Ramakrishnan
p. 0473 | Monto, Geethanjali

Scientific Correspondence
Spatial analysis of mobile signals in Himalayan hill cities
p. 0478 | Maiti, Sabyasachi; Paul, Nabanita; Pagging, Tina

Cross-calibration of Indian Mini Satellite-1 HySI data using Hyperion: effect on Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
p. 0480 | Mehta, Manu; Agrawal, Shefali

SEM–EDS analysis of copper, glass and iron recovered from the 1st century AD shipwreck site off Godawaya, Southern Sri Lanka
p. 0482 | Chandraratne, W. M.; Gaur, A. S.; Rao, B. Ramalingeswara; Bhushan, Ravi; Muthucumarana, R.; Manders, M.; Khedekar, V. D.; Dayananda, A. M. A.

General Articles
Can knowledge in seed ecology contribute to improved weed management in direct-seeded rice?
p. 0486 | Chauhan, Bhagirath Singh

Underground rock caverns for strategic crude oil storage in India – nature of studies, design and construction
p. 0490 | Naithani, A. K.

Research Account
From hunches to surprises – discovering macro-scale quantum phenomena in charged particle dynamics
p. 0497 | Varma, Ram K.

Special Section: Condensed Matter Physics
Modelling proportionate growth
p. 0512 | Sadhu, Tridib; Dhar, Deepak

Visualizing the Mott transition
p. 0518 | Tiwari, Rajarshi; Majumdar, Pinaki

Interacting fermions in synthetic non-Abelian gauge fields
p. 0525 | Shenoy, Vijay B.; Vyasanakere, Jayantha P.; Ghosh, Sudeep Kumar

Research Communication
Biomass productivity and carbon stocks of farm forestry and agroforestry systems of leucaena and eucalyptus in Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0536 | Prasad, J. V. N. S.; Srinivas, K.; Rao, Ch. Srinivasa; Ramesh, Ch.; Venkatravamma, K.; Venkateswarlu, B.

Compositional variation recorded in deep-sea ferromanganese deposits of the Central Indian Ocean
p. 0540 | Chandnani, Mitali; Gupta, Dev Kumar; Yashrakshita; Singh, Rachana; Singh, Pulkit; Baidya, Sweta; Banakar, Virupaxa

An assessment of site response from the study of the H/V ratios in the Garhwal Himalaya, India
p. 0547 | Sivaram, K.; Rai, S. S.

Late Pleistocene–Holocene vegetation and climate change in the Central Ganga Plain: a multiproxy study from Jalesar Tal, Unnao District, Uttar Pradesh
p. 0555 | Trivedi, Anjali; Chauhan, M. S.; Sharma, Anupam; Nautiyal, C. M.; Tiwari, D. P.

Phenolics as chemical barriers to female fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) in mango
p. 0563 | Verghese, Abraham; Soumya, C. B.; Shivashankar, S.; Manivannan, S.; Krishnamurthy, S. V.

Book Reviews
Algorithms in Structural Molecular Biology. Bruce R. Donald
p. 0567 | Sankararamakrishnan, R.

Genentech – The Beginnings of Bio-tech. Sally Smith Hughes
p. 0568 | Malhotra, Richa

Seasick: Ocean Change and the Extinction of Life on Earth. Alanna Mitchell
p. 0569 | Shanker, Kartik

Personal News
L. K. Doraiswamy (1927–2012)
p. 0571 | Kulkarni, B. D.

Radhey Shyam Ambasht (1936–2012)
p. 0572 | Ambasht, P. K.; Ambasht, N. K.

Historical Notes
Benevolence of American Henry Phipps and the birth of Pasteur Institute of Southern India, Coonoor, The Nilgiris
p. 0573 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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Science Academies Refresher Course on ‘Traditional and Modern Approaches in Plant Taxonomy’
p. 0576

Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences
p. 0577

Invites applications for Scientists ‘C’ and Scientists ‘D’ - S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0578

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships - Current Science
p. 0579

Rigaku Corporation and its Global Subsidiaries
p. 0580

Indo-Australia S&T Visiting Fellowship Programme – 2012
p. 0581

Science Academies Refresher Course in ‘Experimental Chemistry’
p. 0582

Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology
p. 0583

International Conference on Biomolecular Forms and Functions
p. 0584

TATA Innovation Fellowship: 2012–13
p. 0585

Nominations for the Awards for the Year 2012 - Palaeontological Society of India
p. 0586

DST–SERC School on Non Linear Dynamics
p. 0587

Call for Nominations INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2013 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 0587

7th International Conference on Mycorrhiza
p. 0588

Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0588

International Symposium on Flow Cytometry - Dr D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute
p. 0589

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 0589

Winter School on ‘Introduction to Ab Initio Calculations’ - University of Hyderabad
p. 0590

Indian Agricultural Research Institute
p. 0590

Junior Research Fellow - Srinivas School of Engineering, Mukka
p. 0591

Managing Editor - CACTUS Communications
p. 0591

Senior Research Fellow/Junior Research Fellow - Karnatak University, Dharwad
p. 0592

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 0592

UGC-Networking Resource Centre in Biological Sciences (NRCBS) - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 0593

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
p. 0593

Junior Research Fellow - National Aerospace Laboratories
p. 0594

Swami Ramanand Teerth, Marathwada University
p. 0594

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 0594

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Chemistry
p. 0595

Junior Research Fellow - Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute
p. 0595

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Physics
p. 0595

Junior Research Fellow - Karunya University
p. 0595

Junior Research Fellow - Thapar University, Patiala
p. 0596

Workshop on Nanobiotechnology and Molecular Biology
p. 0596

JRF/SRF/RA for CSIR project - Department of Chemistry
p. 0596

National Fluorescence Workshop - 2012
p. 0597

European Union
p. 0598

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