Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0866

Editorial
Scientists, Papers and Journals: Coping with Rejection
p. 0867 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Is the IIT JEE a conundrum?
p. 0869 | Prathap, Gangan

Peer review or mere formality?
p. 0871 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.

Higgs boson
p. 0871 | Sivaram, C.

Response: Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
p. 0872 | Alexandar, R.

Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
p. 0872 | Jayapal, Rajah

Reforestation programme at Ramdurga village, Koppal district, Karnataka
p. 0872 | Tripathi, Mayank; Seshamani, Geeta; Satyanarayana, Kartick

Depletion of traditional knowledge of medicinal plants
p. 0873 | Raut, Ninad Bhuvaneshwar; Adhikari, Bhupendra Singh; Rawat, Gopal Singh

Religious taboo among the tribes of West Kameng – an excellent traditional system of conserving biodiversity
p. 0874 | Bharali, Sanjeeb; Khan, Mohamed Latif

Commercial revegetation of Kappaphycus alvarezii along Indian seas
p. 0875 | Satheesh, S.; Kitto, M. R.

Cordyceps sinensis: fungus inhabiting the Himalayas and a source of income
p. 0876 | Bhandari, A. K.; Negi, J. S.; Bisht, V. K.; Singh, Narayan; Sundriyal, R. C.

In Conversation
R. Ramachandran
p. 0877 | Malhotra, Richa

News
NIMHANS conferred a new status
p. 0880 | Prakash, Megha

Commentary
The arsenic quagmire in Bengal aquifers – the missing links
p. 0881 | Sen, Ranen; Chakrabarti, S.

Scientific Correspondence
Studies on curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) seeds
p. 0883 | Sivasubramaniam, K.; Selvarani, K.

Wolves in Trans-Himalayas: 165 years of taxonomic confusion
p. 0885 | Shrotriya, Shivam; Lyngdoh, Salvador; Habib, Bilal

General Articles
Phases of nuclear matter
p. 0888 | Nayak, Tapan K.

The world beyond two degrees: where do we stand?
p. 0895 | Panda, Architesh

Review Articles
Marine mammal brucellosis: a new dimension to an old zoonosis
p. 0902 | Thakur, S. D.; Vaid, R. K.; Panda, A. K.; Saini, Yogesh

Research Articles
Role of phytolith occluded carbon of crop plants for enhancing soil carbon sequestration in agro-ecosystems
p. 0911 | Rajendiran, S.; Coumar, M. Vassanda; Kundu, S.; Ajay; Dotaniya, M. L.; Rao, A. Subba

Research Communication
Bacillus sp. causing abscessation in sheep and goat population
p. 0921 | Mariappan, S.; Mydeen, S. Nagoor Meeran; Samuel, S. Johnson Retnaraj; Jegathambigai, J.; Rajan, K. Emmanuvel; Sudhakar, S.

Plant parasitic nematodes associated with Bt cotton
p. 0926 | Lingaraju, S.; Sonavane, Priti; Jamadar, M. M.; Harlapur, S. I.; Bhat, R. S.; Udikeri, S. S.

Conservation status of wild mammals in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, the Western Ghats, India
p. 0933 | Kumara, Honnavalli N.; Rathnakumar, S.; Sasi, R.; Singh, M.

Invasion and abundance of reefinhabiting fishes in the Vellar estuary, southeast coast of India, especially the lionfish Pterois volitans Linnaeus
p. 0941 | Prakash, S.; Balamurugan, J.; Kumar, T. T. Ajith; Balasubramanian, T.

Book Reviews
Surya: Solar Explorations since Galileo. Mohan Sundara Rajan
p. 0945 | Shylaja, B. S.

A Brief History of Rocketry in ISRO. P. V. Manoranjan Rao and P. Radhakrishnan
p. 0946 | Nagappa, Rajaram; Rammurthy, Y. N.

Annual Review of Genetics, 2011. Bonnie L. Bassler et al. (eds)
p. 0947 | Arunkumar, K. P.

Historical Notes
Self-deprecating humour in James Watson’s The Double Helix (1968) memoir
p. 0950 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

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JRF Position in DAE-BRNS Project - Department of Chemistry
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