Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1134

X-rays, Crystals and Diffraction: Illuminating the Structure of Matter
p. 1135 | Balaram, P.

Teaching in Central universities
p. 1137 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh; Prasad, E.; Nair, Swapna S.; Nagarajan, M.

‘God’ in the ‘God Particle’
p. 1137 | Padmanaban, G.

Engineered nanomaterials-based pollution in India
p. 1138 | Baranidharan, S.; Kumar, Arun

Vivipary in Cocos nucifera L. var. Andaman Green Dwarf
p. 1139 | Sankaran, M.; Damodaran, V.; Jerard, B. A.; Singh, D. R.

Barail Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam: an eco-climatic reservoir of diverse liverworts of North East India
p. 1140 | Das, Sudipa; Sharma, G. D.

Vulture decline in Bikaner, Jorbeer, Rajasthan
p. 1141 | Bohra, Dau Lal

Nature’s richest biodiversity tampered with in Tirumala Hills
p. 1142 | Rajagopal, V.

Conservation of bats
p. 1142 | Thiruchenthil Nathan, P.; Mahandran, V.; Sripathi, K.

Test exams and limitless human mind
p. 1143 | Sharma, N. D.

In Conversation
David A. Pendlebury
p. 1144 | Panchal, Hardik

Scientific Correspondence
Frugivorous bird diversity and their post-feeding behaviour in fruiting Syzygium cumini (Myrtaceae) in fragmented forests of central Western Ghats, India
p. 1146 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh; Shivanna, K. R.; Kuriakose, Giby

Coral architecture as a choice for palaeontological studies in India
p. 1148 | Jeevamani, J. Joyson Joe; Kamalakannan, B.; Nagendran, N. Arun; Pandiaraja, D.; Sundararajan, S.; Chandrasekaran, S.

Production of an all-male population of guppy, Poecilia reticulata (Schneider)
p. 1151 | Basavaraja, N.; Chandrashekhara, B. H.; Ahamad, Rather Mansoor

General Articles
Can India’s future needs of electricity be met by renewable energy sources? A revised assessment
p. 1153 | Sukhatme, S. P.

Antimalarial patent landscape: a qualitative and quantitative analysis
p. 1162 | Jana, Tarakanta; Dulakakhoria, Siddhartha; Bindal, Deepak; Mukherjee, Trina; Tripathi, Ankit; Wadia, Nupur

Review Articles
Crystalline arrays of submicron-sized particles through colloidal route
p. 1175 | Tata, B. V. R.; Joshi, R. G.; Gupta, D. K.; Brijitta, J.; Raj, Baldev

Research Articles
Synthesis of a mixed-metal spinel, NiMn2O4, through site-selective substitution in MOF, [(NiMn2){C6H3(COO)3}2]: synthesis, structure and magnetic studies
p. 1185 | Sarma, Debajit; Mahata, Partha; Natarajan, Srinivasan

Research Communication
Characterization of traffic noise for a typical Indian road crossing
p. 1193 | Shukla, S. P.; Yadav, S. K.; Lohani, B.; Biswas, S.; Behra, S. N.; Singh, N. B.; Singh, N. K.

Assessment of impact of climate change with reference to elevated CO2 on rice brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal.) and crop yield
p. 1201 | Prasannakumar, N. R.; Chander, Subhash; Pal, Madan

Role of bathymetry in tsunami amplification – evidences from Andhra Pradesh coast
p. 1206 | Rao, K. Nageswara; Subraelu, P.; Rajawat, A. S.; Ajai

Characterization of colloids in the late Quaternary sediment sequences of Mahi River basin, Gujarat, India
p. 1209 | Murali, R.; Murthy, C. N.; Chamyal, L. S.

Book Reviews
Water Accounting: International Approaches to Policy and Decision-making. Jayne M. Godfrey and Keryn Chalmers (eds)
p. 1216 | Pandit, Chetan

Sensitive Matter: Foams, Gels, Liquid Crystals and other Miracles. Michel Mitov (translated by Giselle Weiss)
p. 1217 | Bandyopadhyay, Ranjini

Personal News
B. K. Nayar (1927–2012)
p. 1219 | Manilal, K. S.

Historical Notes
Dravidian is the language of the Indus writing
p. 1220 | Winters, Clyde

p. 1226

Forty-Seventh Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1227

The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2013
p. 1228

Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2013)
p. 1229

Call for Applications - Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 1230

Call for Proposals - Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 1231

SciVal Experts
p. 1232

BD Biosciences
p. 1233

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Advances in Plant and Animal Biotechnology’
p. 1234

5th Bangalore Nano
p. 1235

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Modern Genetics: Concepts and Practice
p. 1236

Applications for INSA Projects in History of Science
p. 1237

Project Associate - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
p. 1237

Second International Conference on ‘Advanced Manufacturing and Automation’
p. 1238

JRF Position in DAE-BRNS Project - Department of Mechanical Engineering
p. 1238

JRF for DST Research Project - SRM University
p. 1239

Call for Project Proposals - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 1239

HCST-DBT Short Term Training Course – VIGS 2013
p. 1240

Invitation for Participation in Visiting Scientist Programme 2013
p. 1240

Research Positions - Manipal University
p. 1241

Dr T. M. A. Pai Endowment Chair in Mathematics - Manipal University
p. 1241

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 1242

DBT-Network Project on Brucellosis - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1242

Madurai Kamaraj University - NITTE University
p. 1243

Senior Research Fellow - University of Madras
p. 1243

Junior Research Fellow Banaras Hindu University
p. 1243

Project Fellow - M. L. Sukhadia University
p. 1244

Two-day National seminar - Bangalore University
p. 1244

JRF/SRF/RA Position - Birla Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1244

Junior Research Fellow - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1244

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