Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1254

Editorial
Science in India: Reflections on the Anniversary of a Congress
p. 1255 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Indian Journal of Medical Research enters its centenary year
p. 1257 | Kant, Rajni; Satyanarayana, K.; Sharma, Anju; Katoch, V. M.

Role of finance officers
p. 1257 | Siddhartha, V.

Journals of plagiarism
p. 1258 | Foster, Kenneth R.; Chopra, K. L.

‘Champion works’: how countries pan out?
p. 1260 | Mahesh, G.

Characterizing the funded scientific collaboration network
p. 1261 | Tan, Alice M.; Zhao, Star X.; Ye, Fred Y.

Plastics – a formidable threat to unique biodiversity of Pichavaram mangroves
p. 1262 | Sandilyan, S.; Kathiresan, K.

River diversion schemes and waste water recycling for Bangalore city
p. 1264 | Hegde, G. V.; Chandra, K. C. Subhash

Indus script
p. 1265 | Yadav, Nisha; Rao, Rajesh P. N.; Vahia, M. N.

Response by
p. 1266 | Srinivasan, S.; Joseph, J. V. M.; Harikumar, P.

Mutation in impact factor
p. 1266 | Jain, N. C.

Research News
Formation of a perfect fluid in high-energy heavy-ion collisions
p. 1267 | Mohanty, Bedangadas; Roy, Victor

Commentary
Urgent need for authentic (derived from type or typified material) ITS sequence database for all fungi
p. 1270 | Sharma, Rahul

Scientific Correspondence
Discussion of seismicity near Jaitapur
p. 1273 | Gaur, Vinod K.; Bilham, Roger

Over two millennia long ring-width chronology of Himalayan pencil cedar from Western Himalaya, India
p. 1279 | Yadav, Ram R.

Flowering phenology on altitudinal gradient in the Himalaya
p. 1281 | Rawat, D. S.

Additional site for pollen germination in carrot
p. 1284 | Hamal, Uzma; Sharma, Namrata

General Articles
Multi-Parameter Geophysical Observatory: gateway to integrated earthquake precursory research
p. 1286 | Arora, B. R.; Rawat, Gautam; Kumar, Naresh; Choubey, V. M.

Review Articles
Application of modern geomorphic concepts for understanding the spatio-temporal complexity of the large Ganga river dispersal system
p. 1300 | Jain, Vikrant; Tandon, S. K.; Sinha, Rajiv

Research Articles
Reactivity, workability and strength of potassium versus sodium-activated high volume fly ash-based geopolymers
p. 1320 | Sabitha, D.; Dattatreya, J. K.; Sakthivel, N.; Bhuvaneshwari, M.; Sathik, S. A. Jaffer

Research Communication
An algorithm for removing stoichiometric discrepancies in biochemical reaction databases
p. 1328 | Shaw, Rahul; Debsarma, Suma; Kundu, Sudip

Yttrium and rare earth element contents in seamount cobalt crusts in the Indian Ocean
p. 1334 | Balaram, V.; Banakar, V. K.; Subramanyam, K. S. V.; Roy, Parijat; Satyanarayanan, M.; Mohan, M. Ram; Sawant, S. S.

Continental–marine interaction in the vicinity of the Nara River during the last 1400 years, Great Rann of Kachchh, Western India
p. 1339 | Ngangom, Mamata; Thakkar, M. G.; Bhushan, Ravi; Juyal, Navin

Active fault beneath the Tehri dam, Garhwal Himalaya – seismological evidence
p. 1343 | Gupta, Sandeep; Mahesh, P.; Sivaram, K.; Rai, S. S.

Book Reviews
Nuclear Forces: The Making of the Physicist Hans Bethe. Silvan S. Schweber
p. 1348 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease, 2012. Abul K. Abbas, Stephen J. Galli and Peter M. Howley (eds)
p. 1349 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Roots to Research: A Vertical Development of Mathematical Problems (Indian Edition). Judith D. Sally and Paul J. Sally, Jr.
p. 1351 | Verma, Kaushal

Personal News
Augusto Gansser (1910–2012)
p. 1352 | Sorkhabi, Rasoul

Historical Notes
The Madras Leper Hospital and leprosy management in 19th century India
p. 1354 | Raman, Ramya; Buckingham, Jane; Raman, Anantanarayanan

Advertisements
Call for Proposals for Financial Support – 21st Batch - Department of Biotechnology
p. 1358

Nominations for the Award for the Year 2012 - Palaeontological Society of India
p. 1359

‘Young Researcher Award – 2013’ - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1360

Individual Scientific Research Awards - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1361

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Advances in Plant and Animal Biotechnology’
p. 1362

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
p. 1363

Director - Tea Research Association
p. 1364

Rigaku
p. 1365

SciVal Experts
p. 1366

Jawaharlal Nehru University
p. 1367

International Conference on 'Diabetes and Complications'
p. 1368

Indo-German Bilateral Workshops/Conferences/Symposia
p. 1369

Training Programme on Insect and Mite Taxonomy
p. 1370

Librarian - Central Institute of Coir Technology
p. 1370

National Center for Natural Resources
p. 1371

Integrated Programme on Gangotri Glacier - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 1371

Advanced School on Axonal Transport and Neurodegenerative Disorders - TIFR
p. 1372

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1372

School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
p. 1373

Junior Research Fellow - Sammilani Mahavidyalaya
p. 1373

Junior Research Fellow - Bombay College of Pharmacy
p. 1373

Finance and Accounts Officer and Librarian - Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
p. 1374

Maximizes the Impact of Your Life Science Research
p. 1374

National Remote Sensing Centre
p. 1375

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