Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 103 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1382

Editorial
Tools as Drivers of Science
p. 1383 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Bias and slander in book reviews
p. 1385 | Ahluwalia, A. D.

Closure of public sector vaccine units and resultant advocacy campaign in India: examining facts and myths
p. 1386 | Patil, Rajan R.

Education reform in India
p. 1387 | Vedachalam, Sridhar

Are we wrong in conventional approach of biocontrol?
p. 1387 | Seneviratne, Gamini

Research projects funding
p. 1388 | Murthy, P. N.; Rao, M. Ramakrishna

Oran of Rohida: an endangered tree species of Rajasthan
p. 1389 | Meena, Desha; Singh, Anil

Recent cloudburst-induced landslides around Okhimath, Uttarakhand
p. 1389 | Rana, Naresh; Sundriyal, Y. P.; Juyal, N.

Is Berberis asiatica a good substitute for Berberis aristata in preparation of hepatoprotective drugs?
p. 1391 | Andola, Harish C.; Purohit, Vijay K.

Meeting Report
Aperiodic crystals
p. 1392 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

In Conversation
Ashok Venkitaraman
p. 1395 | Prakash, Megha

Research News
Synchronous reduction in Indian summer and winter monsoon intensity during the northern hemisphere cold episodes: possible implications on climate modelling
p. 1398 | Srinivasan, M. S.

Commentary
Conservation-oriented captive breeding of primates in India: is there a perspective?
p. 1399 | Singh, Mewa; Kaumanns, Werner; Umapathy, G.

Technical Note
A low-cost image analysis technique for seed size determination
p. 1401 | Mandal, S.; Roy, S.; Tanna, H.

Scientific Correspondence
Meteorite or meteor‘wrong’
p. 1404 | Sivaraman, B.; Jayaram, V.; Harish, H. P.

Inhibition spectrum, purification and characterization of bacteriocin from Leuconostoc NT-1
p. 1405 | Maurya, Anand Prakash; Thakur, R. L.

General Articles
Sandalwood: history, uses, present status and the future
p. 1408 | Kumar, A. N. Arun; Joshi, Geeta; Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Establishing climate information service system for climate change adaptation in Himalayan region
p. 1417 | Mishra, Manoranjan; Upadhyay, Dinoj Kumar; Mishra, Shailendra Kumar

Review Articles
Structural transitions as a mode for expression and regulation of physiological functions of fibronectin
p. 1423 | Khan, M. Y.

Shola habitats on sky islands: status of research on montane forests and grasslands in southern India
p. 1427 | Robin, V. V.; Nandini, R.

Research Articles
Chitosan–hydroxyapatite macroporous matrix for bone tissue engineering
p. 1438 | Zo, Sun Mi; Singh, Deepti; Kumar, Ashok; Cho, Yong Woo; Oh, Tae Hwan; Han, Sung Soo

Research Communication
Shock pressure multiplication in layered PVA + Al targets driven by a high-power laser pulse
p. 1447 | Chaurasia, S.; Leshma, P.; Pasley, J.; Tripathi, S.; Kumar, M.

Application of tree-ring data in development of long-term discharge of River Satluj
p. 1452 | Singh, Jayendra; Yadav, Ram R.

Mid-Holocene vegetation vis-à-vis climate change in southwestern Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 1455 | Chauhan, M. S.; Quamar, M. F.

New human fossils and associated findings from the Central Narmada Valley, India
p. 1461 | Sankhyan, A. R.; Dewangan, L. N.; Chakraborty, Sheuli; Kundu, Suvendu; Prabha, Shashi; Chakravarty, Rana; Badam, G. L.

Book Reviews
From Individual to Community: Issues in Development Studies. Essays in Memory of Malcolm Adiseshiah. R. Maria Saleth (ed.)
p. 1470 | Souza, Arun De

Everyday Probability and Statistics: Health, Elections, Gambling and War. Michael M. Woolfson
p. 1471 | Gore, Anil

Personal News
E. V. Krishnamurthy (1934–2012)
p. 1473 | Shyamasundar, R. K.

Michel Peissel (1937–2011)
p. 1474 | Sorkhabi, Rasoul

L. S. Srinath (1927–2012)
p. 1475 | Ramesh, K.

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1477

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1482

Advertisements
Thematic Unit of Excellence on Computational Materials Science - JNCASR
p. 1484

Recruitment for the Post of Assistant Professor (Senior) in CBST, VIT University
p. 1485

Post-Doctoral Position in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Under Indo-French Project Funded by IFCPAR
p. 1486

Inviting Applications for Centre-Director - UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 1487

Research Proposals - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 1488

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology
p. 1489

Rigaku
p. 1490

Jawaharlal Nehru University
p. 1491

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Modern Genetics: Concepts and Practice
p. 1492

BD Biosciences
p. 1493

Epigenomics and Cancer Informatics - Manipal University
p. 1494

Flowering Plant of Western Ghats India
p. 1494

Senior Research Fellow - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1495

Associate Scientist/Senior Scientist - Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute
p. 1495

Life Science Foundation India, Karnataka
p. 1496

Junior Research Fellow - Delhi Technological University
p. 1496

JRF/SRF/RA Position - Birla Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1496

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