Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2013
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0154

Remembering Ramachandran: Marking an Anniversary
p. 0155 | Balaram, P.

Do ‘workshops’ serve the purpose?
p. 0157 | Ravi, C.

Dual-impact research of concern and genetically modified crops
p. 0157 | Angrish, Rajiv

Medical research publishing in India
p. 0158 | Phaugat, Ranbir S.

Screen all patients with tuberculosis for diabetes
p. 0158 | Jali, M. V.; Mahishale, Vinay; Hiremath, M. B.

Field studies in botany are essential
p. 0158 | Sen, David N.

Measuring hot topics in sciences
p. 0160 | Ye, Fred Y.

Swertia chirayita (Roxb. ex Fleming) Karsten on the verge of extinction in the Himalayan region
p. 0161 | Purohit, Vijay K.; Bahuguna, Yateesh M.; Tiwari, Deepti; Tiwari, Alka; Andola, Harish C.; Negi, Jagmohan S.; Chauhan, Rajendra S.

Confirmation of Higgs boson – a limerick in tribute
p. 0162 | Narayanan, K. G.

Meeting Report
Excellence in science education and research
p. 0163 | Lakhotia, S. C.; Shashidhara, L. S.; Vale, Ron

Research News
Covalently bonded carbon nanotube – graphene hybrid material
p. 0166 | Srinivasan, C.; Saraswathi, R.

Does India need a William Osler for the millennium?
p. 0169 | Ryan, Terence J.

Copy-editing of research papers: who and why and why not
p. 0171 | Joshi, Yateendra

Technical Note
Manually operated piston-driven shock tube
p. 0172 | Reddy, K. P. J.; Sharath, N.

Scientific Correspondence
Detection of sea-surface temperature anomaly in the equatorial region of Bay of Bengal using indigenous Lagrangian drifter
p. 0177 | Sudhakar, Tata; Dash, S. K.; Rao, R. R.; Srinivasan, R.; Zacharia, Shijo; Atmanand, M. A.; Subramaniam, B. R.; Nayak, Shailesh

Do endophytic fungi possess pathway genes for plant secondary metabolites?
p. 0178 | Sachin, N.; Manjunatha, B. L.; Kumara, P. Mohana; Ravikanth, G.; Shweta, S.; Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Shaanker, R. Uma

General Articles
Commercializing technologies from universities and research institutes in India: some insights from the US experience
p. 0183 | Nandagopal, Magesh

Ancient coastal transportation system along the Western Saurashtra coast: evidence from of Navibandar
p. 0190 | Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh; Tripati, Sila

Review Articles
Physiological and molecular basis of extreme radioresistance in Deinococcus radiodurans
p. 0194 | Misra, H. S.; Rajpurohit, Y. S.; Kota, Swathi

Research Articles
Impact of climate change on wheat and winter maize over a sub-humid climatic environment
p. 0206 | Haris, Abdul Vahab Abdul; Biswas, Sandeep; Chhabra, Vandna; Elanchezhian, Rajamanickam; Bhatt, Bhagwati Prasad

Variation in the cadherin gene sequence of Cry1Ac susceptible and resistant Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and the identification of mutant alleles in resistant strains
p. 0215 | Nair, Rupa; Kalia, Vinay K.; Aggarwal, Kamal K.; Gujar, Govind T.

Research Communications
Modification of cyto- and genotoxicity of mercury and lead by antioxidant on human lymphocytes in vitro
p. 0224 | Roy, Arnab; Dey, Subrata Kumar; Saha, Chabita

Geodynamic significance of leucogranite intrusions in the Lohit batholith near Walong, eastern Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 0229 | Goswami, T. K.

A new sub-surface find of uranium mineralization in Devri area, Proterozoic Surguja Crystalline Belt, Surguja district, Chhattisgarh
p. 0234 | Bidwai, Rajeev; Sharma, U. P.; Sinha, P. K.; Majumdar, A.; Roy, M. K.

Bricks and mortars in Lucknow monuments of c. 17–18 century
p. 0238 | Rai, Durgesh C.; Dhanapal, S.

Co-composting of coconut coir pith with solid poultry manure
p. 0245 | Thomas, George V.; Palaniswami, C.; Prabhu, S. R.; Gopal, Murali; Gupta, Alka

Book Reviews
The Physics of Neutrinos. Vernon Barger, Danny Marfatia and Kerry Whis-nant
p. 0251 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Chemistry – The Impure Science. Ber-nadette Bensaude-Vincent and Jonathan Simon
p. 0252 | Chakravorty, Animesh

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows – 2013
p. 0254

Call for participation in SERB School on ‘Weather and Climate in Tropics’ - Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, IIT Delhi
p. 0255

Indian National Academy of Engineering
p. 0256

Nominations for National Women Bioscientists Awards 2012 - Department of Biotechnology
p. 0257

Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 0258

p. 0259

Inviting Applications for Centre-Director - UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 0260

Forty-Ninth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0261

BD Biosciences
p. 0262

RCF Professor of Chemical Engineering - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0263

M. M. Sharma Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0264

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Statistical Physics
p. 0265

Senior Research Fellows and Research Associate - Indian Institute of Science
p. 0266

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 0266

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Science
p. 0267

Training Programme for Women Scientists on Geomatics: Technology and Applications
p. 0267

Goa University
p. 0268

JRF/SRF Positions - BITS-Pilani
p. 0268

JRF Position in BRNS Project - School of Physics and Materials Science
p. 0268

Junior Research Fellow - Doon University
p. 0269

p. 0269

Short-term Training Course on ‘Bioprospecting of Medicinal Plants’
p. 0269

Advanced School on Biomedical Nanotechnology
p. 0270

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