Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2013
In this Issue
In this Issue
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Editorial
Should We Produce More Ph Ds?
p. 0807 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Public communication of science
p. 0809 | Singh, Seema

Open access: good or bad
p. 0810 | Tayyab, S.; Boyce, A. N.

Open access journals
p. 0810 | Harnad, Stevan

India-based Neutrino Observatory
p. 0811 | Acharya, B. S.; Agarwalla, Sanjib Kumar; Behera, Prafulla Kumar; Bhasin, Anju; Chattopadhyay, Subhasish; Choubey, Sandhya; Datar, Vivek; Gandhi, Raj; Gangopadhyay, Gautam; Goswami, Srubabati; Hasan, Rashid; Indumathi, D.; Mondal, Naba K.; Murthy, M. V. N.; Naimuddin, Md.; Rajasekaran, G.; Ranganathaiah, C.; Raychaudhuri, Amitava; Singh, Venktesh; Sinha, Nita; Vinodkumar, A. M.; Viyogi, Y. P.

The earliest findings on the role of smoke as a germination cue were reported by P. Parija and co-workers from India
p. 0811 | Pandey, Rakesh; Paul, Vijay; Bhargava, S. C.; Dadlani, Malavika

Conservation of bee trees as world heritage sites
p. 0812 | Abrol, D. P.

Bringing back overseas Indian scientists
p. 0813 | Nagar, P. K.

In Conversation
Chanchal Uberoi
p. 0814 | Monto, Geethanjali

Meeting Report
Publishing scientific information
p. 0816 | Sheth, Parul R.

Scientific Correspondence
Measuring and monitoring construction dust using mobile phone cameras
p. 0817 | Abe, Reiko; Ravi Sekhar, Ch.; Sasaki, S.; Shivananda, K. R.; Shinji, M.

Eastern Ghats’ biodiversity reserves with unexplored lichen wealth
p. 0821 | Nayaka, Sanjeeva; Madhusudhana Reddy, A.; Ponmurugan, P.; Devi, Anjali; Ayyappadasan, G.; Upreti, D. K.

Technical Note
Development of a high vacuum cantilever beam magnetometer for measurement of mechanical and magnetic properties of thin films
p. 0826 | Sarkar, A.; Adhikari, R.; Das, A. K.

General Articles
Citation analysis to reconstruct the dynamics of Antarctic ozone hole research and formulation of the Montreal Protocol
p. 0835 | Persson, Olle; Dastidar, Prabir G.

Challenges to food security in India
p. 0841 | Brahmanand, P. S.; Kumar, A.; Ghosh, S.; Chowdhury, S. Roy; Singandhupe, R. B.; Singh, R.; Nanda, P.; Chakraborthy, H.; Srivastava, S. K.; Behera, M. S.

Review Articles
Are porphyrins an alternative to ruthenium(II) sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells?
p. 0847 | Giribabu, Lingamallu; Kanaparthi, Ravi Kumar

Research Articles
Real-time experimental extended range forecast system for Indian summer monsoon rainfall: a case study for monsoon 2011
p. 0856 | Mohanty, U. C.; Acharya, Nachiketa; Singh, Ankita; Nair, Archana; Kulkarni, M. A.; Dash, S. K.; Kar, S. C.; Robertson, A. W.; Mitra, A. K.; Rathore, L. S.; Singh, K. K.; Pattanaik, D. R.; Singh, Dalip; Chattopadhyay, Surajit; Rai, R. K.; Rao, M. M. N.; Sinha, P.; Pal, R. K.; Mishra, A. K.

Special Section: Earth Sciences
Evolution of continents, cratons and supercontinents: building the habitable Earth
p. 0871 | Santosh, M.

On the recurrence of great subduction zone earthquakes
p. 0880 | Rajendran, Kusala

Ballooning versus curling of mantle plumes: views from numerical models
p. 0893 | Dutta, Urmi; Sarkar, Shamik; Mandal, Nibir

Deep-sea palaeoceanographic evolution of the eastern Indian Ocean during the late Oligocene–Pleistocene: species diversity trends in benthic foraminifera
p. 0904 | Gupta, Anil K.; Singh, Raj K.; Verma, Swati

Late Holocene climatic changes in Garhwal Himalaya
p. 0911 | Kotlia, B. S.; Joshi, L. M.

Tectonic geodesy revealing geodynamic complexity of the Indo-Burmese arc region, North East India
p. 0920 | Kundu, Bhaskar; Gahalaut, V. K.

A minimum age for the active Barren Island volcano, Andaman Sea
p. 0934 | Ray, Jyotiranjan S.; Pande, Kanchan; Awasthi, Neeraj

Research Communication
Bias-corrected GOCE geoid for the generation of high-resolution digital terrain model
p. 0940 | Satishkumar, B.; Muralikrishnan, S.; Narendran, J.; Venkataraman, V. Raghu; Dadhwal, V. K.

Climatological study of turbulence structure constant over two tropical stations, Mumbai and Guwahati in India
p. 0944 | Rambabu, S.; Pillai, J. S.; Agarwal, A.; Goswami, H. J.

Run-off potential assessment over Indian landmass: a macro-scale hydrological modelling approach
p. 0950 | Aggarwal, S. P.; Garg, Vaibhav; Gupta, Prasun K.; Nikam, Bhaskar R.; Thakur, Praveen K.; Roy, P. S.

Ayurvedic formulations as therapeutic radioprotectors: preclinical studies on Brahma Rasayana and Chyavanaprash
p. 0959 | Aditya, Menon; Nair, C. K. K.

Book Reviews
Doves, Diplomats and Diabetes: A Darwinian Interpretation of Type 2 Diabetes and Related Disorders. Milind Watve
p. 0967 | Subhedar, N. K.

Annual Review of Plant Biology, 2012. Sabeeha S. Merchant, Winslow R. Briggs and Donald Ort (eds)
p. 0968 | Biswal, Basanti

March of the Microbes: Sighting the Unseen. John L. Ingraham
p. 0971 | Kasbekar, Durgadas P.

Historical Notes
T. S. Sadasivan – a centennial remembrance
p. 0972 | Subramanian, C. V.

Personal News
A. Srikrishna (1955–2013)
p. 0975 | Subbarao, G. S. R.; Prasad, Kavirayani R.

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Fiftieth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
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S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
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Centre for Cellular and MOlecular Platforms
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Faculty Positions in Advanced Materials Science and Chemistry - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore
p. 0979

Nominations for Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Awards 2013
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Recruitment to fill up Research Scientist Positions - Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
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C-MMACS, Bangalore
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Research Positions - Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences
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Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University, Kolhapur
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Junior Research Fellow - Madurai Kamaraj University
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Summer Fellowship - Mangalore University
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Junior Research Fellow - Presidency University
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Admission to the Ph.D., M.Tech. and D.IIT programmes - Indian Institute of Technology
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