Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2013
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1126

The Double Helix: Sixty Years On
p. 1127 | Balaram, P.

Current Science has its ‘Sleeping Beauties’
p. 1129 | Kozak, Marcin

Popular article is a neglected intellectual component in Indian science research publication
p. 1130 | Regunathan, C.; Kitto, M. R.

Critical review of letters essential to enhance quality and readability
p. 1131 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Scientific English
p. 1131 | Metri, Dhanappa M.

Postgraduate education in university departments
p. 1132 | Desai, K. K.

‘Rootlet to seed’: a new technology for high-quality carrot seed production in one year
p. 1132 | Singh, Narendra; Maurya, S. B.; Arya, J. S.; Srivastava, R. B.

Plastic litters: a major environmental issue in Chilika lagoon
p. 1133 | Sahu, Biraja Kumar; Patil, Premalata; Panigrahy, R. C.

New host record for Nerocila sigani (Isopoda: Cymothoidae) from Odisha coast, India
p. 1134 | Roy, M. K. Dev; Mitra, S.

Present status of eucalyptus gall insect, Leptocybe invasa (Fisher and LaSalle) in Tamil Nadu
p. 1135 | Senthilkumar, N.; Murugesan, S.; Thangapandian, K.

p. 1136 | Chakravortty, Dipshikha

Future of nuclear energy
p. 1137 | Sheth, Parul R.

Research News
Biofuel redux
p. 1138 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Wingless to Wnt: discovery of conserved cell signalling gene family in the animal kingdom
p. 1140 | Sharma, R. P.

Technical Note
Basic design and test results of High Temperature Superconductor insert coil for high-field hybrid magnet
p. 1142 | Pradhan, Jedidiah; Bhunia, Uttam; Roy, Anindya; Panda, Uma Shankar; Bhattacharyya, Tamal K.; Thakur, Sajjan K.; Khare, Vipendra; Das, Manoranjan; Saha, Subimal; Bhandari, R. K.

Scientific Correspondence
Assessment (white-space mapping) of Indian effort in climate research
p. 1147 | Ramesh, K. V.; Goswami, P.

Identification of invasive plant species using field spectro-radiometer and simulated Hyperion spectra – a rapid mapping of invasiveness
p. 1148 | Ghosh, Aniruddha; Joshi, P. K.; Garg, R. D.; Mukherjee, Sandip

General Articles
The making of an indigenous scanning tunneling microscope
p. 1152 | Sekhsaria, Pankaj

Playing with the forest: invasive alien plants, policy and protected areas in India
p. 1159 | Kannan, Ramesh; Shackleton, Charlie M.; Shaanker, R. Uma

In situ ocean subsurface time-series measurements from OMNI buoy network in the Bay of Bengal
p. 1166 | Venkatesan, R.; Shamji, V. R.; Latha, G.; Mathew, Simi; Rao, R. R.; Muthiah, M. Arul; Atmanand, M. A.

Review Articles
Enzymology: some paradigm shifts over the years
p. 1178 | Gupta, Munishwar N.; Mukherjee, Joyeeta

Research Articles
Hydrological stream flow modelling on Tungabhadra catchment: parameterization and uncertainty analysis using SWAT CUP
p. 1187 | Singh, Vishal; Bankar, Niteenkumar; Salunkhe, Sagar S.; Bera, Apurba K.; Sharma, J. R.

Carbon budgets for climate change mitigation – a GAMS-based emissions model
p. 1200 | Kanitkar, Tejal; Jayaraman, T.; D’Souza, Mario; Purkayastha, Prabir

Determination of precious metals in rocks and ores by microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometry for geochemical prospecting studies
p. 1207 | Balaram, Vysetti; Vummiti, Dharmendra; Roy, Parijat; Taylor, Craig; Kar, Prasenjit; Raju, Arun Kumar; Abburi, Krishnaiah

Research Communication
Alkaliphile-specific motif analysis of Stenotrophomonas species DL18 F1,Fo-ATP synthase c-subunit isolated from Indian alkaline Soda Lake, Lonar
p. 1216 | Lingojwar, Devendra; Jadhav, Ravikant; Gawai, Kachru

Wave power potential at a few shallow-water locations around Indian coast
p. 1219 | Kumar, V. Sanil; Dubhashi, K. K.; Nair, T. M. Balakrishnan; Singh, Jai

Immunomodulatory constituents from Annona squamosa twigs provoke differential immune response in BALB/c mice
p. 1224 | Soni, Vishal Kumar; Pathak, Manisha; Yadav, Dinesh Kumar; Maurya, Rakesh; Sahai, Mahendra; Jain, Swatantra Kumar; Misra-Bhattacharya, Shailja

Book Reviews
Beyond the Stars. Our Origins and the Search for Life in the Universe. Paolo Saraceno
p. 1231 | Nath, Biman B.

Nobel Prizes and Life Sciences. Erling Norrby
p. 1231 | Gopinathan, K. P.

The Poetry of Physics and The Physics of Poetry. Robert K. Logan
p. 1232 | Bambah, Bindu A.

Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 2012. Martin Yarmush, James Duncan and Marth Gray (eds)
p. 1234 | Basu, Bikramjit

Personal News
B. S. Narasinga Rao (1928–2013)
p. 1236 | Bhat, Ramesh V.; Bamji, Mahtab S.

Historical Notes
Citation patterns of the four seminal DNA double-helix model papers by Watson and Crick in 1953–54
p. 1237 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

Call for Pre-Proposal on Application of Molecular Markers for Crop Improvement under Accelerated Crop Improvement Programme - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 1240

Call for Concept Proposals for Development of Formulations of Novel Bioagents for Field Application - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 1241

Admission 2013-14 - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1242

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
p. 1243

Molecular Relaxation in Liquids, Biman Bacchi - Tata Book House
p. 1244

Ph.D. Admissions 2013 Summer Interviews - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1245

Field Training Programme ‘Understanding Structures and Tectonic Evolution of the Himalaya through a Transect across Chandigarh–Manali–Leh–Panamik: Indian Plate to South European Plate’ - HNB Garhwal University
p. 1246

TWAS-LENOVO Science Prize in Physics and Astronomy
p. 1247

TWAS-LENOVO Science Prize - Nomination for the 2013 edition in physics and astronomy
p. 1248

Research Associateships and Research Fellowships in Climate Science - Earth Science System Organization
p. 1249

Teaching and other Academic Positions - University of Kashmir
p. 1249

Junior Research Fellow - Bangalore University
p. 1250

Research Associates - University of Mysore
p. 1250

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 1251

Posts of Associate Professor and Assistant Professor - Chettinad Academy of Research and Education
p. 1251

Workshop and Short-term Training Programme on Nanomaterials: Science and Technology - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1252

Refresher Course on Plant Molecular Biology - Agri Biotech Foundation
p. 1252

Junior Research Fellow - St Xavier’s College
p. 1253

Early Career Fellowships - Wellcome Trust
p. 1253

Call for Proposals for Conducting NRDMS Winter/Summer Schools in the Field of Geospatial Technology - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 1253

Application of Biotechnological Tools in Crop Improvement - Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology
p. 1253

Position for RA/SRF/JRF - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 1254

Junior Research Fellow - Mangalore University
p. 1254

Nominations are invited for G. N. Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology – 2013
p. 1254

Doctoral Programme in Bio¬technology and Bioinformatics 2013 - Padmashree Dr D. Y. Patil University
p. 1254

Senior Research Fellow - Bharathidasan University
p. 1255

Advanced NMR Spectroscopy - University of Hyderabad
p. 1255

A post for JRF in a DBT, GOI funded project in BHU, Varanasi
p. 1255

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