Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 8: 25 Apr, 2013
General Articles
Phases of nuclear matter
p. 0888 | Nayak, Tapan K.

In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0990

Science and Law: The Gleevec Case
p. 0991 | Balaram, P.

Resolving the confusion over J. C. Bose’s education in England
p. 0993 | Jana, Siladitya; Sen, Subir K.

Two great historical earthquake ruptures revealed in Nepal
p. 0994 | Shah, A. A.

Coconut coir: not just a beautiful doormat
p. 0995 | Mahendru, Swati

Denuded type locality of endangered dwarf grass Isachne mysorensis Sundararagh. – its reoccurrence in western Karnataka
p. 0995 | Singh, R. Kr.; Garg, Arti

River Sarasvati
p. 0996 | Kher, Suvrat

Response by River Sarasvati
p. 0997 | Valdiya, K. S.

Response to Giosan et al.'s comments by
p. 0997 | Valdiya, K. S.

Barley genome sequence emerges as a promising candidate in genetic research and breeding
p. 0998 | Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan; Prasad, Manoj

Meeting Report
Goals towards healthy ageing
p. 0999 | Sharma, Ramesh; Syiem, D.

Geriatrics – an emerging field of medicine
p. 1000 | Jali, M. V.; Nerli, R. B.; Hiremath, M. B.

Research News
Birds of almost the same feather, flock together
p. 1001 | Sekar, Sandhya

L’Aquila earthquake prediction judgment: an eye-opener
p. 1003 | Baskar, R.; Baskar, Sushmitha

Monsoon prediction: hits, misses and false alarms
p. 1005 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Srinivasan, J.

Quitting smoking: challenges and the way forward in the Indian scenario
p. 1006 | Tripathy, Jaya Prasad

Technical Note
AEROSAT – a space-borne sensor for continental aerosols: evaluation of the conceptual model
p. 1008 | Satheesh, S. K.; Moorthy, K. Krishna

Scientific Correspondence
Prevalence of haemoglobin E among Assamese Sikh community
p. 1012 | Sharma, Santanu K.; Mahanta, Jagadish

Magnesite in the Palaeoproterozoic metasedimentary carbonate sequence of Aravalli Supergroup in Gujarat, western India
p. 1013 | Sharma, B. B.; Golani, P. R.

General Articles
The dynamics of population of Indian origin in Romania and its current socio-economic implications
p. 1016 | Bostan, Ionel; Pohoaţă, Ion

Rise in food prices and changing consumption pattern in rural Punjab
p. 1022 | Singh, Jarnail; Vatta, Kamal

Review Articles
Cinderella’s new shoes – how and why insects remodel their bodies between life stages
p. 1028 | Mitra, Aniruddha

Research Account
Taming of self-organization in highly confined soft matter to sub-100 nm scales: nanolens-arrays by spinodal instability of thin polymer films for high-resolution optical imaging
p. 1037 | Verma, Ankur; Sharma, Ashutosh

Research Articles
Run-off generation from fields with different land use and land covers under extreme storm events
p. 1046 | Sharma, Rishabh Dev; Sarkar, Rupak; Dutta, Subashisa

Holocene palaeoclimate reconstruction from the phytoliths of the lake-fill sequence of Ganga Plain
p. 1054 | Saxena, A.; Prasad, V.; Singh, I. B.

Validation of non-invasive genetic identification of two elusive, sympatric, sister-species – tiger (Panthera tigris) and leopard (Panthera pardus)
p. 1063 | Bhavanishankar, M.; Reddy, P. Anuradha; Gour, Digpal Singh; Shivaji, S.

Research Communications
Pine oleoresin: a potential urease inhibitor and coating material for slow-release urea
p. 1068 | Kundu, S.; Adhikari, Tapan; Coumar, M. Vassanda; Rajendiran, S.; Bhattacharyya, Ranjan; Saha, J. K.; Biswas, A. K.; Rao, A. Subba

Subsurface sediment characteristics of the Great Rann of Kachchh, western India based on preliminary evaluation of textural analysis of two continuous sediment cores
p. 1071 | Maurya, D. M.; Khonde, N.; Das, Archana; Chowksey, V.; Chamyal, L. S.

Migratory bird, Branta leucopis (Barnacle goose), a potential carrier of diverse Escherichia coli serotypes into pristine Arctic environment
p. 1078 | Hatha, A. A. Mohamed; Divya, P. S.; Saramma, A. V.; Rahiman, Mujeeb; Krishnan, K. P.

Infanticide in captive stump-tailed macaques (Macaca arctoides) is in accordance with the sexual selection hypothesis
p. 1081 | Solanki, G. S.; Zothansiama

Evaluation of census techniques to estimate the density of slender Loris (Loris lydekkerianus) in Southern India
p. 1083 | Kumara, Honnavalli N.; Radhakrishna, Sindhu

Book Reviews
Platinum in India. T. M. Babu
p. 1087 | Balaram, V.

Crop Wild Relatives: A Manual of In situ Conservation. Danny Hunter and Vernon Heywood (eds)
p. 1087 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Annual Review of Public Health, 2012. Jonathan E. Fielding, Ross C. Brownson and Lawrence W. Green (eds)
p. 1089 | Varshney, Vibha

Personal News
Carl Woese (1928–2012)
p. 1091 | Shouche, Yogesh S.

Mahendra Singh Vardya (1933–2013)
p. 1092 | Swamy, K. S. Krishna

Historical Notes
Tribhuvandas Kalyandas Gajjar (1863–1920): the pioneering industrial chemist of Western India
p. 1093 | Kochhar, Rajesh

Department of Biotechnology
p. 1098

Fiftieth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1099

International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials
p. 1100

Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa
p. 1101

P. D. Patel Institute of Applied Sciences
p. 1102

Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1103

Raman–Charpak Fellowship 2013
p. 1104

Invites Applications for Ph.D. Programme of Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) August 2013 Session - Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research
p. 1105

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
p. 1106

ISCA Young Scientist’s Programme: 2013–2014 - The Indian Science Congress Association
p. 1107

Junior Research Fellow - Manipal Unviversity
p. 1108

Centre for Science and Environment
p. 1108

Call for Proposals - Earth System Science Organisation
p. 1109

Research Associate II - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 1109

Project Fellow - University of Madras
p. 1110

Junior Research Fellow - Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
p. 1110

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Patna
p. 1111

Indian Institute of Technology Ganghinagar
p. 1111

Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University
p. 1111

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mizoram University
p. 1111

RA and PA Position in IFCPAR (Indo-French) Project - Bharathidasan University
p. 1112

Early Career Fellowship
p. 1112

Fourth Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON2013)
p. 1112

DBT Sponsored Short Term Training Programme (STTP) in ‘Bionanomaterials for Pest and Disease Management’
p. 1112

Applications for Position of JRF - Guru Nanak Dev University
p. 1113

Junior Research Fellow - PSN College of Engineering and Technology
p. 1113

Position of JRF in Physics - M L Sukhadia University
p. 1113

JRF/SRF/RA - CFD Virtual Reality Institute
p. 1113

Research Associate and Research Assistant - Hindustand University
p. 1114

Position for JRF in DAE-BRNS Project - Mody Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1114

Project Fellow - M L Sukhadia University
p. 1114

SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2012–13 - Department of Science and Technology
p. 1115

Tata Book House - Indian Institute of Science Campus
p. 1117

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