Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 105 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2013
Applications are invited for various positions - Siddganga Institute of Technology
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In this Issue
In this issue
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Guest Editorial
International Linear Collider Project – A New Voyage in Elementary Particle Physics Research
p. 0427 | Ananthanarayan, B.

A Current Science journal without Balaram?
p. 0429 | Balakrishnan, V.; Swaminathan, M. S.; Bachhawat, Anand K.; Sarma, V. Venkateswara; Desiraju, Gautam R.; Metri, Dhanappa M.; Bamji, Mahtab S.; Raman, Anantanarayanan; Ganapathi, Vinay; Herndon, J. Marvin; Suryanarayanan, T. S.

Papers from India and China in Nature: the role of international scientific collaboration
p. 0431 | Prathap, Gangan

Oral submucous fibrosis and myofibroblasts
p. 0433 | Suresh, P. K.

Spurt of scientific journal publishing in India – business or knowledge sharing?
p. 0433 | Janodia, Manthan D.; Dharmagadda, Sreedhar; Ligade, Virendra; Muragundi, Pradeep; Musmade, Prashant; Udupa, Nayanabhirama

High throughput plant phenotyping in agriculture
p. 0434 | Ramya, K. T.; Fiyaz, R. Abdul; Ajay, B. C.

Kerosene revisited – excellent fuel for rural households
p. 0435 | Rajvanshi, Anil K.

Stem rust-resistant wheat
p. 0437 | Sharma, Indu

Cryptocoryne cognata Schott and Rotala ritchiei (C.B. Clarke) Koehne – the critically endangered aquatic herbs on verge of extinction
p. 0437 | Singh, R. Kr.; Garg, Arti; Diwakar, P. G.

Meeting Report
Towards nutritional security through horticultural biotechnology
p. 0439 | Hanur, Vageeshbabu S.; Aswath, C.

LED fluorescence microscopy for diagnosis of tuberculosis in countries with high disease burden
p. 0441 | Tripathy, Jaya Prasad

The elephant in the room: multi-authorship and the assessment of individual researchers
p. 0443 | Lozano, George A.

Scientific Correspondence
Prevalence of clinically relevant (TA)n UGT1A1 promoter alleles in Indian neonates
p. 0446 | D’silva, Selma; Colah, Roshan B.; Ghosh, Kanjaksha; Mukherjee, Malay B.

Shrek or Superman? How to measure whether a scientific topic is hot or not?
p. 0448 | Kozak, Marcin; Szkoła, Jarosław

General Articles
New indivisible planetary science paradigm
p. 0450 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Review Articles
Genetic polymorphisms in Drosophila
p. 0461 | Singh, Bashisth N.

Research Articles
Diversity and distribution of vines in the tropical forests of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India
p. 0470 | Jayakumar, R.; Nair, K. K. N.

Research Communications
Role of convection in microstructure evolution during solidification
p. 0480 | Bhattacharya, Anirban; Dutta, Pradip

Population-based estimation of mortality and occurrence of cancer in patients with and without diabetes in Pune
p. 0486 | Sinha, Archana; Kumar, Rajan; Pawar, Bhagawan; Bhide, Anuradha; Javadekar, Shubhada Suresh; Vijayakumar, Maleppillil Vavachan; Pandey, Vimal; Bhat, Manoj Kumar

Revisiting climatic classification in India: a district-level analysis
p. 0492 | Raju, B. M. K.; Rao, K. V.; Venkateswarlu, B.; Rao, A. V. M. S.; Rao, C. A. Rama; Rao, V. U. M.; Rao, B. Bapuji; Kumar, N. Ravi; Dhakar, R.; Swapna, N.; Latha, P.

Soil bacterial metagenomic analysis from uranium ore deposit of Domiasiat in Northeast India
p. 0495 | Kumar, Rakshak; Nongkhlaw, Macmillan; Acharya, Celin; Joshi, Santa Ram

Strontium and sulphur isotopic constraints on the formation of the Mangampeta barite deposit, Cuddapah basin
p. 0499 | George, Bivin Geo; Shalini, N.; Pandian, M. S.; Rai, Vinai K.; Bhutani, Rajneesh; Balakrishnan, S.

Field evaluation of 3D geo-electrical resistivity imaging for environmental and engineering studies using parallel 2D profiles
p. 0504 | Aizebeokhai, A. P.; Singh, V. S.

Quantification of gas hydrate and free gas in the Andaman offshore from downhole data
p. 0512 | Ojha, Maheswar; Sain, Kalachand

Environmental change and housing conditions result in disappearance and return of reproductive seasonality in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
p. 0517 | Kaumanns, Werner; Singh, Mewa; Schwibbe, Michael

Living Legends in Indian Science
Mambillikalathil Govind Kumar Menon
p. 0522 | Cowsik, Ramanath

Book Reviews
Exotic Aliens: The Lion & the Cheetah in India. Valmik Thapar, Romila Thapar and Yusuf Ansari
p. 0527 | Venkataraman, Meena

The Failure of Environmental Education (and How We Can Fix It). Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein
p. 0528 | Chandran, R.; Azeez, P. A.

Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants. C. Neal Stewart Jr
p. 0529 | Bharti, Ranjana

Personal News
Obaid Siddiqi (1932–2013)
p. 0531 | Ramaswami, Mani; Krishnan, K. S.

Obaid Siddiqi (1932–2013)
p. 0533 | Jameel, Shahid

N. V. V. J. Swamy (1924–2013)
p. 0534 | Narayanamurthy, C. S.

Recruitment for the Posts of SRF - Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
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A Component of ‘Assured Opportunity for Research Career (AORC)’ under INSPIRE - Department of Science and Technology
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Fifty-Third Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
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Cognitive Science Research Initiative - Department of Science and Technology
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Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Evolutionary Ecology of Plants and Animals
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Fourteenth Workshop on ‘Instrumentation for Planetary Exploration’ - Physical Research Laboratory
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4 Day Workshop on Effective Project Management Practices for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry
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Sparsh - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Cell
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Training Workshop on ‘Climate Modelling: Simulations and Analysis’ - Centre for Atmospheric Sciences
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Call for Expression of Intent for India-US Grand Challenge: Affordable Blood Pressure Measurement Technologies for Low-Resource Settings in India and the US
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Indian Geophysical Union National Awards
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JRF/Project Fellow/SRF/RA - North Eastern Hill University, Shillong
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Junior Research Fellow - Bose Institute
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Career Opportunities for Scientists - National Institute of Immunology, India
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Training Programme on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) – Bioinformatics and Data Analysis - Anna University
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Admission to Ph.D. Programme for Academic Year 2013–2014 - Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology
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National Workshop on Botanical Identification and Evaluation of Indian Medicinal Plants
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Senior Research Fellow/Technical Assistant - Indian Institute of Technology
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Junior Research Fellow - Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology
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International Conference on Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine and Human Health
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Notice inviting research proposal under the ‘Assistance to Botanic Garden’ scheme of MoEF - Ministry of Environment and Forests
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RCB-Young Investigator Awards - Regional Centre for Biotechnology
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Junior Research Fellows - Regional Centre for Biotechnology
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Junior Research Fellow - P.R. Government College
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Senior Scientific Officer - Yenepoya University
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Emeritus Scientists - Botanical Survey of India
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Short Term Training Course on ‘Plant Genetic Engineering’ - Bharathidasan University
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Project Scientist - Research Opportunity in Planetary Science
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