Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 105 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2013
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0742

Guest Editorial
Awakening to the Cosmic Dawn
p. 0743 | Subrahmanyan, Ravi

The gold standard editorials of Current Science
p. 0745 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Peer review: then and now
p. 0745 | Lakhotia, Subhash C.

Open access: publish with caution
p. 0746 | Shah, A. A.

Where do Indian neuroscientists publish their best research?
p. 0747 | Prathap, Gangan

Too much of ‘botanization’ is bad
p. 0748 | Panda, Sauris

Do INSPIRE Camps achieve the desired goal?
p. 0749 | Abrol, D. P.

Integration of microalgae cultivation with wastewater for sustainable biofuel production
p. 0749 | Bhatt, Neha Chamoli; Tamta, Sushma

Too early to have a fresh look at DST’s INSPIRE Camps
p. 0750 | Pandian, T. J.

DST’s INSPIRE Camps: do they actually need a change?
p. 0750 | Singh, Udayan

Lion figurine from Abhayagiri
p. 0751 | Chauhan, Parth R.

The Achilles heel of sophisticated instrumentation in pheromone research
p. 0751 | Brahmachary, R. L.

Indo-US researchers to build next-generation scalable computers for genomics in India
p. 0753 | Prakash, Megha

Meeting Report
Eyes on ISON – on the comet’s trail
p. 0754 | Prakash, Megha

A mini symposium on biosciences
p. 0754 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Impact angle of an academic journal
p. 0755 | Deng, Kuiying; Huang, Yanhong

Environmental decision-making: the role of culture-induced divergence in cognition
p. 0757 | Binoy, V. V.; Radhakrishna, Sindhu

Certification of geospatial data
p. 0759 | Joshi, P. K.; Joshi, Archana

Scientific Correspondence
Landsat again – continuing remote sensing, monitoring, mapping and measuring
p. 0761 | Joshi, P. K.; Ghosh, Aniruddha; Chakraborty, Anusheema; Sharma, Richa; Joshi, Archana

Deterioration of irrigation water quality
p. 0764 | Raghupathi, H. B.; Ganeshamurthy, A. N.

General Articles
Foreign direct investment in R&D in India
p. 0767 | Mrinalini, N.; Nath, Pradosh; Sandhya, G. D.

Forest fragmentation in India
p. 0774 | Roy, P. S.; Roy, A.; Kushwaha, S. P. S.; Singh, S.; Karnatak, H. C.; Saran, S.; Kushwaha, D.; Porwal, M. C.; Padalia, Hitendra; Nandy, Subrata; Gupta, Stutee; Murthy, M. S. R.; Jha, C. S.; Reddy, C. S.; Dutt, C. B. S.; Srivastava, V. K.; Behera, M. D.; Joshi, P. K.; Jagannathan, C.; Sudhakar, S.

Research Articles
Genotoxicity of chrysotile asbestos on Allium cepa L. meristematic root tip cells
p. 0781 | Trivedi, A. K.; Ahmad, I.

Impact of climate change on potato productivity in Punjab – a simulation study
p. 0787 | Dua, V. K.; Singh, B. P.; Govindakrishnan, P. M.; Kumar, Sushil; Lal, S. S.

Retrieval of forest phenological parameters from remote sensing-based NDVI time-series data
p. 0795 | Prabakaran, C.; Singh, C. P.; Panigrahy, S.; Parihar, J. S.

Special Section: Clinical Neuroscience
Relationship between migraine and stroke: how true and how close
p. 0803 | Srivastava, M. V. Padma

Lafora body disease: NIMHANS experience
p. 0808 | Satishchandra, P.; Sinha, S.

Japanese encephalitis virus infection: effect on brain development and repair
p. 0815 | Sengupta, Nabonita; Basu, Anirban

Research Communication
Statistical methodology for the scientometric study of the growth of medical sciences in India
p. 0821 | Mishra, Ashwani Kumar; Balhara, Yatan Pal Singh

PTP 1B inhibitory action of a phytochemical propanoic acid, 2-(3-acetoxy-4,4,14-trimethylandrost8-en-17-yl)
p. 0827 | Venkatachalam, M.; Singaravelu, G.; Govindaraju, K.; Ahn, Jong Seog

Model for determining geometry of wetted soil zone under subsurface drip irrigation
p. 0832 | Singh, D. K.; Singh, R. M.; Rao, K. V. R.

Chemical analysis of ancient mortar from excavation sites of Kondapur, Andhra Pradesh, India to understand the technology and ingredients
p. 0837 | Panda, Siva Sankar; Mohapatra, Pradip Kumar; Chaturvedi, Rishabh Kumar; Kar, Sushanta Kumar

Impact of Earth’s crustal tides on groundwater regime in confined sedimentary aquifers of Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0842 | Bollimunta, Umamaheswara Rao

Book Reviews
Henri Poincaré: A Scientific Biography. Jeremy Gray
p. 0847 | Sinha, Supurna

Advanced Organic Chemistry: Principles, Tools and Logic of Synthesis. R. Balaji Rao
p. 0848 | Bettadapur, Kiran; Prabhu, Kandikere R.

Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Harkishan Singh and V. K. Kapoor
p. 0849 | Anand, Nitya

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, 2012. Randy Schekman, Larry S. B. Goldstein and Ruth Lehmann (eds).
p. 0850 | Nagaraj, R.

Sugarcane Alternatives: Sugar, Biofuels and Environment. Gururaj Hunsigi.
p. 0852 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Personal News
Man Mohan Chaudhri (1935–2013)
p. 0853 | Balasubramanian, D.

Historical Notes
On the ‘Astronomical Notes’ in Current Science about the bright comet of 1941
p. 0854 | Kapoor, R. C.

S.N. Bose Scholars Program
p. 0859

Call for Proposals - Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 0860

INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2014 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 0861

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0862

Three Research Associates and Two Junior Research Fellows - University of Mysore
p. 0863

Assistant Professors/Lecturers to Attend Symposium - the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
p. 0864

Research Position - ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management
p. 0864

DST-SERB School in Avian Biology - Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History
p. 0865

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
p. 0865

Junior Planetarium Engineer - Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium
p. 0866

Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0866

Visitors Programme - Indo-French Centre for Applied Mathematics
p. 0867

Junior Research Fellows - Regional Centre for Biotechnology
p. 0867

Post-Doctoral (PDF)/Doctoral Research (JRF) - Yenepoya University
p. 0867

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Physics
p. 0868

Pilot Plant Facility for Agro-Chemicals on Short-term Lease/Hire
p. 0868

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 0868

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 0868

Junior Research Fellow - Sri Venkateswara University
p. 0869

5th Indian Youth Science Congress
p. 0869

Junior Research Fellow - Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Reseach
p. 0869

Junior Research Fellow - Bharathidasan University
p. 0869

Junior Research Fellows - Punjab Technical University
p. 0870

Ph.D. Programmes - Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 0870

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