Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 105 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2013
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1030

Guest Editorial
Why the hiatus in global warming in the last decade?
p. 1031 | Bala, G.

Correspondence
Invoking a Darwinian natural selection model to improve the quality of Indian journals
p. 1033 | Bhattacharjee, S. K.

Need to categorize journals for assessing quality of publications
p. 1033 | Singh, B. P.

Women biologists in India: challenge
p. 1034 | Chandrasekharan, Mohanalatha; Singhania, Reeta Rani; Suravajhala, Renuka

Legal aspects of earthquake forecasting
p. 1035 | Bapat, Arun Vaman

Genetic diversity of taro (Colocasia esculenta L.) in Mon district, Nagaland, needs attention for its conservation
p. 1036 | Thirugnanavel, A.; Deka, Bidyut C.; Rangnamei, Lily; Chakruno, Martha

Climate change and high-altitude wetlands of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1037 | Kanwal, K. S.; Samal, P. K.; Lodhi, M. S.; Kuniyal, J. C.

Conflicts, motivation and conservation
p. 1038 | Kuniyal, Chandra Prakash

Siddhwari sacred grove in Upper Ganga Ramsar site of Uttar Pradesh
p. 1039 | Garg, Arti; Singh, Vineet

Meeting Report
BioEM2013
p. 1041 | Sudarsanam, D.; Saravanamuttu, Sivani

Biomaterials for human healthcare
p. 1043 | Basu, Bikramajit; Kumar, K. Ravi; Greeeshma, T.; Chatterjee, Kaushik

Opinion
Is the Indian hound vegetarian: effect of the S&T dilemma on the Indian economy
p. 1045 | Chandra, Satish

Commentary
Management of respiratory diseases in India – the PAL way
p. 1047 | Tripathy, Jaya Prasad

Importance of seed banking and herbarium collections in biodiversity conservation and research: a new initiative in the United Arab Emirates
p. 1048 | Gairola, Sanjay; Mahmoud, Tamer; Bhatt, Arvind; EI-Keblawy, Ali A.

Scientific Correspondence
Field evidence for deformation in Deccan Traps in microseismically active Nanded area, Maharashtra
p. 1051 | Kaplay, R. D.; Kumar, T. Vijay; Sawant, Ravi

The world’s only inland mangrove in sacred grove of Kachchh, India, is at risk
p. 1053 | Tripathi, Nimisha; Singh, Raj S.; Bakhori, Bhoomi; Dalal, Chandana; Parmar, Dayesh; Mishra, Bikash

Technical Note
Multi-technique photoelectron spectrometer for micro-area spectroscopy and imaging
p. 1056 | Manju, U.; Sreemony, M.; Chakraborty, A. K.

General Articles
Struggling scientists: please cite our papers!
p. 1061 | Pyke, Graham H.

Weedy rice: an emerging threat to rice cultivation and options for its management
p. 1067 | Rathore, Meenal; Singh, Raghwendra; Kumar, Bhumesh

Special Section: Materials
Small-scale mechanical testing of materials
p. 1073 | Jaya, B. Nagamani; Alam, Md Zafir

Development of 9Cr ferritic-martensitic and 18Cr ferritic oxide dispersion strengthened steels
p. 1100 | Sundararajan, G.; Vijay, R.; Reddy, A. V.

Complex functional oxide heterostructures
p. 1107 | Ramesh, R.

Polymer solar cells: design of materials by donor–acceptor approach
p. 1115 | Naik, Mallari A.; Raghavendra, M.; Siram, Raja Bhaskar Kanth; Patil, Satish

Research Articles
A high-resolution outgoing longwave radiation dataset from Kalpana-1 satellite during 2004–2012
p. 1124 | Mahakur, M.; Prabhu, A.; Sharma, A. K.; Rao, V. R.; Senroy, S.; Singh, Randhir; Goswami, B. N.

Research Communication
Benchmarking research performance of the IITs using Web of Science and Scopus bibliometric databases
p. 1134 | Prathap, Gangan

Metrological performance evaluation of force standard machines using intercomparison as a measure at National Physical Laboratory, India
p. 1138 | Kumar, Harish; Kumar, Anil

Cancer gene identification using graph centrality
p. 1143 | Izudheen, Sminu; Mathew, Sheena

A mangrove recognition index for remote sensing of mangrove forest from space
p. 1149 | Zhang, Xuehong; Tian, Qingjiu

The Delhi 1960 earthquake: epicentre, depth and magnitude
p. 1155 | Singh, S. K.; Suresh, G.; Dattatrayam, R. S.; Shukla, H. P.; Martin, S.; Havskov, J.; Pérez-Campos, X.; Iglesias, A.

Temporal variability in residence time of ambient aerosols using environmental 210Pb
p. 1165 | Rastogi, Neeraj; Sarin, M. M.

Book Reviews
Chintamani Ragoonatha Charry and Contemporary Indian Astronomy. B. S. Shylaja
p. 1169 | Rao, S. Balachandra

Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2012. Neal Van Alfen et al. (eds)
p. 1170 | Pandey, Alok

The Twilight of the Scientific Age. M. L. Corredoira
p. 1171 | Rajvanshi, Anil K.

Remember Your Humanity: Pathway to Sustainable Food Security. M. S. Swaminathan
p. 1172 | Varadaraj, M. C.

Personal News
Supriya Roy (1931–2013)
p. 1174 | Mandal, Nibir; Roy, A. B.

Historical Notes
Cartoon humour on Nobel Prizes
p. 1175 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

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Ph.D. & I-Ph.D. Programmes - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
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National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad
p. 1180

Call for Project Proposals - Himalayan Glaciology Research Programme - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 1181

Scientific Writing and Publishing Workshop - Macmillan Science Communication
p. 1182

Two JRF Positions in DAE–BRNS Project - National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
p. 1183

Position for SRF in DAE–BRNS Projects - Veermata Jijabai Technoliogical Institute
p. 1183

Executive Assistant to the Director - Raman Research Institute
p. 1184

Senior Research Fellow, Junior Research Fellow - MACS Agarkar Research Institute
p. 1184

Young Researchers/Teachers and Scientists in Earth System Sciences - Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
p. 1185

Research Associate - Cytogenetics Laboratory, Department of Zoology
p. 1185

Assistant Professor/Young Scientist - Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility
p. 1186

Post of JRF in CSIR Funded Research Project - Punjab Technical University
p. 1186

Junior Research Fellow - Nanotechnology Research Center
p. 1187

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 1187

Associate Course Director - National Centre for Biological Sciences
p. 1187

Junior Research Fellow - BITS Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa Campus
p. 1188

Junior Research Fellow - Mangalore University
p. 1188

Engagement of Consultants in Botanical Survey of India for Editing of Manuscripts for Flora of India - Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 1188

Senior Research Fellow - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1188

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