Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 106 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2014
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0786

Guest Editorial
Science in the service of a symbiotic society
p. 0787 | Gadgil, Madhav

Correspondence
Outsourcing in scientific research: a boon or a curse
p. 0789 | Tayyab, S.; Boyce, Amru Nasrulhaq

Budget cuts – an opportunity within the crisis for testing fiscal management and prudence in R&D spending
p. 0790 | Ranade, Shirish A.; Kumar, Nikhil

Rationalization of the S.S. Bhatnagar Prizes scheme
p. 0790 | Prathap, Gagan

Uranium exploration
p. 0792 | Rathore, D. P. S

News
The Tenth Ewald Prize and aperiodic crystals
p. 0793 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Meeting Report
A mathematical treatment of geoscientifically relevant problems
p. 0794 | Bandyopadhyay, Sujay; Ghosh, Rajkumar

Towards water security through sustainable management of water resources
p. 0795 | Shah, Kavita; Nandi, Ipsita; Singh, Nidhi

Regulating tourism and pilgrimage in the Himalaya
p. 0796 | Semwal, Rajeev; Kumar, Kireet; Dhyani, P. P.

Research News
Properties of a system of fundamental constituents of visible matter
p. 0798 | Mohanty, Bedangadas

Opinion
An aftermath of the Human Genome Project: identify and nurture the geniuses
p. 0800 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Large, secondarily collected data in biological and environmental sciences
p. 0802 | Vidya, T. N. C.

Commentary
Scientific publishing – the Indian scenario
p. 0804 | Varma, Ram K.

Scientific Correspondence
Study of geomorphic features along ECMI by GIS
p. 0810 | Panigrahi, M.; Das, M.

Occurrence of Neoproterozoic animal embryos in the Chambaghat Formation of Himachal Lesser Himalaya, India
p. 0813 | Shome, Sabyasachi; Mathur, V. K.; Nath, Shambhu; Shuhai, Xiao; Broce, Jesse

General Articles
Bibliometrics and visualization analysis of artificial blood vessel research
p. 0816 | Zhang, Li; Feng, Yakai

Competing endogenous RNA (ceRNA): a new class of RNA working as miRNA sponges
p. 0823 | Gupta, P. K.

Research Articles
Design, development and validation of smart sensor drifting node with INSAT telemetry for oceanographic applications
p. 0831 | Zacharia, Shijo; Seshasayanan, R.; Srinivasan, R.; Thamarai, T.; Sudhakar, Tata; Rao, R. R.; Atmanand, M. A.

Numerical simulations of miscible channel flow with chemical reactions
p. 0841 | Kusuma, J.N.; Matar, Omar K.; Sahu, Kirti Chandra

Estimation of surface ice velocity of Chhota-Shigri glacier using sub-pixel ASTER image correlation
p. 0853 | Tiwari, R. K.; Gupta, R. P.; Arora, M. K.

Research Communication
Can El Niño induce stratosphere–troposphere exchange of ozone?
p. 0860 | Ganguly, Nandita D.; Iyer, K. N.

Inter- and intra-specific carbon and nitrogen assimilation by dinoflagellate and diatom species
p. 0867 | Singh, Arvind; Ramesh, R.; Godhe, Anna

Compensatory effects of medicinal plants of Pakistan upon prolongation of coagulation assays induced by Naja naja karachiensis bite
p. 0870 | Hassham Hassan Bin Asad, Muhammad; Durr-e-Sabih; Asad, Arooj Fatima; Muratza, Ghulam; Hussain, Izhar; Choudary, Bashir Ahmad

A dog’s day with humans – time activity budget of free-ranging dogs in India
p. 0874 | Majumder, Sreejani Sen; Chatterjee, Ankita; Bhadra, Anindita

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2013. Neal K. Van Alfen, Jan E. Leach and Steven Lindow
p. 0879 | Sharma, Pratibha; Shanmugham, Veerubommu

Introduction to Modeling Convection in Planets and Stars: Magnetic Field, Density Stratification, Rotation. Gary A. Glatzmaier
p. 0880 | Manglik, Ajay

Information and Knowledge Manage-ment: Tools, Techniques and Practices. Ajit K. Roy (ed.)
p. 0882 | Akhilesh, K. B.

Personal News
P. L. Narasimha Rao (1913–2013)
p. 0884 | Rajagopal Rao, D.; Nageshwar Rao, K. V.

Historical Notes
Discovery of Kerria lacca (Insecta: Hemiptera: Coccoidea), the lac insect, in India in the late 18th century
p. 0886 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2013–14 - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0891

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0893

University of Kashmir
p. 0894

Science Academies’ Sixtieth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0895

Scientific positions - Earth System Science Organization
p. 0896

Senior Professor - Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
p. 0897

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
p. 0897

Junior Research Fellow - Bengal Engineering and Science University
p. 0898

INSA Teachers Award 2014 – Call for Nominations - Indian National Science Academy
p. 0898

Faculty Positions - 2014 - National Institute of Food Technology Enterpreneurship and Management
p. 0899

Doctoral Research Admission in Ocean Sciences - National Institute of Oceanography
p. 0899

Post-Doctoral (PDF)/Doctoral Research (JRF) - Yenepoya University
p. 0900

Nominations for Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Awards 2014
p. 0900

Junior Research Fellow - VISVA-BHARATI
p. 0901

B.M. Birla Science Prizes
p. 0901

Director - UPASI Tea Research Foundation
p. 0901

Junior Research Fellow - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0901

DAE Science Research Council Awards - Department of Atomic Energy
p. 0902

Post Graduate Programmes 2014-2015 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0902

Institute of Nano Science and Technology
p. 1152

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