Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 106 - Issue 9: 10 May, 2014
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1170

Guest Editorial
Scientific Authorship: Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due
p. 1171 | Zare, Richard N.

Assessing researchers based on membership of journal editorial boards
p. 1173 | Gunasekaran, Subbiah

Chemical crystallography in India
p. 1174 | Manohar, H.

Uttaranchal or Uttarakhand in Current Science: let research find a solution
p. 1175 | Kuniyal, Chandra P.

Meeting Report
A step towards prevention of onion shortage
p. 1176 | Gopal, Jai

Research News
Two decades of Indian research on Ninetyeast Ridge reveal how seafloor spreading and mantle plume activities have shaped the eastern Indian Ocean
p. 1178 | Krishna, K. S.

In Conversation
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
p. 1180 | Prakash, Megha

The real and metaphorical chemistry of the Nobel Prizes
p. 1182 | Bhaduri, Sumit

Scientific Correspondence
Acute encephalitis syndrome in children in Muzaffarpur: hypothesis of toxic origin
p. 1184 | Jacob John, T.; Das, Mukul

A wild boar hunting: predation on a bonnet macaque by a wild boar in the Bandipur National Park, southern India
p. 1186 | Gupta, Shreejata; Sinha, Anindya

Ant runners: an analysis of running speed of Leptogenys processionalis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)
p. 1187 | Ravindra, P. N.

General Articles
Patenting trends among the SAARC nations: comparing the local and international patenting intensity
p. 1190 | Jana, Tarakanta; Dulakakhoria, Siddhartha; Wadia, Nupur; Bindal, Deepak; Tripathi, Ankit

Crowdsourcing to create national repositories of microbial genetic resources: fungi as a model
p. 1196 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Gopalan, Venkat

Forest area estimation and reporting: implications for conservation, management and REDD+
p. 1201 | Ravindranath, N. H.; Murthy, I. K.; Priya, Joshi; Upgupta, Sujata; Mehra, Swapan; Nalin, Srivastava

Special Section: Computational Chemistry and Molecular Simulation
An ab initio molecular dynamics study of water–carbon tetrachloride liquid–liquid interface: nature of interfacial structure, hydrogen bonds and dynamics
p. 1207 | Chakraborty, Debashree; Mallik, Bhabani S.; Chandra, Amalendu

Structural properties of solid energetic materials: a van der Waals density functional study
p. 1219 | Vaitheeswaran, G.; Ramesh Babu, K.; Yedukondalu, N.; Appalakondaiah, S.

Feasibility of carbon nanomaterials as gas sensors: a computational study
p. 1224 | Umadevi, Deivasigamani; Narahari Sastry, G.

Intermolecular structure in tri-n-butyl phosphate/n-octane mixtures: a molecular dynamics simulation study
p. 1235 | Mondal, Anirban; Balasubramanian, Sundaram

CO adsorption on FeN (N = 1–4) transition metal clusters: a density functional theory study
p. 1243 | Sinha, Vivek; Ghorai, Pradip Kr.

Unexpected mechanism for formal [2 + 2] cycloadditions of metallacyclocumulenes
p. 1249 | Roy, Subhendu; Jemmis, Eluvathingal D.

Stabilization of the C20 cage by encapsulation of H+ and He2+ ions
p. 1255 | Abhijith Kumar, R. P. S.; Dev, Sagarika; Mishra, Brijesh Kumar; Sathyamurthy, N.

Research Articles
Planetary waves – major forcing agent in generating stratospheric and mesospheric quasi biennial oscillation
p. 1260 | Babu, Veena Suresh; Ramkumar, Geetha

Emissions of volatile organic compounds from biomass burning sources and their ozone formation potential over India
p. 1270 | Pandey, Kumud; Sahu, L. K.

On-site visualization monitoring for long span bridge on Delhi Metro Project
p. 1280 | Izumi, Chitoshi; Akutagawa, Shinichi; Ravi Sekhar, Ch.; Kataria, Rajan; Abe, Reiko; Haga, Hirofumi

Research Communications
Outgoing longwave radiations as pre-earthquake signals: preliminary results of 24 September 2013 (M 7.7) earthquake
p. 1291 | Venkatanathan, N.; Natyaganov, V.

Impact of assimilation of Megha-Tropiques ROSA radio occultation refractivity by observing system simulation experiment
p. 1297 | Johny, C. J.; Prasad, V. S.

Precise Pb–Pb baddeleyite ages of 1765 Ma for a Singhbhum ‘newer dolerite’ dyke swarm
p. 1306 | Shankar, Ravi; Vijayagopal, B.; Kumar, Anil

Book Reviews
The Physics of Disordered Systems. Texts and Readings in Physical Sciences-II. Gautam I. Menon and Purusattam Ray (eds)
p. 1311 | Dhar, Deepak

Randomness in Evolution. John Tyler Bonner
p. 1312 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Wildlife Conservation in a Changing Climate. Jedediah F. Brodie, Eric Post and Daniel F. Doak (eds)
p. 1313 | Ratnam, Jayashree

Living Legends in Indian Science
Marthanda Varma Sankaran Valiathan
p. 1315 | Nath, Indira

The Indian Science Congress Association
p. 1320

Society of Petroleum Engineers
p. 1321

Ranbaxy Research Awards 2013
p. 1322

p. 1323

Call of Quotation - University of Delhi South Campus
p. 1324

Nominations are invited for G. N. Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology – 2014
p. 1324

Early Career Fellowships - Wellcome Trust
p. 1325

Research Positions - Manipal University
p. 1325

Notification - Pondicherry University
p. 1325

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 1325

Director - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
p. 1326

Workshop Handling of Reconstructed 3D Human Tissue Models - Mahatma Gandhi-Doerenkamp Center
p. 1326

Recruitment for the Post of Asst Professor - Poornaprajna Institute of Scientific Research
p. 1326

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