Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 107 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2014
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0730 | Kharola, Somendra Singh

Guest Editorial
Who are ‘people of genius’?
p. 0731 | Shashidhara, L. S.

Correspondence
Open access and impact factors revisited
p. 0733 | Prathap, Gangan

Monitoring of earthquakes using MEMS sensors
p. 0733 | D’alessandro, Antonino

Further to ‘Polysilicon production in India’
p. 0734 | Bose, Dwarka

News
Android apps to aid wildlife research
p. 0735 | Herlekar, Ipsita; Prakash, Megha

Fish Cell Line Repository: an enduring effort for conservation
p. 0738 | Goswami, Mukunda; Nagpure, N. S.; Jena, J. K.

Opinion
Predatory journals and Indian ichthyology
p. 0740 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Knight, J. D. Marcus; Bijukumar, A.; Katwate, Unmesh; Krishnakumar, K.; Ali, Anvar; Philip, Siby

Scientific Correspondence
Trichodesma zeylanicum: an unusual pollination system with chasmogamous flowers and obligate autogamy
p. 0743 | Shivanna, K. R.

Assessment of endolichenic fungal diversity in some forests of Kumaun Himalaya
p. 0745 | Tripathi, Manish; Joshi, Yogesh; Gupta, Ramesh Chandra

Technical Note
Fabrication and characterization of sub 100 nm period polymer gratings for photonics applications
p. 0749 | Sangeeth, K.; Hegde, G. M.

General Articles
CSIR Young Scientist Awards: an indicator of performance and promise
p. 0753 | Singh, Inderpal; Bhardwaj, Manish; Saigal, Rohit; Luthra, Rajesh

Compliance of retraction notices for retracted articles on mental disorders with COPE guidelines on retraction
p. 0757 | Balhara, Yatan Pal Singh; Mishra, Ashwani

Role of patents in availability and affordability of tuberculosis care technologies
p. 0761 | Jana, Tarakanta; Dulakakhoria, Siddhartha

Special Section: Cancer
Human oncogenic viruses and cancer
p. 0768 | Ahuja, Richa; Jamal, Azfar; Nosrati, Nagisa; Pandey, Vijaya; Rajput, Pallavi; Saxena, Nehul; Sidhu, Kaveri; Kumar, Vijay

Tumour suppressor p53: understanding the molecular mechanisms inherent to cancer
p. 0786 | Kumari, Rajni; Sen, Nirmalya; Das, Sanjeev

Applications of next-generation sequencing in cancer
p. 0795 | Upadhyay, Pawan; Dwivedi, Renu; Dutt, Amit

Small is the new big – interplay of miRNAs in cancer
p. 0803 | Varshney, Jyotika; Subramanian, Subbaya

Cancer gene signatures in risk stratification: use in personalized medicine
p. 0815 | Shukla, Sudhanshu; Bhargava, Shruti; Somasundaram, Kumaravel

Research Articles
Lunar crater ejecta distribution and characterization using Mini-RF and LROC-WAC data
p. 0824 | Desai, Ami J.; Mohan, Shiv; Murty, S. V. S.

Space-based gravity data analysis for groundwater storage estimation in the Gangetic plain, India
p. 0832 | Dasgupta, S.; Das, I. C.; Subramanian, S. K.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Evaluation of hydro-mechanical properties and root architecture of plants for soil reinforcement
p. 0845 | Saifuddin, Mohammed; Osman, Normaniza

Research Communication
Involvement of human seminal plasma inhibin, a multifunctional protein, in anti-HIV activity
p. 0853 | Vernekar, Vandana; Velhal, Shilpa; Pereira, Jacintha; Bandivdekar, Atmaram

Monitoring of carbon dioxide and water vapour exchange over a young mixed forest plantation using eddy covariance technique
p. 0858 | Watham, T.; Kushwaha, S. P. S.; Patel, N. R.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Assessment and monitoring of deforestation from 1930 to 2011 in Andhra Pradesh, India using remote sensing and collateral data
p. 0867 | Saranya, K. R. L.; Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Jha, C. S.; Dadhwal, V. K.; Krishna, P. Hari

Mineralogy of kaolin clays in different forest ecosystems of southern Western Ghats, India
p. 0875 | Sandeep, S.; Sujatha, M. P.

Yar tsa Gunbu [Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Berk.) G.H. Sung et al.]: the issue of its sustainability
p. 0882 | Negi, Chandra S.; Pant, Mukesh; Joshi, Paras; Bohra, Sachin

The behaviour of snow under the effect of combined compressive and shear loading
p. 0888 | Chandel, Chaman; Mahajan, P.; Srivastava, P.K; Kumar, Vinod

Living Legends in Indian Science
C. R. Rao: A life in statistics
p. 0895 | Rao, B. L. S. Prakasa

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Cold Atoms and Molecules. K. W. Madison
p. 0902 | Ramachandran, Hema

The Believing Brain. Michael Shermer
p. 0904 | Rajeev, B

The Best Writing on Mathematics – 2013. Mircea Pitici (ed.)
p. 0904 | Verma, Kaushal

Personal News
V. B. Mehta (1946–2014)
p. 0907 | Ramadas, T. R.

V. Krishnamurthy (1921–2014)
p. 0908 | Palanisamy, M.; Yadav, S. K.

Historical Notes
A western science-based Materia Medica by Whitelaw Ainslie of the Madras-Medical Establishment published in 1810
p. 0909 | Raman, Ramya; Raman, Anantanarayanan

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S. N. Bose Scholars Program
p. 0914

Head, Biomedical Technology Wing - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
p. 0915

Mars and Beyond - The Journey of Science in India
p. 0916

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Advances in Chemical Sciences and Sustainable Development
p. 0917

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0918

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Crystallography, Mineralogy, Igneous Petrology and Thermodynamics
p. 0919

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Theoretical Physics
p. 0920

Call for Participation Workshop in Marine Natural Product Chemistry - CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow
p. 0921

INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2015 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 0922

DBT-sponsored Short-Term Training Course (STTC) on ‘Techniques for Bioprocess and Downstream Process Engineering and Tools for Systems Metabolic Engineering’
p. 0922

Junior Research Fellowship - SRM University
p. 0923

Junior Research Fellowship - Narula Institute of Technology
p. 0923

Junior Research Fellow - Annamalai University
p. 0924

Research Fellow and Project Assistant - PSG Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 0924

Recruitment - Institute of Nano Science and Technology
p. 0924

English Editing of Science Documents - Poison Pen Science Editors – Grammatically Yours!
p. 0925

Junior Research Fellow - Tezpur University
p. 0925

Junior Research Fellow - National Institute of Technology, Warangal
p. 0925

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 0926

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Foundation of Physics
p. 0927

Science Academies’ Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers — 2015
p. 0928

Science Academies’ Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers — 2015
p. 0928

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