Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 107 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2014
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1938

Guest Editorial
Should we choose geoengineering to reverse global warming?
p. 1939 | Bala, G.

Correspondence
Harnessing transgenerational plant immunity
p. 1941 | Sarma, B. K; Singh, H. B.

Bhatnagar Laureates and Fellows of the Royal Society
p. 1942 | Vidyasagar, M

Response
p. 1942 | Luthra, Rajesh

Genetic resources for EFSB resistance in brinjal
p. 1943 | Samuels, J.

News
Preserving an indigenous cultivar
p. 1945 | Ghosh, Mahua

Meeting Report
Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1946 | Rajgopal, Sushila; Punyakoti, G. V.

Research News
Venom’s verdict for brain tumours
p. 1950 | Sandhya Rani, B.

In Conversation
Pradeep P. Mujumdar
p. 1952 | Punyakoti, G. V.

Commentary
Bats in Indian coffee plantations: doing more good than harm?
p. 1958 | Wordley, Claire; Altringham, John; Raman, T. R. Shankar

Scientific Correspondence
Assessment of the Sunkoshi (Nepal) landslide using multitemporal satellite images
p. 1961 | Roy, Priyom; Martha, Tapas R.; Vinod Kumar, K.

Technical Note
Design and construction of a confocal laser scanning microscope for biomolecular imaging
p. 1965 | Arunkarthick, S.; Bijeesh, M. M; Vetcha, Anand Satya; Rastogi, Nishith; Nandakumar, P.; Varier, Geetha K.

General Articles
2014 International Year of Family Farming: a boost to evergreen revolution
p. 1970 | Kesavan, P. C.; Swaminathan, M. S.

Synthetic genomics: from synthesis of prokaryotic genomes to synthesis of a fully functional eukaryotic chromosome
p. 1975 | Gupta, P. K.; Jaiswal, V.

Post-independence science policy and science funding in India
p. 1983 | Mukhopadhyay, Dipankar

Research Articles
Graph theoretical modelling and analysis of fragile honey bee pollination network
p. 1988 | Pandiaraja, D.; Nagendran, N. Arun; Chandrasekaran, S.; Aditya, R. P.

Assessment of vulnerability to cyclones and floods in Odisha, India: a district-level analysis
p. 1997 | Bahinipati, Chandra Sekhar

Research Communication
Analysis of selected Crinum species for galanthamine alkaloid: an anti-Alzheimer drug
p. 2008 | Jagtap, U. B.; Lekhak, M. M.; Fulzele, D. P.; Yadav, S. R.; Bapat, V. A.

Assessment of qPCR, nested RT-PCR and ELISA techniques in diagnosis of Chikungunya
p. 2011 | Parashar, Deepti; Paingankar, Mandar S.; Sudeep, A. B.; More, Ashwini; Shinde, Sapana B.; Arankalle, Vidya A.

Estimation of monthly average sunshine duration over China based on cloud fraction from MODIS satellite data
p. 2013 | He, Yongjian; Qiu, Xinfa; Cao, Yun; Zeng, Yan

Is Ganga the longest river in the Ganga Basin, India?
p. 2018 | Verma, Neelam; Devrani, Rahul; Singh, Vimal

Rare earth element abundances in some A-type Pan-African granitoids of Karbi Hills, North East India
p. 2023 | Majumdar, D.; Dutta, P.

Carbonate formation of the Lower Carboniferous in central part of Volga–Ural basin
p. 2029 | Kolchugin, Anton Nikolaevich; Morozov, Vladimir Petrovich; Korolev, E. A.; Eskin, Aleksey Aleksandrovich

Living Legends in Indian Science
M. S. Swaminathan: a journey from the frontiers of life sciences to the state of a ‘Zero Hunger’ world
p. 2036 | Kesavan, P. C.; Iyer, R. D.

Book Reviews
Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Public Health: Access to Drugs in Developing Countries. Kenneth C. Shadlen et al. (eds)
p. 2052 | Jain, Karuna

Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics. S. P. Khare
p. 2053 | Natarajan, Vasant

Fundamentals of Agricultural Engineering. Er. Sanjay Kumar, Er. Vishal Kumar and Ram Kumar Sahu
p. 2054 | Yadav, Rajvir

Nurturing Families Around the World: Building a Culture of Peace. Catherine Bernard and John J. Shea (eds)
p. 2054 | Sonawat, Reeta

The Passenger Pigeon. Errol Fuller
p. 2055 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Institutional Members
List of Institutional Members
p. 2057

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 2062

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