Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 108 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2015
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Guest Editorial
What ails physics education in the country?
p. 1771 | Srinivasan, R.

Correspondence
Developing sea-watered landscapes: a potential way to reduce stress on freshwater resources
p. 1773 | Keblawy, Ali El-; Bhatt, Arvind; Gairola, Sanjay

Do cover page papers get more citations ?
p. 1774 | Verma, Monika; Panwar, Yatish; Mahesh, G.

Rise of Indian science – a bibliometric analysis
p. 1775 | Kumar, Ashwani

Meeting Report
Development dilemma for the North East Region of India
p. 1778 | Samal, Prasanna K.; Dhyani, P. P.; Sundriyal, R. C.; Kanwal, K. S.

Ecosystem monitoring and forest census studies in South Asia
p. 1779 | Marthews, Toby Richard; Nelaballi, Swapna; Ratnam, Jayashree; Sankaran, Mahesh

Somatic embryogenesis and bioreactors
p. 1782 | Karun, Anitha; Rajesh, M. K.; Muralikrishna, K. S.

Research News
White dwarfs that crossed the Chandrasekhar limit: can modified Einstein’s theory explain them?
p. 1784 | Punyakoti, G. V.

Commentary
Brain of the genius – Albert Einstein
p. 1787 | Ghosh, Debosree; Parida, Pratap

Opinion
Riparian forests for healthy rivers
p. 1788 | Bhaskar, Avantika; Karthick, N. Muthu

Scientific Correspondence
Performance of SC/ST candidates in qualifying CSIR–UGC National Eligibility Test for JRF to pursue doctoral research
p. 1790 | Hasan, S. A.; Luthra, Rajesh

A mechanism of self-pollination in Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Benth
p. 1793 | Ganie, Aijaz Hassan; Ahmad Tali, Bilal; Nawchoo, Irshad A.; Reshi, Zafar A.

Platinum-group elements mineralization in the cumulate gabbro of Phenai Mata Complex, Deccan Large Igneous Province, India
p. 1796 | Randive, Kirtikumar; Kumar, J. Vijaya; Korakoppa, Mahesh

Feral dogs of Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh: an emerging threat for wildlife and human life
p. 1799 | Kumar, Anil; Paliwal, Rahul

Technical Note
Study of two xanthene dyes using spectrally resolved three-pulse photon echo spectroscopy
p. 1801 | Kumar, Ajitesh; Kumar, S. K. Karthick; Singhal, Sumit; Goswami, Debabrata

General Articles
‘Species concept’ in microbial taxonomy and systematics
p. 1804 | Sharma, Rohit; Polkade, Ashish V.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Assessment of environmental flow requirements for hydropower projects in India
p. 1815 | Jain, Sharad K.

National Agroforestry Policy in India: a low hanging fruit
p. 1826 | Chavan, S. B.; Dhyani, S. K.; Handa, A. K.; Newaj, Ram; Rajarajan, K.; Keerthika, A.

Special Section: Evolutionary Biology
Preface
p. 1835 | Kunte, Krushnamegh; Agashe, Deepa

Amitabh Joshi
p. 1838 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Milind Watve
p. 1840 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Genetics of behavioural isolation
p. 1842 | Raychoudhury, Rhitoban

An island called India: phylogenetic patterns across multiple taxonomic groups reveal endemic radiations
p. 1847 | Karanth, K. Praveen

Senses and signals: evolution of floral signals, pollinator sensory systems and the structure of plant–pollinator interactions
p. 1852 | Balamurali, G. S.; Krishna, Shivani; Somanathan, Hema

How mutualisms between plants and insects are stabilized
p. 1862 | Borges, Renee M.

How should biologists engage with controversial mathematical theory?
p. 1869 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Review Articles
Phosphorus dynamics in mangroves of India
p. 1874 | Singh, Gurmeet; Chauhan, Rita; Ranjan, Rajesh Kumar; Prasad, M. Balakrishna; Ramanathan, AL.

Research Articles
Improved thermography technique for identifying structural elements under ambient conditions
p. 1882 | Sivasubramanian, K.; Jaya, K. P.; Ramanjaneyulu, K.

Non-destructive assessment of rebar corrosion based on equivalent structural parameters using peizo-transducers
p. 1890 | Talakokula, V.; Bhalla, S.; Bhattacharjee, B.; Gupta, A.

Response of a natural phytoplankton community from the Qingdao coast (Yellow Sea, China) to variable CO2 levels over a short-term incubation experiment
p. 1901 | Biswas, Haimanti; Jie, Jin; Li, Ying; Zhu, Zhuo-Yi; Wu, Ying; Zhang, Guo-Ling; Li, Yan-Wei; Liu, Su Mei; Zhang, Jing; Zhang, Guosen

Research Communication
Computational study on ammonia adsorption on the X12Y12 nano-clusters (X = B, Al and Y = N, P)
p. 1910 | Peyghan, Ali Ahmadi; Soleymanabadi, Hamed

Upper tropospheric humidity from SAPHIR on-board Megha-Tropiques
p. 1915 | Mathew, Nizy; John, Viju Oommen; Raju, C. Suresh; Moorthy, K. Krishna

Indian and Chinese higher education institutions compared using an end-to-end evaluation
p. 1922 | Savithri, S.; Prathap, Gangan

Distribution pattern of bacteria in the two geographic poles and Southern Ocean from the reported 16S rDNA sequences
p. 1926 | Gupta, Pratibha; Agrawal, Harsh Kumar; Bandopadhyay, Rajib

222Rn distribution pattern in dwellings of copper mineralized area of East Singhbhum region, Jharkhand, India
p. 1931 | Mishra, Asheesh; Patnaik, R. Lokeswar; Jha, Vivekanand; Sharma, Shailendra Kumar; Panigrahi, Durga Charan; Sarangi, Akshaya Kumar

The 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake and its aftershocks
p. 1938 | Mitra, S.; Paul, Himangshu; Kumar, Ajay; Singh, Shashwat K.; Dey, Siddharth; Powali, Debarchan

Book Reviews
Anthropometric and Strength Data of Indian Agricultural Workers for Farm Equipment Design. L. P. Gite, J. Majumdar, C. R. Mehta and A. Khadatkar
p. 1944 | Yadav, Rajvir; Prasad, Niranjan; Gupta, Punkaj; Vadher, A. L.

Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2014. P. A. Insel, S. G. Amara and T. F. Blaschke
p. 1944 | Dikshit, Madhu

Handbook of Genetics & Biotechnology, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition, 2014. Rukam S. Tomar et al.
p. 1946 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Addendum
Understanding our seas: National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
p. 1947 | Naqvi, S. W. A.; Team, CSIR–NIO

Historical Notes
Public-health management in the Madras Presidency in early 20th century: the King Institute of Preventive Medicine, Madras and its pioneering surgeons
p. 1948 | Raman, Ramya; Raman, Anantanarayanan

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