Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 109 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2015
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In this issue
p. 1906

Guest Editorial
Industry–University collaboration – more bang for the same buck
p. 1907 | Nangia, Ashwini

Correspondence
How IISc can contribute to society?
p. 1909 | Gopala Krishna Murthy, H. S.

Teaching science of biosecurity at schools
p. 1910 | Daniel, R. S.

Window towards bygone life – world wide open access
p. 1912 | Govind, Nilay; Rajanikanth, Annamraju

Widening the character base for distinctness in cotton plants
p. 1913 | Santhy, V.; Meshram, Mithila

A rare incidence of polypetalae in Convolvulus arvensis L. (Convolvulaceae)
p. 1914 | B., Shimpale Vinod; Bhagat, Rani B.

News
Infosys Prize 2015
p. 1915 | Sandhya Rani, B.

Database on nutritional composition of food fishes from India
p. 1915 | Prasanna Mohanty, Bimal; Karunakaran, D.; Mahanty, Arabinda; Ganguly, Satabdi; Debnath, Dipesh; Mitra, Tandrima; Banerjee, Sudeshna; Sharma, Anil Prakash; Sankar, T. V.; Anandan, R.; Mathew, Suseela; Asha, K. K.; Chakraborty, Kajal; Vijayagopal, P.; Paul, B. N.; Sridhar, N.; Chanda, S.; Sarma, Debajit; Pandey, Nityanand; Shahi, Neetu; Das, Pushpita; Das, Partha; Shahbaz Akhtar, Md; Syama Dayal, J.; Vijayan, K. K.; Kannappan, S.; Venkateshwarlu, G.; Singh, S. D.; Mohan, Madan; Meenakumari, B.; Ayyappan, S.

Meeting Report
Inflammation
p. 1917 | Chandrashekara, S.; Renuka, P.; Balasubramanyam, M.

Network programme on convergence of traditional knowledge systems for sustainable development in the Indian Himalayan region
p. 1919 | Garkoti, S. C.; Semwal, Rajeev

Conserving biodiversity through transboundary landscape approach
p. 1921 | Samal, Prasanna K.; Kanwal, K. S.; Lodhi, M. S.; Arya, S. C.; Arya, O. P.; Dhyani, P. P.

Research News
Elephant’s deterrence to cancer decoded
p. 1923 | Sandhya Rani, B.

Commentary
Books or articles: which are more important in the scientific evaluation of different disciplines?
p. 1925 | Qian, Ge

Scientific Correspondence
Genomic variation studies in Glycine max and Glycine soja using SSR markers
p. 1929 | Yashpal; Rathod, D. R.; Devi, Jyoti; Kumar, Anil; Mukherjee, Keya; Cheruku, Deepika; Chandra, Subhash; Lal, S. K.; Talukdar, Akshay

Alkaline lamprophyre (camptonite) from Bayyaram area, NE margin of the Eastern Dharwar Craton, southern India
p. 1931 | Meshram, Tushar M.; Shukla, Devasheesh; Behera, Kallola K.

Special Section: Quantum Measurements
Preface
p. 1935 | Hari Dass, N. D.

Quantum state estimation using weak measurements
p. 1939 | Das, Debmalya; Arvind
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1939-1945

Gravity, Bose–Einstein condensates and Gross–Pitaevskii equation
p. 1946 | Gupta, Patrick Das
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1946-1950

Coherence versus decoherence – a few illustrative examples
p. 1951 | Dattagupta, Sushanta
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1951-1957

Experimental tests of macrorealism: an assessment
p. 1958 | Garg, Anupam
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1958-1964

Three results on weak measurements
p. 1965 | Hari Dass, N. D.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1965-1971

Uncertainty relation and quantum Cheshire-Cat: studied with neutron polarimeter and interferometer
p. 1972 | Hasegawa, Yuji
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1972-1979

Facets of the Leggett–Garg inequality: some recent studies
p. 1980 | Home, Dipankar
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1980-1986

Ancilla-assisted measurements on quantum ensembles: general protocols and applications in NMR quantum information processing
p. 1987 | Mahesh, T. S.; Shukla, Abhishek; Hegde, Swathi S.; Sudheer Kumar, C. S.; Katiyar, Hemant; Joshi, Sharad; Koteswara Rao, K. R.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1987-1996

A class of distance-based incompatibility measures for quantum measurements
p. 1997 | Mandayam, Prabha; Srinivas, M. D.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/1997-2001

Weak value amplification in resonance fluorescence
p. 2002 | Satya Sainadh, U.; Sandhya, S. N.; Vathsan, Radhika; Narayanan, Andal
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2002-2005

Heisenberg’s original derivation of the uncertainty principle and its universally valid reformulations
p. 2006 | Ozawa, Masanao
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2006-2016

An evolutionary formalism for weak quantum measurements
p. 2017 | Patel, Apoorva; Kumar, Parveen
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2017-2022

Protective measurements: probing single quantum systems
p. 2023 | Qureshi, Tabish; Hari Dass, N. D.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2023-2028

Arthurs–Kelly joint measurements and applications
p. 2029 | Roy, S. M.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2029-2038

Weak measurements: typical weak and superweak values
p. 2039 | Shukla, Pragya
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2039-2043

Uncertainty trade-off and disturbance trade-off for quantum measurements
p. 2044 | Srinivas, M. D.; Mandayam, Prabha
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2044-2051

Quantum non-demolition measurements: concepts, theory and practice
p. 2052 | Unnikrishnan, C. S.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2052-2060

Unsharp measurements and joint measurability
p. 2061 | Karthik, H. S.; Usha Devi, A. R.; Rajagopal, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2061-2068

Quantum measurements with superconducting circuits
p. 2069 | Roy, Tanay; Vadiraj, A. M.; Chand, Madhavi; Ranadive, A.; Kundu, Suman; Patankar, Meghan P.; Vijay, R.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2069-2076

General Articles
Open access disciplinary repository in S&T: a potentiality study for SAARC countries
p. 2077 | Patra, Chandana
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2077-2083

Research Articles
Predicting future changes in temperature and precipitation in arid climate of Kutch, Gujarat: analyses based on LARS-WG model
p. 2084 | Sarkar, Jayanta; Chicholikar, J. R.; Rathore, L. S.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2084-2093

Experimental determination of statistical parameters associated with uniaxial compression behaviour of brick masonry
p. 2094 | Balasubramanian, S. R.; Maheswari, D.; Cynthia, A.; Balaji Rao, K.; Meher Prasad, A.; Goswami, R.; Sivakumar, P.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2094-2102

Draft genome sequence of Cercospora canescens: a leaf spot causing pathogen
p. 2103 | Chand, Ramesh; Pal, Chhattar; Singh, Vineeta; Kumar, Manoj; Singh, Vinay Kumar; Chowdappa, Pallem
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2103-2110

Research Communication
A study of CO2 and related trace gases using a laser-based technique at an urban site in western India
p. 2111 | Lal, S.; Chandra, N.; Venkataramani, S.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2111-2116

Observations of snow–meteorological parameters in Gangotri glacier region
p. 2116 | Gusain, H. S.; Kala, Manish; Ganju, Ashwagosha; Mishra, V. D.; Snehmani
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2116-2120

Unprecedented drought in North East India compared to Western India
p. 2121 | Parida, Bikash Ranjan; Oinam, Bakimchandra
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2121-2126

Performance of residential buildings during the M 7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake of 25 April 2015
p. 2126 | Rai, Durgesh C.; Singhal, Vaibhav; Bhushan Raj, S.; Lalit Sagar, S.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i11/2126-2135

Book Reviews
The Peacock in Splendour: Science, Literature and Art in Ancient and Medieval India. B. M. Deb
p. 2136 | Pal, Sourav

Annual Review of Genetics, 2014. Bonnie L. Bassler, Michael Lichten and Gertrud Schüpbach (eds)
p. 2137 | Arunkumar, K. P.; Sambrani, Nagraj

Bridges Over Water: Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation, Second Edition. Ariel Dinar et al.
p. 2139 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Batra, Mukta

Personal News
Syed Zahoor Qasim (1926–2015)
p. 2143 | Shetye, Satish R.

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