Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 84 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0858

Editorial
Science, Technology and War
p. 0859 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Why concern for quality
p. 0861 | Basa, D. K.

Iconoclastic thinking needed
p. 0861 | Tiwari, Suresh Chandra

Public engagement with mathematics in India
p. 0862 | Pandey, Pushp Deep

Measuring and assessing science beyond SCI
p. 0863 | Jain, N. C.

Importance of inorganic carbon in sequestering carbon in soils of the dry regions
p. 0864 | Sahrawat, K. L.

News
INDEST Consortium
p. 0865 | Sen, Nirupa

Mashelkar elected Foreign Associate of US National Academy of Engineering
p. 0866

How to live with the Genie: Toward meaningful governance of science and technology
p. 0866 | Turaga, Uday T.

Research News
Neoproterozoic 'snowball earth' and the 'cap' carbonate controversy
p. 0871 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
The future of scholarly publishing
p. 0873 | Johnwillinsky

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0875

Random selections
Random selections
p. 0876

Scientific Correspondence
Bio-medicinal properties and cultivation of Leptadaenia reticulata (Jivanti) -- an endangeĀ­red plant of the Thar Desert, India
p. 0877 | Kasera, Pawan K.; Shukla, Jitendra K.

Xylocarpus (Meliaceae): A less-known mangrove taxon of the Godavari estuary, India
p. 0879 | Raju, J. S. S. N.

Genetic diversity of Colletotrichumgraminicola isolates from India revealed by restriction analysis of PCR-amplified intergenic spacer region of nuclear rDNA
p. 0881 | Latha, J.; Chakrabarti, Apratim; Mathur, K.; Rao, V. P.; Thakur, Ram P.; Mukherjee, Prasun K.

General Articles
Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: A perspective
p. 0884 | Raghukumar, Seshagiri; Anil, A. C.

Review Articles
Calcium as environmental sensor in plants
p. 0893 | Nayyar, Harsh

Research Articles
Growth of self-assembled nanostructures by molecular beam epitaxy
p. 0903 | Goswami, D. K.; Satpati, B.; Satyam, P. V.; Dev, B. N.

Comparative studies on drought-induced changes in peptidyl prolyl cis--trans isomerase activity in drought-tolerant and susceptible cultivars of Sorghum bicolor
p. 0911 | Sharma, Arun Dev; Singh, Prabhjeet

The 13 September 2002 North Andaman (Diglipur) earthquake: An analysis in the context of regional seismicity
p. 0919 | Rajendran, C. P.; Earnest, Anil; Rajendran, Kusala; Das, R. Dev; Kesavan, Sreekumari

Research Communication
Is diffusion-induced chaos robust?
p. 0925 | Rai, Vikas; Jayaraman, Girija

Erosion activity on Majuli -- the largest river island of the world
p. 0929 | Kotoky, P.; Bezbaruah, D.; Baruah, J.; Sarma, J. N.

Microbial cements in Holocene beachrocks of South Andaman Islands, Bay of Bengal
p. 0933 | Khadkikar, Aniruddha S.; Rajshekhar, C.

Suitability of coastal magnetite for ferrite preparation
p. 0936 | Rao, B. Nagamalleswara; Varma, D. Deva; Satyanarayana, G.; Rao, A. D. P.; Vasudevu, K.; Rao, N. Subba

Cardioprotective effects of Cichorium intybus in ageing myocardium of albino rats
p. 0941 | Nayeemunnisa; Rani, M. Kumuda

Personal News
Pramod Sadasheo Moharir (1943--2003)
p. 0943 | Dimri, Vijay P.

Book Reviews
Geometry: Our Cultural Heritage
p. 0944 | Dani, S. G.

Thinking about Physics
p. 0945 | Khare, Avinash

Biology of Dermatophytes and other Keratinophilic Fungi
p. 0945 | Johri, B. N.

Mathematical Analysis
p. 0947 | Parthasarathy, K. R.

Erratum
ERRATA
p. 0947

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National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research: Invitation
p. 0948

IAS, Bangalore & SNBNCBS, Kolkata : Refresher Course
p. 0951

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment : Course in Tropical Conservation Biology
p. 0952

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment : Appointments
p. 0953

Bangalore Integrated System Solutions (P) Ltd: Applications
p. 0954

Kerala Agricultural University: Appointment
p. 0955

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science : Appointment
p. 0956

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur: Appointments
p. 0956

Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar: Appointments
p. 0957

Gurudas College : Appointment
p. 0957

Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur : Appointment
p. 0958

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur: Appointment
p. 0958

Bose Institute, Kolkata : Appointment
p. 0959

CCS HAU, Hisar : Corrigendum
p. 0959

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