Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 9: 10 Nov, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1248

Publishing Wars
p. 1249 | Balaram, P.

Indian Scientific Journals and Senior Scientists
p. 1251 | Singh, Rajinder

Some significant initiatives in IPR
p. 1251 | Jain, N. C.

Revitalization of research and teaching in India -- A mirage
p. 1252 | Tiwari, S. C.

Agriculture based on Vedic wisdom cannot feed the billions
p. 1252 | Bhatia, C. R.

MNCs strategies
p. 1253 | Rajagopalan, S. S.

Bathynomus giganteus: A rare occurrence in coastal waters of Thoothukkudi, India
p. 1253 | Srikrishnadhas, B.; Venkatasamy, M.

Meeting Report
Cold fusion
p. 1254 | Srinivasan, M.

Research News
Pentacoordinated phosphorus in action
p. 1256 | Swamy, K. C. Kumara; Kumar, N. Satish

Transplanting the fish
p. 1258 | Pandian, T. J.

Rainwater harvesting, a time-honoured practice: Need for revival
p. 1259 | Radhakrishna, B. P.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1261

Scientific Correspondence
Heat flow and geothermal gradient from a bottom simulating reflector - A case study
p. 1263 | Vohat, P Raveen; Sain, Kalachand; Thakur, N. K.

Arsenic removal kit
p. 1265 | Sukul, S.

Enigmatic spiracle-like structures from a basaltic flow near Chekewadi, western Deccan Volcanic Province
p. 1267 | Duraiswami, Raymond A.; Bondre, Ninad; Dole, Gauri

Identification of 2,4-diacetylphloroglucinol production by plant-associated bacteria and its role in suppression of rice bacterial blight in India
p. 1270 | Velusamy, P.; Gnanamanickam, S. S.

Mechanism of adhesion in a hillstream fish, Glyptothorax garhwali Tilak, as revealed by scanning electron microscopy of adhesive apparatus
p. 1273 | Johal, M. S.; Rawal, Y. K.

General Articles
Evolution of disjunct distributions among wet-zone species of the Indian subcontinent: Testing various hypotheses using a phylogenetic approach
p. 1276 | Karanth, K. Praveen

Review Articles
Tick-host interactions and their immunological implications in tick-borne diseases
p. 1284 | Singh, Sunit Kumar; Girschick, Hermann J.

Biofilms: A survival strategy of bacteria
p. 1299 | Prakash, B.; Veeregowda, B. M.; Krishnappa, G.

Role of mosquito salivary glands
p. 1308 | Dhar, Ravi; Kumar, Nirbhay

Antimalarial agents from plant sources
p. 1314 | Saxena, Sudhanshu; Pant, Neerja; Jain, D. C.; Bhakuni, R. S.

Research Communications
X-ray diffraction: An approach to study interaction between cyanobacteria and dairy effluent
p. 1330 | Sharma, Kanika; Lakshmi, N.; Venugopalan, K.; Mehta, Pooja; Maheshwari, Ashish; Bapna, Shalu

Structural characteristics of marine atmospheric boundary layer and its associated dynamics over the Central Arabian Sea during INDOEX, IFP-99 campaign
p. 1334 | Subrahamanyam, D. Bala; Ramachandran, Radhika

Atmospheric CO2 increase benefits symbiotic N 2 fixation by legumes under drought
p. 1341 | Serraj, R.

Enhanced transformation of plant cells following co-bombardment of VirE2 protein of Agrobacterium tumefaciens with DNA substrate
p. 1343 | Gopalakrishna, Sailesh; Singh, Purnima; Singh, Nagendra K.

Peroxidase isozyme polymorphism in popular sugarcane cultivars
p. 1347 | Manjunatha, B. R.; Virupakshi, S.; Naik, G. R.

Annual variation in non-timber forest product yield in the Western Ghats, Karnataka, India
p. 1350 | Bhat, P. R.; Murali, K. S.; Hegde, G. T.; Shastri, C. M.; Bhat, D. M.; Murthy, Indu K.; Ravindranath, N. H.

Studies on levels of glutathione S-transferase, its isolation and purification from Heli­co­verpa armigera
p. 1355 | Rajurkar, Renuka B.; Khan, Zia H.; Gujar, Govind T.

Indicators of gas hydrates: Role of velocity and amplitude
p. 1360 | Satyavani, N.; Thakur, N. K.; Shankar, Uma; Reddi, S. I.; Sridhar, A. R.; Rao, P. Prasada; Sain, K.; Khanna, Ramesh

Demography of fan-throated lizard, Sitana ponticeriana (Cuvier) in a cotton field in Dharwad District of Karnataka State, India
p. 1363 | Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.; Radder, Rajkumar S.; Gramapurohit, Narahari P.; Dheeraj, K. V.; Ammanna, Veena H.; Pandav, Bhagyarekha N.; Saidapur, Srinivas K.

Book Reviews
Topics in Quantum Mechanics
p. 1367 | Lawande, S. V.

Eco-Degradation, Biodiversity and Health
p. 1368 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Nagarathna, A. V.

Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, Vol. 31
p. 1370 | Yathindra, N.

Smart Fibres, Fabrics and Clothing
p. 1371 | Mukherjee, G. S.

Personal News
Edward Teller (1908-2003)
p. 1372 | Rao, K. R.

JEST -- 2004
p. 1375

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 1376

Academy Initiative in University Science Education
p. 1377

Orissa Bigyan Academy
p. 1378

Gujarat Agricultural University
p. 1378

Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1379

Centre for Human Genetics
p. 1379

Anna University
p. 1380

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology-Admission to the Ph.D. Programme
p. 1380

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology-Positions available
p. 1381

course on “fluid physics in geological environment”
p. 1381

p. 1382

IAS Proceedings (Earth and Planetary Sciences) Special Issue
p. 1382

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