Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 86 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0494

Editorial
Autonomy, accountability and responsibility
p. 0495 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Biotechnology, 'two cultures' and battles among scientists
p. 0497 | Urfi, A. J.

Decline of quality science in India
p. 0497 | Chopra, K. L.

Interlinking of Indian rivers
p. 0498 | Ali, Imran

Falling standards of research in India
p. 0500 | Varkey, M. J.

Misleading comment on Vedic wisdom
p. 0500 | Tiwari, Suresh Chandra

Sudden warming epochs
p. 0501 | Pant, R. K.

Sudden warming epochs(Response)
p. 0502 | Ghosh, Prosenjit; Bhattacharya, S. K.

Sudden warming epochs(Reply)
p. 0502 | Pant, R. K.

News
Relevance of GM technology
p. 0503 | Sahai, Suman

Meeting Report
The HIMPROBE workshop
p. 0504 | Mukherjee, Soumyajit

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0505

Commentary
Three little known early earthquakes in India
p. 0506 | Ambraseys, Nicholas

Scientific Correspondence
Pollination by bats and passerine birds in a dry season blooming tree species, Careya arborea in the Eastern Ghats
p. 0509 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, S. Purnachandra; Ezradanam, V.

Gender difference in phosphate transport by the mouse intestine
p. 0511 | Chirayath, Mary Vincent; Rao, J. Prakasa

A unique Late Bronze Age copper fish-hook from Bet Dwarka Island, Gujarat, west coast of India: Evidence on the advance fishing technology in ancient India
p. 0512 | Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh

An improved system for the computation of target scores in interrupted limited over cricket matches adding variations in scoring range as another parameter
p. 0515 | Jayadevan, V.

General Articles
Cancer epidemiology, prevention and control
p. 0518 | Murthy, N. S.; Mathew, Aleyamma

Review Articles
Prospects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
p. 0528 | Gaur, Atimanav; Adholeya, Alok

Research Articles
Toxicity analysis of 33¢44¢5-pentachloro biphenyl through chemical reactivity and selectivity profiles
p. 0535 | Parthasarathi, R.; Padmanabhan, J.; Subramanian, V.; Maiti, B.; Chattaraj, P. K.

A quantitative framework for estimating water resources in India
p. 0543 | Shankar, D.; Kotamraju, Vidya; Shetye, S. R.

Research Communication
Dielectric and conductivity studies on lead silicate glasses having mixed alkali and alkaline earth metal oxides
p. 0553 | Balaya, P.; Shrikhande, V. K.; Kothiyal, G. P.; Goyal, P. S.

Sniffing a single molecule through SERS using Aucore-Agshell bimetallic nanoparticles
p. 0556 | Mandal, Madhuri; Kundu, Subrata; Ghosh, Sujit Kumar; Jana, Nikhil Ranjan; Panigrahi, Mruganka; Pal, Tarasankar

On the role of environment on corrosion resistance of the Delhi iron pillar
p. 0559 | Halder, S.; Gupta, G. K.; Balasubramaniam, R.

Analysis of Cry2A proteins encoded by genes cloned from indigenous isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis for toxicity against Helicoverpa armigera
p. 0566 | Kumar, Shantanu; Udayasuriyan, V.; Sangeetha, P.; Bharathi, M.

Influence of glyphosate on photosynthetic properties of wild type and mutant strains of cyanobacterium Anabaena doliolum
p. 0571 | Shikha; Singh, D. P.

Novel mechanism of distance-oriented bee movement, secondary pollen dispersal and reticulate pollination - a case study in Melipona panamica
p. 0576 | Bhattacharya, Ashoke

Subsurface geometry of Hyderabad granite pluton from gravity and magnetic anomalies and its role in the seismicity around Hyderabad
p. 0580 | Singh, A. P.; Kumar, V. Vijaya; Mishra, D. C.

Identification of sea-water ingress using strontium and boron in Krishna Delta, India
p. 0586 | Saxena, V. K.; Mondal, N. C.; Singh, V. S.

Millennium-long ring-width chronology of Himalayan cedar from Garhwal Himalaya and its potential in climate change studies
p. 0590 | Singh, Jayendra; Yadav, Ram R.; Dubey, Bhasha; Chaturvedi, Rajesh

Isolation, characterization and antimicrobial activity of marine halophilic Actinopolyspora species AH1 from the west coast of India
p. 0593 | Kokare, C. R.; Mahadik, K. R.; Kadam, S. S.; Chopade, B. A.

Book Reviews
Communication for Biomedical Scientists
p. 0598 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Comparative Biomechanics - Life's Physical World
p. 0598 | Kumar, N.

Personal News
Rajagopala Natarajan
p. 0600 | Pandian, T. J.; Balsubramanian, T.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows - 2003
p. 0601

Publications received
Publications received
p. 0602

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The International Microbiology Education Committee
p. 0604

Ministry of Science and Technology Women Scientists Scheme (WOS-A)
p. 0605

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS)
p. 0609

Planetary Sciences and Exploration Programme Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
p. 0612

Mustard Research and Promotion Consortium
p. 0613

Centre for Non-Conventional Energy Resources
p. 0614

Indian Institute of Science
p. 0614

Bannerghatta Biological Park
p. 0615

3rd Summer Training Program in Eye Research
p. 0615

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