Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 86 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1189

Editorial
Creation, Evolution and Intelligent Design
p. 1191 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Late arrival of science journals
p. 1193 | Selvaraj, M.

Cause of Indian famines?
p. 1193 | Bhatia, C. R.

Decline of science in India
p. 1194 | Sharma, N. D.

Comparative evaluation of Indian physics research: impact factor vs citations frequency
p. 1194 | Dhawan, S. M.; Gupta, B. M.

Science in India
p. 1195 | Gupta, R. P.; Arunachalam, Subbiah

Commentary
Marine gas hydrates: their economic and environmental importance
p. 1198 | Gupta, Anil K.

Scientific Correspondence
The first crocodyliform (Archosauria: Crocodylomorpha) from the Early Cretaceous of Korea
p. 1200 | Yun, Cheol-soo; Lim, Jong-deock; Yang, Seong-young

Development of distributed fibre optic temperature sensor with sub-metre resolution
p. 1202 | Kher, Sanjay; Gurram, Shrikant; Saxena, Manoj Kumar; Nathan, T. P. S.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1205

General Articles
Arsenic-polluted groundwater in West Bengal: A cost-effective remedy
p. 1206 | Bhattacharyya, Debkumar; Mukherjee, P. K.; Ray, A. K.; Sengupta, S.

Plant breeding: A component of public health strategy
p. 1210 | Misra, B. K.; Sharma, Rajiv K.; Nagarajan, S.

Review Articles
Water for India in 2050: first-order assessment of available options
p. 1216 | Gupta, S. K.; Deshpande, R. D.

Special Section: Underwater Cultural Heritage (Guest Editors: A. S. Gaur and K. H. Vora)
Submarine prehistoric archaeology of the Indian continental shelf: A potential resource
p. 1225 | Flemming, N. C.

Underwater investigations off Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 1231 | Sundaresh; Gaur, A. S.; Tripati, Sila; Vora, K. H.

Shipwreck archaeology of Goa: Evidence of maritime contacts with other countries
p. 1238 | Tripati, Sila; Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh; Vora, K. H.

Princes Royal -- Excavation of ancient shipwreck in the Arabian Sea
p. 1246 | Tripathi, Alok

The physical protection of a 17th century VOC shipwreck in Sri Lanka
p. 1251 | Manders, M. R.; Chandraratne, W. M; Dayananda, A. M. A.; Muthucumarana, R.; Weerasena, K. B. C.; Weerasingha, K. D. P.

An ancient harbour at Dwarka: Study based on the recent underwater explorations
p. 1256 | Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh; Tripati, Sila

Ancient anchors off Tamil Nadu coast and ship tonnage analysis
p. 1261 | Athiyaman, N.; Jayakumar, P.

Australian underwater heritage at sea and abroad
p. 1268 | Mccarthy, Michael

The iconographic evidence for maritime activities in the Middle Ages
p. 1276 | Flatman, Joe C.

Research Articles
Electroabsorption spectroscopy: A versatile tool to measure optical nonlinearities
p. 1283 | Joseph, W. D. R.; Pradhan, N. R.; Singh, Suneel; Rao, D. Narayana

Research Communication
A study of fluctuation in radon concentration behaviour as an earthquake precursor
p. 1288 | Majumdar, Kaushik

Room temperature 57Fe Mössbauer characteristics of chromites from the Nuggihalli schist belt, Dharwar craton, southern India
p. 1293 | Bidyananda, Maibam; Mitra, Sachinath

Malaria epidemicity of Mewat region, District Gurgaon, Haryana, India: a GIS-based study
p. 1297 | Srivastava, Aruna; Nagpal, B. N.; Saxena, Rekha; Wadhwa, T. C.; Mohan, Shiv; Siroha, Gyanendra Pal; Prasad, Jitendra; Subbarao, S. K.

Aerosols in northeast Arabian Sea during the Indian winter monsoon: a study using sunphotometer measurements
p. 1304 | Das, Indrani; Shukla, A. K.; Mohan, Mannil

Estimation of ground insolation using METEOSAT data over India
p. 1308 | Kimothi, S.; Bhattacharya, B. K.; Semalty, P. D.; Pandey, V. K.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Kolleru lake is vanishing -- a revelation through digital processing of IRS-1D LISS-III sensor data
p. 1312 | Rao, K. Nageswara; Krishna, G. Murali; Malini, B. Hema

Identification of conservation priority sites using remote sensing and GIS -- A case study from Chitteri hills, Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu
p. 1316 | Natarajan, D.; Britto, S. John; Balaguru, B.; Nagamurugan, N.; Soosairaj, S.; Arockiasamy, D. I.

Ash layer at ~ 8 Ma in ODP Site 758 from the Bay of Bengal: evidence from Sr, Nd isotopic compositions and rare earth elements
p. 1323 | Padmakumari, V. M.; Ahmad, S. M.

Book Reviews
Images and Contexts. The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India by Dhruv Raina
p. 1326 | Bhaduri, Sumit

Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants by A. K. Gupta
p. 1328 | Shivanna, K. R.

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