Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0548

Editorial
Revisiting an old triumph
p. 0549 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Tribute to an astonishing man: Francis Crick
p. 0551 | Rajappa, Srinivasachari

Problems and prospects of accurate science reporting in the press
p. 0552 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

Dramatically novel ideas
p. 0552 | Gowrishankar, J.

Isolation of the geological community
p. 0553 | Roy, S. C.

Occurrence of threatened fragrant Ceropegia in Toranmal forests, Maharashtra
p. 0553 | Jagtap, S.; Deokule, S.; Watve, A.

Research News
Oxidation of iron sans oxygen fugacity: Fresh insights from lower mantle mineral chemistry
p. 0555 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
On-farm conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
p. 0557 | Dhillon, B. S.; Dua, R. P.; Brahmi, Pratibha; Bisth, I. S.

In Conversation
Interview with Martin Blume, Editor-in-chief, American Physical Society
p. 0560 | Ramachandran, R.

Scientific Correspondence
Vulture population decline, Diclofenac and avian gout
p. 0565 | Arun, P. R.; Azeez, P. A.

Development of a novel lyophilization protocol for preservation of mushroom mycelial cultures
p. 0568 | Singh, S. K.; Upadhyay, R. C.; Yadav, M. C.; Tiwari, Mugdha

Protective devices of the carnivorous butterfly, Spalgis epius (Westwood) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
p. 0571 | Venkatesha, M. G.; Shashikumar, L.; Devi, S. S. Gayathri

On the efficacy of recent crus­tal images of the Indian shield from receiver functions
p. 0573 | Ramesh, D. S.

On the efficacy of recent crus­tal images of the Indian shield from receiver functions (Response)
p. 0582 | Rai, S. S.; Gupta, S.; Priestley, K.; Gaur, V. K.

General Articles
Science and technology of imaging from space
p. 0584 | Kasturirangan, K.

The importance of botanical nomenclature and synonymy in taxonomy and biodiversity
p. 0602 | Rao, M. K. Vasudeva

Review Articles
Integrating marker-assisted selection in crop breeding -- Prospects and challenges
p. 0607 | Babu, R.; Nair, Sudha K.; Prasanna, B. M.; Gupta, H. S.

Research Articles
Classical limit for quantum mechanical energy eigenfunctions
p. 0620 | Sen, D.; Sengupta, S.

GIS-based decision support system for real time water demand estimation in canal irrigation systems
p. 0628 | Rao, N. H.; Brownee, Sheena M.; Sarma, P. B. S.

Rescaled range fractal analysis of a seismogram for identification of signals from an earthquake
p. 0637 | Padhy, Simanchal

Research Communication
Electrochemical synthesis of metallic microstructures using etched ion tracksin nuclear track filters
p. 0642 | Kumar, Sanjeev; Kumar, Rajesh; Kumar, Shyam; Chakarvarthi, S. K.

Electronic biopsy for skin cancer detection
p. 0645 | Sudha, G. Florence; Palnivelu, T. Ganesa

Detecting non-uniform phosphorus distribution in ancient Indian iron by colour metallography
p. 0650 | Piccardo, P.; Ienco, M. G.; Balasubramaniam, R.; Dillmann, P.

Elemental composition of Jagannath meteorite by neutron activation analysis
p. 0654 | Nair, A. G. C.; Acharya, R.; Reddy, A. V. R.; Goswami, A.; Adur, B.; Mali, H. B.; Rathod, J.; Patil, R.; Vora, K.

A new approach to delineate the groundwater recharge zone in hard rock terrain
p. 0658 | Mondal, N. C.; Singh, V. S.

Concentric rings of radioactive halo in chlorite, Turamdih uranium deposit, Singhbhum Shear Zone, Eastern India: a possible result of 238U chain decay
p. 0662 | Pal, Dipak C.

Model studies of ocean bottom seismometer experiment for gas-hydrate exploration
p. 0667 | Rao, P. Prasada; Rajput, Sanjeev; Sridhar, A. R.; Thakur, N. K.; Reddi, S. I.

Carbon transfer between Quercus leucotrichophora and Pinus roxburghii through ecto­mycorrhizal mycelial connections
p. 0674 | Tiwari, Manoj; Singh, S. P.; Pande, Neerja; Singh, R. P.

Relationship between environmental factors and diurnal variation of bio­electric potentials of an intact jute plant
p. 0680 | Datta, Prajjal; Palit, P.

Biomass equations of dominant species of dry deciduous forest in Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh
p. 0683 | Kale, Manish; Singh, Sarnam; Roy, P. S.; Deosthali, Vrishali; Ghole, V. S.

Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial endophytes showing antagonism against Rhizoctonia solani
p. 0687 | Johri, B. N.; Parmeela

Species specificity as evidenced by scanning electron microscopy of fish scales
p. 0692 | Kaur, Namanpreet; Dua, Anish

Book Reviews
Strange Curves, Counting Rabbits and Other Mathematical Explorations by Keith Ball
p. 0697 | Gore, A. P.

Alzheimer Disease: Neuropsychology and Pharmacology by Gérard Emilien et al.
p. 0697 | Pandya, Sunil K.

Devil in the Mountain -- A Search for the Origin of the Andes by Simon Lamb by Simon Lamb
p. 0699 | Rajendran, C. P.

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