Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1026

Editorial
The Deepening Tragedy of the Commons
p. 1027 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Gero (geronto) phobia and Indian science
p. 1029 | Rao, Kalluri Subba

Decline of science in India
p. 1029 | Kothari, L. S.

Astrology and science awareness
p. 1030 | Chattopadhyay, M. K.

Interlinking of rivers: Ecologists wake up!
p. 1030 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

News
Landslides at Karnaprayag: Another Uttarkashi in the making?
p. 1031 | Uniyal, Aniruddha

NIPER has new Director
p. 1033

EDUSAT - the Indian satellite for edu­cat­ion
p. 1034 | De, Minakshi

Research News
A new antimalarial candidate
p. 1035 | Walawalkar, Mrinalini G.

Bridging the gap but breaking the rule: a tunicate twists the hox puzzle
p. 1038 | Mishra, Rakesh K.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1040

Commentary
Statement on human cloning
p. 1041

Scientific Correspondence
Sink improvement for deep water rice
p. 1043 | Mallik, S.; Sen, S. N.; Chatterjee, S. D.; Nandi, S.; Dutta, A.; Sarkarung, S.

Spongy tissue in Alphonso mango - significance of in situ seed germination events
p. 1045 | Ravindra, V.; Shivashankar, S.

Crinum woodrowii Baker (Amaryllidaceae), hitherto assumed to be extinct, rediscovered after a century from Mahabaleshwar, India
p. 1049 | Punekar, Sachin A.; Kavade, Shrinath P.; Datar, Mandar N.; Lakshminarasimhan, P.; Rao, P. S. N.

Inheritance of floral traits in spontaneous mutant in rice (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 1051 | Pandian, R. Thanga; Thiyagarajan, K.

Occurrence of fossil fungi in dinosaur dung and its implication on food habit
p. 1053 | Kar, R. K.; Sharma, N.; Kar, Ratan

Brown lacewing, Micromus igorotus Banks - a potential predator of sugarcane woolly aphid
p. 1056 | Lingappa, S.; Patil, R. K.; Mulimane, Vidya; Ramegowda, G. K.

Rapid survey of status of salt iodization and urinary iodine excretion levels in Karnataka, India
p. 1058 | Kapil, Umesh; Singh, Preeti; Pathak, Priyali

General Articles
The case for the first Indian robotic mission to the Moon
p. 1061 | Foing, Bernard H.

Free-electron lasers
p. 1066 | Krishnagopal, Srinivas; Kumar, Vinit; Maiti, Sudipta; Prabhu, S. S.; Sarkar, S. K.

Algal blooms in the seas around India - Networking for research and outreach
p. 1079 | Bhat, S. R.; Matondkar, S. G. Prabhu

Review Articles
Nitrification inhibitors for controlling methane emission from submerged rice soils
p. 1084 | Sahrawat, K. L.

Research Articles
Analysis of spherical indentation of linear viscoelastic materials
p. 1088 | Kumar, M. V. Ramesh; Narasimhan, R.

Modelling adaptability of cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) to Bt-cotton in India
p. 1096 | Kranthi, K. R.; Kranthi, N. R.

Research Communication
Simultaneous measurements of SO2, NO2, HNO3 and NH3: seasonal and spatial variations
p. 1108 | Kumar, Ranjit; Gupta, A.; Kumari, K. Maharaj; Srivastava, S. S.

Identification of potential sites for in situ conservation of landraces associated with forest ecosystem - Geomatics approach
p. 1115 | Ravan, Shirish; Kale, Manish; Roy, P. S.

A signal of increased vegetation activity of India from 1981 to 2001 observed using satellite-derived fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation
p. 1122 | Pandya, M. R.; Singh, R. P.; Dadhwal, V. K.

High molecular similarity among Indian isolates of Cucumber mosaic virus suggests a common origin
p. 1126 | Srivastava, A.; Raj, S. K.

A record of live corals along the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, Arabian Sea
p. 1131 | Raghunathan, C.; Gupta, R. Sen; Wangikar, U.; Lakhmapurkar, J.

Dermal ulcers and hypertension in salt workers
p. 1139 | Haldiya, Kripa Ram; Mathur, Murli L.; Sachdev, Raman; Saiyed, Habibulla N.

Is River Ghaggar, Saraswati? Geochemical constraints
p. 1141 | Tripathi, Jayant K.; Bock, Barbara; Rajamani, V.; Eisenhauer, A.

Book Reviews
Auxiliary Signal Design for Failure Detection by Stephen L. Campbell and Ramine Nikoukhah
p. 1146 | Hari, K. V. S.

Ramanujan - Essays and Surveys by Bruce B. Berndt and Robert A. Rankin
p. 1146 | Raghunathan, M. S.

Calcium Channel Blockers by T. Godfraind
p. 1147 | Sikdar, S. K.

Personal News
Prabahan Kemal Kabir (1933-2004)
p. 1149 | Mitra, A. N.

Raja Ramanna - Down the memory lane
p. 1150 | Sreekantan, B. V.

Raja Ramanna - A personal tribute
p. 1152 | Rao, K. R.

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