Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1317

Editorial
The Stages of Scientists
p. 1319 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Rediscovery of Caulerpa lentillifera: A potential food alga from Samiani Island, West coast of India
p. 1321 | Mantri, Vaibhav A.

Cataloguing Indian biota
p. 1321 | Chandra, Kailash

Indian famines revisited
p. 1322 | Krishnapillai, M.

Indian famines revisited (Response)
p. 1323 | Bhatia, C. R.

Turmeric and curcumin
p. 1324 | Devi, R. Sudha; Rao, E. Venkata

Meeting Report
A celebration of science
p. 1325 | De, Minakshi

News
Seismic microzonation of Jabalpur Urban Centre: An experiment
p. 1327 | Rajendran, Kusala

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1328

Opinion
Perceived bias against Āyurvéda
p. 1329 | Parasnis, A. S.

Commentary
Rice-wheat cropping system - Food security and sustainability
p. 1334 | Prasad, Rajendra; Nagarajan, S.

Correspondence
FISH reveals somatic association of nucleolus organizing regions in Plantago ovata
p. 1336 | Dhar, M. K.; Kaul, S.

Scientific Correspondence
Vombisidris humboldticola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a new arboreal ant species from an Indian ant plant
p. 1337 | Zacharias, Merry; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma

Antibiotic exposure to minimize microbial load in live feed Isochrysis galbana used for larval rearing of Indian pearl oyster Pinctada fucata
p. 1339 | Subhash, S. K.; Lipton, A. P.; Raj, R. Paul

General Articles
Astrobiology - A new emerging field of biological sciences
p. 1341 | Banerjee, Meenakshi; Sharma, B. Debkumari

Review Articles
Molecular epidemiology of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in India
p. 1345 | Wani, S. A.; Pandit, F.; Samanta, I.; Bhat, M. A.; Buchh, A. S.

Special Section: Geotechnics and Earthquake Hazards (Guest Editor: T. G. Sitharam)
Site-specific ground response analysis
p. 1354 | Govindaraju, L.; Ramana, G. V.; HanumanthaRao, C.; Sitharam, T. G.

Nonlinear site response and strain-dependent soil properties
p. 1363 | Kokusho, Takaji

Dynamic properties and liquefaction potential of soils
p. 1370 | Sitharam, T. G.; Govindaraju, L.; Sridharan, A.

Dynamic properties and liquefaction behaviour of granular materials using discrete element method
p. 1379 | Dinesh, S. V.; Sitharam, T. G.; Vinod, J. S.

Seismic site characterization for nuclear structures and power plants
p. 1388 | Boominathan, A.

Shaking table tests in earthquake geotechnical engineering
p. 1398 | Prasad, S. K.; Towhata, I.; Chandradhara, G. P.; Nanjundaswamy, P.

Modelling of earthquake damage using geotechnical centrifuges
p. 1405 | Madabhushi, S. P. Gopal

Seismic design of earth-retaining structures and foundations
p. 1417 | Choudhury, Deepankar; Sitharam, T. G.; Rao, K. S. Subba

Seismic base isolation - An overview
p. 1426 | Deb, Sajal Kanti

Research Articles
Diversity of filamentous fungi on decomposing leaf and woody litter of mangrove forests in the southwest coast of India
p. 1431 | Ananda, K.; Sridhar, K. R.

Research Communication
Human leucocyte antigen matching and donor selection for sibling bone marrow trans­plan­tation in India
p. 1438 | Vidhyalakshmi, A.; Shanmugalakshmi, S.; Chandra, S.; Vani, S.; Kamalakannan, R.; Mathuram, G.; Manoharan, K.; Mukherjee, A.; Das, M. K.; Pitchappan, RM.

Green hairy root cultures of Solanum khasianum Clarke - a new route to in vitro solasodine production
p. 1442 | Jacob, Asha; Malpathak, Nutan

Assessment of habitat loss in Kameng and Sonitpur Elephant Reserves
p. 1447 | Kushwaha, S. P. S.; Hazarika, Rubul

Ca and Sr dynamics in the Indo-Gangetic plains: Different sources and mobilization processes in northwestern India
p. 1453 | Tripathi, Jayant K.; Bock, Barbara; Rajamani, V.; Eisenhauer, A.

Occurrence of xenotime in the Narasapur beach placers, West Godavari District, AP
p. 1458 | Subrahmanyam, A. V.; Desapati, T.; Kumar, V. Anil; Deshmukh, R. D.; Viswanathan, G.

Book Reviews
Concise Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology by P. Vidhyasekaran
p. 1462 | Kranthi, K. R.

An Introduction to Linear and Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis - A Computational Approach by Prem K. Kythe and Dongming Wei
p. 1463 | Prathap, Gangan

Personal News
Panchanan Maheshwari
p. 1464 | Rau, M. Anantaswamy

N. K. Anant Rao (1915-2004)
p. 1465 | Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Historical Notes
Lt. Col. M. L. Ferrar - The 'butterfly mad' Chief Commissioner of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
p. 1467 | Mohanraj, Prashanth; Veenakumari, K.

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p. 1470

INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ICAR AWARDS, 2004
p. 1473

Joint Entrance Screening Test - 2005
p. 1476

Swarnajayanti Fellowships 2004-05
p. 1478

Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1480

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 1481

High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF)
p. 1482

Vector Control Research Centre
p. 1484

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p. 1484

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p. 1484

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