Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0528

Editorial
Reinventing our universities
p. 0529 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Corruption in science and science organization
p. 0531 | Rani, Kumkum

Respect is earned not commanded
p. 0531 | Kar, R. K.; Kar, Ratan

Cataloguing Indian biota
p. 0532 | Chandra, K.

Cataloguing Indian biota(Response)
p. 0532 | Chavan, Vishwas; Watve, A. V.; Rane, N. S.; Krishnan, S.

Rice-wheat cropping system
p. 0533 | Bagyaraj, D. J.

Nano-energy
p. 0533 | Chopra, K. L.

Mass mortality of livestock in the high altitude areas of western Himalaya
p. 0534 | Uniyal, Sanjay Kr.; Lal, Brij; Kumar, Amit

Status of the loggerhead turtle in India
p. 0535 | Tripathy, Basudev

Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project
p. 0536 | Ramesh, R.

News
TWAS annual Prize Award 2004
p. 0538

AMS Rossby medal for Shukla
p. 0538

R. A. Mashelkar takes over as President of INSA
p. 0538

Meeting Report
Invasive alien species and biodiversity in India
p. 0539 | Raghubanshi, A. S.; Rai, L. C.; Gaur, J. P.; Singh, J. S.

Dimensions of molecular entomology
p. 0541 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

Research News
Obesity and gut flora: Link revealed?
p. 0543 | Vaishampayan, Parag; Patole, Milind S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Commentary
The science of the earth
p. 0545 | Rajamani, V.

The science of the earth, and earth science education in India
p. 0546 | Tandon, S. K.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0548

Technical Note
First beam acceleration with niobium-based superconducting linear accelerator at NSC
p. 0549 | Roy, A.

Scientific Correspondence
The September 2004 stench off the southern Malabar coast - A consequence of holococcolithophore bloom
p. 0551 | Ramaiah, N.; Paul, Jane. T.; Fernandes, Veronica; Raveendran, T.; Raveendran, O.; Sundari, D.; Revichandran, C.; Shenoy, D. M.; Mangesh, G.; Kurian, Siby; Gerson, V. J.; Shoji, D. T.; Madhu, N. V.; Kumar, S. Sree; Lokabharathi, P. A.; Shetye, S. R.

Fibonacci structure in conch shell
p. 0555 | Rath, Saroj Kumar; Naik, P. C.

Ductile shearing along the Great Boundary Fault: An example from the Berach river section, Chittaurgarh, Rajasthan
p. 0557 | Sahay, Amit; Srivastava, Deepak C.

General Articles
Organic farming: Its relevance to the Indian context
p. 0561 | Ramesh, P.; Singh, Mohan; Rao, A. Subba

Review Articles
Factors controlling variations in river sediment loads
p. 0569 | Chakrapani, G. J.

Coulomb stress changes and aftershocks of recent Indian earthquakes
p. 0576 | Rajput, Shikha; Gahalaut, V. K.; Sahu, Vipul K.

Research Articles
Super-linear speed-up of a parallel multigrid Navier-Stokes solver on Flosolver
p. 0589 | Venkatesh, T. N.; Sarasamma, V. R.; Rajalakshmy, S.; Sahu, Kirti Chandra; Govindarajan, Rama

Characterization of an Indian isolate of Carnation mottle virus infecting carnations
p. 0594 | Singh, H. P.; Hallan, V.; Raikhy, G.; Kulshrestha, S.; Sharma, M. L.; Ram, R.; Garg, I. D.; Zaidi, A. A.

On the association between the Indian summer monsoon and the tropical cyclone activity over northwest Pacific
p. 0602 | Kumar, Vinay; Krishnan, R.

Research Communication
Binding of viologen pendant pyrrole with free and bound gold nanoparticles
p. 0613 | Kumar, V. Ganesh; Grace, A. Nirmala; Pandian, K.

Radionuclide and trace element contamination around Kolaghat Thermal Power Station, West Bengal - Environmental implications
p. 0617 | Mandal, A.; Sengupta, D.

Identification of elicitor-induced PR5 gene homologue in Piper colubrinum Link by suppression subtractive hybridization
p. 0624 | Dicto, J.; Manjula, S.

Identification of blast (Magnaporthe grisea) resistance genes in rice
p. 0628 | Padmavathi, G.; Ram, T.; Satyanarayana, K.; Mishra, B.

Evidence for a male-produced sex pheromone in sesame leaf webber, Antigastra catalaunalis Duponchel (Pyraustidae, Lepidoptera)
p. 0631 | Narayanan, U. Sankar; Nadarajan, L.

Nature of bank erosion along the Brahmaputra river channel, Assam, India
p. 0634 | Kotoky, P.; Bezbaruah, D.; Baruah, J.; Sarma, J. N.

Some common and contrasting features of earthquake dynamics in major tectonic zones of Himalayas using nonlinear forecasting approach
p. 0640 | Tiwari, R. K.; Lakshmi, S. Sri

Book Reviews
Philosophy of Symmetry by Sundar Sarukkai
p. 0648 | Singh, Virendra

Homi J. Bhabha - Architect of Nuclear India by Dilip M. Salwi
p. 0648 | Rao, K. R.

Erratum
Occurrence of xenotime in the Narasapur beach placers, West Godavari District, AP
p. 0650

Publications received
Publications received
p. 0651

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