Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1710

Editorial
The Winds of Change
p. 1711 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Dealing with 26/12
p. 1713 | Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir; De, Sutirtha

Better days! Are they ahead?
p. 1713 | Chandra, K. C. Subhash

Thoughts for India's scientific renaissance
p. 1714 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Master's degree in medical science and technology
p. 1714 | Das, B. C.

Practical work in science subjects
p. 1715 | Paliwal, B. S.

Practical steps needed for water resource management
p. 1715 | Shashikumar, K. C.

Combating freshwater scarcity
p. 1716 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Combating freshwater scarcity(Response)
p. 1716 | Pushpangadan, P.

Bioengineering in biological control: Prospects and progress
p. 1717 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

Lymphatic filariasis eradication programme
p. 1718 | Khan, A. M.; Mahanta, J.

Fish death in lakes
p. 1719 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

News
Year of soil resource awareness
p. 1721 | De, Minakshi

Meeting Report
Mathematical modelling of groundwater in mining area
p. 1722 | Mondal, N. C.

B2B-2K5: The new buzz in translational research
p. 1723 | Kasbekar, Durgadas P.

Research News
Earth's mantle: Old concepts change yielding place to new
p. 1727 | Sankaran, A. V.

RNA back-up rules out (?) the rule that ruled for long….
p. 1729 | Sangwan, R. S.; Sangwan, N. S.

Commentary
India's ambitions to be a world leader in S&T depend upon a drastic overhaul of the university system
p. 1731 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Scientific Correspondence
Inundation of sea water in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of Tamil Nadu coast during 2004 Sumatra tsunami
p. 1736 | Ramanamurthy, M. V.; Sundaramoorthy, S.; Pari, Y.; Rao, V. Ranga; Mishra, P.; Bhat, M.; Usha, Tune; Venkatesan, R.; Subramanian, B. R.

Run-up and inundation limits along southeast coast of India during the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
p. 1741 | Jayakumar, S.; Ilangovan, D.; Naik, Kirti A.; Gowthaman, R.; Tirodkar, Gurudas; Naik, Ganesh N.; Ganeshan, P.; Murali, R. Mani; Michael, G. S.; Ramana, M. V.; Bhattacharya, G. C.

General Articles
Probiotics in human health: A current assessment
p. 1744 | Suvarna, V. C.; Boby, V. U.

GIS for rural health and sustainable development in India, with special reference to vector-borne diseases
p. 1749 | Sabesan, S.; Raju, K. H. K.

Environmental management: Relevance and implications for management of defence installations for sustainability
p. 1753 | Rao, N. H.

Research Account
A new conformational search technique and its applications
p. 1759 | Vengadesan, K.; Gautham, N.

Review Articles
Signal transduction pathways under abiotic stresses in plants
p. 1771 | Kaur, Narinder; Gupta, Anil K.

Research Articles
Survival and growth of seedlings of a few tree species in the four sacred groves of Manipur, Northeast India
p. 1781 | Khumbongmayum, Ashalata Devi; Khan, M. L.; Tripathi, R. S.

Quaternary deposits in Ladakh and Karakoram Himalaya: A treasure trove of the palaeoclimate records
p. 1789 | Pant, R. K.; Phadtare, N. R.; Chamyal, L. S.; Juyal, Navin

Research Communication
Observations on the relationship between scattering layer and mixed layer
p. 1799 | Kumar, P. V. Hareesh; Kumar, T. Pradeep; Sunil, T.; Gopakumar, M.

Diagnosis, monitoring and transmission characteristics of Cotton leaf curl virus
p. 1803 | Khan, J. A.; Ahmad, J.

Inheritance of thermosensitive genic male sterility in rice (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 1809 | Rongbai, Li; Pandey, M. P.; Sharma, Pankaj

Applying intra-specific protoplast fusion in Streptomyces griseoflavus to increase the production of Desferrioxamine B
p. 1815 | Nazari, R.; Akbarzadeh, A.; Norouzian, D.; Farahmand, B.; Vaez, J.; Sadegi, A.; Hormozi, F.; Kiani-rad, M.; Zarbakhsh, B.

Paradox of leaf phenology: Shorea robusta is a semi-evergreen species in tropical dry deciduous forests in India
p. 1820 | Singh, K. P.; Kushwaha, C. P.

Detection of antibodies to a cocktail of mycobacterial excretory-secretory antigens in tuberculosis by ELISA and immunoblotting
p. 1825 | Gupta, Sonika; Shende, Niraj; Kumar, Satish; Harinath, B. C.

Using satellite telemetry to mitigate elephant-human conflict: An experiment in northern West Bengal, India
p. 1827 | Venkataraman, Arun B.; Saandeep, R.; Baskaran, N.; Roy, M.; Madhivanan, A.; Sukumar, R.

The geochemistry of Mesoproterozoic clastic sedimentary rocks from the Rautgara Formation, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya: Implications for provenance, mineralogical control and weathering
p. 1832 | Rashid, Shaik A.

Analysis of gravity and magnetic anomalies over Lonar lake, India: An impact crater in a basalt province
p. 1836 | Rajasekhar, R. P.; Mishra, D. C.

Effect of Tibetan spring snow on the Indian summer monsoon circulation and associated rainfall
p. 1840 | Shekhar, M. S.; Dash, S. K.

Alarming retreat of Parbati glacier, Beas basin, Himachal Pradesh
p. 1844 | Kulkarni, Anil V.; Rathore, B. P.; Mahajan, Suresh; Mathur, P.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science Vol. 54, Boris Kayser Et Al(eds)
p. 1851 | Ananthanarayan, B.

History of Pharmacy in India and Related Aspects. Vol. 4. Mahadeva Lal Schroff and the Making of Modern Pharmacy by Harkishan Singh
p. 1852 | Tripathi, Yamini Bhusan

Polymer Composite by M. C. Gupta and A. P. Gupta
p. 1852 | Mandal, Asit Baran

Personal News
Hans Albrecht Bethe (1906-2005): Personal glimpses
p. 1854 | Mitra, A. N.

Debi Prosad Burma (1925-2005)
p. 1856 | Chatterjee, I. B.

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