Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 89 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0420

Editorial
Institutional E-print Archives: Liberalizing Access to Scientific Research
p. 0421 | Joshi, N. V.

Correspondence
Plagiarism
p. 0423 | Tauro, P.

Research in science and engineering: Malady and remedy
p. 0423 | Tiwari, Suresh Chandra

Science funding in India
p. 0424 | Roy, Rustum

Shallow water reservoirs and vegetation
p. 0424 | Kingston, S. David; Ramadhas, V.

An idea for Indian education
p. 0425 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Ethics in science
p. 0426 | Ramanathan, S.

Reinventing Indian universities
p. 0426 | Gupta, D. P.

University system
p. 0426 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

GM rice and China
p. 0426 | Padmanaban, G.

Kabi sacred grove of North Sikkim
p. 0427 | Dash, S. S.

Transforming 'traditional anecdotes' to 'evidence-based medicine' and its relation to diabetes
p. 0428 | Balasubramanyam, M.

News
Two Indian journals cross impact factor 1. 00 in 2004
p. 0429 | Jain, N. C.

New portal for scholarships, etc.
p. 0430

Mid-year meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0430 | Walawalkar, Mrinalini G.

The fluid earth
p. 0433 | Gaur, Vinod K.

Channel flow, ductile extrusion and exhumation of lower-mid crust in continental collision zones
p. 0435 | Mukherjee, Soumyajit

Research News
Unearthing the origin of the vanishing tribes
p. 0437 | Bhattacharya, Dyuti

Galactic encoun­ters and ice ages in the earth's history
p. 0439 | Sankaran, A. V.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0441

Scientific Correspondence
Inheritance of resistance to Bacillus sphaericus toxins in a laboratory selected strain of Anopheles stephensi (Diptera Culicidae) and its response to Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis
p. 0442 | Mittal, P. K.; Adak, T.; Subbarao, S. K.

Oryza rufipogon: A possible source of novel resistance specificities against rice blast (Magnaporthe grisea)
p. 0443 | Rathour, R.; Gaur, V. S.; Kaushik, R. P.; Chauhan, R. S.

Rapidly in vitro multiplied Drosera as reliable source for plumbagin bioprospection
p. 0447 | Jayaram, K.; Prasad, M. N. V.

What caused the great Sumatran earthquakes of 26 December 2004 and 28 March 2005?
p. 0449 | Rao, N. Purnachandra; Chary, A. Hanmantha

28 March 2005 Sumatra earthquake: expected, triggered or aftershock?
p. 0452 | Gahalaut, Vineet K.; Gahalaut, Kalpna

Borneo's proboscis monkey - a study of its diet of mineral and phytochemical concentrations
p. 0454 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

General Articles
Healthcare biotechnology firms in India: Evolution, structure and growth
p. 0458 | Arora, Parveen

The science, politics and economics of global climate change: Implications for the carbon sink projects
p. 0464 | Jacob, James

Review Articles
Studies on equatorial waves over the Indian zone
p. 0475 | Sasi, M. N.; Ramkumar, Geetha; Murthy, B. V. Krishna

Current status, strategy and future prospects of microbial resource collections
p. 0488 | Arora, Dilip K.; Saikia, Ratul; Dwievdi, Ram; Smith, David

Functional genomics of drought stress response in rice: Transcript mapping of annotated unigenes of an indica rice (Oryza sativa L. cv. Nagina 22)
p. 0496 | Gorantla, Markandeya; Babu, P. R.; Lachagari, V. B. Reddy; Feltus, F. Alex; Paterson, Andrew H.; Reddy, Arjula R.

Research Articles
Cyanobacteria in biological soil crusts of India
p. 0515 | Tirkey, J.; Adhikary, S. P.

Remobilization of the palaeoconvergent corridors hidden under the Deccan trap cover and some major stable continental region earthquakes
p. 0522 | Veeraswamy, K.; Raval, U.

Research Communication
Synthesis of novel oxazolidinone derivatives for antibacterial investigation
p. 0531 | Cui, Y.; Dang, Y.; Yang, Y.; Ji, R.

Evaluating the association between type-2 diabetes and polymorphisms at +1127 INS-PstI and +3580 IGF-II-MspI locus
p. 0535 | Bagadi, Sarita; Nagpal, Jatin K.; Khadapkar, Rashmi; Das, Bibhu R.

Molecular characterization of a Pao-like long terminal repeat retrotransposon, Tamy in saturniid silkworm Antheraea mylitta
p. 0539 | Ghosh, Ananta K.; Datta, Abhik; Mahendran, B.; Kundu, S. C.

Selection of 5-methyltryptophan-resistant callus lines with improved metabolic flux towards terpenoid indole alkaloid synthesis in Catharanthus roseus
p. 0544 | Seth, Rupali; Mathur, Ajay Kumar

Species diversity contributes to productivity - Evidence from natural grassland communities of the Himalaya
p. 0548 | Singh, Surendra Pratap; Sah, Pankaj; Tyagi, Vidit; Jina, Bhupendra Singh

Dissolved inorganic carbon isotopic compositions in the Upstream Ganga river in the Himalayas
p. 0553 | Chakrapani, G. J.; Veizer, Jan

Detection of submerged reef banks in the Lakshadweep Sea using IRS-P4 OCM satellite data
p. 0557 | Chauhan, Prakash; Nayak, Shailesh

Population density, microhabitat use and activity pattern of the Indian rock lizard, Psammophilus dorsalis (Agamidae)
p. 0560 | Radder, Rajkumar S.; Saidapur, Srinivas K.; Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.

Book Reviews
Aquaculture Medicine, Bright Singh, I. S. Et Al(eds)
p. 0567 | Pandian, T. J.

Losing a Lost Tribe: Native Americans, DNA, and the Mormon Church by Simon G. Southerton
p. 0567 | Krishna, Y. Chaitanya; Sinha, Anindya

Personal News
Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri (1923-2005)
p. 0569 | Dadhich, Naresh

Usha Ranjan Ghatak (1931-2005) (570)
p. 0570 | Ranu, Brindaban C.

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Indian National Science Academy INSA-JSPS JOINT RESEARCH PROJECT PRORGRAMME - 2006
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Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi Announcements
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