Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 89 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0723

Editorial
Anguish of a medico
p. 0725 | Kartha, C. C.

Correspondence
Dwindling of groundwater resources - whose folly?
p. 0727 | Chandra, K. C. Subhash

Disallow caste discrimination in biological and social contexts
p. 0727 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

'Terminator ... ' back again?
p. 0728 | Nair, Ashalatha S.

Need for self-assessment of educational institutions
p. 0728 | Radhakrishnan, V.

Can Habur Limestone curdle milk?
p. 0729 | Ranawat, P. S.

Malaria millennium development goals, treatment costs and generics
p. 0730 | Gupta, Revant R.; Gupta, Rajeev

Why did the 28 March 2005 Sumatra earthquake of Mw 8. 7 generate only a minor tsunami?
p. 0731 | Rastogi, B. K.

News
National Knowledge Commission constituted
p. 0733

Medals for Indian students at Biology Olympiad
p. 0733

A new initiative on genetics at Banaras Hindu University
p. 0733 | De, Minakshi

National Water Convention
p. 0734 | Madhyastha, M. N.

Research News
A new class of gels
p. 0736 | De, Minakshi

Opinion
Wilderness woes - Tribals vs tigers: Pros and cons
p. 0737 | Homji, V. M. Meher

Wilderness woes - Tribals vs tigers: Pros and cons
p. 0737 | Homji, V. M. Meher

Scientific Correspondence
Years of life lost and productivity loss due to tsunami in India
p. 0739 | Krishnamoorthy, K.; Harichandrakumar, K. T.; Kumari, A. Krishna; Das, P. K.

Years of life lost and productivity loss due to tsunami in India
p. 0739 | Krishnamoorthy, K.; Harichandrakumar, K. T.; Kumari, A. Krishna; Das, P. K.

Iron meteorite fall at Bhuka village, Barmer district, Rajasthan
p. 0741 | Shrivastava, K. L.; Gaur, V.; Swadia, J.; Bhandari, N.; Shukla, A. D.

Iron pyrites for reducing ammonia volatilization losses from fertilizer urea applied to a sandy clay loam soil
p. 0742 | Shivay, Y. S.; Kumar, Dinesh; Prasad, Rajendra

Vertebrate circadian clock research: Do experiments on birds and lower vertebrates promise better insights?
p. 0743 | Kumar, Vinod

An earthquake of M ~ 5 may occur at Koyna
p. 0747 | Gupta, Harsh; Mandal, Prantik; Satyanarayana, H. V. S.; Shashidhar, D.; Sairam, B.; Shekar, M.; Singh, Arun; Uma Devi, E.; Kousalya, M.; Purnachandra Rao, N.; Dimri, V. P.

General Articles
Links between embryology and evolutionary floral morphology
p. 0749 | Endress, Peter K.

The Ganga at Varanasi and a travail to stop her abuse
p. 0755 | Mishra, Veer Bhadra

Review Articles
Degeneration and death of neurons in adult neurodegenerative diseases
p. 0764 | Sarkar, Pranab Kumar

Water quality in the Central Himalaya
p. 0774 | Sharma, Subodh; Bajracharya, Roshan M.; Sitaula, Bishal K.; Merz, Juerg

Water: Science and society
p. 0787 | Narasimhan, T. N.

Special Section: Water (Guest Editor: V. Rajamani)
Water resources of India
p. 0794 | Kumar, Rakesh; Singh, R. D.; Sharma, K. D.

Groundwater ethics for its sustainability
p. 0812 | Datta, P. S.

Climate and water resources of India
p. 0818 | Ramesh, R.; Yadava, M. G.

Groundwater isotopic investigations in India: What has been learned?
p. 0825 | Gupta, S. K.; Deshpande, R. D.

Why do Gangetic rivers aggrade or degrade?
p. 0836 | Sinha, Rajiv

Chemical weathering in the river basins of the Himalaya, India
p. 0841 | Krishnaswami, S.; Singh, Sunil K.

Biological management of water on land
p. 0850 | Rajamani, V.

Research Articles
The discovery of PSR J1833-1034: the pulsar associated with the supernova remnant G21. 5-0. 9
p. 0853 | Gupta, Y.; Mitra, D.; Green, D. A.; Acharyya, A.

First observations of extremely small dispersion whistlers from Bhopal (L ~ 0. 96), a low-latitude station
p. 0857 | Singh, Sunil K.; Lalmani; Saini, Shailendra; Gwal, A. K.

Research Communication
Need of a disaster alert system for India through a network of real-time monitoring of sea-level and other meteorological events
p. 0864 | Joseph, Antony; Prabhudesai, R. G.

Molecular evidence for occurrence of Tuberose mild mottle virus infecting tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa) in India
p. 0870 | Kulshrestha, Saurabh; Mehra, Arpna; Hallan, Vipin; Raikhy, Gaurav; Ram, Raja; Zaidi, A. A.

Phytodiversity and growth form in relation to altitudinal gradient in the Central Himalayan (Kumaun) region of India
p. 0873 | Kharkwal, Geeta; Mehrotra, Poonam; Rawat, Y. S.; Pangtey, Y. P. S.

Greater sensitivity of Hordeum himalayens Schult. to increasing temperature causes reduction in its cultivated area
p. 0879 | Joshi, S. C.; Palni, L. M. S.

A computer-based identification of variable number tandem repeats in White spot syndrome virus genomes
p. 0882 | Shekar, Malathi; Karunasagar, Indrani; Karunasagar, I.

Assessing the role of FecB mutation in productivity of Indian sheep
p. 0887 | Pardeshi, V. C.; Sainani, M. N.; Maddox, J. F.; Ghalsasi, P. M.; Nimbkar, C.; Gupta, V. S.

Book Reviews
Earth System Analysis for Sustainability, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber Et Al(eds)
p. 0891 | Tandon, S. K.

Science in Archaeology and Archaeo-materials by Anun Kumar Biswas (ed. )
p. 0892 | Rao, P. Ramakoteswara

Disaster Management by Harsh K. Gupta (ed. )
p. 0893 | Sharma, Vinod

Personal News
Nautam Bhagwanlal Bhatt (1909-2005)
p. 0895 | Shastry, Sriram

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Department of Biochemistry: Announcements
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