Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1048

Editorial
Curing the Ills of Indian Science: Is the Remedy Worse than the Malady?
p. 1049 | Joshi, N. V.

Correspondence
Identity is developed and not searched
p. 1051 | Singh, R. N.

Ethical values and scientific research
p. 1051 | Nagar, P. K.

Ayurveda: how long will it survive?
p. 1052 | Dhakal, M. R.

Chromosomes and genes in situ cannot be patented
p. 1052 | Goswami, H. K.

Climate change and crop breeding objectives in the twenty first century
p. 1053 | Kumar, Sushil

Counterfeit drugs: problem of developing and developed countries
p. 1054 | Sreedhar, D.; Subramanian, G.; Udupa, N.

News
Quark-gluon plasma: fifteen years of Indian effort
p. 1055 | Viyogi, Y. P.

Meeting Report
Innovations in biosciences as applied to biotechnology
p. 1058 | De, Minakshi

Guava symposium
p. 1059 | Reddy, B. M. C.; Chandra, R.; Pandey, G.

Scientific Correspondence
Erythrina gall wasp Quadrastichus erythrinae, yet another invasive pest new to India
p. 1061 | Faizal, M. H.; Prathapan, K. D.; Anith, K. N.; Mary, C. A.; Lekha, M.; Rini, C. R.

Activities of some catabolic and anabolic enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism during developmental phases of fruit-bodies of Dictyophora indusiata and Geastrum fornicatum
p. 1062 | Bakshi, Debasish; Mandal, Narayan C.

Efficacy of natural product, Clerodendron inerme against dengue mosquito vector Aedes aegypti
p. 1064 | Patil, P. B.; Holihosur, S. N.; Kallapur, V. L.

Effects of the 2005 Muzaffarabad (Kashmir) earthquake on built environment
p. 1066 | Rai, Durgesh C.; Murty, C. V. R.

Reassessment of earthquake hazard in the Himalaya and implications from the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake
p. 1070 | Thakur, V. C.

General Articles
Numerical modelling concepts for tsunami warning systems
p. 1073 | Murty, T. S.; Rao, A. D.; Nirupama, N.; Nistor, I.

Review Articles
Adaptation and human migration, and evidence of agriculture coincident with changes in the Indian summer monsoon during the Holocene
p. 1082 | Gupta, Anil K.; Anderson, David M.; Pandey, Deep N.; Singhvi, Ashok K.

Research Articles
Ab initio structure determination of the triple mutant (K53,56,121M) of bovine pancreatic phospholipase A2 at atomic and high resolution using ACORN
p. 1091 | Velmurugan, D.; Rajakannan, V.; Gayathri, D.; Banumathi, S.; Yamane, T.; Dauter, Z.; Dauter, M.; Sekar, K.

Research Communication
Free radical scavenging reactions and phytochemical analysis of triphala, an ayurvedic formulation
p. 1100 | Naik, G. H.; Priyadarsini, K. Indira; Mohan, Hari

Rapid and specific detection of luminous and non-luminous Vibrio harveyi isolates by PCR amplification
p. 1105 | Chari, P. V. Bramha; Dubey, Santosh Kumar

Detection of genetic variability among chrysanthemum radiomutants using RAPD markers
p. 1108 | Kumar, Sudhir; Prasad, K. V.; Choudhary, M. L.

Seed germination behaviour of some medicinal plants of Lahaul and Spiti cold desert (Himachal Pradesh): implications for conservation and cultivation
p. 1113 | Sharma, Rajender Kumar; Sharma, Shashi; Sharma, Shanti S.

RAPD analysis reveals the presence of mainland Indian and Indonesian forms of Erianthus arundinaceus (Retz. ) Jeswiet in the Andaman-Nicobar Islands
p. 1118 | Nair, N. V.; Mary, Sheji

A 1584-year ring width chronology of juniper from Lahul, Himachal Pradesh: Prospects of developing millennia-long climate records
p. 1122 | Yadav, Ram R.; Singh, Jayendra; Dubey, Bhasha; Misra, Krishna G.

Utilization of lime sludge waste from paper mills for fish culture
p. 1126 | Deka, S.; Yasmin, S.

Use of peripheral blood lymphocyte culture in the karyological analysis of Indian freshwater turtles, Lissemys punctata and Geoclemys hamiltoni
p. 1130 | Rohilla, Manoj Singh; Rao, R. J.; Tiwari, P. K.

Book Reviews
Radioactive Minerals by R. Dhana Raju
p. 1135 | Viswanathan, S.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, vol. 21. R. Schekman, L. Goldstein and J. Rossant(eds)
p. 1136 | Parnaik, Veena K.

Historical Notes
Democratizing scientific knowledge through building scientific institutions in nineteenth century India: the sociology of science perspective
p. 1138 | Mallick, Sambit

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