Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 91 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0994

Correspondence
Download counts: a new indicator to measure the efficiency of S&T libraries
p. 0995 | Sharma, Hari Prasad

Origin of hepatitis C virus
p. 0996 | Poduri, C. D.

And what about global denuclearization?
p. 0996 | Faizi, S.

Rediscovery of an endemic and endangered plant (Begonia tessaricarpa C. B. Clarke) from Arunachal Pradesh, India, after a century
p. 0997 | Ambrish, Kumar; Amadudin, M.

Compulsory licensing - To what extent is it practicable?
p. 0998 | Janodia, Manthan D.; Rao, J. Venkata; Udupa, N.

Human tumour tissue bank: an essential requirement for Indian tumour biology research
p. 0999 | Maurya, Sanjeev Kumar

News
New advances towards food security
p. 1000 | Kumar, Satish; Pareek, Arvind; Ojha, C. K.

Research News
Progress in understanding of the genetic phenomenon paramutation
p. 1002 | Kumar, Sushil

Commentary
Hurdles for conservation science in India
p. 1005 | Bawa, Kamaljit S.

Opinion
Biological Diversity Act, 2002: Shadow of permit-raj over research
p. 1006 | Prathapan, K. D.; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma; Narendran, T. C.; Viraktamath, C. A.; Subramanian, K. A.; Aravind, N. A.; Poorani, J.

Scientific Correspondence
Total dissolved copper concentrations in coastal waters of Kalpakkam
p. 1008 | Satpathy, K. K.; Natesan, U.; Kalaivani, S.; Mohanty, A. K.; Rajan, M.; Raj, Baldev

A comment on Gula and Gulate megaspores
p. 1010 | Jha, Neerja; Tewari, Rajni

Hot springs of Tawang and West Kameng districts of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1011 | Bora, Limpon; Kar, A.; Baruah, I.; Kalita, M. C.

Anthropogenic input in Asian mega tsunami (2004) disaster along Tamil Nadu Coast, India
p. 1013 | Ramasamy, Sm.; Kumanan, C. J.; Selvakumar, R.; Saravanavel, J.

General Articles
Science in the wilderness: the predicament of scientific research in India's wildlife reserves
p. 1015 | Madhusudan, M. D.; Shanker, Kartik; Kumar, Ajith; Mishra, Charudutt; Sinha, Anindya; Arthur, Rohan; Datta, Aparajita; Rangarajan, Mahesh; Chellam, Ravi; Shahabuddin, Ghazala; Sankaran, Ravi; Singh, Mewa; Ramakrishnan, Uma; Rajan, P. D.

Sustaining Indian agriculture - conservation agriculture the way forward
p. 1020 | Abrol, I. P.; Sangar, Sunita

3D Numerical modelling of faults for study of ground surface deformation using applied element method
p. 1026 | Ramancharla, Pradeep K.; Meguro, Kimiro

Review Articles
Nanoshell particles: synthesis, properties and applications
p. 1038 | Kalele, Suchita; Gosavi, S. W.; Urban, J.; Kulkarni, S. K.

Research Articles
Aerosol characteristics at a high-altitude location during ISRO-GBP Land Campaign-II
p. 1053 | Pant, P.; Hegde, P.; Dumka, U. C.; Saha, Auromeet; Srivastava, Manoj K.; Sagar, Ram

Research Communication
Characterization of Zn-doped hematite thin films for photoelectrochemical splitting of water
p. 1062 | Kumari, Saroj; Tripathi, Chanakya; Singh, Aadesh P.; Chauhan, Diwakar; Shrivastav, Rohit; Dass, Sahab; Satsangi, Vibha R.

Genetic polymorphism analysis of NAD(P)H: quinone oxidoreductase 1 in different Iranian ethnic groups
p. 1065 | Biramijamal, Firouzeh; Sanati, Mohammed Hossein; Banoei, Mohammed Mahdi; Bayat, Behnaz; Arjmand, Sareh; Farhud, Daryoush

Technique to process xenogenic tissues for cardiovascular implantation - A preliminary report
p. 1068 | Guhathakurta, S.; Varghese, S.; Balasubramanian, V.; Agarwal, R.; Murthy, B. S.; Veerappan, S.; Padmaja, P.; Cherian, K. M.

Direct somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Garcinia indica Choiss
p. 1074 | Thengane, S. R.; Deodhar, S. R.; Bhosle, S. V.; Rawal, S. K.

Oryza nivara (Sharma et Shastry) the progenitor of O. sativa (L. ) subspecies indica harbours rich genetic diversity as measured by SSR markers
p. 1079 | Juneja, Shruti; Das, Aparna; Joshi, Shailesh V.; Sharma, Subhash; Vikal, Yogesh; Patra, B. C.; Bharaj, Tajinder S.; Sidhu, Jagir S.; Singh, Kuldeep

Agriculture crop residue burning in the Indo-Gangetic Plains - A study using IRS-P6 AWiFS satellite data
p. 1085 | Badarinath, K. V. S.; Chand, T. R. Kiran; Prasad, V. Krishna

Embryonic development in Octopus aegina Gray, 1849
p. 1089 | Ignatius, Boby; Srinivasan, M.

A circadian clock regulates migratory restlessness in the blackheaded bunting, Emberiza melanocephala
p. 1093 | Rani, Sangeeta; Malik, Shalie; Trivedi, Amit Kumar; Singh, Sudhi; Kumar, Vinod

Foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the Early Cretaceous Hundiri Formation, lower Shyok area, eastern Karakoram, India
p. 1096 | Juyal, K. P.

Book Reviews
India's Telecommunications Industry - History, Analysis, Diagnosis by Ashok V. Desai
p. 1102 | Krishnan, Rishikesha T.

Elsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology by David C. Wareham
p. 1103 | Radder, Rajkumar S.

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KARNATAK UNIVERSITY, DHARWAD
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Dynamical Long-Range Forecasting of Indian Monsoon: Status, User Needs, and Grand Challenges
p. 1116

Orissa Bigyan Academy
p. 1116

Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study
p. 1117

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
p. 1117

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
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Core Faculty and Visiting Fellow Positions In Environment-Development Studies
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Down to Earth: Announcements
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