Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0268

Correspondence
Nobel mission
p. 0269 | Sharma, Om P.

Nypa fruticans needs more conservation efforts
p. 0270 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Science and faith
p. 0270 | Panchapakesan, N.

Back to the future II
p. 0270 | Prathap, G.

Conservation awareness and research to protect rare plants
p. 0271 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

News
Emergence of the tenth planet
p. 0272 | Singh, R. N.; Singh, A. K.

Meeting Report
Genes and their promoters
p. 0273 | Bhattacharya, Papiya

Biodiversity and indigenous knowledge system
p. 0275 | Das, A. K.; Shukla, S. P.

Open access and developing countries
p. 0276 | Kirsop, Barbara

Mathematical finance
p. 0277 | Ghosh, M. K.

Research News
Do Damascus swords reveal India's mastery of nanotechnology?
p. 0279 | Srinivasan, C.

Commentary
Pernicious descriptions of 'new' frogs from the Western Ghats, India
p. 0281 | Vasudevan, Karthikeyan; Chaitra, M. S.; Aggarwal, R. K.

Opinion
Human lymphatic filariasis is not a disease, but a syndrome!
p. 0283 | Sabesan, Shanmugavelu

Scientific Correspondence
Algal biofilms on polythene and its possible degradation
p. 0285 | Suseela, M. R.; Toppo, Kiran

In vitro clonal propagation of Casuarina equisetifolia Forst. from mature tree-derived explants
p. 0287 | Seth, Rupali; Kendurkar, Shuchishweta; Nadgauda, Rajani S.

Calamus - dwindling resources?
p. 0290 | Manohara, T. N.; Ramaswamy, S. N.; Shivamurthy, G. R.

Evidence of liquefaction near Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir, India) due to the 2005 Kashmir earthquake
p. 0293 | Sahoo, R. N.; Reddy, D. V.; Sukhija, B. S.

Was Yangtze Craton, South China attached to the Trans-Aravalli block of the NW Indian shield during Late Proterozoic?
p. 0295 | Kochhar, Naresh

General Articles
Nonlinear magneto-optical rotation - A possible tool for sensitive magnetometry
p. 0298 | Srinivasan, R.

Sustainable mountain development: The Himalayan tragedy
p. 0308 | Ramakrishnan, P. S.

Review Articles
Biological nitrogen fixation with non-legumes: An achievable target or a dogma?
p. 0317 | Saikia, S. P.; Jain, Vanita

Research Articles
Carbon sequestration: estimation of carbon stock in natural forests using geospatial technology in the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0323 | Ramachandran, A.; Jayakumar, S.; Haroon, R. M.; Bhaskaran, A.; Arockiasamy, D. I.

Studies on elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth collected from the early 17th century Portuguese shipwreck off Goa, west coast of India: Evidence of maritime trade between Goa, Portugal and African countries
p. 0332 | Tripati, Sila; Godfrey, Ian

Research Communication
Epidemiological studies of pesticide-exposed individuals and their clinical implications
p. 0340 | Jamil, Kaiser; Das, G. Prabhavathy; Shaik, Abjal Pasha; Dharmi, Sunita S.; Murthy, Sudha

Simulation of Antarctic sea ice
p. 0345 | Mitra, Amitabh; Das, I. M. L.

Evidences for microbial involvement in the genesis of speleothem carbonates, Borra Caves, Visakhapatnam, India
p. 0350 | Baskar, Sushmitha; Baskar, R.; Kaushik, Anubha

Are nitrate concentrations in leafy vegetables within safe limits?
p. 0355 | Anjana; Umar, Shahid; Iqbal, Muhammad; Abrol, Y. P.

Genetic transformation of Terminalia chebula Retz. and detection of tannin in transformed tissue
p. 0361 | Shyamkumar, B.; Anjaneyulu, C.; Giri, C. C.

Luminescence studies on the sediments laid down by the December 2004 tsunami event: Prospects for the dating of palaeo tsunamis and for the estimation of sediment fluxes
p. 0367 | Murari, M. K.; Achyuthan, H.; Singhvi, A. K.

A season-wise estimation of total dissolved solids from electrical conductance and silica in ground waters of upper Gunjanaeru River basin, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh
p. 0371 | Raju, N. Janardhana

Role of glaciers and snow cover on headwater river hydrology in monsoon regime - Micro-scale study of Din Gad catchment, Garhwal Himalaya, India
p. 0376 | Thayyen, Renoj J.; Gergan, J. T.; Dobhal, D. P.

Disastrous landslide episode of July 2005 in the Konkan plain of Maharashtra, India with special reference to tectonic control and hydrothermal anomaly
p. 0383 | Thigale, S. S.; Umrikar, Bhavana

Book Reviews
DNA: The Secret of Life by James D. Watson and Andrew Berry
p. 0387 | Ray, Suvendra Kumar

Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology. 2006, Arthur K. Cho Et Al(eds)
p. 0388 | Venkatraman, Prasanna

Historical Notes
Fifty years of the metric system in India and its adoption in our daily life
p. 0390 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

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