Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 93 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2007
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1198

Correspondence
Cases of pharma companies might vs developing countries rights
p. 1199 | Janodia, Manthan D.; Sreedhar, D.; Ligade, Virendra S.; Pise, Ajay G.; Udupa, N.

Mythology and geology
p. 1199 | Ahluwalia, Arun D.

Filarial hydrocele management in global programme on elimination of lymphatic filariasis
p. 1200 | Das, D.; Kumar, S.

Role of SSV
p. 1200 | Nath, Narendra

The Saas Bhi Bahu Thi concept as applicable to review and refereeing
p. 1201 | Sashidhar, V. R.

Indian students in Germany
p. 1201 | Ganguli, Ranjan

Why are Indian standards not strict?
p. 1202 | Bharti, Pawan Kr.

Bio-molecules as bio-fertilizers: Safe food for better health
p. 1202 | Sen, Sribir

Occurrence of exotic Hyptis suaveolens
p. 1203 | Murthy, E. N.; Raju, Vatsavaya S.; Reddy, C. Sudhakar

Revegetation of coal-mine spoils using Prosopis juliflora in Singrauli coalfield is a harmful practice from an ecological viewpoint
p. 1204 | Singh, Arvind

Meeting Report
Lessons on good science from great scientists
p. 1205 | Chitra, P.

Research News
Wrinkles provide a simple method for determination of elasticity and thickness of an ultrathin film
p. 1208 | Srinivasan, C.

Opinion
Future prospects of the grape industry
p. 1210 | Louime, Clifford; Vasanthaiah, Hemanth K. N.; Lu, Jiang; Basha, Sheikh M.; Uckelmann, Hannah

Should endemic and threatened freshwater ornamental fishes of Kerala part of the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot be captive bred for international trade?
p. 1211 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Tlusty, Michael; Prasad, G.; Pereira, Benno; Ali, Anvar; Sujarittanonta, Lavanchawee

Scientific Correspondence
Fabrication of photonic crystal fibre
p. 1214 | Joshi, Purushottam; Sharma, R. K.; Kishore, Jai; Kher, Sanjay

Differential expression of two metallothionein encoding genes during heavy metal stress in the mangrove species, Avicennia marina (Forsk. ) Vierh
p. 1215 | Usha, B.; Prashanth, S. R.; Parida, Ajay K.

Rapid determination of iodine in soils using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
p. 1219 | Mani, Devleena; Rao, T. Gnaneshwar; Balaram, V.; Dayal, A. M.; Kumar, B.

Road deposited sediment characteristics of Middle Brahmaputra Plain, India
p. 1221 | Hoque, Raza Rafiqul; Devi, Upasona; Thakur, Ritu

Analysis of phytoplankton composition from southern Malabar Coast during the 2005 monsoon as a follow-up of September 2004 stench event
p. 1223 | Ramaiah, N.; Catul, Venecia; Kurian, Siby; Rodrigues, Veera; Paul, Jane T.; Fernandes, Veronica; Imtiaz, C. A.

Could the 12 September 2007 earthquake of southern Sumatra, Indonesia, have generated a large tsunami causing damage to the east coast of India?
p. 1228 | Srivastava, Kirti; Swaroopa, V.; Srinagesh, D.; Dimri, V. P.

General Articles
Radiation effects, nuclear energy and comparative risks
p. 1230 | Gopinath, D. V.

A scourge of mankind: From ancient times into the genomics era
p. 1249 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Review Articles
Energetics of the Kirkendall effect
p. 1257 | Narasimhan, T. N.

Research Articles
Multiple optical traps with a single laser beam using a simple and inexpensive mechanical element
p. 1265 | Dharmadhikari, J. A.; Dharmadhikari, A. K.; Makhija, V. S.; Mathur, D.

Structural intricacies: Emergent thrusts and blind thrusts of Central Kachchh, western India
p. 1271 | Karanth, R. V.; Gadhavi, M. S.

Research Communication
Performance of the AQUA and NOAA-16 soundings over India
p. 1281 | Singh, Devendra

Finite difference modelling of scattered hydrates and its implications in gas-hydrate exploration
p. 1287 | Dewangan, P.; Ramprasad, T.; Ramana, M. V.

Spectral signatures of teak (Tectona grandis L. ) using hyperspectral (EO-1) data
p. 1291 | Christian, Binal; Krishnayya, N. S. R.

Dinitrogen fixation activity of Azospirillum brasilense in maize (Zea mays)
p. 1296 | Saikia, S. P.; Jain, Vanita; Khetarpal, Sangeeta; Aravind, Samitha

Enhancement of cytotoxicity and DNA binding of cisplatin in Dalton's lymphoma cells by a-tocopherol
p. 1300 | Sarna, Suniti; Bhola, Rakesh K.

Development of in ovo vaccine against Newcastle disease of birds
p. 1305 | Manna, Chandana; Manna, S. K.; Das, R.; Batabyal, K.; Roy, R. N.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nutrition, 2006, R. J. Cousins et al. (eds)
p. 1310 | Kurpad, Anura

Sen'trees' of Mumbai by S. B. Chaphekar, C. S. Lattoo and Mugdha Karnik (eds)
p. 1311 | Meher-homji, V. M.

Groundwater Management in India: Physical, Institutional and Policy Alter­natives by M. Dinesh Kumar (ed. )
p. 1312 | Ramachandra, T. V.

Personal News
Ashesh Prosad Mitra (1927-2007)
p. 1314 | Mitra, A. N.

A requiem to an environmental scientist
p. 1314 | Gautam, P. K.

Veeravalli Venkata Ranga Varadachari (1925-2007)
p. 1316 | Murty, C. S.

Historical Notes
Type-II superconductors, vortex lattice and role of an Indian scientist
p. 1317 | Sharma, Hari Prasad

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INSA Medal for Young Scientist - 2008
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p. 1326

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p. 1326

Indo-Brazil S&T Cooperation
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JEST-2008 Second Cover Announcements
p. 1327

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