Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2008
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In this issue
p. 0004

Editorial
The Birth of the Indian Institute of Science
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Impact of Indian Journal is escalating
p. 0007 | Jain, N. C.

Tissue culture technology and transgenic biology - A boon or bane?
p. 0007 | Tripathi, Mayank

Forest destruction in Eastern Himalayas
p. 0008 | Agarwal, Anil; Srivastava, Gaurav

Equitable sharing of benefits from marine genetic resources
p. 0008 | Qanungo, Kushal

Kolleru regains its grandeur
p. 0009 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Prasad, S. Narendra; Nagabhatla, Nidhi; Finlayson, C. M

Distribution and status of the endangered Nilgiri tahr
p. 0010 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit; Easa, P. S; Alembath, Mohan

News
The next good meal
p. 0012 | jayashree, Vencatesan

Meeting Report
Genetically modified seeds
p. 0013 | De, Minakshi

Coastal problems and mitigation measures including the effects of tsunami
p. 0014 | Jayappa, K. S

Research News
Small molecule natural product from a fungus induces thermotolerance in plants
p. 0016 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Commentary
Revitalizing India's farm science institutions
p. 0017 | Abrol, I. P.; Chopra, V. L

Quantitative vs qualitative: Which side of the fence?
p. 0020 | Rajendran, C. P.

Opinion
Nano-agrobiotechnology: A step towards food security
p. 0022 | Datta, P. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Codon adaptation index analysis of RNA genome plant viruses
p. 0024 | Kadam, U. S; Ghosh, S.B

Antibacterial principles from the bark of Terminalia arjuna
p. 0027 | Singh, D. V; Gupta, M. M; Kumar, T. R. Santha; Saikia, Dharmendra; Khanuja, S. P. S.

Indian Ocean dipole mode and tropical cyclone frequency
p. 0029 | Singh, O. P

'Orange sand' - A geological solution for arsenic pollution in Bengal delta
p. 0031 | Pal, Taraknath; Mukherjee, Pradip Kumar

General Articles
International flow of students - An analysis related to China and India
p. 0034 | Kumar, Naresh

Use of cost-effective construction technologies in India to mitigate climate change
p. 0038 | Sengupta, Nilanjan

Review Articles
Stilbenes with tyrosinase inhibitory activity
p. 0044 | Likhitwitayawuid, Kittisak

Research Account
Assessment of carbon dioxide sequestration potential of ultramafic rocks in the greenstone belts of southern India
p. 0053 | Mani, Devleena; Charan, S. Nirmal; Kumar, B.

Research Articles
Damage forecast for masonry infilled reinforced concrete framed buildings subjected to earthquakes in India
p. 0061 | Hashmi, Arshad K; Madan, Alok

Microscopic evaluation of coal and coke for metallurgical usage
p. 0074 | Choudhury, Nandita; Mohanty, Debadutta; Boral, Prabal; Kumar, Saroj; Hazra, Sushanta K.

Effect of increasing temperature on yield of some winter crops in northwest India
p. 0082 | Kalra, Naveen; Chakraborty, D.; Sharma, Anil; Rai, H. K.; Jolly, Monica; Chander, Subhash; Kumar, P. Ramesh; Bhadraray, S.; Barman, D.; Mittal, R. B; Lal, Mohan; Sehgal, Mukesh

PTC-1: A homologue of TFL1/CEN involved in the control of shoot architecture in Beta palonga
p. 0089 | Datta, Siraj; Basu, Debabrata; Mukherjee, Kalyan Kumar

Research Communication
Incorporating heuristics for efficient search space pruning in frequent itemset mining strategies
p. 0097 | Kalpana, B.; Nadarajan, R.

Solar photocatalytic generation of hydrogen from hydrogen sulphide using CdS-based photocatalysts
p. 0102 | Priya, R.; Kanmani, S.

A quantitative study on the chemical composition of renal stones and their fluoride content from Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0104 | Sathish, R. Sai; Ranjit, B.; Ganesh, K. M.; Rao, G. Nageswara; Janardhana, C.

Diversity of nifH gene amplified from rhizosphere soil DNA
p. 0109 | Sarita, S.; Priefer, U. B.; Prell, J.; Sharma, P. K.

Isolation and fusion of protoplasts in Vanilla species
p. 0115 | Pillai, Geetha S.; Babu, K. Nirmal; Peter, K. V.; Divakaran, Minoo

Computer simulation studies on Delhi Iron Pillar: Estimation of weight
p. 0120 | Kulkarni, A. P.; Deshpande, P. P.

Berthierine-rich ooidal ironstone from the Late Palaeocene-Middle Eocene Subathu Formation, Dogadda area, NW Himalaya and its stratigraphic significance
p. 0123 | Siddaiah, N. Siva

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Public Health, 2007
p. 0128 | Vaz, Mario; Sankar, R. Kiruba

Annual Review of Immunology, 2007
p. 0129 | Agrewala, Javed N.

Personal News
Herbert Saffir (1917-2007)
p. 0131 | Mahakur, M.

Historical Notes
Ä€ryabhata on the heliacal rise and set of canopus
p. 0132 | Hari, K. Chandra

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