Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 95 - Issue 02: 25 Jul, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0144

Editorial
Images and Icons: Chemistry, Physics and the Garden of Mendeleev
p. 0145 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Knowledge management in geological sciences
p. 0147 | Jaikiran, K. P.

Cost of journals vs quality
p. 0148 | Rajagopal, V.

Lack of health research in India: Need to produce physician-scientists
p. 0148 | Chattopadhyay, Naibedya

Students: The worst sufferers
p. 0149 | Kumar, Saurabh

History of the Indian Institute of Science
p. 0150 | Subbarayappa, B. V.

News
India in the Antarctic
p. 0151 | Gad, Suman D.

Innovation in design of parabolic dish antenna
p. 0152 | Rosalind, Ezhil K.

Crittercam - A new tool in animal-borne imaging
p. 0153 | Gad, Suman D.

Grid security and management
p. 0154 | Shetty, P. K.; Agrawal, V. K.

Hypospadias
p. 0156 | Hiremath, M. B.; Nerli, R. B.

Biodiversity, bioresources and biotechnology for sustainable livelihood of rural community
p. 0157 | Selvanayagam, M.

Research News
New avenues in solar physics science with Hinode
p. 0159 | Singh, K. A. P.; Doorsselaere, T. Van

Genome sequence of a fungus for the biofuel industry
p. 0161 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Opinion
Scientific publishing: Rising cost of monopolies
p. 0163 | Madras, Giridhar

Commentary
Thorium utilization in India's nuclear energy programme
p. 0165 | Venkateswarlu, K. S.

Peer review contestations in the era of transgenic crops
p. 0167 | Shantharam, S.; Sullia, S. B.; Swamy, G. Shivakumara

Coral reefs - NIO's repopulating experiments
p. 0169 | Gad, Suman D.

Hypothesis
Why serum chemokine levels are raised in insulin resistance syndrome: An immune reversal hypothesis
p. 0171 | Watve, Milind; Mandani, Sonam

Scientific Correspondence
Nutritional status and growth pattern of urban infants in relation to birth weight
p. 0175 | Bisai, Samiran

A GIS based tectonic map of northeastern India
p. 0176 | Baruah, Saurabh; Hazarika, Devajit

Evidence of biological degradation in sediments of Deepor Beel Ramsar Site, Assam as inferred by degraded palynomorphs and fungal remains
p. 0178 | Bera, S. K.; Dixit, Swati; Basumatary, S. K.; Gogoi, Rajib

General Articles
The worldwide threat of antimicrobial resistance
p. 0181 | Wise, Richard

Research Articles
An algorithm to find all identical internal sequence repeats
p. 0188 | Banerjee, Nirjhar; Chidambarathanu, N.; MichaeI, Daliah; Balakrishnan, N.; Sekar, K.

Optical imaging and parametric characterization of frostbite changes in human hand tissues
p. 0196 | Pandian, P. S.; Kumaravel, M.; Singh, Megha

Simulation of a severe thunderstorm event during the field experiment of STORM programme 2006, using WRF-NMM model
p. 0204 | Litta, A. J.; Mohanty, U. C.

Forest conservation, afforestation and reforestation in India: Implications for forest carbon stocks
p. 0216 | Ravindranath, N. H.; Chaturvedi, Rajiv Kumar; Murthy, Indu K.

Erratum
Sago starch: An economical substitute for in vitro primary screening of starch utilizing microorganisms
p. 0222 | Binky, R. B.; Saikiran, R.; Tushar, S.; Umesh, P.; Yogesh, J.; Syed, A. N.

Research Communication
Land-use and land-cover change and future implication analysis in Manas National Park, India using multi-temporal satellite data
p. 0223 | Sarma, Pranjit Kumar; Lahkar, Bibhuti P.; Ghosh, Sonali; Rabha, Abhijit; Das, Jyoti P.; Nath, Naba K.; Dey, Santanu; Brahma, Namita

The endophytic fungal complex of Catharanthus roseus (L. ) G. Don
p. 0228 | Kharwar, Ravindra N.; Verma, Vijay C.; StrobeI, Gary; Ezra, David

Source rock potential for hydrocarbon generation of Makum coals, Upper Assam, India
p. 0233 | Gogoi, Kakoli; Dutta, M. N.; Das, P. K.

Intraspecific variation and interrelationships between morphology, nutritional content and enzymatic activity of Jatropha curcas L.
p. 0239 | Kumar, R. V.; Tripathi, Yogendra K.; Izhaki, Ido; Yadav, V. P.; Ahlawat, S. P.

Sand extraction from agricultural fields around Bangalore: Ecological disaster or economic boon?
p. 0243 | Hegde, Rajendra; Kumar, S. C. Ramesh; Kumar, K. S. Anil; Srinivas, S.; Ramamurthy, V.

Post-impact carbonate deposition in the Chicxulub impact crater region, Yucatan Platform, Mexico
p. 0248 | Urrutia-Fucugauchi, Jaime; Perez-Cruz, Ligia

Seahorses and pipefishes of the Tamil Nadu coast
p. 0253 | Murugan, A.; Dhanya, S.; Rajagopal, S.; Balasubramanian, T.

Book Reviews
The Saga of Indian Cannons by R. Balasubramaniam
p. 0261 | Deloche, Jean; Barfod, Lars Hoffmann

Human Development Report 2007/2008: Fighting Climate Change: Human Solidarity in a Divided World
p. 0262 | Raghavan, G. Narasimha

Dimensions of Himalayan Geology by A. K. Biyani
p. 0263 | Sinha, Anshu K.

Gemstones - Enchanting Gifts of Nature
p. 0264 | S. N.

Personal News
Rajkumar S. Radder (1973-2008)
p. 0265 | Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.; Saidapur, Srinivas K.

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