Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 95 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2008
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0698

Editorial
Rutherford's Nucleus and the CERN Experiment
p. 0699 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
In defence of Vice-Chancellors
p. 0701 | Rao, A. S.

Science writing
p. 0701 | Pandit, M. K.

Access to science journals: Pros and cons
p. 0702 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Seismic hazard, active faults and the Alquist-Priolo Act of California
p. 0703 | Ray, Sumit Kumar

Nallamala Hills, Andhra Pradesh: A biodiversity conservation priority area in southeastern India
p. 0703 | Srinivasulu, C.; Srinivasulu, Bhargavi

India as a global leader in knowledge economy
p. 0704 | Narasimharao, B. Panduranga

On the resolutions of the twin paradox
p. 0706 | Hazra, Kaberi

On the resolutions of the twin paradox(Response)
p. 0707 | Unnikrishnan, C. S.

A 'copy and paste' review article published in Current Science
p. 0708 | Prasad, G. S.

News
Women scientists meet in Delhi on International Women's Day
p. 0709 | Bal, Vineeta; Sharma, Vinita

Combating land degradation for sustainable agriculture - Is conservation agriculture the way forward for India?
p. 0711 | Sangar, Sunita; Vasudev, Sanjeev; Abrol, I. P.

Earthquake-resistant practices in architecture
p. 0713 | Jain, Sudhir K.

Research News
Galactic triggering of geologic events in earth's history
p. 0714 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
Microbial contamination of raw materials: A major reason for the decline of India's share in the global herbal market
p. 0717 | Dubey, N. K.; Kumar, Ashok; Singh, Priyanka; Shukla, Ravindra

Special plantation drive - Towards livelihood security in Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh
p. 0718 | Krishnan, P. Ratha

Opinion
Lions in India - A question of survival
p. 0720 | Xavier, Nicky K.

A philosophy for integration of ayurveda with modern medicine: A biochemist's perspective
p. 0721 | Hegde, M. V.; Patil, Sham; Bhalerao, Surekha

Scientific Correspondence
A simple method for constructing and calibrating an optical tweezer
p. 0723 | De, Arijit Kumar; Roy, Debjit; Saha, Bikram; Goswami, Debabrata

Preliminary remanent magnetism results from the Jurassic sediments of Kachchh, India
p. 0725 | Venkateshwarlu, M.; Ojha, J. R.; Pandey, B.; Krishna, J.

General Articles
Some issues on interlinking of rivers in India
p. 0728 | Jain, S. K.; Kumar, Vijay; Panigrahy, N.

Review Articles
Geological evolution of the Caribbean plate: Some critical aspects in the two divergent models
p. 0736 | Rao, T. Ramamohana

Research Articles
Synthesis and characterization of carboxylated thiophene co-polymers and their use in photovoltaic cells
p. 0743 | Fernando, J. M. R. C.; Senadeera, G. K. R.

Facilitated oxygen diffusion in muscle fibre
p. 0751 | Ansari, A. H.

Research Communication
Self-distortion of a short laser pulse in a plasma
p. 0760 | Sharma, H.; Parashar, J.; Gaur, N. K.

Characterization of clay bound organic matter using activation energy calculated by weight loss on ignition method
p. 0763 | Ratnayake, R. R.; Seneviratne, G.; Kulasooriya, S. A.

On the mathematical significance of the dimensions of the Delhi Iron Pillar
p. 0766 | Balasubramaniam, R.

Determination of calcium dose for minimizing fluoride bioavailability in rabbits
p. 0770 | Pius, Anitha; Viswanathan, G.

Municipal solid waste disposal in Pune city - An analysis of air and groundwater pollution
p. 0773 | Dhere, Amar M.; Pawar, Chandrasekhar B.; Pardeshi, Pratapsingh B.; PatiI, Dhanraj A.

Ruthenium-exchanged US-Y Zeolites for NO reduction by CO
p. 0778 | Labhsetwar, Nitin; Dhakad, M.; Rayalu, S.; Minamino, H.; Wanjari, S.; Kumar, Suresh; Doggali, P.; Tijare, S.; Valechha, D.; Watanabe, A.; Mitsuhashi, T.; Haneda, H.

Book Reviews
Chemistry of Water by A. A. Rao
p. 0783 | Rao, Sudhakar M.

Legumes in India: Applications in Food, Medicine and Industry by Mamatha Rao
p. 0784 | Abrol, Yash P.

Slow Viscous Flows: Qualitative Features and Quantitative Analysis Using Complex Eigenfunction Expansions by P. N. Shankar
p. 0784 | Kumaran, V.

Personal Reminiscences
D. D. Pant (1919-2008)
p. 0786 | Thakur, S. N.

Historical Notes
Max Planck and the genesis of the energy quanta in historical context
p. 0788 | Singh, Rajinder

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