Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 95 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2008
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0996

Editorial
Missing Out on a Nobel Prize
p. 0997 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
More on D. D. Pant
p. 0999 | Guha, Ramachandra

Let the earth help us to save the earth
p. 0999 | Schuiling, R. D.

Who won at Beijing 2008?
p. 1000 | Prathap, Gangan

CSIR-UGC NET life sciences exam: Need for a perceptional change
p. 1000 | Kandavel, D.

No objection to apply for jobs
p. 1001 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Conservation of Painted Stork habitats in Andhra Pradesh
p. 1001 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Prasad, S. Narendra; Murthy, E. N.; Reddy, C. Sudhakar

Floods in Punjab: Can the role of the inhabitants be neglected?
p. 1002 | Vashisht, A. K.

Role for private universities in developing higher education in India
p. 1003 | Kumar, G. Naresh

Sporidiobolus pararoseus Fell & Tallman - an antagonistic yeast with biocontrol potential
p. 1003 | Sharma, R. N.; Maharshi, R. P.; Gaur, R. B.

Conservation status and distribution range of Ixora johnsoni Hook. f. (Rubiaceae)
p. 1004 | Prasanthkumar, M. G.; Sujanapal, P.

News
Seismic hazard in Asia
p. 1006 | Parvez, Imtiyaz A.

The violet universe
p. 1006 | Rosalind, Ezhil K.

Global warming: Its impact on India
p. 1008 | Sheth, Parul R.

Research News
Toxins to drugs: The case of botulinum toxin
p. 1009 | Sheth, Parul R.

Opinion
Impact of retreat of Gangotri glacier on the flow of Ganga River
p. 1012 | Jain, Sharad K.

Commentary
Sustainable forest management through community participation
p. 1015 | Kotwal, P. C.; Omprakash, M. D.; Kandari, L. S.; Mali, K. P.; Badyal, Mohit; Mishra, Apurva

Abiogenic origin of petroleum hydrocarbons: Need to rethink exploration strategies
p. 1018 | Paropkari, Anil L.

General Articles
Did biotic impoverishment facilitate phenomenal diversification in Sri Lanka?
p. 1021 | Biswas, Sayantan

Research Articles
Bose-Einstein condensation in optical traps and in a 1D optical lattice
p. 1026 | Chaudhuri, Saptarishi; Roy, Sanjukta; Unnikrishnan, C. S.

Radioprotective properties of Gentiana dinarica polyphenols on human lymphocytes in vitro
p. 1035 | Petrovic, Sandra; Leskovac, Andreja; Joksić, Gordana

Economic evaluation of sediments as a source of plant nutrients
p. 1042 | Karanam, Padmaja V.; Wani, S. P.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Jangawad, L. S.

Identification of candidate gene-based markers (SNPs and SSRs) in the zinc and iron transporter sequences of maize (Zea mays L. )
p. 1051 | Sharma, Arti; Chauhan, R. S.

Identification of water-bearing fractured zones using electrical conductivity logging in granitic terrain, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 1060 | Dhakate, Ratnakar; Singh, V. S.

Research Communication
Geoelectrical characterization of zones of disintegration in a crystalline basement environment
p. 1067 | Singh, V. S.; Rao, V. Anand; Dhakate, Ratnakar; Korowe, M. O.

Liquefaction features of the 2005 Muzaffarabad-Kashmir earthquake and evidence of palaeoearthquakes near Jammu, Kashmir Himalaya
p. 1071 | Jayangondaperumal, R.; Thakur, V. C.; Suresh, N.

Synchronization of flowering in parental lines of sunflower hybrid TCSH-1 under north-Indian conditions
p. 1077 | Chakrabarty, S. K.

Status, threats and conservation of the Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps (Vigors) in Pakistan
p. 1079 | Khan, Aleem Ahmed; Khaliq, Imran; Choudhry, Muhammad Jamshed Iqbal; Farooq, Amjad; Hussain, Nazim

Book Reviews
Open Access to Knowledge and Information: Scholarly Literature and Digital Library Initiatives - The South Asian Scenaria by A. K. Das
p. 1083 | Madras, Giridhar

Biosecurity by P. K. Shetty, Ajay Parida and M. S. Swaminathan (eds)
p. 1083 | Bhatia, C. R.

Bioinformatics: Principles and Applications by Zhumur Ghosh and Bibekanand Mallick
p. 1085 | Krishnaswamy, S.

Annual Review of Public Health, 2008 by J. E. Fielding, R. C. Brownson and L. W. Green (eds)
p. 1086 | Sankar, K. V. Kiruba

Personal News
R. C. Srivastava (1952-2008)
p. 1088 | Aiyagari, V. Rao; Balaram, P.

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