Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 96 - Issue 3: 10 Feb, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0320

Science and Engineering, Theory and Experiment
p. 0321 | Balaram, P.

Degree courses in biotechnology
p. 0323 | Nasar, S. K. T.

A day with a Nobel Laureate
p. 0324 | Ganguly, Chaiti

On the controversy of impact factor
p. 0324 | Mishra, B. K.; Patel, Sabita

Urgent need for State Biodiversity Board in Orissa
p. 0325 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi

Need for a student congress in India
p. 0325 | Suravajhala, Prashanth

Grassland ecosystem and grazing policy
p. 0326 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Classifying species at risk: Conservation problem
p. 0326 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Chaya, P.; Varma, Y. N. R.

Looking beyond number of publications and journal impact factor
p. 0327 | Singaravelan, N.

Recombineer­ing: potential for generation of live attenuated bacterial strains
p. 0328 | Kumar, Subodh

Save water in water distillation systems in laboratories
p. 0329 | Raman, T. S.

Save water in water distillation systems in laboratories(Response)
p. 0329 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Sanakanika inscription and the summer solstice
p. 0329 | Rao, S. Balachandra

Summer solstice and Udayagiri
p. 0330 | Shylaja, B. S.

Summer solstice and Udayagiri(Response)
p. 0330 | Balachandra Rao, S.

Summer solstice and Udayagiri(Response)
p. 0331 | Chandra Hari, K.

Now banana for making greaseproof paper
p. 0332 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

New 'waterproof' rice developed
p. 0332 | Gad, Suman D.

Research News
CP violation and Kobayashi-Maskawa mechanism
p. 0333 | Giri, Anjan Kumar

Genome sequencing of cells that live inside glass cages reveals their past history
p. 0334 | Karthick, B.

Perilous outcomes of arsenic
p. 0337 | Pereira, Neelam

Life, language and brain: is it possible to age gracefully?
p. 0339 | Ramakrishna, T.

Value of introducing the 'science, technology and society' perspective into Indian science
p. 0340 | Roy, Rustum

Academia-industry partnership: an impetus for strengthening teaching and research in higher education institutions
p. 0343 | Narayanan, T. R.

General Articles
An insight into the progenitors of gamma ray bursts from the optical afterglow observations
p. 0347 | Misra, Kuntal; Sagar, Ram

Is the Department of Atomic Energy shifting the goal posts for its three-stage nuclear power programme?
p. 0357 | Rodriguez, P.; Lee, S. M.

Research Articles
Observed thermohaline structure and cooling of Kochi backwaters and adjoining southeastern Arabian Sea
p. 0364 | Joseph, Antony; Mehra, Prakash; Prabhudesai, R. G.; Sivadas, T. K.; Balachandran, K. K.; Vijaykumar, K.; Revichandran, C.; Agarvadekar, Yogesh; Francis, Rakesh; Martin, G. D.

Simulation of groundwater recharge from an aquifer storage recovery well under shallow water-table condition
p. 0376 | Goyal, V.; Jhorar, B. S.; Malik, R. S.; Streck, T.

Research Communications
Colposcopic assessment of the cervix using the simplified Reid's Colposcopic Index method
p. 0386 | Kavita, N. Singh; Chakma, T.; Verma, S.; Sharma, D.; Khare, S.

Particle field imaging using digital in-line holography
p. 0391 | Singh, Vijay Raj; Hegde, Gopalkrishna; Asundi, Anand

Performance of repaired fire affected RC beams
p. 0398 | Kumar, P. M. V. Udaya; Raju, M. Potha; Rao, K. Srinivasa

Assessment of intra-specific variability at morphological, molecular and biochemical level of Andrographis paniculata (Kalmegh)
p. 0402 | Sharma, Shiv Narayan; Sinha, Rakesh Kumar; Sharma, D. K.; Jha, Zenu

Pollination biology, breeding system and reproductive success of Adhatoda vasica, an important medicinal plant
p. 0408 | Shivanna, K. R.

Book Reviews
Old Wisdom and New Horizon by Manoj Kumar Pal
p. 0413 | Sreekantan, B. V.

Destination Moon: India's Quest for the Moon, Mars and Beyond by Pallav Bagla and Subhadra Menon
p. 0417 | Reddy, K. P. J.

Personal News
G. S. Krishna Rao (1926-2008)
p. 0418 | Rao, G. S. R. Subba

Historical Notes
J. C. Bose and the German scientific community: scientific and political context
p. 0419 | Singh, Rajinder

Government of India Instrumentation Development Programme (IDP)
p. 0423

The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
p. 0425

The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
p. 0425

The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
p. 0426

p. 0427

p. 0428

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
p. 0429

IIAR invites Application for the Post of Director School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
p. 0430

p. 0430

G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development
p. 0431

Department of Studies in Geology
p. 0431

Centre for High Energy Physics
p. 0432

Department of Geology
p. 0432

Karnataka Jnana Aayoga
p. 0433

p. 0433

Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0434

National Research Centre for Sorghum
p. 0434

National Centre of Experimental Mineralogy and Petrology
p. 0435

Department of Geology
p. 0435

p. 0436

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0436

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