Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0608

Editorial
Teachers and Teaching
p. 0609 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Biological specimen preservation
p. 0611 | Laskar, Boni Amin; Grayu, Tadu; Konwar, Anjali

Teaching in research institutions
p. 0611 | Lavakare, P. J.

Teaching and research
p. 0612 | Upadhyaya, G. S.

Relevance of school geography
p. 0612 | Yerawadekar, Snehal

Corrigendum: mammal persistence and abundance in tropical rainforest remnants in the southern Western Ghats, India
p. 0612 | Sridhar, Hari; Raman, T. R. Shankar; Mudappa, Divya

Faculty recruitment in India
p. 0613 | Lakhtakia, Akhlesh

Biodiversity and climate change - links with poverty
p. 0614 | Srivastava, Anita; Singh, Renu

News
An endangered species goldmine in the Congo Basin
p. 0615 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Meeting Report
Traditional knowledge systems, intellectual property rights and their relevance for sustainable development
p. 0616 | Mukherjee, T. K.; Singh, Ranjay K.; Srivastava, R. C.

Commentary
Sequestration of atmospheric carbon into subsoil horizons through deep-rooted grasses - vetiver grass model
p. 0618 | Lavania, U. C.; Lavania, Seshu

Cave geomicrobiology in the Indian context
p. 0620 | Baskar, Sushmitha; Baskar, Ramanathan; Barton, Hazel A.

Opinion
Bio-business in brief: the paradox of being a drug company
p. 0623 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Biological Diversity Act, 2002: threat to agricultural production and food security!
p. 0626 | Prathapan, K. D.; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma

Scientific Correspondence
Chandrayaan-1 captures Halo around Apollo-15 landing site using stereoscopic views from Terrain Mapping Camera
p. 0630 | Chauhan, Prakash; Ajai; Kumar, A. S. Kiran

Meteorite fall at Karimati village, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh
p. 0632 | Layek, Samar; Verma, H. C.

Polychaete community structure of Indian west coast shelf, Arabian Sea
p. 0634 | Joydas, T. V.; Jayalakshmy, K. V.; Damodaran, R.

General Articles
Ecology of Ficus religiosa accounts for its association with religion
p. 0637 | Sitaramam, V.; Jog, S. R.; Tetali, P.

Soil-based fertilizer recommendations for precision farming
p. 0641 | Ramamurthy, V.; Naidu, L. G. K.; Kumar, S. C. Ramesh; Srinivas, S.; Hegde, Rajendra

Review Articles
Regional variation in the composition and structure of mixed-species bird flocks in the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
p. 0648 | Goodale, Eben; Nizam, B. Z.; Robin, V. V.; Sridhar, Hari; Trivedi, Pranav; Kotagama, S. W.; Padmalal, U. K. G. K.; Perera, Rahula; Pramod, P.; Vijayan, Lalitha

Research Articles
First ground-based mesospheric measurements from central Himalayas
p. 0664 | Guharay, A.; Taori, A.; Bhattacharjee, S.; Pant, P.; Pande, B.; Pandey, K.

Submarine volcanic facies and its implication as possible tracker of sulphide mineralization - a study from Jilharidev area, Betul belt, central India
p. 0670 | Praveen, M. N.; Ghosh, Biswajit

Research Communication
New insights on metrology during the Mauryan period
p. 0680 | Balasubramaniam, R.

Chemical route to the formation of graphene
p. 0683 | Ali, Farman; Agarwal, Neeraj; Nayak, Pabitra K.; Das, Ranjan; Periasamy, N.

Radioactivity associated with common salt and estimation of ingestion dose to the general public
p. 0685 | Kumari, P. Prema; Maniyan, C. G.; Lipton, A. P.; Chandran, M.; Selvan, K. Esai

Study of intense rainfall events over India using Kalpana-IR and TRMM-precipitation radar observations
p. 0689 | Mishra, Anoop; Gairola, R. M.; Varma, A. K.; Agarwal, V. K.

Genetic diversity assessment in intra- and inter-populations of Xylocarpus granatum Koen. : a critically endangered and narrowly distributed species of Maharashtra
p. 0695 | Jugale, Smita B.; Bhosale, Leela J.; Kad, Trupti D.; Nadaf, A. B.

Ediacaran megaplant fossils with Vaucheriacean affinity from the Jodhpur Sandstone, Marwar Supergroup, western Rajasthan
p. 0701 | Kumar, S.; Misra, P. K.; Pandey, S. K.

Periodicities and non-stationary modes in tree rings temperature variability record of the western Himalayas by multitaper and wavelet spectral analyses
p. 0705 | Tiwari, R. K.; Srilakshmi, S.

Book Reviews
Ionic Liquids in Polymer Systems by Christopher S. Brazel and Robin D. Rogers (eds)
p. 0710 | Mukherjee, G. S.

Science in Denmark - A Thousand-Year History by Helge Kragh, Peter C. Kjaergaard, Henry Nielsen, Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen (eds)
p. 0711 | Singh, Rajinder

Historical Notes
Primate species in Darwin's major books on evolution
p. 0715 | Kantha, Sachi Sri; Suzuki, Juri

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