Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0976

Water: Molecule, Material and Resource
p. 0977 | Balaram, P.

Honorarium to Fellows
p. 0979 | Kothari, S. L.

State of present day engineering education in India
p. 0979 | Ananthasayanam, M. R.

Worship of Mammon
p. 0980 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

The h-index as a biodiversity index
p. 0980 | Rousseau, R.

Community forestry - linking conventional and nonconventional forest areas for sustainable development
p. 0981 | Pangging, G.; Arunachalam, A.; Gajurel, P. R.

Consortial access of scholarly e-resources on S&T in India
p. 0982 | Sharma, Hari Prasad

Annotation jargon - it's not too late to correct it
p. 0983 | Shanker, Asheesh; Sharma, Vinay

Placing the scientist ahead of the science
p. 0984 | Krishan, Kapilanjan

Meeting Report
Snow and glacier melt runoff modelling in the Himalayas
p. 0985 | Shrestha, Arun Bhakta; Giriraj, Amarnath; Kumar, Rajesh

A framework for India's water policy
p. 0986 | Malhotra, Richa

Bhatnagar Awards 2009
p. 0988 | Malhotra, Richa

Research News
Novel discoveries at B meson factories
p. 0989 | Ananthanarayan, B.; Imsong, I. Sentitemsu; Kiren, O. V.

Some common fallacies about floods and flood management
p. 0991 | Pandit, Chetan

Letter to a young scientist
p. 0994 | Körner, Ann M.

African elephants: surviving by the skin of their teeth
p. 0996 | Santiapillai, Charles

Scientific Correspondence
Rare exotic mineral inclusions in Mesoarchaean Chromitites from Bangur, Orissa, India
p. 0998 | Raju, P. V. Sunder; Hanski, Eero; Merkle, R. K. W.; Taikina-aho, Olli; Mohanthy, S. K.

Potentials and Jatropha species wealth of India
p. 1000 | Krishnan, P. Ratha; Paramathma, M.

Technical Note
Gamma ray astronomy at PeV energieS
p. 1005 | Bhatnagar, Sonali

General Articles
Issues in cross-border patent infringement: a European story
p. 1009 | Kumar, K. V. N. Pavana

Rise and decline of India's state university system: neglect, design or neglect by design?
p. 1013 | Kanhere, Dilip G.; Arjunwadkar, Mihir; Vichare, Abhijat M.

Review Articles
* Evolving trends in biosciences: multi-purpose proteins - GFP and GFP-like proteins
* This paper has been withdrawn from Current Science as the Editors have determined that a significant proportion of the article has been reproduced from the articles published elsewhere
p. 1022 | Krishna, Mythili; Ingole, Baban

Research Articles
Neural representation of an alphasyllabary - the story of Devanagari
p. 1033 | Das, T.; Kumar, U.; Bapi, R. S.; Padakannaya, P.; Singh, N. C.

Scope of horticultural land-use system in enhancing carbon sequestration in ferruginous soils of the semi-arid tropics
p. 1039 | Chandran, P.; Ray, S. K.; Durge, S. L.; Raja, P.; Nimkar, A. M.; Bhattacharyya, T.; Pal, D. K.

Host plant (Ricinus communis Linn. ) mediated effects of elevated CO2 on growth performance of two insect folivores
p. 1047 | Rao, M. Srinivasa; Srinivas, K.; Vanaja, M.; Rao, G. G. S. N.; Venkateswarlu, B.; Rama­krishna, Y. S.

Research Communications
A green protocol for room temperature synthesis of silver nanoparticles in seconds
p. 1055 | Sivaraman, Sankar Kalidas; Elango, Iniyan; Kumar, Sanjeev; Santhanam, Venugopal

Adsorption of non-petroleum base surfactant on reservoir rock
p. 1059 | Gogoi, Subrata Borgohain

Carbon sequestration with special reference to agroforestry in cold deserts of Ladakh
p. 1063 | Kumar, G. Phani; Murkute, Ashutosh A.; Gupta, Sunil; Singh, Shashi Bala

Free radical scavenging activity determination and quantitative analysis of curcuminoids in Curcuma zedoaria rhizome extracts by HPLC method
p. 1069 | Paramapojn, Sompol; Gritsanapan, Wandee

Relation between sedimentary layer thickness and fundamental frequency of the H/V spectra for Bangalore city
p. 1073 | Dinesh, B. V.; Nair, G. J.; Prasad, A. G. V.; Nakkeeran, P. V.; Radhakrishna, M. C.

Understanding future changes in snow and glacier melt runoff due to global warming in Wangar Gad basin, India
p. 1077 | Rathore, B. P.; Kulkarni, Anil V.; Sherasia, N. K.

A high-Si, high-Ca spinel-like phase from mantle peridotite: a report from Cretaceous ophiolite of Rutland Island, Andaman-Java subduction complex
p. 1081 | Pal, Tapan; Ghosh, Biswajit; Bhattacharya, Anindya

Book Reviews
Essential Readings in Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Manya Magnus
p. 1089 | Virdi, J. S.

Resisting Reforms? Water Profits and Democracy by Kshithij Urs and Richard Whittell
p. 1090 | Deshpande, R. S.

Popular Lectures in Undergraduate Mathematics by Sadashiv G. Deo, Damodar Y. Kasture, H. V. Kumbhojkar and Vasant G. Tikekar
p. 1092 | Sury, B.

Collected Works of Professor V. Ramalingaswami: A Saga of Seamless Journey between Lab-Clinic-Community (Published Papers), Vols 1-3 by P. N. Tandon (ed. )
p. 1092 | Nair, Shantha

Personal News
B. N. Bhargava (1919-2009)
p. 1094 | Arora, B. R.; Rangarajan, G. K.

Department of Biotechnology
p. 1095

p. 1096

Centre for Co-Operation in Science and Technology among Developing Societies (CCSTDS)
p. 1097

Scribner Associates Inc.
p. 1098

p. 1099

CDFD - Admission for Research Scholars Program – 2009
p. 1100

Central Rice Research Institute
p. 1101

Sree Narayana College
p. 1101

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