Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1270

Editorial
Biology and Chemistry: Life and Death
p. 1271 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Five Indian journals cross impact factor 1. 000 in 2008
p. 1273 | Jain, N. C.

Science academies in India
p. 1273 | Tripathi, Yamini Bhusan

Science career: through the eyes of Indian research scholars
p. 1274 | Dhawan, Sunil K.; Venkatesh, S.

Career choice: a virtue out of necessity?
p. 1275 | Kumar, Deepak

Standards of higher education
p. 1276 | Rao, Kalluri Subba

Taxonomic placement for mycelia sterilia in endophytic fungal research: a molecular approach
p. 1276 | Naik, B. Shankar

Carpinus viminea: a pioneer tree species of old landslide regions of Indian Himalaya
p. 1277 | Verma, Deepti; Singh, Gajendra; Ram, Nirmal

Slum-dwellers are relatively resistant to swine flu
p. 1278 | Deo, Madhav G.

Meeting Report
Environmental policy and conservation: from theory to practice
p. 1279 | Berger-tal, Oded; Berger-tal, Reut; Bounioux, Celine; Embar, Keren; Sandomirsky, Iara Gazzera; Huberman-meraiot, Nora; Inbar, Adi; Indoitu, Rodica; Mukherjee, Shomen; Nathan, Yonatan; Rangarajan, Mahesh

Research News
Komatiites through time reflect trends in mantle incorporation of meteoritic platinum group elements
p. 1280 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
A decade of KVPY - A challenging experience
p. 1282 | Kumar, P. S. Anil; Chatterji, Dipankar

Scientific Correspondence
Forest fire monitoring in Sirohi district, Rajasthan using remote sensing data
p. 1287 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Navatha, K.; Rachel, B.; Murthy, M. S. R.; Reddy, P. Manikya

The aberrant behaviour of the Indian monsoon in June 2009
p. 1291 | Francis, P. A.; Gadgil, Sulochana

Review Articles
People's attitudes towards paying for water
p. 1296 | Devi, J. Sarala; Joseph, Benny; Karunakaran, K.; Anurdha, B.; Devi, K. Rama

Research Articles
Subject-specific blood flow simulation in the human carotid artery bifurcation
p. 1303 | Deshpande, M. D.; Ballal, Vinay; Shankapal, S. R.; Prabhu, Vinay M. D.; Srinath, M. G.

Radon as an indicator of submarine groundwater discharge in coastal regions
p. 1313 | Jacob, Noble; Babu, D. S. Suresh; Shivanna, K.

Evaluation of effectiveness of artificial recharge measures in parts of Maharashtra using environmental isotopes
p. 1321 | Kumar, Bhishm; Rao, M. S.; Navada, S. V.; Verma, S. K.; Shrivastava, Swati

Radioactivity in food crops from high-background radiation area in southwest India
p. 1331 | Shanthi, G.; Maniyan, C. G.; Raj, G. Allan Gnana; Kumaran, J. Thampi Thanka

Research Communication
Trace gases and CO2 isotope records from Cabo de Rama, India
p. 1336 | Bhattacharya, S. K.; Borole, D. V.; Francey, R. J.; Allison, C. E.; Steele, L. P.; Krummel, P.; Langenfelds, R.; Masarie, K. A.; Tiwari, Y. K.; Patra, P. K.

An algorithm to find similar internal sequence repeats
p. 1345 | Banerjee, Nirjhar; Chidambarathanu, N.; Sabarinathan, R.; Michael, Daliah; Ranjani, C. Vasuki; Balakrishnan, N.; Sekar, K.

Comparative studies on species richness, diversity and composition of Anogeissus latifolius mixed forests in Phakot and Pathri Rao watersheds of Garhwal Himalaya
p. 1349 | Pokhriyal, Prerna; Naithani, Varsha; Dasgupta, Sabyasachi; Todaria, N. P.

Petrology and geochemistry of Proterozoic olivine tholeiite intrusives from the Central Crystallines of the western Arunachal Himalaya, India: evidence for a depleted mantle
p. 1355 | Srivastava, Rajesh K.; Srivastava, Hari B.; Srivastava, Vaibhava

Analysis of timber and coating material on an iron anchor recovered off Aguada Bay, Goa
p. 1361 | Tripati, Sila; Rao, B. Ramalingeswara; Shashikala, S.; Rao, R. Vijendra; Khedekar, Vijay

Changes in the recoverable fractions during successive cycles of aquifer storage and recovery system in North-West India
p. 1369 | Saharawat, Y. S.; Malik, R. S.; Jhorar, B. S.; Streck, T.; Chaudhary, Neelam; Jat, M. L.

Book Reviews
Spacetime, Geometry and Gravitation by Pankaj Sharan
p. 1375 | Dadhich, Naresh

Physics for Engineers by M. R. Srinivasan
p. 1375 | Deepak, Sangamesh

Annual Review of Genetics, 2008 by Allan Campbell, Elizabeth W. Jones and Gertrud Schupbach (eds)
p. 1376 | Nongthomba, Upendra

Cyanobacteria: Antibacterial Activity by Purshotam Kaushik and Abhishek Chauhan
p. 1378 | Pabbi, Sunil

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