Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Editorial
Scientific Publishing: Eroding Trust
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Need for more science academies?
p. 0007 | Rajagopal, V.

Honorarium for Bhatnagar Awardees and Fellows
p. 0007 | Sen, Diptiman; Ramasesha, S.

Teachers and honorarium
p. 0008 | Pasupathy, A.

Ranking of research performance of Indian universities can be manipulated
p. 0009 | Ghosh, Kanjaksha

Gift authorship
p. 0009 | Kanchan, Tanuj; Menezes, Ritesh G.

On shoulders of Giants!
p. 0010 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Peering into authorship: figuring out cuckoo's eggs in crow's nest
p. 0011 | Singaravelan, N.

The gentle teak giants
p. 0012 | Nagarajan, B.; Bachpai, V. K. W.; Chakravarthi, M.; Senthilkumar, R.

News
International Year of Biodiversity 2010
p. 0013 | Malhotra, Richa

Atomic Energy Commission gets new Chairman
p. 0013 | Malhotra, Richa

Ocean acidification
p. 0014 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Assamese rice variety that needs no cooking
p. 0015 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Second Platinum Jubilee Meeting of Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0016 | Malhotra, Richa; Mane, Rahul Sudhakar; Monto, Geethanjali; Yadugiri, V. T.

Meeting Report
Paediatric urology
p. 0018 | Hiremath, M. B.; Nerli, R. B.

Thermophiles 2009
p. 0019 | Bisht, Satpal Singh

Opinion
The need for establishing long-term ecological research stations network in India
p. 0021 | Tripathi, S. K.

Commentary
On physical diffusion and stochastic diffusion
p. 0023 | Narasimhan, T. N.

Noninvasive deep brain stimulation using focused energy sources
p. 0027 | Sierra, C. V. Rizzo

Scientific Correspondence
Occurrence of stishovite in the Precambrian Siwana Volcanic Province, Western Rajasthan, India
p. 0030 | Tripathi, R.P; Mathur, S. C.; Mathur, Sonal; Trupti, G.; Chandrashekharam, D.

General Articles
National food security vis-à-vis sustainability of agriculture in high crop productivity regions
p. 0033 | Dhillon, B. S.; Kataria, Poonam; Dhillon, P. K.

Research Articles
Concentration of radionuclides in uranium tailings and its uptake by plants at Jaduguda, Jharkhand, India
p. 0037 | Singh, Lal; Soni, Prafulla

Geoseismological study of the Ziarat (Balochistan) earthquake (doublet?) of 28 October 2008
p. 0050 | Jan, M. Qasim; Monalisa

Temporal variability of phosphorus flux from Pike River watershed to the Missisquoi Bay of Quebec
p. 0058 | Adhikari, B. K.; Madramootoo, C. A.; Sarangi, A.

Research Communication
Population genetic structure and conservation priorities of Oryza rufipogon Griff. populations in Kerala, India
p. 0065 | Raj, R. Dinesh; Kiran, A. G.; Thomas, George

A new approach to avalanche prediction over Indian Western Himalaya
p. 0069 | Joshi, J. C.; Ganju, A.; Sharma, Vikas

Occurrence of small scale inflated pahoehoe lava flows in the Mandla lobe of the eastern Deccan volcanic province
p. 0072 | Kashyap, Mamta; Shrivastava, J. P.; Kumar, Raju

Distribution pattern of the in situ terrestrial gamma radiation in uranium mineralized Singhbhum Shear Zone, Jharkhand and its correlation with local geology
p. 0076 | Banerjee, Kailas Sekhar; Sengupta, D.

Sandstone diagenesis and its impact on reservoir quality of the Arenaceous Unit of Barail Group of an oilfield of Upper Assam Shelf, India
p. 0082 | Borgohain, P.; Borah, C.; Gilfellon, G. B.

Lakadong limestone: Paleocene-Eocene boundary carbonate sedimentation in Meghalaya, northeastern India
p. 0088 | Tewari, V. C.; Kumar, K.; Lokho, K.; Siddaiah, N. Siva

Stream profiles as indicator of active tectonic deformation along the Intra-Foreland Thrust, Nahan Salient, NW India
p. 0095 | Singh, Tejpal; Awasthi, A. K.

Search of alternative substratum for agar in plant tissue culture
p. 0099 | Deb, Chitta Ranjan; Pongerner, Aolemla

Book Reviews
Climate Change and Groundwater by W. Dragoni and B. S. Sukhija
p. 0103 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Nagarathna, A. V.

The Access Principle. The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship by John Willinsky
p. 0105 | Ramaswamy, Ramakrishna

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