Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0594

Editorial
Higher Education: Rocky Road to Reform
p. 0595 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
What else the three science academies could have deliberated?
p. 0597 | Rao, Adhikarla S.

Why Darwin would hate mobile phones more than cancers?
p. 0598 | Dama, Madhukar Shivajirao; Singh, Rajendra

Climate change and its impact on the Himalayan glaciers (Response)
p. 0599 | Chaujar, Ravinder Kumar

Climate change and its impact on the Himalayan glaciers
p. 0599 | Achenbach, Hermann

From ornamental to detrimental: plant invasion of Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. (Ox-eye Daisy) in Kashmir valley, India
p. 0600 | Khuroo, Anzar A.; Malik, Akhtar H.; Reshi, Zafar A.; Dar, G. H.

Ensete superbum (Roxb. ) Cheesman: a rare medicinal plant in urgent need of conservation
p. 0602 | Kumar, V. Saroj; Jaishanker, R.; Annamalai, A.; Iyer, C. S. P.

Nectar robbery in bird pollinated mangroves!
p. 0603 | Nagarajan, B.; Krishnamoorthy, M.; Padmini, S.; Daniel, A.

Effect of casuarina (Casuarina equisetifolia) plantation on the sand skink (Eutropis bibronii Gray 1839) population
p. 0604 | Subramanean, J.; Reddy, M. Vikram

Meeting Report
Awareness and capacity building programme on carbon capture and storage
p. 0606 | Goel, Malti

Ethnomedicines and traditional healers of biodiversity hotspots of northeast India
p. 0607 | Singh, Ranjay K.; Srivastava, R. C.

Commentary
Novel approaches for activity-based standardization of herbal drugs
p. 0610 | Sumantran, Venil N.

Explanation of genetic component of human height by recent genome-wide association studies
p. 0611 | Gupta, Vipin; Sachdeva, M. P.

Scientific Correspondence
Evaluation of speech processing schemes to improve perception of sensorineural hearing impaired
p. 0613 | Kolte, Mahesh T.; Chaudhari, D. S.

DIVA-GIS approaches for diversity assessment of pod characteristics in black gram (Vigna mungo L. Hepper)
p. 0616 | Abraham, Babu; Kamala, V.; Sivaraj, N.; Sunil, N.; Pandravada, S. R.; Vanaja, M.; Varaprasad, K. S.

General Articles
The latest (2008-09) eruption of Barren Island volcano, and some thoughts on its hazards, logistics and geotourism aspects
p. 0620 | Sheth, Hetu C.; Ray, Jyothiranjan S.; Bhutani, Rajneesh; Kumar, Alok; Awasthi, Neeraj

Gasifier stoves - science, technology and field outreach
p. 0627 | Mukunda, H. S.; Dasappa, S.; Paul, P. J.; Rajan, N. K. S.; Yagnaraman, Mahesh; Kumar, D. Ravi; Deogaonkar, Mukund

Review Articles
Mechanisms of amyloid fibril formation by proteins
p. 0639 | Kumar, Santosh; Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

Research Articles
Forest cover change detection of Western Ghats of Maharashtra using satellite remote sensing based visual interpretation technique
p. 0657 | Panigrahy, Rabindra K.; Kale, Manish P.; Dutta, Upasana; Mishra, Asima; Banerjee, Bishwarup; Singh, Sarnam

Conservation implications of the channel changes in Sharda River on endangered swamp deer population and floodplain ecosystem in Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 0665 | Midha, Neha; Mathur, Pradeep K.

Parental care strategies of grey-headed bulbul, Pycnonotus priocephalus in the Western Ghats, South Indi
p. 0673 | Balakrishnan, P.

Research Communication
210Po radiation dose due to cigarette smoking
p. 0681 | Godwin, Wesley S.; Subha, Vincila R.; Feroz, Khan M.

Artificial seed production from encapsulated PLBs regenerated from leaf base of Vanda coerulea Grifft. ex. Lindl. - an endangered orchid
p. 0686 | Sarmah, Debojit Kumar; Borthakur, M.; Borua, P. K.

Application of numerical modelling for morphological changes in a high-energy beach during the south-west monsoon
p. 0691 | Shamji, V. R.; Hameed, T. S. Shahul; Kurian, N. P.; Thomas, K. V.

Geopathic stress: a study to understand its nature using Light Interference Technique
p. 0695 | Dharmadhikari, N. P.; Meshram, D. C.; Kulkarni, S. D.; Hambarde, S. M.; Rao, A. P.; Pimplikar, S. S.; Kharat, A. G.; Patil, P. T.

Polymetallic sulphide mineralization in Chiplakot crystallines, northeast Kumaun Himalaya
p. 0698 | Sharma, Rajesh; Chauhan, Dinesh S.; Rao, D. Rameshwar

Book Reviews
India in the World of Physics: Then and Now by Asoke N. Mitra
p. 0703 | Menon, M. G. K.

Remembering Sir J. C. Bose by D. P. Sen Gupta, M. H. Engineer and V. A. Shepherd
p. 0705 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Disaster Management: Global Challenges and Local Solutions by Rajib Shaw and R. R. Krishnamurthy
p. 0706 | Gupta, Harsh

Plant Taxonomy by O. P. Sharma
p. 0707 | Rao, R. R.

Personal News
Vitaly L. Ginzburg (1916-2009)
p. 0708 | Malhotra, Richa

S. S. Sriramachari (1925-2009)
p. 0709 | Nath, Indira

Historical Notes
Swami Vivekananda's use of science to communicate spirituality
p. 0711 | Monto, Geethanjali

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