Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2010
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Editorial
Research and the Human Element
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Beyond irreverence
p. 0007 | Mashelkar, R. A.

'Top scoring graduate' to 'top thinking graduate'
p. 0007 | Dama, Madhukar Shivajirao

Invest in soil health for food security
p. 0008 | Patra, Ashok K.

Interviews in academics - need for moderation
p. 0008 | Sharma, Pritam Dev; Sharma, Om P.

Dietary management of finger millet
p. 0009 | Kamala, K.; Ganesan, A.; Shobana, S.; Sudha, V.; Malleshi, N. G.; Mohan, V.

Metamorphosis of libraries and librarianship induced by technology and private publishers
p. 0009 | Sangam, S. L.; Girji, R. M.

Resettlement of weaver birds (Ploceus philippinus) in Ousteri Lake
p. 0010 | Alexandar, R.; Pushparaj, P.

Termites as ecosystem engineers and potentials for soil restoration
p. 0011 | Pardeshi, Manojkumar; Prusty, B. Anjan Kumar

Physics and India
p. 0012 | Bose, Dwarka

Meeting Report
Bats
p. 0013 | Monto, Geethanjali

Commentary
Foundations and flagpoles of research
p. 0015 | Ramanarayanan, V.

The challenges of building the human resource pipeline in research intensive organizations
p. 0017 | Ramamurthy, V. S.

Scientific Correspondence
And the winner is: Globalization. Olympic gold medals as indicator for a global world
p. 0020 | Carbon, Claus-c.; Schoormans, Jan P. L.

Combined effect of PGRs and soil facilitate early flowering of an endangered alpine orchid Dactylorhiza hatagirea at lower elevation
p. 0021 | Giri, Dinesh; Tamta, Sushma

Nocturnal pollination of Parkia biglandulosa by nectar feeding bat, Cynopterus sphinx
p. 0024 | Stephenraj, D.; Isaac, S. Suthakar

General Articles
IPCC: accomplishments, controversies and challenges
p. 0026 | Ravindranath, N. H.

SQUID-based measurement of biomagnetic fields
p. 0036 | Janawadkar, M. P.; Radhakrishnan, T. S.; Gireesan, K.; Parasakthi, C.; Sengottuvel, S.; Patel, Rajesh; Sundar, C. S.; Raj, Baldev

Review Articles
The impact of global elevated CO2 concentration on photosynthesis and plant productivity
p. 0046 | Reddy, Attipalli R.; Rasineni, Girish K.; Raghavendra, Agepati S.

Research Articles
Wild Gossypium anomalum: a unique source of fibre fineness and strength
p. 0058 | Mehetre, Subhash S.

Brick kiln industry in long-term impacts biomass and diversity structure of plant communities
p. 0072 | Gupta, Shachi; Narayan, Rup

Research Communication
Winter equatorial mesospheric neutral turbulence
p. 0080 | Das, Uma; Sinha, H. S. S.

Assessment of WRF-Var assimilation for a cyclonic storm - Nisha
p. 0086 | Dutta, Surya K.; Prasad, V. S.

Tectonic control on alluvial fans, piedmont streams and Ganga River in western Ganga Plain (India) using satellite remote sensing data
p. 0091 | Uniyal, Aniruddh; Ravindran, K. V.; Prasad, C.

HimFlorIS - an information system for flora in Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 0098 | Kumar, Amit; Meenakshi; Uniyal, Sanjay Kumar; Lal, Brij; Chawla, Amit; Rajkumar, S.; Ahuja, P. S.

What drives the increased phytoplankton biomass in the Arabian Sea?
p. 0101 | Kumar, S. Prasanna; Roshin, Raj P.; Narvekar, Jayu; Kumar, P. K. Dinesh; Vivekanandan, E.

State-level inventory of invasive alien plants, their source regions and use potential
p. 0107 | Singh, K. P.; Shukla, Achuta Nand; Singh, J. S.

A new phonic type of the rufous horseshoe bat Rhinolophus rouxii from southern India
p. 0114 | Chattopadhyay, Balaji; Schuller, Gerd; Garg, Kritika M.; Kandula, Sripathi

Book Reviews
Science and Sustainable Food Security. Selected Papers of M. S. Swaminathan by Tjan Kwang Wei (ed. )
p. 0119 | Balasubramanian, A. V.

Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of Great Himalayan National Park and its Environs (H. P. ), India by S. K. Singh and D. K. Singh
p. 0120 | Srivastava, S. C.

Drinking Water and Food Security in Hard Rock Areas of India by Subhajyoti Das (ed. )
p. 0121 | Kumar, M. S. Mohan

Personal News
Narayana Balakrishnan Nair (1927-2010)
p. 0122 | Kumar, A. Biju

Historical Notes
Medical journalism in 19th century Madras
p. 0123 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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