Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0264

Editorial
Mathematics and Mathematicians
p. 0265 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Threat of Gopalpur port oil spill to olive ridley turtles and their hatchlings
p. 0267 | Reddy, M. Vikram

Save India's heritage
p. 0267 | Thewissen, J. G. M.; Hughes, Nigel C.

Updating scientific serials catalogue
p. 0268 | Kundu, S. R.

India's highest biogas plant commissioned at Leh-Ladakh
p. 0269 | Acharya, S.; Mustafa, S. B.; Prakash, B.; Singh, S. B.

Role of Integrated Watershed Management Programme in controlling erosion and reclaming wastelands in India
p. 0269 | Naik, P. K.

'Congress grass'
p. 0270 | Dasgupta, A. K.

Meeting Report
GRC 2010 on crystal engineering - a crystallizing experience!
p. 0271 | Ramanan, A.; Rao, Bhisetti Govinda

Plant biotechnology: from basic research to crop improvement
p. 0272 | Rayapuram, Cb Gowda; Jensen, Jens Due

Research News
Nano-agriculture - carbon nanotubes enhance tomato seed germination and plant growth
p. 0274 | Srinivasan, C.; Saraswathi, R.

Opinion
Monitoring the Indian tropical carbon flux - need for a holistic approach
p. 0276 | Ningthoujam, Ramesh Kumar

Commentary
Challenges of soil quality of Indian soils vis-á-vis food security
p. 0278 | Chand, S.

Scientific Correspondence
Unique mating behaviour of Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) in the Gir Forest, Gujarat
p. 0281 | Meena, V.

Bird's feather lineation - discovery of a new type of linear structure in calc-silicate rocks of Sheopura-Kesarpura mine area near Beawar, Rajasthan, India
p. 0282 | Paliwal, B. S.

Nonlinear electrical conductivity response of shaly-sand reservoir
p. 0283 | Glover, Paul W. J.

Special Section: Mathematics in India
How the 'International Congress of Mathematicians' came to be
p. 0286 | Rosalind, Ezhil K.

The International Congress of Mathematicians: a human endeavour
p. 0287 | Curbera, Guillermo P.

Calculus in India: The historical and mathematical context
p. 0293 | Divakaran, P. P.

Beginnings of modern mathematics in India
p. 0300 | Dauben, Joseph W.; Parikh, Rohit

Mathematicians speak
p. 0323 | Malhotra, Richa

Perspectives on India's mathematical landscape
p. 0332 | Malhotra, Richa

General Articles
Adaptive mechanisms for stress tolerance in Antarctic plants
p. 0334 | Singh, S. M.; Pereira, N.; Ravindra, R.

DNA-based identification of victims of the Mangalore air crash of May 2010
p. 0341 | Nandineni, Madhusudan R.; Prasad, S. P. R.; Goud, V. Ch.; Negi, D. S.; Nagaraju, J.; Gowrishankar, J.

Research Articles
Ultrafast charge transfer through p-oligo(phenylene) bridges: effect of nonequilibrium vibrations Supporting Information
p. 0343 | Bauer, Christophe; Teuscher, Joël; Pelet, Serge; Wenger, Bernard; Bonhôte, Pierre; Nazeeruddin, Mohammad K.; Zakeeruddin, Shaik M.; Comte, Pascal; Grätzel, Michael; Moser, Jacques-edouard

Floristics and dry matter dynamics of tropical wet evergreen forests of Western Ghats, India
p. 0353 | Swamy, S. L.; Dutt, C. B. S.; Murthy, M. S. R.; Mishra, Alka; Bargali, S. S.

Research Communication
Solidification and stabilization of chromium laden wastes in cementitious binders
p. 0365 | Sophia, A. Carmalin; Sandhya, S.; Swaminathan, K.

Descriptors based on information theory for numerical characterization of DNA sequences
p. 0370 | Jayalakshmi, R.; Natarajan, R.; Vivekanandan, M.; Subramanian, N. Ganapathy

Platinum group elements in basic and ultrabasic rocks around Madawara, Bundelkhand Massif, Central India
p. 0375 | Singh, S. P.; Balaram, V.; Satyanarayanan, M.; Anjaiah, K. V.; Kharia, Aditya

Book Reviews
Physical and Chemical Methods in Soil Analysis: Fundamental Concepts of Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental Techniques, Second Edition by Dipak Sarkar and Abhijit Haldar
p. 0384 | Rao, Sudhakar M.

Birds in Books: Three Hundred Years of South Asian Ornithology - A Bibliography by Aasheesh Pittie
p. 0385 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Water and the Laws in India by Ramaswamy R. Iyer (ed. )
p. 0386 | Menon, N. R. Madhava

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Award of Biotechnology National Associateship to scientists working in North-Eastern States to work in leading National Institutes and Universities: 2010-11-Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
p. 0389

Junior Research Fellow-Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur 342 001
p. 0390

Call S&T based proposals for managing issues related to elderly population (Technology Intervention for Elderly - TIE)-Department of Science and Technology
p. 0391

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Refresher Course on 'Recent Advances in Chemical Science and its Technological Applications'
p. 0393

India-Japan Cooperative Science Programme (IJCSP)-Department of Science and Technology
p. 0394

Workshop on Computational Fluid Dynamics-University of Hyderabad
p. 0395

Junior Research Fellow: Walk-in-Interview-S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat
p. 0396

Project Assistant-II: Walk-in-Interview-S. V. National Institute of Technology, Surat
p. 0396

Junior Research Fellow-Dept of Biochemistry, Bangalore University
p. 0397

Junior Research Fellow-Department of Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai
p. 0397

Deputation of Indian Scientists Abroad under Bilateral Exchange Programme 2011-2012-Indian National Science Academy
p. 0398

Call for Nominations: INSA Medal for Young Scientist - 2011-Indian National Science Academy
p. 0398

Dr D. C. Pavate Memorial Fellowships in Cambridge, 2011-Karnatak University, Dharwad
p. 0399

Junior Research Fellow-Maharashtra Academy of Engineering, Pune
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Call for Abstracts on Scientific and Technological Approaches for Sustainable Use of Water Resources
p. 0400

Short Term Training Course on Molecular Techniques in Plant Biology
p. 0400

Junior Research Fellow: Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
p. 0401

Scientific Officer-International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 0401

Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor Posts-Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded
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