Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0708

Editorial
Science: Pressures of a Changing Age
p. 0709 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Survey of plant and animal wealth of India
p. 0711 | Kore, Basavaraj

Libraries, journals and publishers: a response
p. 0711 | Raju, N. Vasantha

Attending international conferences - the funding blues
p. 0712 | Singh, Jagmohan

Prioritizing the criteria for location of Innovation University/IIT across India
p. 0712 | Patra, Digambara

Short-term courses on radioactivity for technical personnel
p. 0713 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

Catfish Clarias is vanishing from the waters of Kerala
p. 0714 | Binoy, V. V.

'Mauhak' - yet another mystery in the dictionary of bamboo flowering
p. 0714 | Sadananda, Ch.; Dilip, Salam; Singha, L. B.; Khan, M. L.

Tackling salinity in Indian vertisols for food security
p. 0716 | Chand, Subhash

Meeting Report
Crystallizing new partnerships
p. 0717 | Verma, Sandeep

Diagnostics in infections
p. 0718 | Malhotra, Richa; Monto, Geethanjali

Research News
Deep plumes, kimberlites and diamonds - a peep inside the earth through time
p. 0720 | Das Sharma, S.; Ramesh, D. S.

Commentary
India registers plant varieties under PPV&FR Act, 2001
p. 0723 | Nagarajan, S.; Trivedi, R. K.; Ganesh, D. S. Raj; Singh, A. K.

The drying up of River Ganga: an issue of common concern to both India and Bangladesh
p. 0725 | Sen, H. S.

Opinion
Higher education in India: in search of the teacher
p. 0728 | Pandit, Maharaj K.

Scientific Correspondence
Total electron content in peninsular India during the eclipse of 15 January 2010
p. 0731 | Galav, P.; Sharma, Shweta; Pandey, R.

Adaptive responses underpinning speciation in Pedicularis L. (Scrophulariaceae)
p. 0733 | Garg, Arti

Occurrence of cyanobacteria-diatom symbiosis in the Bay of Bengal: implications in biogeochemistry
p. 0736 | Kulkarni, Vinayak V.; Chitari, Rajath R.; Narale, Dhiraj D.; Patil, Jagadish S.; Anil, Arga Chandrashekar

General Articles
Highly cited papers from India and China
p. 0738 | Madhan, Muthu; Chandrasekar, G.; Arunachalam, Subbiah

First nodule to first mine-site: development of deep-sea mineral resources from the Indian Ocean
p. 0750 | Sharma, Rahul

Review Articles
Nanoporous zeolites in farming: current status and issues ahead
p. 0760 | Ramesh, Kulasekaran; Biswas, Ashis Kumar; Somasundaram, Jayaraman; Rao, Annangi Subba

Research Articles
Forecast of the track and intensity of the tropical cyclone AILA over the Bay of Bengal by the global spectral atmospheric model VARSHA
p. 0765 | Basu, B. K.; Bhagyalakshmi, K.

Intrinsic and scattering attenuation in Chedrang Fault and its vicinity - the rupture area of Great Assam earthquake of 12 June 1897 (M = 8. 7)
p. 0775 | Baruah, Saurabh; Hazarika, Devajit; Kalita, Aditya; Goswami, Sumana

Research Communication
Magnetic moments in the Fe-Co system
p. 0785 | Bhatia, M. L.

On acoustic theory of conch shell
p. 0790 | Rath, Saroj Kumar; Naik, P. C.

Studies on Makhana (Euryale ferox Salisbury)
p. 0795 | Verma, Arvind Kumar; Banerji, B. K.; Chakrabarty, Debasis; Datta, S. K.

Effects of plot size and shape on the encounter rate of ungulate faecal pellet groups and abundance estimate precision
p. 0800 | Noor, Athar; Habib, Bilal; Kumar, Satish

Coprolites from the lower Miocene Baripada beds of Orissa
p. 0804 | Sharma, K. Milankumar; Patnaik, Rajeev

Deep-ocean exploration using remotely operated vehicle at gas hydrate site in Krishna-Godavari basin, Bay of Bengal
p. 0809 | Ramadass, G. A.; Ramesh, S.; Selvakumar, J. Manecius; Ramesh, R.; Subramanian, An.; Sathianarayanan, D.; Harikrishnan, G.; Muthukumaran, D.; Jayakumar, V. K.; Chandrasekaran, E.; Murugesh, M.; Elangovan, S.; Prakash, V. Doss; Radhakrishnan, M.; Vadivelan, A.

Trophic status and ecological studies of the Ambazari Lake, Nagpur, Maharashstra, based on sedimentary diatoms
p. 0816 | Humane, Sumedh K.; Bokade, Poonam R.; Humane, Samaya S.; Wankhade, Anup S.

Soil organic carbon - the most reliable indicator for monitoring land degradation by soil erosion
p. 0823 | Rajan, K.; Natarajan, A.; Kumar, K. S. Anil; Badrinath, M. S.; Gowda, R. C.

Book Reviews
Community Ecology of Tropical Birds by E. A. Jayson and C. Sivaperuman
p. 0828 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2010 by Raymond Jeanloz and Katherine H. Freeman (eds)
p. 0829 | Rajendran, C. P.

Vulnerable India: A Geographical Study of Disasters by Anu Kapur
p. 0831 | Ramamurthy, V. S.

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International Conference on Molecular Medicine-Charotar University of Science and Technology
p. 0834

Call for proposals under Molecular Electronics, Conducting Polymers and Non-invasive and other Bio-sensors
p. 0835

Khorana Program for Scholars-Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
p. 0836

Mid-Year Research Admissions 2010-2011-Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0837

3rd Meeting of the Asian Forum of Chromosome Chormatin Biology-Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0838

National Workshop on Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy and Biophotonics-NEHU, Shillong
p. 0839

Planetary Sciences and Exploration Programme (PLANEX)-Eleventh Workshop on 'Exploration of Mars and Moon'-Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0840

Call for Research Proposals on Beach Placers and Related Sediments-Ocean and Atmospheric Science and Technology Cell (OASTC)
p. 0841

DST Sponsored Workshop on 'Advances in Biotechnology (ABST)'-TERI
p. 0841

JRF Position in BRNS Project-Mangalore University
p. 0842

Senior/Junior Scientists-International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicology
p. 0842

Junior Research Project Fellow-Mody Institute of Technology and Science
p. 0843

Research Associate-Biotechnology Division
p. 0843

National Workshop on 'Hands-on Training on Techniques used in Biotechnological Research'
p. 0844

Aravind Medical Research Foundation
p. 0844

GOYAL PRIZES and RAJIB GOYAL PRIZES 2008-Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
p. 0845

JRF position in BRNS Project-Manipal University
p. 0845

Junior Research Fellow-Sri Venkateswara University, Department of Biochemistry
p. 0846

Global Exchange Lecture Course Molecular and Evolutionary Genetics of Malaria
p. 0846

National Conference on Molecular Medicine and Nanobiotechnology
p. 0847

Notification for the Post of JRF-Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
p. 0847

Entries for Louis Pasteur Award - 2011-Central Silk Board
p. 0848

Senior Research Fellow-Bengal Engineering and Science University
p. 0848

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p. 0849

Admission to Ph. D. Programme-Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 0850

Junior Research Fellow-Bishop Heber College (Autonomous)
p. 0850

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