Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 11:
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In this issue
p. 1488

Editorial
Being Busy
p. 1489 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Global biodiversity crisis and priorities in Indian plant systematics
p. 1491 | Raj, M. S. Kiran

Malaviya's vision on science and technology: celebrating his 150th birth anniversary
p. 1492 | Dwivedi, B. N.

Defining hydrogen bond through IUPAC
p. 1493 | Arunan, E.

Fast track funding units - an option to attend international conferences
p. 1494 | Kumar, Sudhir

Analysis of Kalinga awardees confers enhanced science and technology support in the developing countries
p. 1494 | Jain, N. C.

Vigilance awareness in science
p. 1494 | Garg, Arti

Pulicat - threatened lake of the year 2010
p. 1496 | Kannan, Vaithiyanathan; Pandiyan, Jeganathan

Need for conservation of common sand boa (Eryx conicus) (Schneider 1801)
p. 1497 | Alexandar, R.

Meeting Report
Eleventh Frank Warren conference
p. 1498 | Narayana, B. Lakshmi; Rao, A. Raghuram

In Conversation
Yves Meyer, the 2010 Gauss Prize winner
p. 1501 | Malhotra, Richa

Commentary
Need for ethical oversight of clinical trials in India
p. 1505 | Srivastava, J. S.

Malaria recession and the way forward
p. 1507 | Dev, Vas

Cartoon
Smile with Science: Sumanta Baruah
p. 1509

Opinion
The case, once more, for a united academy of sciences of India
p. 1510 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

Scientific Correspondence
Cyanobacterial diversity of two hyper-thermal springs, Ringigad and Soldhar in Tapoban geothermal field, Uttarakhand Himalaya
p. 1513 | Bhardwaj, Kailash N.; Tiwari, S. C.

Developmental adaptation of leaves in Podophyllum hexandrum for effective pollination and dispersal
p. 1518 | Rajkumar, S.; Ahuja, P. S.

Does food adaptation influence prey choice of a generalist predator, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant?
p. 1520 | Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Sangeetha, P.; Verghese, Abraham

General Articles
Patent laws and research exemption imperatives - do scientists have enough freedom to operate?
p. 1523 | Kumar, K. Suresh; Aruna; Tejswi, Shikha

Review Articles
DNA barcoding in plants: taxonomy in a new perspective
p. 1530 | Vijayan, K.; Tsou, C. H.

Gene and cell therapy in India
p. 1542 | Mulherkar, Rita

Research Articles
Seismological constraints for the 1905 Kangra earthquake and associated hazard in northwest India
p. 1549 | Srivastava, H. N.; Verma, Mithila; Bansal, B. K.

Entropy-based approach for estimation of natural recharge in Kodaganar River basin, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 1560 | Mondal, N. C.; Singh, V. P.

Temporal changes to the abundance and community structure of migratory waterbirds in Santragachhi Lake, West Bengal, and their relationship with water hyacinth cover
p. 1570 | Khan, T. N.

Research Communication
Variations in low-latitude middle atmospheric thermal structure during the 15 January 2010 solar eclipse
p. 1578 | Taori, A.; Sathishkumar, S.; Gurubaran, S.

An efficient high-throughput protocol based on 2D-HN(C)N for unambiguous HN and 15N backbone assignment in small folded proteins in less than a day
p. 1581 | Kumar, Dinesh; Hosur, Ramakrishna V.

Light gaseous hydrocarbon anomalies in the near-surface soils of Sagar District, Vindhyan Basin, India
p. 1586 | Prasanna, M. Veena; Rasheed, M. A.; Madhavi, T.; Kalpana, G.; Patil, D. J.; Dayal, A. M.

Viability and enzyme activity of ageing seeds of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb. ) Nees) in relation to exogenous plant growth regulators
p. 1590 | Richa; Sharma, M. L.; Kumar, Vikas

Viability and enzyme activity of ageing seeds of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb. ) Nees) in relation to exogenous plant growth regulators
p. 1590 | Richa; Sharma, M. L.; Kumar, Vikas

A protocol for multiplication and restoration of Ceropegia fantastica Sedgw. : a critically endangered plant species
p. 1593 | Chandore, A. N.; Nimbalkar, M. S.; Gurav, R. V.; Bapat, V. A.; Yadav, S. R.

Differential volatile emission from sweet potato plant: mechanism of resistance in sweet potato for weevil Cylas formicarius (Fab. )
p. 1597 | Korada, Rajasekhara Rao; Naskar, S. K.; Prasad, A. R.; Prasuna, A. L.; Jyothi, K. N.

Survival and reproduction of natural populations of Helicoverpa armigera on Bt-cotton hybrids in Raichur, India
p. 1602 | Ranjith, M. T.; Prabhuraj, A.; Srinivasa, Y. B.

Book Reviews
The Simple Science of Flight: From Insects to Jumbo Jets by Henk Tennekes
p. 1607 | Narasimha, Roddam

Squatting with Dignity: Lessons from India by Kumar Alok
p. 1608 | Meenakshisundaram, S. S.

Molecular Markers and Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology: Microbial Methods by Rukam S. Tomar, Manoj V. Parakhia, Sunil V. Patel and B. A. Golakiya
p. 1609 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Annual Review of Physiology, 2010 by David Julius and David E. Clapham (eds)
p. 1610 | Sikdar, S. K.

Personal News
Rajeswari Chatterjee (1922-2010)
p. 1612 | Bhat, Bharathi

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Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers - 2011
p. 1615

Research Fellowships for Multidisciplinary Ph. D. (Tech. ) Degree in Chemical Engineering-DAE-ICT Centre for Chemical Engineering Education and Research
p. 1616

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 1617

Applications are invited for the 'Young Researcher Award - 2011'-LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1618

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p. 1619

Admission to Ph. D. /M. Phil. Programme - January 2011 Session-KARPAGAM UNIVERSITY
p. 1620

REFRESHER COURSE IN CONDENSED MATTER AND STATISTICAL PHYSICS
p. 1621

Junior Research Fellow-Mody Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1622

Opportunities for Outstanding Researchers in Climate Sciences-Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune
p. 1623

Junior Research Fellow-Department of Human Genetics
p. 1623

Applications Invited for RCB-Young Investigator Awards-Regional Centre for Biotechnology
p. 1624

Applications Invited for Research Fellowships-Regional Centre for Biotechnology
p. 1624

Junior Research Fellow-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR)
p. 1625

Junior Research Fellow-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (ICMR)
p. 1625

Junior Research Fellow-University of North Bengal
p. 1626

Applications are invited for the Summer Programme-Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1626

Project Assistant-Central Institute of Coir Technology
p. 1627

Workshop on Advanced Techniques in Genomics of Type 2 Diabetes-Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
p. 1627

Senior Research Fellow (1)-Department of Genetic Engineering
p. 1628

Position for JRF in DAE-BRNS Project-Department of Physics
p. 1628

Walk-in-Interview for JRF-Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
p. 1628

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