Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 100 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2011
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Chemists and Chemistry
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Citations per paper in physics
p. 0007 | Sen, Kalidas

World university rankings and Indian universities
p. 0007 | Pahari, Susanta

Who won at ASIAD 2010?
p. 0008 | Prathap, Gangan

Charcoal making: going green with black
p. 0009 | Uniyal, Sanjay Kr.; Kumar, Amit

In search of good teachers
p. 0010 | Shanmugam, G.

Meeting Report
Sustainable cities
p. 0011 | Monto, Geethanjali; Malhotra, Richa

Three lectures by an entomoartist
p. 0013 | Monto, Geethanjali

In Conversation
Barrett Anthony Klein
p. 0016 | Monto, Geethanjali

Research News
Structure of invisible intermediate of a protein
p. 0019 | Chakrabarti, Kalyan S.

Indian science: catch up with India, then worry about China
p. 0021 | Arunan, E.

Can our national laboratories become research universities?
p. 0022 | Lavakare, P. J.

Scientific Correspondence
Issue of testicular toxicity of hydroxycitric acid lactone
p. 0024 | Ranjith, D.; Prakash, S. Shiva; Karunakara, A. C.; Diwakar, Latha; Reddy, G. Chandrasekara

Zinc oxide–neem oil conditioning for improving the quality of the micronutrient fertilizer zinc sulphate heptahydrate
p. 0027 | Suri, I. K.; Prasad, Rajendra; Shivay, Y. S.

Methanotrophs: the potential biological sink to mitigate the global methane load
p. 0029 | Singh, Jay Shankar

Simultaneous detection of episomal Banana streak Mysore virus and Banana bunchy top virus using multiplex RT–PCR
p. 0031 | Selvarajan, R.; Sheeba, M. Mary; Balasubramanian, V.

Carijoa riisei (Cnidaria : Octocorallia : Clavulariidae), a newly observed threat to Gulf of Mannar coral biodiversity?
p. 0035 | Padmakumar, K.; Chandran, R.; Kumar, J. S. Yogesh; Sornaraj, R.

General Articles
Are research grants free from gender bias: an overview of funding pattern of CSIR extramural research projects in life sciences
p. 0038 | Rani, Kanta; Luthra, Rajesh

Beyond family and societal attitudes to retain women in science
p. 0043 | Kurup, Anitha; Maithreyi, R.

Long-term data on coastal pollution and dissemination to academic and research communities
p. 0049 | Subramanian, B. R.

Research Account
Alloy development of corrosion-resistant rail steel
p. 0052 | Balasubramaniam, R.; Panda, B.; Dwivedi, G.; Moon, A. P.; Mahapatra, S.; Manuwal, A. K.; Bhattacharyya, A.; Srikanth, K.; Rathi, R. K.

Research Articles
psbA gene family coding D1 proteins of photosystem II of cyanobacteria Synechocystis PCC 6803 is essential for DNA repair/protection
p. 0058 | Minda, Renu; Joshi, Vashudha P.; Bhattacharjee, Swapan K.

Intra-seasonal variation and relationship among leaf traits of different forest herbs in a dry tropical environment
p. 0069 | Dubey, Prajjwal; Raghubanshi, A. S.; Singh, J. S.

Food preference and interspecific interactions in fungus-growing termite assemblage in a West African savanna
p. 0077 | Basu, Parthiba

Research Communications
Dendroclimatic analysis of teak (Tectona grandis L. f.) annual rings from two locations of peninsular India
p. 0084 | Sinha, Satish Kumar; Deepak, M. S.; Rao, R. Vijendra; Borgaonkar, H. P.

Psychophily in Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl. (Verbenaceae)
p. 0088 | Lakshmi, P. Vara; Raju, A. J. Solomon

Regional geological studies over parts of Deccan Syneclise using remote sensing and geophysical data for understanding hydrocarbon prospects
p. 0095 | Chandrasekhar, P.; Martha, Tapas R.; Venkateswarlu, N.; Subramanian, S. K.; Kamaraju, M. V. V.

Two-pyroxene mafic granulites from Patharkhang, Shillong–Meghalaya Gneissic Complex
p. 0100 | Dwivedi, S. B.; Theunuo, K.

Seismic wave pattern in West Bengal basin compared to other coastal sedimentary basins of India
p. 0106 | Prasad, A. S. S. S. R. S.; Venkateswarlu, N.; Reddy, P. R.; Rao, P. Koteswara; Sarkar, D.; Sagar, G. Vidya

Elevated sea surface temperature during May 2010 induces mass bleaching of corals in the Andaman
p. 0111 | Krishnan, P.; Roy, S. Dam; George, Grinson; Srivastava, R. C.; Anand, A.; Murugesan, S.; Kaliyamoorthy, M.; Vikas, N.; Soundararajan, R.

Molecular taxonomy of marine mammals stranded along Kerala coast, India
p. 0117 | George, Sanil; Meenakshi, K.; Bijukumar, A.

Book Reviews
Climate Change and Chemicals: Environmental and Biological Aspects, Golam Kibria, A. K. Yousuf Haroon, Dayanthi Nugegoda and Gavin Rose
p. 0121 | Prusty, B. Anjan Kumar

Plates vs Plumes: A Geological Controversy by Gillian R. Foulger
p. 0122 | Sheth, H. C.

Water, Agriculture and Sustainable Well-Being, Unai Pascual, Amita Saha and Jayanta Bandyopadhyay(eds)
p. 0124 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Nagarathna, A. V.

Call for Proposals for Funding Support – 15th Batch
p. 0126

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Advances in Biotechnology
p. 0127

p. 0128

p. 0129

Jawaharlal Nehru University
p. 0130

3rd Indian Peptide Symposium
p. 0131

2nd International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer
p. 0132

p. 0133

Vasantdada Sugar Institute
p. 0134

Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
p. 0134

Department of Crop Physiology
p. 0135

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
p. 0135

Centre for Mathematical Sciences
p. 0136

University of Kerala Department of Botany
p. 0136

Orissa Bigyan Academy
p. 0137

Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology
p. 0137

Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI)
p. 0138

Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
p. 0138

Position for JRF in DAE-BRNS Project
p. 0138

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