Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 105 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2013
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1453

Guest Editorial
Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013: Chemistry in cyberspace
p. 1455 | Ghosh, Swapan K.

For the country’s long-term energy needs
p. 1457 | Devaprakash, J.

SMART agriculture for nutritional security
p. 1458 | Ramya, K. T.; Fiyaz, R. Abdul; Yasin, J. K.

A website to showcase the human-friendly aspects of termites
p. 1459 | Premalatha, M.; Tauseef, S. M.; Abbasi, Tasneem; Abbasi, S. A.

Towards regulating nanomaterials in Indian food industries
p. 1459 | Sharma, Ritika; Sharma, Vidisha; Kumar, Arun

Open access and Creative Commons – A new platform for open educational resources and scientific research
p. 1461 | Sharma, Yash Paul

Meeting Report
An artful peek into the world of mathematics
p. 1462 | Prakash, Megha

Stem cells and cancer biology
p. 1463 | Soumya, K. V.; Ashwini, S. K.

Linking kids and conservation: some thoughts on the vacation training programme
p. 1464 | Abhisheka, K.; Aravind, N. A.; Ganesh, T.

In Conversation
Nigel Collar and Abi Tamim Vanak
p. 1465 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Engendering agricultural research: needs and challenges
p. 1468 | Dash, H. K.; Mishra, Sabita; Singh, Abha; Sarkar, Ananta

Scientific Correspondence
Indicators for localized regions of heavier species in the lunar surface from CHACE on Chandrayaan-1
p. 1470 | Sridharan, R.; Das, Tirtha Pratim; Ahmed, S. M.; Bhardwaj, Anil

Lessons from Kedarnath tragedy of Uttarakhand Himalaya, India
p. 1472 | Uniyal, Aniruddha

Orographic control of the Kedarnath disaster
p. 1474 | Dubey, Chandra S.; Shukla, Dericks P.; Ningreichon, A. S.; Usham, Arnold L.

Incidence of hydrofluorosis and its adverse effects on animal health in Durg district, Chhattisgarh
p. 1477 | Giri, D. K.; Ghosh, R. C.; Dey, S.; Mondal, M.; Kashyap, Deepak Kumar; Dewanagan, Govina

General Articles
Journal impact factor: is it only used in China and South Asia?
p. 1480 | Xue-li, Liu; Mei-ying, Wang; Lin, Zhang; Pu, Wang; Zhi-xin, Zhou

Was the Rann of Kachchh navigable during the Harappan times (Mid-Holocene)? An archaeological perspective
p. 1485 | Gaur, A. S.; Vora, K. H.; Sundaresh; Murali, R. Mani; Jayakumar, S.

Review Articles
Analysing the gross and net deforestation rates in India
p. 1492 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Dutta, Kalloli; Jha, C. S.

Special Section: Microscopy in Biology
Image deconvolution research: its scope and importance in live cell microscopy
p. 1501 | Arigovindan, Muthuvel

Imaging cellular signalling: many ‘moving tales’ in MAP kinase odyssey
p. 1512 | Jain, Ruchi; Saini, Deepak Kumar

Next-generation optical microscopy
p. 1524 | Roy, Rahul

Optical microscopy methods for understanding learning and memory
p. 1537 | Singh, Aditya; Kumar, Suraj; Singh, Vikram Pal; Balaji, J.

Measuring the diffusion of fluorescent dye or protein inside living cells
p. 1549 | Prasad, Saumya; Swaminathan, Rajaram

Peeping in on the cytoskeleton: light microscopy approaches to actin and microtubule organization
p. 1562 | Sahasrabudhe, Abhishek; Vittal, Vijay; Ghose, Aurnab

Research Articles
Identification and establishment of genomic identity of Ralstonia solanacearum isolated from a wilted chilli plant at Tezpur, North East India
p. 1571 | Kumar, Rahul; Barman, Anjan; Jha, Gopaljee; Ray, Suvendra Kumar

Scattering mechanism-based algorithm for improved mapping of water-ice deposits in the lunar polar regions
p. 1579 | Mohan, Shiv; Saran, Sriram; Das, Anup

Research Communications
Spatial decision support system for managing agricultural experimental farms
p. 1588 | Sreekanth, P. D.; Soam, S. K.; Kumar, K. V.; Rao, N. H.

Evaluation of traditional anthelmintic herbs as substitutes for the endangered Embelia ribes, using Caenorhabditis elegans model
p. 1593 | Venkatasubramanian, Padma; Godbole, Ashwini; Vidyashankar, R.; Kuruvilla, Gina R.

Reliability of earthquake nucleation model in Koyna region
p. 1598 | Rai, S. S.; Sarma, Rajgopala

Early to Middle Albian age calcareous nannofossils from Pariwar Formation of Jaisalmer Basin, Rajasthan, western India and their significance
p. 1604 | Rai, Jyotsana; Singh, Abha; Pandey, Dhirendra Kumar

Heterogeneity of reticulocyte population in mouse peripheral blood
p. 1611 | Bhardwaj, Nitin; Saxena, Rajiv K.

Book Reviews
The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet. Ramez Naam
p. 1615 | Bhatia, C. R.

Infinite Nuclear Matter Model of Atomic Nuclei. L. Satpathy and R. C. Nayak
p. 1617 | Mitra, A. N.

What a Plant Knows – A Field Guide to the Senses. Daniel Chamovitz
p. 1618 | Naik, Anjali Sudhir

Climate Change and Environment. J. Sundaresan et al. (eds)
p. 1620 | Ramesh, Rengaswamy

Individual Scientific Research Awards - Lady Tata Memorial Trust
p. 1621

‘Young Researcher Award – 2014’ - Lady Tata Memorial Trust
p. 1622

The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarships 2014
p. 1623

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Quantum Mechanics
p. 1624

Fifty-Eighth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1625

First Refresher Course in Materials Preparation and Measurement of Properties
p. 1626

Wanted a Leader with Vision and Drive to Create a Modern University
p. 1627

S. N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences
p. 1628

Science Academies’ Fifty-Sixth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1629

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Recent Trends in Computer Science and Engineering: Refreshing the Young Minds’
p. 1630

Library Assistant - Centre for Soft Matter Research
p. 1631

JRF and Project Assistant - Vignan's University
p. 1631

DBT Sponsored Workshop on ‘Advanced Nano-characterization Techniques as Complementary Tools for Biomolecular Applications’
p. 1632

Research Associate - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 1632

Junior Research Fellow - Guru Nanak Dev University
p. 1633

Junior Research Fellow - Punjab Technical University
p. 1633

Visiting Scientist Programme 2014 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 1634

Fellowship Notice - CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya
p. 1634

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes - Sher-e-Kashmir
p. 1635

Ph.D. programme - Sher-e-Kashmir
p. 1635

p. 1636

Junior Research Fellow - Mepco Engineering College
p. 1636

JAssistant Executive Editor/Accounts Assistant - Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1637

Invites Applications Continuous Induction Program - Department of Biotechnology
p. 1637

Junior Research Fellow - Inter University Accelerator Centre
p. 1638

Faculty/Scientist/Scholars - SRM University
p. 1638

Assistant Professors/Associate Professors - Cotton College State University
p. 1638

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
p. 1639

DBT sponsored National Conference
p. 1639

Junior Research Fellow - Amity University Haryana
p. 1639

Junior Research Fellow - Dayalbagh Educational Institute
p. 1639

Junior Research Fellow - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 1640

Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University, Kolhapur
p. 1640

Junior Research Fellow - Directorate of Soybean Research
p. 1640

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 1640

The World Academy of Sciences
p. 1641

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