Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 82 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1303

Editorial
The poetry and prose of evolution
p. 1305 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The impact factor syndrome
p. 1307 | Bachhawat, Anand K.

Yardstick for participation in scientific research: Intellectual capacity or mere technical competence?
p. 1307 | Raja, R.

How do we promote scientific research as a career in India?
p. 1308 | Virk, H. S.

Allocation of space and facilities to young researchers
p. 1308 | Bhatia, C. R.

Free e-journals on the Internet
p. 1309 | Sumitra, M. K.

Flower structure and function in the classification of bamboos
p. 1309 | John, C. K.; Nadgauda, Rajani S.

Flower structure and function in the classification of bamboos(Response)
p. 1309 | Koshy, K. C.; Harikumar, D.; Narendran, T. C.

News
Could the Basmati rice on your plate be an imposter? Call in the 'rice detectives'
p. 1311 | Sen, Nirupa

Meeting Report
Advances in mathematical, statistical and computational methods in science and technology
p. 1313 | Upadhyay, Ranjit Kumar; Dey, S.

New horizons in heterogeneous catalysis
p. 1314 | Tripathi, Shailendra; Sinha, A. S. K.; Upadhyay, S. N.

Research News
Nuclear fusion using a table-top sonoluminescence device
p. 1317 | Rao, K. R.

Random selections
Random selections
p. 1318

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1319

Scientific Correspondence
Pre-monsoon western disturbances in relation to monsoon rainfall, its advance­ment over NW India and their trends
p. 1320 | Das, M. R.; Mukhopadhyay, R. K.; Dandekar, M. M.; Kshirsagar, S. R.

Prevalence of bagworm infestation in Chhattisgarh
p. 1322 | Agrawal, Arvind

General Articles
The future of biological diversity in a crowded world
p. 1325 | May, Robert M.

Balancing the approaches of environmental conservation by considering eco­system services as well as biodiversity
p. 1331 | Singh, S. P.

Review Articles
Biological activities and medicinal properties of neem (Azadirachta indica)
p. 1336 | Biswas, Kaushik; Chattopadhyay, Ishita; Banerjee, Ranajit K.; Bandyopadhyay, Uday

Technical Note
Development of a short sample test facility for evaluating superconducting wires
p. 1346 | Singh, M. R.; Kulkarni, D. G.; Sahni, V. C.; Ravikumar, G.; Patel, K. L.

Research Articles
Cultural sequence of Bet Dwarka island based on thermoluminescence dating
p. 1351 | Vora, K. H.; Gaur, A. S.; Price, David; Sundaresh

Research Communication
On the growth kinetics of the protective passive film of the Delhi iron pillar
p. 1357 | Balasubramaniam, R.

Strong ground motion at Bhuj city during the Kutch earthquake
p. 1366 | Iyengar, R. N.; Kanth, S. T. G. Raghu

Zero-free air-based gravity anomaly (preliminary) map of South India -- A refined and redefined Bouguer map
p. 1373 | Rao, D. V. Subba

Basement structure of the southwestern part of the Cuddapah Basin from aeromagnetic anomalies
p. 1378 | Lakshmi, M. Prasanti; Babu, H. V. Ram

Variations in nearshore processes along Nagapattinam coast, India
p. 1381 | Kumar, V. Sanil; Anand, N. M.; Gowthaman, R.

Nucleocapsid protein gene sequence studies suggest that soybean bud blight is caused by a strain of groundnut bud necrosis virus
p. 1389 | Bhat, A. I.; Jain, R. K.; Varma, A.; Lal, S. K.

Prevalence of white spot syndrome virus in wild crustaceans along the coast of India
p. 1392 | Chakraborty, Anirban; Otta, S. K.; Joseph, B.; Kumar, Sanath; Hossain, Md. Shahadat; Karunasagar, Indrani; Venugopal, M. N.; Karunasagar, Iddya

Occurrence of concurrent infections with multiple viruses in Penaeus monodon from culture ponds of north coastal Andhra Pradesh
p. 1397 | Madhavi, R.; Janakiram, P.; Jayasree, L.; Murthy, P. S. N.

Book Reviews
Voyage Through Time: Walks of life to the Nobel Prize
p. 1401 | Bagchi, Biman

A Basic Course in Crystallography ; Fundamentals of Crystal Che­mistry
p. 1402 | Sequeira, A.

Sustainable Human Ecology
p. 1402 | Ramakrishnan, P. S.

Personal News
Piara Singh Gill: A pioneer cosmic ray physicist of India (1911--2002)
p. 1404 | Virk, H. S.

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Bharathidasan University: Appointments
p. 1406

Patent Art, Hyderabad: Appointments
p. 1406

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