Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Editorial
Extinction
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
'The art of scientific writing' in the Google era
p. 0007 | Bachhawat, Anand K.

Lab-to-land programme in plant biotechnology: Are we really making significant progress in India to tackle abiotic stress?
p. 0007 | Raja, R.

Women in scientific research in India
p. 0008 | Surendra, L.

A scientist's view of philosophy of 'giving'
p. 0008 | Sashidhar, V. R.

'Sensor camera' on comets
p. 0008 | Oswal, Bharat K.

Phosphoric irons for concrete reinforcement applications
p. 0009 | Balasubramaniam, R.

News
India Science Report takes shape
p. 0010 | Sen, Nirupa

Meeting Report
Altering business models for remaining contemporary and competitive
p. 0011 | Sen, Nirupa

Refresher course in quan­tum chemistry
p. 0012 | Prasad, M. Durga; Jemmis, E. D.

Nuclear terrorism perception: Some strategies and recommendations to handle a disaster scenario
p. 0014 | Sharan, R. N.

SERC school in chronobiology -- A value addition in DST's programme on animal sciences
p. 0015 | Singh, Bhanu Pratap

Research News
In search of the enigmatic plumes beneath hotspots
p. 0016 | Sankaran, A. V.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0019

Commentary
The vicious circle of poor science, poor journals and poor recognition
p. 0020 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Scientific Correspondence
Detection of microorganisms at high altitudes
p. 0023 | Narlikar, J. V.; Wickramasinghe, N. C.; Wainwright, M.; Rajaratnam, P.

Broad spectrum antimycotic drug for the treatment of ringworm infection in human beings
p. 0030 | Jain, Neetu; Sharma, Meenakshi

Identification of Phytophthora species affecting plantation crops by RFLP of PCR-amplified internal transcribed spacer regions of ribo­somal RNA
p. 0034 | Chowdappa, P.; Brayford, D.; Smith, J.; Flood, J.

Occurrence of fossil-wood rotters (polyporales) from the Lameta Formation (Maastrichtian), India
p. 0037 | Kar, R. K.; Sharma, N.; Agarwal, A.; Kar, R.

General Articles
Impact of forest fires on the regional climate
p. 0041 | Joshi, S. C.

Review Articles
Rainwater harvesting as an adaptation to climate change
p. 0046 | Pandey, Deep Narayan; Gupta, Anil K.; Anderson, David M.

Research Articles
Sudden warming epochs during 42 to 28 ky bp in the Himalayan region from stable iso­tope record of sediment column from a relict lake in Goting, Garhwal, North India
p. 0060 | Ghosh, Prosenjit; Bhattacharya, S. K.

Research Communication
Fluorescence resonance energy transfer dynamics during protein folding: Evidence of multistage folding kinetics
p. 0068 | Mukherjee, Arnab; Bagchi, Biman

Electrodynamic confinement of europium ions
p. 0072 | Rao, Pushpa M.; Bhattacharya, Soumen; Nakhate, S. G.; Joshi, Gopal

Atmospheric boundary layer observations over Gadanki using lower atmospheric wind profiler: Preliminary results
p. 0075 | Krishnan, Praveena; Kunhikrishnan, P. K.; Nair, S. Muraleedharan; Ravindran, Sudha; Jain, A. R.; Kozu, Toshiaki

Moored array oscillation under strong currents during fair weather
p. 0080 | Radhakrishnan, K. G.; Kumar, P. V. Hareesh; Vijayakumar, O.

Hydrocarbon reserve estimation using evolutionary programming technique
p. 0082 | Sircar, Anirbid; Singh, Vijay K.; Bora, Anup

Agrobacterium tumefaciens -mediated transfor -mation of Brahmi [Bacopa monniera (L. ) Wettst. ], a popular medicinal herb of India
p. 0085 | Nisha, K. K.; Seetha, K.; Rajmohan, K.; Purushothama, M. G.

Interrelationships among reproductive traits of female lizard, Sitana ponticeriana (Cuvier)
p. 0089 | Radder, Rajkumar S.; Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.

Tracking of methanotrophs and their diversity in paddy soil: A molecular approach
p. 0092 | Dubey, S. K.; Padmanabhan, P.; Purohit, H. J.; Upadhyay, S. N.

Book Reviews
Contemporary Nuclear Debates -- Missile Defense, Arms Control, and Arms Races in the Twenty-First Century
p. 0096 | Rajagopal, S.

Principles of Animal Motion
p. 0097 | Krishnan, K. S.

The Little Book of Planet Earth
p. 0098 | Sankaran, A. V.

Flora of Udupi
p. 0098 | Matthew, K. M.

Standard Model for Beginners
p. 0099 | Mukherjee, Shankar Nath

Personal News
Brij Mohan Johri
p. 0100 | Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Santimay Chatterjee
p. 0102 | Singh, Rajinder

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