Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0231

p. 0233 | Balaram, P.

On the impact of impact factors
p. 0235 | Karandikar, R. L.; Sunder, V. S.

Is assessment and accreditation a farce?
p. 0236 | Basa, D. K.

Sir Arthur Cotton
p. 0236 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

Coordination among institutions
p. 0237 | Bhattacharyya, Samarjit; Chatterjee, Garga

The plight of 'contract lecturers'
p. 0237 | Annadurai, U.

Science education in India
p. 0238 | Patil, Rajashekhar

An unexpected discovery !
p. 0238 | Bose, D. N.

Modelling fluid flow in the Mid Oceanic Ridge hydrothermal system
p. 0239 | Mukherjee, Soumyajit

A role model
p. 0239 | Rajanikanth, A.

Indian Science Congress melas
p. 0240 | Virk, H. S.

Linking botanic gardens of India
p. 0240 | Sen, Nirupa

The promise and turmoil of India's freshwater
p. 0241 | Rau, S. N. Guru

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0243

Scientific Correspondence
A vegetative voltaic cell
p. 0244 | Datta, Prajjal

Ethanolic extract of Bacopa monniera (Brahmi) induces shortening of cell-cycle durations in naturally synchronous Physarum polycephalum
p. 0245 | Venu, T.; Vishwanadham, D.; Jayasree, P. R.; Kumar, P. R. Manish

Role of plant proteins in formulated fish feeds
p. 0247 | Krishnankutty, N.; Sujatha, T. R.

The Jurassic ostracode fauna of Bela Island, Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat
p. 0249 | Khosala, S. C.; Kumari, Manisha; Felix, A. Darwin; Jakhar, S. R.; Nagori, M. L.

General Articles
Smart batteries
p. 0252 | Shukla, A. K.; Hariprakash, B.

Doppler radar -- A detecting tool and measuring instrument in meteorology
p. 0256 | Bhatnagar, A. K.; Rao, P. Rajesh; Kalyanasundaram, S.; Thampi, S. B.; Suresh, R.; Gupta, J. P.

Review Articles
Hydrogen from biomass
p. 0265 | Nath, Kaushik; Das, Debabrata

Special Section: Mid-Oceanic Ridges (Guest Editors: R. Banerjee and S. D. Iyer)
Mid-ocean ridges, InRidge and the future
p. 0272 | Iyer, Sridhar D.; Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir; Drolia, Rajendra K.; Ray, Dwijesh

Structure, tectonic and petrology of mid-oceanic ridges and the Indian scenario
p. 0277 | Iyer, Sridhar D.; Ray, Dwijesh

The Northern Central Indian Ridge: Geology and tectonics of fracture zones-dominated spreading ridge segments
p. 0290 | Drolia, R. K.; Iyer, Sridhar D.; Chakraborty, B.; Kodagali, V. N.; Ray, D.; Misra, S.; Sarma, K. V. L. N. S.; Rajasekhar, R. P.; Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir; Andrade, Rolland

Genetic aspects of basalts from the Carlsberg Ridge
p. 0299 | Banerjee, Ranadip; Iyer, Sridhar D.

Application of artificial neural network to segmentation and classification of topographic profiles of ridge-flank seafloor
p. 0306 | Chakraborty, Bishwajit; Lourenco, Eric; Kodagali, Vijay; Baracho, Jennifer

Boron and chlorine isotopic signatures of seawater in the Central Indian Ridge
p. 0313 | Shirodkar, P. V.; Xiao, Y. K.; Hai, Lu

Metallogenesis along the Indian Ocean Ridge System
p. 0321 | Banerjee, Ranadip; Ray, Dwijesh

Macrobenthic abundance in the vicinity of spreading ridge environment in Central Indian Ocea n
p. 0328 | Ingole, Baban

Structure and evolution of the Carlsberg Ridge : Evidence for non-stationary spreading on old and modern spreading centres
p. 0334 | Merkouriev, S. A.; Sotchevanova, N. A.

A new high-resolution model for India--Capricorn motion since 20 Ma: Implications for the chronology and magnitude of distributed crustal deformation in the Central Indian Basin
p. 0339 | Demets, C.; Royer, J. -y.

Research Articles
Periodic minimal surfaces of cubic symmetry
p. 0346 | Lord, Eric A.; Mackay, Alan L.

Biosynthesis of stearate-rich triacylglycerol in developing embryos and microsomal membranes from immature seeds of Garcinia indica Chois.
p. 0363 | Daniel, Jaiyanth; Abraham, Liz; Balaji, Krish; Rajasekharan, Ram

Research Communication
A new route to the synthesis of titanium-doped photosensitive haematite
p. 0371 | Agrawal, Anshul; Chaudhary, Yatendra S.; Satsangi, Vibha R.; Das, Sahab; Shrivastav, Rohit

Selective growth of polypyrrole on w -pyrrolyl undecanethiol monolayer-patterned gold surface using micro­contact printing technique
p. 0374 | Grace, A. Nirmala; Pandian, K.

On the origin of non-uniform surface electro-chemical potentials on the Delhi iron pillar
p. 0378 | Balasubramaniam, R.

Alleviating effect of citrate on aluminium toxicity of rice (Oryza sativa L. ) seedlings
p. 0383 | Meriga, Balaji; Reddy, B. Krishna; Jogeswar, G.; Reddy, L. A.; Kishor, P. B. Kavi

Characterization and origin of silicic and alkali-rich glasses in the Upper mantle-derived spinel peridotite xenoliths from alkali basalts, Deccan Trap, Kutch, northwest India
p. 0386 | Karmalkar, N. R.; Sarma, Porittran K.

Book Reviews
Prospects for Stability in a Nuclear Subcontinent
p. 0393 | Rao, K. R.

Concepts in Space Science
p. 0395 | Raghunandan, B. N.

Green Pharmacy
p. 0396 | Satyavati, G. V.

Sustaining our Food Security
p. 0398 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Personal News
Jamnadas C. Patel (1908--2003)
p. 0400 | Vaidya, Ashok D. B.

DBT: National Woman Bioscientist Awards
p. 0401

‘Unique & comprehensive source of information of S&T research in India’
p. 0404

IBAB: Announcing Admissions
p. 0405

IAS: Course on Physics of the Atmosphere & Ocean
p. 0406

IAS: Course on Lasers and Applications
p. 0407

NCBS: Symp. on Molecules, Machines & Networks
p. 0408

ATREE: Course on Tropical Conservation Biology
p. 0409

Sree Chitra Tirunal Inst. for Med. Sci. : Admission s
p. 0410

CIMAP: Appointment
p. 0411

PRL: Planetary Sciences Workshop
p. 0412

DST: S&T Prof fession a ls of Indian Diaspora--Website
p. 0412

Anna University: National Workshop on Cryptology
p. 0413

Indian Veterinary Research Institute: Appointment
p. 0413

(School of Environmental Studies) University of Delhi: Appointments
p. 0414

Applications are invited for JRF in DST Project
p. 0414

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