Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 85 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1648

Editorial
Conferences: Unrestrained Proliferation
p. 1649 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Admission to Ph D
p. 1651 | Selvaraj, M.

Recognition of merit
p. 1651 | Gupta, Y. K.

Current Science
p. 1652 | Singh, Rajinder

Save O3ur sky
p. 1652 | Sahoo, Narottam

Indian academics on sale
p. 1654 | Roy, S. C. Dutta

Effects of chewing paan
p. 1654 | Choudhury, Chitta R.; Chowdhury, Ashoka D.; Tanaka, A.; Markus, A. F.

Growth of biotechnology
p. 1655 | Banerjee, S. K.

Sacred groves of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts of Karnataka
p. 1655 | Bhandary, M. J.; Chandrashekar, K. R.

Meeting Report
Coal science and technology
p. 1657 | Singh, B. D.; Singh, K. N.; Misra, B. K.

News
Rajasaurus narmadensis - A new Indian dinosaur
p. 1661 | Bhatt, D. K.

Research News
From neutrons to neutrinos: On the trail of solar fusion and terrestrial fission
p. 1662 | Indumathi, D.

Opinion
Digital and information divides: Initiatives for change
p. 1664 | Khattri, Kailash N.

Scientific Correspondence
Vivipary, a rare and evolutionarily important phenomenon in a rare homosporous fern Grammitis medialis from the Western Ghats, South India
p. 1666 | Irudayaraj, V.; Manickam, V. S.; Johnson, M.

A rare root parasitic plant (Sapria himalayana Griffith. ) in Namdapha National Park, northeastern India
p. 1668 | Adhikari, D.; Arunachalam, A.; Majumder, M.; Sarmah, R.; Khan, M. L.

Neurospora in full bloom
p. 1670 | Rashmi, K.; Latha, J. Naveena Lavanya; Sowjanya, T. Naga; Kiranmayi, P.; Rao, M. Venugopal; Menon, C. P. S.; Mohan, P. Maruthi

Colonization of cruciferous plants by Piriformospora indica
p. 1672 | Kumari, Rina; Kishan, Hari; Bhoon, Y. K.; Varma, Ajit

Larval case renovation - a unique behaviour in bagworm moth, Eumeta crameri Westwood
p. 1674 | Agrawal, Arvind; Pati, Atanu Kumar

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1679

General Articles
Theocracy, history and historiography: An exploration in professional ethics
p. 1680 | Hoole, S. R. H.; Hoole, D.

Review Articles
Applications of microwaves in biological sciences
p. 1685 | Roy, Ipsita; Gupta, Munishwar Nath

Antifungals from fluorescent pseudomonads: Biosynthesis and regulation
p. 1693 | Dwivedi, Deepti; Johri, B. N.

Acclimatization of tissue-cultured plants
p. 1704 | Hazarika, B. N.

Research Articles
Droughts of the Indian summer monsoon: Role of clouds over the Indian Ocean
p. 1713 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Vinayachandran, P. N.; Francis, P. A.

Special Section: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Guest Editor: P. Sen)
Sonochemistry and its application to nanochemistry
p. 1720 | Gedanken, Aharon

Nonequilibrium processes for generating silicon nanostructures in single crystalline silicon
p. 1723 | Sen, P.; Akhtar, J.

Nanophase materials by hydrothermal, microwave-hydrothermal and microwave-solvothermal methods
p. 1730 | Komarneni, Sridhar

Phase transfer protocols in nanoparticle synthesis
p. 1735 | Sastry, Murali

Nanotechnology, a stimulus for innovation
p. 1746 | Tolles, W. M.; Rath, B. B.

From colloids to nanotechnology: Investigations on magic nuclearity palladium nanocrystals
p. 1760 | Thomas, P. John; Kulkarni, G. U.

Research Communication
Genetic transformation of Hevea brasiliensis with the gene coding for superoxide dismutase with FMV 34S promoter
p. 1767 | Sobha, S.; Sushamakumari, S.; Thanseem, I.; Jayasree, P. Kumari; Rekha, K.; Jayashree, R.; Kala, R. G.; Asokan, M. P.; Sethuraj, M. R.; Dandekar, A. M.; Thulaseedharan, A.

Comparison of direct binding polymerase chain reaction with recombinant coat protein antibody based dot-blot immunobinding assay and immunocapture-reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for the detection of sugarcane streak mosaic virus causing m
p. 1774 | Hema, M.; Savithri, H. S.; Sreenivasulu, P.

Leaf area index retrieval using IRS LISS-III sensor data and validation of MODIS LAI product over Madhya Pradesh
p. 1777 | Pandya, M. R.; Chaudhari, K. N.; Singh, R. P.; Sehgal, V. K.; Bairagi, G. D.; Sharma, R.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Molecular diagnosis and induced systemic protection against rhizome rot disease of ginger caused by Pythium aphanidermatum
p. 1782 | Ghosh, R.; Purkayastha, R. P.

Coral bleaching 2002 in the Palk Bay, southeast coast of India
p. 1787 | Kumaraguru, A. K.; Jayakumar, K.; Ramakritinan, C. M.

Preliminary observations from a trench near Chandigarh, NW Himalaya and their bearing on active faulting
p. 1793 | Malik, Javed N.; Nakata, Takashi; Philip, George; Virdi, N. S.

Book Reviews
Sustainability and Management of Aquaculture and Fisheries
p. 1799 | Pandian, T. J.

Monograph on Radioactivity of the Environment
p. 1799 | Sundararajan, A. R.

Geodynamics of the Lithosphere
p. 1800 | Rajendran, C. P.

Personal News
John F. Eisenberg
p. 1802 | Santiapillai, Charles

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1803

Institutional Members
Institutional members
p. 1806

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