Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0412

Editorial
Sport and Science: Olympic Musings
p. 0413 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Status of the academia
p. 0415 | Krishna, M.

A rational approach to study ancient literature
p. 0415 | Abhyankar, K. D.

Shanghai rankings and Indian universities
p. 0416 | Virk, H. S.

Water storage in Terminalia tomentosa
p. 0416 | Rao, R. Shyama Prasad

Secondary succession in the buffer zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve, Uttaranchal
p. 0417 | Husain, Tariq; Garg, Arti

Where do we place the Indian cattle Theileria mutans of yore?
p. 0418 | Gill, B. S.

News
Public peer review - An alternative to impact factors
p. 0419 | Varadarajan, Sujata

Deep lake sampling in Antarctica using helicopters
p. 0420 | Singh, S. M.; Tiwari, A. K.

Meeting Report
National symposium on chronobiology
p. 0421 | Pati, Atanu Kumar; Agrawal, Arvind

Research News
Telomere shortening: A marker of atherosclerosis?
p. 0422 | Balasubramanyam, Muthuswamy; Adaikalakoteswari, Antonysunil; Mohan, Viswanathan

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0424

Commentary
Agricultural biotechnology: Safe and responsible use
p. 0425

The Agbiotech Task Force Report
p. 0426 | Sahai, Suman

Scientific Correspondence
Meteoritic shower in coastal Orissa
p. 0428 | Mohanty, M.; Sahoo, K. C.; Jena, S. K.; Dash, P. C.; Mohanty, B. K.

Sacred groves of Manipur - ideal centres for biodiversity conser­vation
p. 0430 | Khumbongmayum, Ashalata Devi; Khan, M. L.; Tripathi, R. S.

Oldest known gobiids from Vastan Lignite Mine (early Eocene), Surat District, Gujarat
p. 0433 | Bajpai, Sunil; Kapur, Vivesh Vir

Abundance of pollution indicator and pathogenic bacteria in Mumbai waters
p. 0435 | Ramaiah, N.; Kolhe, Vrushali; Sadhasivan, A.

Falling Late Holocene sea-level along the Indian coast
p. 0439 | Mathur, U. B.; Pandey, D. K.; Bahadur, Tej

Technical Note
Indian contribution to the Large Hadron Collider under construction at CERN, Geneva
p. 0441 | Sahni, V. C.

General Articles
Anthropogenic threats and biodiversity conservation in Namdapha nature reserve in the Indian Eastern Himalayas
p. 0447 | Arunachalam, A.; Sarmah, R.; Adhikari, D.; Majumder, M.; Khan, M. L.

Review Articles
Biological fuel cells and their applications
p. 0455 | Shukla, A. K.; Suresh, P.; Berchmans, S.; Rajendran, A.

Research Articles
Inheritance of elongated uppermost internode and identification of RAPD marker linked to eui gene in rice
p. 0469 | Gangashetti, M. G.; Jena, K. K.; Shenoy, V. V.; Freeman, Wayne H.

A study of rainfall along the west coast of India in relation to low level jet and air-sea interactions over the Arabian Sea
p. 0475 | Mishra, A. K.; Gnanaseelan, C.; Seetaramayya, P.

Research Communication
Photochemically prepared gold metal film in a carbohydrate-based polymer: A practical solid substrate for surface-enhanced Raman scattering
p. 0486 | Pal, Anjali; Stokes, David L.; Vo-Dinh, Tuan

In vitro lymphocyte-to-granulocyte transdifferentiation induced by chemicals
p. 0491 | Shenoi, B. V.

CAGCAG - the most consistent repeating pattern in evolution of small subunit of rRNA gene sequences
p. 0494 | Iyer, D. S.; Raje, D. V.; Purohit, H. J.; Gupta, A.; Singh, R. N.

Decline in reactive oxygen species at low light intensity can overcome necrosis barrier in hybrid wheat
p. 0500 | Sharma, Geetanjali; Prabhu, K. V.; Khanna-Chopra, Renu

Geolocation of Indian Ocean tropical cyclones using 85 GHz observations from TRMM Microwave Imager
p. 0504 | Patadia, Falguni; Kishtawal, C. M.; Pal, P. K.; Joshi, P. C.

Fluvial influx and weathering history of the Himalayas since Last Glacial Maxima - isotopic, sedimentological and magnetic records from the Bay of Bengal
p. 0509 | Chauhan, Onkar S.; Patil, Shiva K.; Suneethi, J.

Seismic reflection data: their utility in estimation of gas hydrates in deep marine sediments
p. 0515 | Shankar, Uma; Satyavani, N.; Sinha, Babita; Thakur, N. K.

Coda duration magnitude scale of 2001 Bhuj aftershocks, India
p. 0520 | Mandal, P.; Narsaiah, R.; Raju, P. S.; Chadha, R. K.

Book Reviews
A Handbook of English Grammar by Rajiva Wijesingha; Explorations: A Course in Reading, Thinking and Communication Skills by Oranee Jansz
p. 0528 | H. Hoole, S. Ratnajeevan

LASERS - Principles, Types and Applications by K. R. Nambiar
p. 0529 | Girijavallabhan, C. P.

Historical Notes
Description of rainfall variability in Brhat-samhita of Varāha-mihira
p. 0531 | Iyengar, R. N.

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