Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1490

Law, Science and Climate Change
p. 1491 | Balaram, P.

Indian researcher: The reluctant tool maker
p. 1493 | Unnikrishnan, M. K.

Women in science
p. 1494 | Godbole, Rohini

CET watch 2004: The middle class love affair with 'scope'
p. 1494 | Prathap, Gangan

Reminiscences of G. N. Ramachandran
p. 1495 | Virk, H. S.

Research papers from non-SCI journals can be indexed in SCI
p. 1496 | Dash, Jitendra Narayan

Is Diclofenac the only cause of vulture decline?
p. 1496 | Chhangani, Anil Kumar; Mohnot, S. M.

An assessment of important physical traits shown by some captive red junglefowl in India
p. 1498 | Kaul, Rahul; Shah, Junid N.; Chakrabarty, Bipul

Indo-US S&T forum
p. 1499 | De, Minakshi

The 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: 'Odorant receptors and organization of the olfactory system'
p. 1500 | Gupta, P. K.

Creativity in science and music
p. 1505 | Rajappa, Srinivasachari

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1506

Scientific Correspondence
Dhaincha (Sesbania bispinosa) leaves: A good source of antidiabetic (+)-pinitol
p. 1507 | Misra, L. N.; Siddiqi, S. A.

A new indicator macro invertebrate of pollution and utility of graphical tools and diversity indices in pollution monitoring studies
p. 1508 | Khan, S. Ajmal; Murugesan, P.; Lyla, P. S.; Jaganathan, S.

Regeneration of gill lamellae of the Indian horseshoe crab, Tachypleus gigas (Müller)
p. 1511 | Chatterji, Anil; Alam, Huma; Joshi, Bhupali K.; Bhonde, R. R.

Occurrence of Ginkgo Linn. in Early Cretaceous deposits of South Rewa Basin, Madhya Pradesh
p. 1512 | Prakash, Neeru; Kumar, Madhav

Albian limestone building algae of Cauvery Basin, South India
p. 1516 | Misra, P. K.; Rajanikanth, A.; Jauhri, A. K.; Kishore, S.; Singh, S. K.

General Articles
Revival of U, Th-4He geochronometer
p. 1519 | Basu, Sudeshna

Development of a 6. 65 m off-plane Eagle spectrometer for a high resolution vacuum ultra­violet beam-line at Indus-I synchrotron radiation source
p. 1523 | Das, N. C.; Shukla, R. P.; Udupa, D. V.; Sahoo, N. K.; Bhattacharya, D.; Sunanda, K.; Saraswathy, P.; Kumar, Sampath; Sinha, A. K.; Bhat, S.; Sahni, V. C.

Designer milk - An imminent milestone in dairy biotechnology
p. 1530 | Sabikhi, Latha

Review Articles
Viral infections and trace elements: A complex interaction
p. 1536 | Chaturvedi, U. C.; Shrivastava, Richa; Upreti, R. K.

Research Articles
Evaluation of genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum causing bacterial wilt of ginger using REP-PCR and PCR-RFLP
p. 1555 | Kumar, A.; Sarma, Y. R.; Anandaraj, M.

Date of Sanakanika inscription and its astronomical significance for archaeological structures at Udayagiri
p. 1562 | Sharan, Anand M.; Balasubramaniam, R.

Late Quaternary tectonic evolution of Dun in fault bend/propagated fold system, Garhwal Sub-Himalaya
p. 1567 | Thakur, Vikram C.; Pandey, A. K.

Research Communication
Nitrogen isotopes in mantle-derived diamonds: indications of a multi-component structure
p. 1577 | Mohapatra, Ratan K.; Murthy, S. V. S.

Molecular study of heterochiral preference in biomimetic monolayers
p. 1581 | Nandi, N.

Plant derived products as a source of cellular growth inhibitory phytochemicals on PC-3M, DU-145 and LNCaP prostate cancer cell lines
p. 1585 | Rao, K. V. K.; Schwartz, Stanley A.; Nair, Hari Krishnan; Aalinkeel, Ravikumar; Mahajan, Supriya; Chawda, Ram; Nair, Madhavan P. N.

Micropropagation of Indian pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb. ), a rich source of 2-acetyl-1-pyrroline
p. 1589 | Gangopadhyay, Gaurab; Bandyopadhyay, Tanoy; Modak, Binoy K.; Wongpornchai, Sugunya; Mukherjee, Kalyan K.

Baseline toxicity of Cry1Ac toxin against spotted bollworm, Earias vittella (Fab) using a diet-based bioassay
p. 1593 | Kranthi, S.; Kranthi, K. R.; Siddhabhatti, P. M.; Dhepe, V. R.

Major turbidity flows in the Western Indus Fan between 290 and 360 kyr
p. 1597 | Govil, Pawan; Naidu, P. Divakar; Radhika, T. K.

The 23 September 2003 Varunavat Parvat landslide in Uttarkashi township, Uttaranchal
p. 1600 | Gupta, Vikram; Bist, K. S.

Analysis of interval velocity vs amplitude blanking in a gas hydrate province
p. 1605 | Sinha, Babita; Satyavani, N.; Thakur, N. K.

Lateral and vertical crustal velocity and density variations in the Southwestern Cuddapah Basin and adjoining Eastern Dharwar Craton
p. 1607 | Reddy, P. R.; Chandrakala, K.; Prasad, A. S. S. S. R. S.; Rao, Ch. Rama

The Pangidi Anorthosite Complex, Eastern Ghats Granulite Belt, India: Mesoproterozoic Sm-Nd isochron age and evidence for significant crustal contamination
p. 1614 | Rao, C. V. Dharma; Kumar, T. Vijaya; Rao, Y. J. Bhaskar

Book Reviews
Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research by E. J. Emanuel Et Al
p. 1619 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Finite Element Analysis Procedures in Engineering by H. V. Lakshminarayana
p. 1619 | Gopalakrishnan, S.

Explaining the Universe by John M. Charap
p. 1619 | Dadhich, Naresh

Energy at the Crossroads: Global Pers­pe­ctives and Uncertainties by Vaclav Smil
p. 1620 | Sorkhabi, Rasoul

Personal News
Ramachandran Srinivasan (1933-2004)
p. 1622 | Pattabhi, Vasantha; Rajan, S. S.; Gautham, N.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY (DBT) Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship: 2004-05
p. 1623

p. 1625

IARI Celebrates Centenary (1905-2005
p. 1626

Elsevier India Office
p. 1627

Raman Research Institute, Bangalore 560 080
p. 1628

Department of Atomic Energy Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Training School
p. 1629

p. 1630

Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
p. 1630

ABLE Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises
p. 1630

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