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

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

Correspondence
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

News
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.

Commentary
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.

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY (DBT) Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship: 2004-05
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IARI Celebrates Centenary (1905-2005
p. 1626

Elsevier India Office
p. 1627

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p. 1628

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p. 1630

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p. 1630

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