Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0844

Editorial
Chemistry: A Discipline in Decline
p. 0845 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Scientific writing, English and related matters
p. 0847 | Prasnis, A. S.

Science and English
p. 0847 | Rao, Chandu Subba

English composition as a professional skill
p. 0848 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Herbal toxicity
p. 0848 | Soni, Vineet

The supreme energy
p. 0849 | Harinath, B. C.

Plight of earth sciences
p. 0849 | Joshi, Vishwas B.

Hydro-electric power plant projects in northeastern India
p. 0850 | Tahbildar, Umesh C.; Singh, Ramesh P.

Enhancing quality of research
p. 0850 | Vathsal, S.

Enhancing quality of research(Reply)
p. 0850 | Sharma, Om P.

Is River Ghaggar, Saraswati?
p. 0851 | Radhakrishna, B. P.

Is River Ghaggar, Saraswati?(Reply)
p. 0851 | Tripathi, Jayant K.; Rajamani, V.

News
Collaborations to improve biotech industry in India
p. 0852 | Moza, Monika Koul

Meeting Report
Role of mathematical modelling in groundwater resources management
p. 0853 | Mondal, N. C.

Emerging trends in tuberculosis research
p. 0854 | Natarajan, Krishnamurthy; Ranganathan, Anand

Commentary
Measures of progress in science and technology
p. 0856 | Chidambaram, R.

Scientific Correspondence
In vitro plantlet regeneration of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb., an endangered leguminous tree
p. 0861 | Anis, M.; Husain, Mohd Kashif; Shahzad, Anwar

Phaeoceros kashyapii Asthana et Sriv. new to eastern Himalayas
p. 0864 | Asthana, A. K.; Nath, Virendra; Sahu, Vinay

Plant proteins in fish feed
p. 0865 | Krishnankutty, N.

Palaeolithic tools from the surface of optically stimulated luminescence dated alluvial fan deposits of Pinjaur Dun in NW sub-Himalayas
p. 0867 | Soni, Anujot Singh; Soni, Vidwan Singh

General Articles
Women scientists in India: Nowhere near the glass ceiling
p. 0872 | Bal, Vineeta

Magnetotactic bacteria, magnetofossils and the antiquity of life
p. 0879 | Sukumaran, P. V.

Transgenic crops: Priorities and strategies for India
p. 0886 | Bhat, S. R.; Chopra, V. L.

Review Articles
Epidermal growth factor receptor family and its role in cancer progression
p. 0890 | Nair, Pradip

Special Section: Mountain Weather Forecasting (Guest Editors: S. V. Singh and S. Das)
Mountain weather forecasting using MM5 modelling system
p. 0899 | Das, Someshwar

Mesoscale forecasts with Eta model over Indian region
p. 0906 | Rajagopal, E. N; Iyengar, G. R.

Prediction of western disturbances and associated weather over Western Himalayas
p. 0913 | Hatwar, H. R.; Yadav, B. P.; Rao, Y. V. Rama

Usefulness of mesoscale weather forecast for avalanche forecasting
p. 0921 | Srinivasan, K.; Ganju, A.; Sharma, S. S.

Minimum temperature forecast at Manali, India
p. 0927 | Dimri, A. P.; Mohanty, U. C.; Rathore, L. S.

Sensitivity of land surface parameterization on Regional Spectral Model forecasts
p. 0935 | Mohandas, Saji; Rajagopal, E. N.

Daily rainfall characteristics from a high density rain gauge network
p. 0942 | Srinivasan, G.; Nair, Sushma

Analysis of thermodynamics of the atmosphere over northwest India during the passage of a western disturbance as revealed by model analysis field
p. 0947 | Roy, Soma Sen; Bhowmik, S. K. Roy

Research Articles
Aqueous extract of black tea (Camellia sinensis) prevents chronic ethanol toxicity
p. 0952 | Das, D.; Mukherjee, S.; Mukherjee, M.; Das, A. S.; Mitra, C.

Research Communication
Semiconductor catalysis of solar photooxidation
p. 0962 | Karunakaran, C.; Senthilvelan, S.

Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion genotype is associated with premature coronary artery disease in Indian population
p. 0967 | Emmanuel, C.; Kanthimathi, S.; Saibabu, R.; Cherian, K. M.; Ramesh, A.

Encapsulation of pineapple micro shoots in alginate beads for temporary storage
p. 0972 | Gangopadhyay, Gaurab; Bandyopadhyay, Tanoy; Poddar, Ramit; Gango­padhyay, Sangita Basu; Mukherjee, K. Kalyan

Conservation priority and phytogeographical significance of Rhynchanthus longi­florus Hook. f. (Zingiberaceae): A rare, endangered species from Mizo Hills, NE India
p. 0977 | Prasanthkumar, M. G.; Skornickova, J.; Sabu, M.; Jayasree, S.

First record of Middle-Late Jurassic palynomorphs from the Lamayuru Complex, Indus Suture Zone, Ladakh, India
p. 0980 | Upadhyay, Rajeev; ., Ram-awatar; Kar, R. K.; Sinha, Anshu K.

Natural analogue study of Resubelpara Group of thermal springs at Garo Hills, Meghalaya for demonstration of safe geological disposal of nuclear waste
p. 0986 | Bajpai, R. K.; Narayan, P. K.

Book Reviews
Microbial Evolution. Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange by Robert V. Miller and Martin J. Day (eds)
p. 0990 | Virdi, J. S.

The Greying of India - Population Ageing in the Context of Asia by Rajagopal Dhar Chakraborti
p. 0991 | Umamani, K. S.

Personal News
S. V. Singh (1947-2004)
p. 0993 | Das, Someshwar; Gupta, Akhilesh; Basu, Swati

P. S. Goel (1930-2004)
p. 0994 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Krishnamurthy Ganapathi (1911-2004)
p. 0994 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Science and Music: Truth and Beauty
p. 0995 | Ramanathan, S.

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