Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1352

Editorial
Plagiarism: A Spreading Infection
p. 1353 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Mad rush for a career in computers: Symptom or disease?
p. 1355 | Unnikrishnan, M. K.

Science writing course at the college and university level
p. 1355 | Moza, Monika Koul

Millennium development goals and biodiversity
p. 1356 | Madhyastha, M. N.; Rekha, P. D.

Manipulating foreign hands
p. 1357 | Krishnapillai, M.; Khurd, Dadheru; Kalam, Dadheru

Tsunami deaths
p. 1358 | Banerjee, Amitava

Natural disasters
p. 1359 | Mitra, Sudip

Saraca asoka
p. 1359 | Hiremath, M. B.; Gopinath, Suchitra

Lymphatic filariasis eradication programme
p. 1359 | Khan, A. M.; Mahanta, J.

News
INSA examines Indian women's access to and retention in science
p. 1361 | Bamji, Mahtab S.

Serving farmers and saving farming
p. 1363 | Bhavani, R. V.

Meeting Report
Science for school children
p. 1365 | Sahoo, Narottam

Aerosols, clouds and monsoon
p. 1366 | Singh, Ramesh P.; Tare, Vinod; Tripathi, S. N.

Herbal technology - Concepts and scope
p. 1369 | Daniel, M.

Research News
Microbial diversity: No limits?
p. 1370 | Shouche, Yogesh S.; Patole, Milind S.

Scientific Correspondence
A simple microanalytical technique for determination of podophyllotoxin in Podophyllum hexandrum roots by quantitative RP-HPLC and RP-HPTLC
p. 1372 | Mishra, Nidhi; Acharya, Ruchi; Gupta, Ajai P.; Singh, Bikram; Kaul, Vijay K.; Ahuja, P. S.

Is appendage deformity syndrome caused by Macrobrachium rosenbergii nodavirus?
p. 1374 | Sahoo, P. K.; Tripathy, S.; Mishra, B. K.; Adhikari, S.; Das, B. K.; Nandi, S.; Babu, P. Hari; Sarangi, N.; Ayyappan, S.

Reproductive biology of Withania somnifera (L. ) Dunal
p. 1375 | Kaul, M. K.; Kumar, Arun; Sharma, Ajay

Floral device for obligate selfing by remote insect activity and anemochory in Wrightia tinctoria (Roxb. ) R. Br. (Apocynaceae)
p. 1378 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Zafar, Rashda; Rao, S. Purnachandra

The great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake of 26 December 2004 as perceived from the broadband seismograms of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Seismological Observatory
p. 1381 | Nath, S. K.; Bhattacharya, S. N.; Vyas, M.; Pal, I.; Sengupta, P.; Mitra, S.; Mohanty, W. K.; Ganguli, S. S.

Landscape changes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) due to Mw 9. 3 tsunamigenic Sumatra earthquake of 26 December 2004
p. 1384 | Malik, Javed N.; Murty, C. V. R.

Discovery of the Tibetan macaque Macaca thibetana in Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 1387 | Kumar, R. Suresh; Mishra, Charudutt; Sinha, Anindya

General Articles
Monsoon prediction - Why yet another failure?
p. 1389 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Rajeevan, M.; Nanjundiah, Ravi S.

Meeting the challenges of the 21st century - A scientist's view
p. 1401 | Lee, Yuan T.

Review Articles
Fungal biology in the 21st century
p. 1406 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Research Articles
On the use of interconnected reinforcements to enhance the performance of monolithic aluminum
p. 1419 | Gupta, M.; Adi, L.; Ganesh, V. V.; Srivatsan, T. S.

Indigenous development of an aerodynamic size separator for aerosol size distribution studies
p. 1426 | Singh, Sanjay; Khan, Arshad; Das, Tanmoy; Sapra, B. K.; Mayya, Y. S.; Pushparaja

Modelling the structural response of an eukaryotic cell in the optical stretcher
p. 1434 | Ananthakrishnan, Revathi; Guck, Jochen; Wottawah, Falk; Schinkinger, Stefan; Lincoln, Bryan; Romeyke, Maren; Käs, Josef

Spatial analysis for identification and evaluation of forested corridors between two protected areas in Central India
p. 1441 | Ravan, Shirish; Dixit, A. M.; Mathur, V. B.

Effect of insecticides and inhibitors on P-glycoprotein ATPase (M-type) activity of resistant pest Helicoverpa armigera
p. 1449 | Srinivas, R.; Shamsundar, G. S.; Jayalakshmi, S. K.; Sreeramulu, K.

Magnetic polarity stratigraphy of Plio-Pleistocene Pinjor Formation (type locality), Siwalik Group, NW Himalaya, India
p. 1453 | Kumaravel, V.; Sangode, S. J.; Kumar, Rohtash; Siddaiah, N. Siva

Research Communication
Temporal expression patterns of period in cryb and vg mutants of Drosophila melanogaster
p. 1462 | Suthakar, G.; Subramanian, P.; Manivasagam, T.

Genetic diversity of Indian isolates of rice blast pathogen (Magnaporthe grisea) using molecular markers
p. 1466 | Chadha, Sonia; Gopalakrishna, T.

Brugia malayi infection: Correlation between chronicity of infection and lymphoid cell proliferation and DNA damage of host
p. 1469 | Khan, M. A.; Dixit, S.; Gaur, R. L.; Saxena, J. K.; Murthy, P. S. R.; Murthy, P. K.

Natural dye-yielding plants and indigenous knowledge on dye preparation in Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India
p. 1474 | Mahanta, Debajit; Tiwari, S. C.

Does the outreach programme make an impact? A case study of medicinal and aromatic plant cultivation in Uttaranchal
p. 1480 | Maikhuri, R. K.; Rao, K. S.; Kandari, L. S.; Joshi, R.; Dhyani, Deepak

Autochthonous deposition of Indian coal beds with palaeobotanical evidences of in situ plants from Saharjuri Basin, Jharkhand
p. 1487 | Banerjee, Manju

Inter-seismic geodetic motion and far-field coseismic surface displacements caused by the 26 December 2004 Sumatra earthquake observed from GPS data
p. 1491 | Banerjee, Paramesh

Amphibian diversity and distribution in Tamhini, northern Western Ghats, India
p. 1496 | Dahanukar, Neelesh; Padhye, Anand

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 42, Geoffrey Burbidge Et Al(eds)
p. 1502 | Dwivedi, B. N.

Multiscale Methods in Quantum Mecha­nics: Theory and Experiment by Philippe Blanchard and Gian Dell'Antonio (eds)
p. 1503 | Puri, R. R.

Personal News
Panchanan Maheswari
p. 1505 | Subramanian, C. V.

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