Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1710

The Winds of Change
p. 1711 | Balaram, P.

Dealing with 26/12
p. 1713 | Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir; De, Sutirtha

Better days! Are they ahead?
p. 1713 | Chandra, K. C. Subhash

Thoughts for India's scientific renaissance
p. 1714 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Master's degree in medical science and technology
p. 1714 | Das, B. C.

Practical work in science subjects
p. 1715 | Paliwal, B. S.

Practical steps needed for water resource management
p. 1715 | Shashikumar, K. C.

Combating freshwater scarcity
p. 1716 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Combating freshwater scarcity(Response)
p. 1716 | Pushpangadan, P.

Bioengineering in biological control: Prospects and progress
p. 1717 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

Lymphatic filariasis eradication programme
p. 1718 | Khan, A. M.; Mahanta, J.

Fish death in lakes
p. 1719 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Year of soil resource awareness
p. 1721 | De, Minakshi

Meeting Report
Mathematical modelling of groundwater in mining area
p. 1722 | Mondal, N. C.

B2B-2K5: The new buzz in translational research
p. 1723 | Kasbekar, Durgadas P.

Research News
Earth's mantle: Old concepts change yielding place to new
p. 1727 | Sankaran, A. V.

RNA back-up rules out (?) the rule that ruled for long….
p. 1729 | Sangwan, R. S.; Sangwan, N. S.

India's ambitions to be a world leader in S&T depend upon a drastic overhaul of the university system
p. 1731 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Scientific Correspondence
Inundation of sea water in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of Tamil Nadu coast during 2004 Sumatra tsunami
p. 1736 | Ramanamurthy, M. V.; Sundaramoorthy, S.; Pari, Y.; Rao, V. Ranga; Mishra, P.; Bhat, M.; Usha, Tune; Venkatesan, R.; Subramanian, B. R.

Run-up and inundation limits along southeast coast of India during the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami
p. 1741 | Jayakumar, S.; Ilangovan, D.; Naik, Kirti A.; Gowthaman, R.; Tirodkar, Gurudas; Naik, Ganesh N.; Ganeshan, P.; Murali, R. Mani; Michael, G. S.; Ramana, M. V.; Bhattacharya, G. C.

General Articles
Probiotics in human health: A current assessment
p. 1744 | Suvarna, V. C.; Boby, V. U.

GIS for rural health and sustainable development in India, with special reference to vector-borne diseases
p. 1749 | Sabesan, S.; Raju, K. H. K.

Environmental management: Relevance and implications for management of defence installations for sustainability
p. 1753 | Rao, N. H.

Research Account
A new conformational search technique and its applications
p. 1759 | Vengadesan, K.; Gautham, N.

Review Articles
Signal transduction pathways under abiotic stresses in plants
p. 1771 | Kaur, Narinder; Gupta, Anil K.

Research Articles
Survival and growth of seedlings of a few tree species in the four sacred groves of Manipur, Northeast India
p. 1781 | Khumbongmayum, Ashalata Devi; Khan, M. L.; Tripathi, R. S.

Quaternary deposits in Ladakh and Karakoram Himalaya: A treasure trove of the palaeoclimate records
p. 1789 | Pant, R. K.; Phadtare, N. R.; Chamyal, L. S.; Juyal, Navin

Research Communications
Observations on the relationship between scattering layer and mixed layer
p. 1799 | Kumar, P. V. Hareesh; Kumar, T. Pradeep; Sunil, T.; Gopakumar, M.

Diagnosis, monitoring and transmission characteristics of Cotton leaf curl virus
p. 1803 | Khan, J. A.; Ahmad, J.

Inheritance of thermosensitive genic male sterility in rice (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 1809 | Rongbai, Li; Pandey, M. P.; Sharma, Pankaj

Applying intra-specific protoplast fusion in Streptomyces griseoflavus to increase the production of Desferrioxamine B
p. 1815 | Nazari, R.; Akbarzadeh, A.; Norouzian, D.; Farahmand, B.; Vaez, J.; Sadegi, A.; Hormozi, F.; Kiani-rad, M.; Zarbakhsh, B.

Paradox of leaf phenology: Shorea robusta is a semi-evergreen species in tropical dry deciduous forests in India
p. 1820 | Singh, K. P.; Kushwaha, C. P.

Detection of antibodies to a cocktail of mycobacterial excretory-secretory antigens in tuberculosis by ELISA and immunoblotting
p. 1825 | Gupta, Sonika; Shende, Niraj; Kumar, Satish; Harinath, B. C.

Using satellite telemetry to mitigate elephant-human conflict: An experiment in northern West Bengal, India
p. 1827 | Venkataraman, Arun B.; Saandeep, R.; Baskaran, N.; Roy, M.; Madhivanan, A.; Sukumar, R.

The geochemistry of Mesoproterozoic clastic sedimentary rocks from the Rautgara Formation, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya: Implications for provenance, mineralogical control and weathering
p. 1832 | Rashid, Shaik A.

Analysis of gravity and magnetic anomalies over Lonar lake, India: An impact crater in a basalt province
p. 1836 | Rajasekhar, R. P.; Mishra, D. C.

Effect of Tibetan spring snow on the Indian summer monsoon circulation and associated rainfall
p. 1840 | Shekhar, M. S.; Dash, S. K.

Alarming retreat of Parbati glacier, Beas basin, Himachal Pradesh
p. 1844 | Kulkarni, Anil V.; Rathore, B. P.; Mahajan, Suresh; Mathur, P.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science Vol. 54, Boris Kayser Et Al(eds)
p. 1851 | Ananthanarayan, B.

History of Pharmacy in India and Related Aspects. Vol. 4. Mahadeva Lal Schroff and the Making of Modern Pharmacy by Harkishan Singh
p. 1852 | Tripathi, Yamini Bhusan

Polymer Composite by M. C. Gupta and A. P. Gupta
p. 1852 | Mandal, Asit Baran

Personal News
Hans Albrecht Bethe (1906-2005): Personal glimpses
p. 1854 | Mitra, A. N.

Debi Prosad Burma (1925-2005)
p. 1856 | Chatterjee, I. B.

Invites you to help it Accomplish its Challenging Mission to Provide Scientific Industrial Research and Development that Maximises the Economic, Environmental and Societal Benefit for the People of India in its Coveted Top Management Position as Director
p. 1857

p. 1858

Call for Research and Development Proposals in Application of Biotechnology for Carbon Sequestration
p. 1859

The Indian Science Congress Association Young Scientists Award Programme: 2005-2006
p. 1860

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 1861

Bose Institute
p. 1861

Advertisement for the post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
p. 1862

University of Hyderbad
p. 1862

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Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
p. 1863

Mangalore University Department of Applied Zoology
p. 1864

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