Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1870

Editorial
Marking a Transition
p. 1871 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
On spoken English in educational institutions
p. 1873 | Roy, S. C. Dutta

Measures of progress in science and technology
p. 1873 | Singh, Ramesh P.

Science communication
p. 1874 | Rao, P. V. S.

Training in technical communication
p. 1875 | Ravi, Anuradha

Non-citing to an Indian paper in superconductivity
p. 1875 | Sharma, Hari Prasad; Sen, Subir K.

Science societies: Are they democratically undemocratic?
p. 1876 | Chandra, K. C. Subhash

News
Mashelkar Foreign Associate of US National Academy of Sciences
p. 1877

Trieste Science Prize for T. V. Ramakrishnan
p. 1877

Honour for Mehta
p. 1877

Meeting Report
Transgenic plants with dual Bt gene - An innovative initiative for sustainable management of Brassica insect pests
p. 1877 | Srinivasan, R.; Talekar, N. S.; Dhawan, Vibha

Commentary
Assessment of academic aeronautical research in India
p. 1880 | Prathap, Gangan

Technical Note
The helium potential of India
p. 1883 | Das, N. K.; Bhandari, R. K.; Sen, P.; Sinha, B.

Scientific Correspondence
Azadirachtin influences total head protein content of Helicoverpa armigera Hub. larvae
p. 1889 | Neoliya, N. K.; Singh, Dwijendra; Sangawan, Rajender S.

Biodiversity of agarics from Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats, India
p. 1890 | Natarajan, K.; Narayanan, K.; Ravindran, C.; Kumaresan, V.

Diversity in ectomycorrhizal fungi of a dipterocarp forest in Western Ghats
p. 1893 | Natarajan, K.; Senthilarasu, G.; Kumaresan, V.; Riviere, Taiana

Fossil bug from the late Pleistocene-Holocene sediments of Uttarkashi district, Uttaranchal, India
p. 1896 | Mathur, Anil K.; Kumar, Prabhat; Mehrotra, S. C.

Abdominal dropsy disease in major carps of Meghalaya: Isolation and characterization of Aeromonas hydrophila
p. 1897 | Shome, Rajeswari; Shome, B. R.; Mazumder, Y.; Das, A.; Kumar, A.; Rahman, H.; Bujarbaruah, K. M.

Mapping of hydrodynamic changes around radial arms of collector well by streaming potential survey
p. 1901 | Muralidharan, D.; Rangarajan, R.; Murthy, J. V. S; Rao, Y. Prabhakar

General Articles
A framework of information technology-based agriculture information dissemination system to improve crop productivity
p. 1905 | Reddy, P. Krishna; Ankaiah, R.

White spots? A loaded question for shrimp farmers
p. 1914 | Sahoo, A. K.; Patil, Prakash; Shankar, K. M.

Review Articles
Potential targets for improving photosynthesis and crop yield
p. 1918 | Sharma-natu, Poonam; Ghildiyal, M. C.

Research Articles
Study of chiral recognition of model peptides and odorants: Carvone and camphor
p. 1929 | Nandi, N.

Research Communication
Multi-oxygen isotope analysis of ground based ozone: implications to tropospheric chemistry
p. 1938 | Chakraborty, Supriyo

Continuous observations of surface air concentration of carbon dioxide and methane at Maitri, Antarctica
p. 1941 | Jain, S. L.; Ghude, Sachin D.; Kumar, Ashok; Arya, B. C.; Kulkarni, P. S.

Nondestructive evaluation of the Delhi iron pillar
p. 1948 | Raj, Baldev; Kalyanasundaram, P.; Jayakumar, T.; Rao, C. Babu; Venkataraman, B.; Mudali, U. Kamachi; Joseph, A.; Kumar, Anish; Rajkumar, K. V.

RAPD markers for genetic diversity study among Indian cotton cultivars
p. 1956 | Rana, M. K.; Bhat, K. V.

Cloning and characterization of a small heat shock protein cDNA clone of Wuchereria bancrofti
p. 1962 | Dabir, Pankaj; Dabir, Snehal; Krithika, K. N.; Reddy, M. V. R.

Regeneration and mass multiplication of Arachnis labrosa (Lindl. ex Paxt. ) Reichb: A rare and threatened orchid
p. 1966 | Deb, Chitta Ranjan; Temjensangba

Deep-sea benthic foraminifera from gas hydrate-rich zone, Blake Ridge, Northwest Atlantic (ODP Hole 997A)
p. 1969 | Bhaumik, Ajoy K.; Gupta, Anil K.

Frequencies of CETP gene TaqI B and D442G polymorphisms in North Indian population
p. 1973 | Dixit, Manjusha; Mittal, Balraj

YAP, signature of an African-Middle Eastern migration into northern India
p. 1977 | Agrawal, Suraksha; Khan, Faisal; Pandey, Atul; Tripathi, Manorama; Herrera, Rene J.

Co-seismic and post-seismic displacements in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from GPS measurements
p. 1980 | Jade, Sridevi; Ananda, M. B.; Kumar, P. Dileep; Banerjee, Souvik

Changes in groundwater regime at Neill Island (South Andaman) due to earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004
p. 1984 | Singh, V. S.; Nandakumar, M. V.; Sarma, M. R. K.; Dimri, V. P.

Impact of pollution due to tanneries on groundwater regime
p. 1988 | Mondal, N. C.; Saxena, V. K.; Singh, V. S.

Lake deposits of the northeastern margin of Thar Desert: Holocene(?) Palaeoclimatic implications
p. 1994 | Saini, H. S.; Tandon, S. K.; Mujtaba, S. A. I.; Pant, N. C.

Alluvial geomorphology and confluence dynamics in the Gangetic plains, Farrukhabad-Kannauj area, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 2000 | Roy, N. G.; Sinha, R.

Book Reviews
Science and Beyond: Cosmology, Consciousness and Technology in the Indic Traditions by Sangeeta Menon Et Al(eds)
p. 2007 | Udgaonkar, B. M.

Graphic Discovery - A Trout in the Milk and Other Visual Adventures by Howard Wainer
p. 2009 | Shankar, P. N.

Magmatism in India through Time by Hetu C. Sheth and Kanchan Pande (Guest Editors)
p. 2010 | Viswanathan, S.

Personal News
William Trager (1910-2005)
p. 2012 | Bhasin, V. K.; Pathak, Sulabha; Sharma, Shobhona

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