Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 89 - Issue 7: 10 Oct, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1062

Guest Editorial
Where have our young ones gone?: The coolieization of India
p. 1063 | Prathap, Gangan

Science funding and follow-up actions
p. 1065 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Ethics and plagiarism
p. 1065 | Rao, A. S.

The need for NET exams
p. 1066 | Patil, Rajashekhar K.

Reconsidering ourselves: Assessing oneself and the present educational scenario
p. 1066 | Sarma, Hridip Kumar; Lahkar, Bibhuti Prasad; Ahmed, Md. Firoz; Talukdar, Bibhab Kumar

Assessment of biodiversity loss
p. 1067 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Invariance principles and belief structures
p. 1068 | Mitra, A. N.

Invariance principles and belief structures(Response)
p. 1068 | Parasnis, A. S.

Missing HN
p. 1069 | Deepak, H. S. Vinay

Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica, a lichenologically interesting region
p. 1069 | Nayaka, Sanjeeva; Upreti, D. K.

Changes in local intertidal seaweed habitats in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after 26 December 2004 tsunami
p. 1071 | Mantri, Vaibhav A.

China's battle against escalating environmental pollution
p. 1073 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Hsu, Minna J.

Research News
Recent revisions to the geologic time scale
p. 1074 | Sankaran, A. V.

The science of growth and the growth of science
p. 1076 | Nabar-bhaduri, Suranjana; Bhaduri, Sumit

Scientific Correspondence
A new chromosome number in Polygonatum cirrhifolium Royle - an endangered liliaceous medicinal herb
p. 1080 | Lattoo, Surrinder K.; Khan, Shabnam; Dhar, Autar K.

Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project: oceanographic/geological and ecological impact on marine life in the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, southeastern coast of India
p. 1082 | Kathal, P. K.

Imprint of 26 December 2004 Sumatra earthquake in aquifers of Hyderabad granite pluton
p. 1083 | Muralidharan, D.; Andrade, Rolland; Laxminarayana, G.; Swathi, T.; Swetha, T.

Swarm cells of slime molds in sexual conjugation from sixty-five million year old sediments, Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 1086 | Kar, R. K.; Sharma, Neeta; Kar, Ratan

Soft body impression of the hand in Archaeopteryx
p. 1089 | Martin, Larry D.; Lim, Jong-deock

Green mussel Perna viridis, a new host for the pea crab Pinnotheres placunae along the Malabar coast, Kerala
p. 1090 | Jose, Boby; Deepthi, T. R.

General Articles
Apomixis research in India: past efforts and future strategies
p. 1092 | Kaushal, P.; Zadoo, S. N; Malaviya, D. R.; Roy, A. K.

Establishment of artemisinin combination therapy as first line treatment for combating malaria: Artemisia annua cultivation in India needed for providing sustainable supply chain of artemisinin
p. 1097 | Kumar, Sushil; Srivastava, Suchi

Review Articles
Phospholipid fatty acid - A bioindicator of environment monitoring and assessment in soil ecosystem
p. 1103 | Kaur, Amrit; Chaudhary, A.; Kaur, Amarjeet; Choudhary, R.; Kaushik, R.

Reactive oxygen species and oxidative burst: Roles in stress, senescence and signal trans­duction in plants
p. 1113 | Bhattacharjee, Soumen

Special Section: Animal Behaviour (Guest Editor: Mewa Singh)
The animal mind and conservation of species: Knowing what animals know
p. 1122 | Candland, Douglas K.

Behaviour genetics in the post-genomics era: From genes to behaviour and vice versa
p. 1128 | Joshi, Amitabh

Zeitgebers (time cues) for biological clocks
p. 1136 | Sharma, Vijay Kumar; Chandrashekaran, M. K.

Neurobiology and behaviour: A network of connections
p. 1147 | Balakrishnan, Rohini

Ecology proposes, behaviour disposes: Ecological variability in social organization and male behavioural strategies among wild bonnet macaques
p. 1166 | Sinha, Anindya; Mukhopadhyay, Kakoli; Datta-roy, Anirban; Ram, Sunita

Integrating proximate and ultimate causation: Just one more go!
p. 1180 | Thierry, B.

Role of parasites and commensals in shaping host behaviour
p. 1184 | Jog, Maithili; Watve, Milind

Variation in male mating behaviour within ungulate populations: patterns and processes
p. 1192 | Isvaran, Kavita

Social and reproductive behaviour in elephants
p. 1200 | Vidya, T. N. C.; Sukumar, R.

Midnight's children?: Solitary primates and gregarious chiropterans
p. 1208 | Radhakrishna, Sindhu

Managing primates in zoos: Lessons from animal behaviour
p. 1214 | Mallapur, Avanti

Mate choice and its implications for conservation and management
p. 1220 | Quader, Suhel

Behavioural studies: A necessity for wildlife management
p. 1230 | Singh, Mewa; Kaumanns, Werner

Research Articles
Near-field observations on the co-seismic deformation associated with the 26 December 2004 Andaman-Sumatra earthquake
p. 1237 | Earnest, Anil; Rajendran, C. P.; Rajendran, Kusala; Anu, R.; Arun, G. M.; Mohan, P. M.

Research Communications
Modelling of foF2 using neural networks at an equatorial anomaly station
p. 1245 | Sarma, A. D.; Madhu, T.

Application of bacterial biomass as a potential metal indicator
p. 1248 | Srivastava, S.; Singh, P.; Bhagat, R.; Tripathi, V. N.

Determination of nutritive value and analysis of mineral elements for some medicinally valued plants from Uttaranchal
p. 1252 | Indrayan, A. K.; Sharma, Sudeep; Durgapal, Deepak; Kumar, Neeraj; Kumar, Manoj

Ratio of stable carbon and oxygen isotope discrimination (D13C/D18O) reflects variability in leaf intrinsic carboxylation efficiency in plants
p. 1256 | Bindumadhava, H.; Sheshshayee, M. S.; Shashidhar, G.; Prasad, T. G.; Udayakumar, M.

Occurrence of magnetic spherules in the Maastrichtian bone bed sedimentary sequence of Fatehgarh Formation, Barmer basin, India
p. 1259 | Mathur, S. C.; Gaur, S. D.; Loyal, R. S.; Tripathi, Amita; Tripathi, R. P.; Gupta, Ajay

Biosafety concerns on the use of Photorhabdus luminescens as biopesticide: experimental evidence of mortality in egg parasitoid Trichogramma spp
p. 1268 | Mohan, Sharad; Sabir, Naved

Book Reviews
Photosynthesis. Regulation Under Varying Light Regimes by V. S. Rama Das
p. 1273 | Raghavendra, A. S.

Microbial Genomes by C. M. Fraser Et Al
p. 1273 | Mittal, Shilpi; Virdi, J. S.

Personal News
Leela Mulherkar-Golay (1915-2005)
p. 1276 | Ghaskadbi, Surendra; Modak, Sohan P.

Ranjan Roy Daniel (1923-2005)
p. 1277 | Stephens, S. A.

Historical Notes
The first image of the atoms and role of an Indian scientist
p. 1280 | Kumar, Deepak

Department of Science & Technology JC BOSE NATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS
p. 1282

Department of Science & Technology RAMANUJAN FELLOWSHIPS
p. 1284

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Invitation for Joint Institution-Industry Collaborative Projects in Emerging Technologies
p. 1286

National Board for Higher Mathematics
p. 1287

Advertisement for the post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
p. 1288

Proposals for Research in Femtosecond and Picosecond Fluorescence Spectroscopy
p. 1288

p. 1289

Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology
p. 1289

INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Academy Initiative in University Science Education
p. 1290

p. 1291

Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy
p. 1291

p. 1292

Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute
p. 1295

SPAN Announcements Fourth Cover
p. 1296

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