Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0140

Guest Editorial
A Scientist's Search for Identity
p. 0141 | Chatterji, Dipankar

Natural calamities and pseudoscientific menace
p. 0143 | Sarma, V. V. S.

Disproportionate assets of scientific knowledge
p. 0143 | Akhila, Anand

Need for restructuring of NET exam
p. 0144 | Patel, M. M.; Khambholja, K. M.

Economics of nuclear power generation
p. 0144 | Rastogi, B. P.

Malabar and van Rheede
p. 0145 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Chandra-Eddington episode
p. 0145 | Sivaram, C.

Disposal of dredge spoil from Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project
p. 0146 | Seralathan, P.

Meeting Report
Key issues of insects in Asia-Pacific region
p. 0148 | Venkatesha, M. G.

Technical Note
Design, development, calibration and field evaluation of an indigenous PM2. 5 sampler
p. 0151 | Goyal, Nitin; Selvakumar, N.; Patil, Rashmi S.; Sethi, Virendra

Scientific Correspondence
Arsenic in urban particulates - A case study in Kolkata metropolis
p. 0158 | Kar, S.; Nath, B.; Samal, A. C.; Santra, S. C.

Observations on guano and bolus of Indian flying fox, Pteropus giganteus
p. 0160 | Goveas, Santosh W.; Miranda, Eldrich C.; Seena, Sahadevan; Sridhar, Kandikere R.

General Articles
Bluetongue virus outbreak in Tamil Nadu, southern India: Need to study the Indian biting midge vectors, Culicoides Latreille (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
p. 0163 | Ilango, K.

Review Articles
Biological basis of dyslexia: A maturing perspective
p. 0168 | Saviour, Pushpa; Ramachandra, Nallur B.

Research Articles
Complete nucleotide sequence of an Indian isolate of Carnation etched ring virus and its homology with other caulimoviruses
p. 0176 | Raikhy, Gaurav; Hallan, Vipin; Kulshrestha, Saurabh; Ram, Raja; Zaidi, A. A.

Nutritionally induced insulin resistance in an Indian perch: a possible model for type 2 diabetes
p. 0188 | Barma, Pomy; Dey, Debleena; Basu, Dipanjan; Roy, Sib Sankar; Bhattacharya, Samir

Structural evolution of the Arunachal Himalaya and implications for asymmetric development of the Himalayan orogen
p. 0195 | Yin, A.; Dubey, C. S.; Kelty, T. K.; Gehrels, G. E.; Chou, C. Y.; Grove, M.; Lovera, O.

Research Communications
Technique to reduce multipath GPS signals
p. 0207 | Rao, B. Rama Krishna; Sarma, A. D.; Kumar, Y. Ravi

Study of high-resolution satellite geoid and gravity anomaly data over the Bay of Bengal
p. 0211 | Majumdar, T. J.; Krishna, K. S.; Chatterjee, S.; Bhattacharya, R.; Michael, Laju

Fibre Bragg grating-based sensing device for petrol leak detection
p. 0219 | Singh, Nahar; Jain, Subhash C.; Mishra, Vandana; Poddar, G. C.; Kaur, Palvinder; Singla, Himani; Aggarwal, A. K.; Kapur, Pawan

Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for 2D mapping of trace elements in soft tissues
p. 0221 | Sekaran, N. Chandra

Status of medicinal plants in the disturbed and the undisturbed sacred forests of Meghalaya, northeast India: population structure and regeneration efficacy of some important species
p. 0225 | Laloo, R. C.; Kharlukhi, L.; Jeeva, S.; Mishra, B. P.

Pollination by bees and passerine birds and seed dispersal by monkeys in the white teak Gmelina arborea Roxb., a commercially important timber tree species in the Eastern Ghats
p. 0232 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, S. Purnachandra

Increased frequency of sister chromatid exchanges in patients with type II diabetes
p. 0236 | Sheth, Frenny J.; Patel, Pinaki; Vaidya, Ashok D. B.; Vaidya, Rama; Sheth, Jayesh

Inundation characteristics and geomorphological impacts of December 2004 tsunami on Kerala coast
p. 0240 | Kurian, N. P.; Pillai, Abilash P.; Rajith, K.; Krishnan, B. T. Murali; Kalaiarasan, P.

Flood mapping and analysis using air-borne synthetic aperture radar: A case study of July 2004 flood in Baghmati river basin, Bihar
p. 0249 | Chandran, R. Vinu; Ramakrishnan, D.; Chowdary, V. M.; Jeyaram, A.; Jha, A. M.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Neuroscience, vol. 28. Steven E. Hyman et al. (eds)
p. 0257 | Krishnan, K. S.

STATPHYS22: Proceedings of 22nd IUPAP Conference on Statistical Physics. S. Dattagupta et al(eds)
p. 0257 | Dhar, Deepak

Elementary Exercises in Geology by C. V. R. K. Prasad
p. 0258 | Karanth, R. V.

Historical Notes
John Herschel's astronomical observations from Bangalore
p. 0259 | Shylaja, B. S.

Thrombosis Research Institute (TRI), India
p. 0261

India-Netherlands agreement of tailor-made biotechnologies First Call for Proposals
p. 0262

Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship: 2005-06
p. 0263

Inviting Research Proposals under Nano Science and Technology Initiative (NSTI)
p. 0264

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow
p. 0265

Sir Dorabji Tata Centre for Research in Tropical Diseases
p. 0266

Indo-German (DST-MPG) programme of cooperation
p. 0267

p. 0267

Department of Biotechnology
p. 0268

Fellow in Ecology/Conservation Science at ATREE Third Cover
p. 0268

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