Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0271

Guest Editorial
Hottest decade: Early warning or false alarm?
p. 0273 | Srinivasan, J.

Correspondence
Primate polythelia puzzle
p. 0275 | Hsu, Minna J.; Lin, Jin-fu; Lin, Tai-jung; Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Plight of higher education and our helplessness to act
p. 0276 | Gupta, Y. K.

Apomixis revisited
p. 0277 | Kumar, Sushil

Bt-cotton: Protein expression in leaves is most critical
p. 0278 | Manjunath, T. M.

Bt-cotton: Protein expression in leaves is most critical (Response)
p. 0279 | Kranthi, K. R.

Meeting Report
Workshop on biodiversity informatics and interlinking of databases
p. 0280 | Sreekumar, S.; Safeer, P. M.; Biju, C. K.; Raveendran, M.; Krishnan, P. N.

India's competitiveness and preparedness in Science & Technology for the coming decades
p. 0281 | Anitha, B. K.

Research News
Material transfer across earth's core/mantle boundary: Recent perceptions
p. 0284 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
Fire of the dragon, roar of the tiger? Opportunities for Indian palaeontology
p. 0286 | Hughes, Nigel C.

Scientific Correspondence
Climbing perch (Anabas testudineus Bloch) recognizes members of familiar shoals
p. 0288 | Binoy, V. V.; Thomas, K. John

Sexual anomaly in a marine red alga Polysiphonia unguiformis Boergesen
p. 0289 | Jadiye, Sonali; Anilkumar, C.; Rao, P. S. N.

Fossil aquatic fungi from the Miocene sediments of Mizoram, Northeast India
p. 0291 | Kar, R. K.; Mandaokar, B. D.; Kar, Ratan

General Articles
Empowering the universities - one small step through electronic access to the literature
p. 0293 | Kembhavi, Ajit

Patenting scenario in agriculture: Indian perspective
p. 0296 | Mittal, Rekha; Singh, Gian

Review Articles
Solvation dynamics in room temperature ionic liquids: Dynamic Stokes shift studies of fluorescence of dipolar molecules
p. 0301 | Mandal, Prasun K.; Saha, Satyen; Karmakar, Rana; Samanta, Anunay

Prostaglandins and enhanced orthodontic tooth movement: In search of the silver bullet
p. 0311 | Valiathan, Ashima; Dhar, Siddhartha

Special Section: Climate Change and India (Guest Editors: N. H. Ravindranath, P. R. Shukla and Subodh Sharma)
Climate change, sustainable development and India: Global and national concerns
p. 0314 | Sathaye, Jayant; Shukla, P. R.; Ravindranath, N. H.

Greenhouse gas emissions from India: A perspective
p. 0326 | Sharma, Subodh; Bhattacharya, Sumana; Garg, Amit

High-resolution climate change scenarios for India for the 21st century
p. 0334 | Kumar, K. Rupa; Sahai, A. K.; Kumar, K. Krishna; Patwardhan, S. K.; Mishra, P. K.; Revadekar, J. V.; Kamala, K.; Pant, G. B.

Climate change impact assessment on hydrology of Indian river basins
p. 0346 | Gosain, A. K.; Rao, Sandhya; Basuray, Debajit

Impact of climate change on forests in India
p. 0354 | Ravindranath, N. H.; Joshi, N. V.; Sukumar, R.; Saxena, A.

Sea level changes along the Indian coast: Observations and projections
p. 0362 | Unnikrishnan, A. S.; Kumar, K. Rupa; Fernandes, Sharon E.; Michael, G. S.; Patwardhan, S. K.

Climate change and malaria in India
p. 0369 | Bhattacharya, Sumana; Sharma, C.; Dhiman, R. C.; Mitra, A. P.

Assessing vulnerability to climate change: The link between objectives and assessment
p. 0376 | Patwardhan, Anand

India's GHG emission scenarios: Aligning development and stabilization paths
p. 0384 | Shukla, P. R.

Research Articles
Future rainfall scenario over Orissa with GCM projections by statistical downscaling
p. 0396 | Ghosh, Subimal; Mujumdar, P. P.

Key airborne pollutants - Impact on human health in Manali, Chennai
p. 0405 | Jayanthi, V.; Krishnamoorthy, R.

Isotopic fractionation of boron in growing corals and its palaeoenvironmental implication
p. 0414 | Xiao, Y. K.; Shirodkar, P. V.; Zhang, C. G.; Wei, H. Z.; Liu, W. G.; Zhou, W. J.

Research Communication
Post-tsunami oceanographic conditions in southern Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal
p. 0421 | Anilkumar, N.; Sarma, Y. V. B.; Babu, K. N.; Sudhakar, M.; Pandey, P. C.

Molecular characterization of Trichoderma taxa causing green mould disease in edible mushrooms
p. 0427 | Singh, S. K.; Sharma, V. P.; Sharma, S. R.; Kumar, Satish; Tiwari, Mugdha

Standardization of environmental conditions for induction and retention of post-transcrip­tional gene silencing using tobacco rattle virus vector
p. 0431 | Nethra, P.; Nataraja, K. N.; Rama, N.; Udayakumar, M.

Cation distribution in Cr-spinels from the Sittampundi layered complex and their intra­crystalline thermodynamics
p. 0435 | Mitra, Sachinath; Bidyananda, Maibam; Samanta, Asok Kumar

Sulphur isotopic study on barite mineralization of the Tons valley, Lesser Himalaya, India: Implication for source and formation process
p. 0440 | Sharma, Rajesh; Verma, Priti; Law, Randall W.

Development of a Biogeographical Information System for conservation monitoring of biodiversity
p. 0444 | Neelakandan, V. N.; Mohanan, C. N.; Sukumar, B.

Developmental mode in white-nosed shrub frog Philautus cf. leucorhinus
p. 0450 | Gururaja, K. V.; Ramachandra, T. V.

Book Reviews
Manual of Clinical Methods by P. S. Shankar
p. 0455 | Kumar, A. Anand

Word Matters: Multicultural Perspectives on Information Societies. Alain Ambrosi et al. (eds)
p. 0455 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, 2005. Douglas C. Rees et al. (eds)
p. 0456 | Krishnamoorthy, G.

Topics in the History of Pharmacology. Popat N. Patil et al. (eds)
p. 0457 | Dikshit, Madhu

Personal News
Norman L. Johnson (1917-2004)
p. 0458 | Kotz, S.; Nadarajah, S.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows - 2006
p. 0459

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Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) & Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Center (DMDSC)
p. 0464

Jai Research Foundation Announcements
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