Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1164

Guest Editorial
Statistics in India Today - Past Perfect, Future Tense!
p. 1165 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Compartmentalization of science in India – for whose benefit?
p. 1167 | Dharmapalan, Biju

Additional recommendations to the UGC task force for basic scientific research in universities
p. 1167 | Rao, A. S.

Opportunity for Indian palaeontology
p. 1168 | Shah, S. K.

Where are we going in science? Publish and perish!
p. 1169 | Sanal, M. G.

The need for enrichment programmes for in-service undergraduate science teachers
p. 1169 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

On the variability of Cry1Ac expression in commercialized Bt cotton varieties in India(Response)
p. 1170 | Kranthi, K. R.

On the variability of Cry1Ac expression in commercialized Bt cotton varieties in India
p. 1170 | Shantharam, S.; Rao, C. Kameswara

Meeting Report
Physics of accelerator-driven sub-critical systems for energy and transmutation
p. 1173 | Nema, P. K.; Kumar, V.

New developments in rapeseed mustard
p. 1174 | Moza, Monika Koul

Commentary
Scientists anonymous
p. 1175 | Gopinathan, Asha

Scientific Correspondence
Lung function abnormalities among petrol-pump workers of Lucknow, North India
p. 1177 | Kesavachandran, C.; Rastogi, S. K.; Anand, M.; Mathur, N.; Dhawan, A.

A simple nail polish imprint technique for examination of external morphology of Drosophila eyes
p. 1179 | Arya, Richa; Lakhotia, S. C.

Imprints of Chilika Lake in the offshore region – a geomorphologic evidence
p. 1180 | Subrahmanyam, V.; Murthy, K. S. R.; Subrahmanyam, A. S.; Rao, K. Mohana; Sarma, K. V. L. N. S.; Reddy, N. P. C.; Murty, G. P. S.; Devi, D. Kameswari

Erratum
CORRECTION: The International Linear Collider: A new paradigm for doing science globally
p. 1182 | Godbole, Rohini

General Articles
Enhancing learner capabilities in undergraduate science programmes through small-scale research activity: teaching of the subject ‘agricultural ecology’
p. 1183 | Raman, Anantanarayanan; Mckenzie, Anthony D.; Cochrane, Kerry W.

Heavy rainfall episode over Mumbai on 26 July 2005: Assessment of NWP guidance
p. 1188 | Bohra, A. K.; Basu, Swati; Rajagopal, E. N.; Iyengar, G. R.; Gupta, M. Das; Ashrit, R.; Athiyaman, B.

Extreme events, intrinsic landforms and humankind: post-tsunami scenario along Nagore–Velankanni coast, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 1195 | Mascarenhas, Antonio

Review Articles
Potential of autonomous underwater vehicles as new generation ocean data platforms
p. 1202 | Desa, Elgar; Madhan, R.; Maurya, P.

Nesting habits, floral resources and foraging ecology of large carpenter bees (Xylocopa latipes and Xylocopa pubescens) in India
p. 1210 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, S. Purnachandra

Research Articles
Interannual variability of summer monsoon rainfall over Orissa in relation to tropospheric circulation features
p. 1218 | Mohapatra, M.; Mohanty, U. C.

Multivalency in lectins – A crystallographic, modelling and light-scattering study involving peanut lectin and a bivalent ligand
p. 1230 | Natchiar, S. Kundhavai; Srinivas, O.; Mitra, Nivedita; Dev, Sagarika; Jayaraman, N.; Surolia, A.; Vijayan, M.

Tree diversity and stand structure in inland and coastal tropical dry evergreen forests of peninsular India
p. 1238 | Mani, S.; Parthasarathy, N.

Research Communication
Ball lightning: elusive behaviour depending upon proton conductivity
p. 1247 | Tennakone, K.

Molecular geometry from molecular tensegrity: A case study of gas-phase MX2 compounds
p. 1251 | Ganguly, Parthasarathy

Molecular differentiation in Murraya Koenig ex L. species in India inferred through ITS, RAPD and DAMD analysis
p. 1253 | Ranade, S. A.; Rana, T. S.; Srivastava, A. P.; Nair, K. N.

ATP levels and adenylate energy charge in soils of mangroves in the Andamans
p. 1258 | Dinesh, R.; Chaudhuri, S. Ghoshal; Sheeja, T. E.

Biosorption of metals from contaminated water using seaweed
p. 1263 | Kumar, V. Vinoj; Kaladharan, P.

Co-existing compressional and extensional regimes along the Himalayan front vis-à-vis active faults near Singhauli, Haryana, India
p. 1267 | Philip, G.; Virdi, N. S.

Spatial variability in erosion in the Brahmaputra basin: causes and impacts
p. 1272 | Singh, Sunil Kumar

A new record of calcareous algae from Shella Formation (Jaintia Group) of South Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India
p. 1276 | Sarma, Ajanta; Ghosh, Amit K.

Palynological constraints on the age of mammal-yielding Deccan intertrappean beds of Naskal, Rangareddi district, Andhra Pradesh
p. 1281 | Singh, R. S.; Kar, Ratan; Prasad, G. V. R.

Book Reviews
Perspectives in Environmental Health – Vector and Water-Borne Diseases
p. 1286 | Raghunath, D.

Variational Methods in Shape Optimization Problems – Progress in Nonlinear Differential Equations and their Applications
p. 1287 | Vaze, Vinay

Personal News
Mrinal Kumar Dasgupta (1923–2005)
p. 1288 | Ananthakrishnan, S.; Basu, Prasanta Kumar

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