Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1584

Guest Editorial
Challenges fly in the wake of bird flu
p. 1585 | Shaanker, R. Uma

Correspondence
Importance of biology
p. 1587 | Radder, Rajkumar

Language of scientific discourse
p. 1587 | Paramasivan, V.

Photorespiration and mitochondrial respiration are not just evolutionary leftovers
p. 1588 | Naik, Rajeev M.

Linking Indian rivers
p. 1589 | Sharma, R. K.

Ayurveda will survive till Bharat breathes
p. 1589 | Tiwari, Ashok K.

Omega-3-fatty acids in the diet
p. 1590 | Patil, Vishwanath; Gislerød, Hans Ragnar

Economics of nuclear power generation
p. 1591 | Rastogi, B. P.

Meeting Report
Nematology and plant parasitic nematodes
p. 1593 | Sheela, M. S.; Gokulapalan, C.

Need for science–policy linkages for river basins and coastal zone management
p. 1594 | Ramaiah, N.; Mascarenhas, Antonio; Sardessai, Sugandha

Research News
When did plate tectonics begin?
p. 1596 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
Bridging the gaps among the experts, the activists and the science communicators
p. 1598 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

Repercussions of climate change on forest types
p. 1600 | Meher-homji, V. M.

Scientific Correspondence
Haematococcus pluvialis – A green alga, richest natural source of astaxanthin
p. 1602 | Suseela, M. R.; Toppo, Kiran

Arcellaceans (thecamoebians) from core sediments of Priya­darshini Lake, Schirmacher Oasis, Eastern Antarctica
p. 1603 | Mathur, Anil K.; Asthana, R.; Ravindra, Rasik

Energy for geodynamics: Mantle decompression thermal-tsunami
p. 1605 | Herndon, J. Marvin

General Articles
Health effects of increase in concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere
p. 1607 | Robertson, D. S.

Review Articles
Water resources and climate change: An Indian perspective
p. 1610 | Mall, R. K.; Gupta, Akhilesh; Singh, Ranjeet; Singh, R. S.; Rathore, L. S.

Role of Fe-hydrogenase in biological hydrogen production
p. 1627 | Das, Debabrata; Dutta, Tumpa; Nath, Kaushik; Kotay, Shireen Meher; Das, Amit K.; Veziroglu, T. Nejat

Research Account
Nutritional and microbiological features of little known legumes, Canavalia cathartica Thouars and C. maritima Thouars of the southwest coast of India
p. 1638 | Seena, S.; Sridhar, K. R.

Research Articles
Scenario of haemoglobin variants in Central-East coast of India
p. 1651 | Balgir, R. S.

Research Communication
A portable marine geophysical data access and management system
p. 1658 | Kunte, Pravin D.; Narvekar, Prabhakar

Studies on the identification of suitable solvents for microbial bioassay
p. 1663 | Rekha, P.; Mouli, B. Chandra; Kumari, S. G. Vijaya; Indumathi, C.; Mithyantha, M. S.

Studies on the filament of tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D (Andhra local ecorace)
p. 1667 | Shamitha, G.; Rao, A. Purushotham

Wolbachia endosymbiont in some insect pests of sericulture
p. 1671 | Prakash, B. M.; Puttaraju, H. P.

Interactions between non-flying mammals and flowers of Cullenia exarillata Robyns (Bombacaceae), a canopy tree from the wet forests of Western Ghats, India
p. 1674 | Ganesh, T.; Devy, M. S.

Palmar dermatoglyphics of the scheduled caste Madigas in Andhra Pradesh
p. 1679 | Reddy, K. Rajasekhara

Can the possibility of some linkage of monsoonal precipitation with solar variability be ignored? Indications from foraminiferal proxy records
p. 1685 | Khare, N.; Nigam, R.

Crustal deformation in the Indo-Burmese arc region: implications from the Myanmar and Southeast Asia GPS measurements
p. 1688 | Sahu, Vipul K.; Gahalaut, Vineet K.; Rajput, Shikha; Chadha, R. K.; Laishram, Sunil Singh; Kumar, Arun

Book Reviews
A World without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein
p. 1694 | Banhatti, Dilip G.

Handbook of Indian Wetland Birds and their Conservation
p. 1694 | Sridhar, S.; Karanth, K. Praveen

Glaciers The Rivers of Ice
p. 1695 | Raina, V. K.

Personal News
R. Subrahmanyan (1919-2006)
p. 1696 | Krishnamurthy, V.

Advertisements
Government of India Ministry of Science and Technology Department of Biotechnology
p. 1697

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
p. 1700

Government of India Ministry of Science and Technology DBT - Call for Research Proposals on ‘Stem Cell Research’
p. 1702

Post doctoral fellowship on granular flows at the University of Provence, Marseille, France
p. 1703

A workshop on Mechanical Behaviour of Systems at Small Length Scales-2
p. 1703

University of Calcutta
p. 1704

Ewing Christian College, Allahabad
p. 1705

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p. 1705

CENTRAL GLASS & CERAMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1706

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p. 1706

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p. 1707

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p. 1707

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p. 1707

Author Index
Author Index
p. 1708

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1716

Volume Contents
Volume Contents
p. 1724

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