Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0706

Correspondence
The relevance of biofuels
p. 0707 | Patil, Vishwanath

Drought in Uttarakhand, natural or man made?
p. 0708 | Vashisht, A. K.

'Publish and perish' policy of Indian universities
p. 0708 | Kayastha, Arvind M.

Indian science is not short of money
p. 0709 | Akhila, Anand

Science Citation Index data: Two additional reasons against its use for administrative purposes
p. 0709 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Indian science and technology at crossroads
p. 0710 | Valluri, S. R.

Sacred groves for biodiversity conservation in Uttarakhand Himalaya
p. 0711 | Bisht, Savita; Ghildiyal, J. C.

Meeting Report
First refresher course in experimental chemistry
p. 0713 | Samanta, Anunay

Seismic hazard in Asia
p. 0715 | Parvez, Imtiyaz A.; Panza, Giuliano F.

Research News
Thermal properties of nanofluids: Controversy in the making?
p. 0717 | Gandhi, K. S.

Commentary
Asian biotechnology information and development initiative for biotechnology assessment and policy relevant indicators
p. 0719 | Chaturvedi, Sachin

Opinion
Need for a comprehensive re-assessment of the conservation status of critically endangered (?) freshwater fishes of Kerala
p. 0721 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Ali, P. H. Anvar; Prasad, G.

Scientific Correspondence
CO2 emission and its mitigation by adsorption on zeolites and activated carbon
p. 0724 | Jadhav, P. D.; Rayalu, S. S.; Biniwale, R. B.; Devotta, S.

Screening and isolation of cyclosporine-related compound producing soil fungi from the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu
p. 0726 | Ramachandran, M. Marudhu; Balakrishnan, K.; Cynthiya, A. D.; Sankar, M. Mani; Panimalar, M.; Raghuraman, T.; Karthikeyan, R. Siva Ganesa

A new fossil palm leaf from the Hemis Formation of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
p. 0727 | Paul, S. K.; Ram-awatar; Mehrotra, R. C.; Sharma, A.; Phartiyal, Binita; Dorjey, C. P.

Tapping earth's upper-mantle methane gas resource at a nuclear drilling initiative area, Palk Bay, India/Sri Lanka
p. 0729 | Cathcart, Richard B.

Evidence of Shoreline shift on the Northern Saurashtra Coast: Study based on the submerged temple complex at Pindara
p. 0733 | Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh

General Articles
Extending GIS to the common man through image-based vector GIS
p. 0736 | Sajeevan, G.

'Greater India' controversy: Case closed?
p. 0739 | Ali, Jason R.; Aitchison, Jonathan C.

The 26 December 2004 tsunami recalled: Science and technology for enhancing resilience of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands communities
p. 0743 | Kesavan, P. C.; Swaminathan, M. S.

Review Articles
Insect-induced plant galls of India: unresolved questions
p. 0748 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Protein aggregation: A perspective from amyloid and inclusion-body formation
p. 0758 | Idicula-thomas, Susan; Balaji, Petety V.

Research Articles
Genetic burden of red cell enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in two major Scheduled Tribes of Sundargarh district, Northwestern Orissa, India
p. 0768 | Balgir, R. S.

Subsurface stress analyses for the Mw 7. 6 Bhuj earthquake, India: An insight from the integrated geophysical approach
p. 0775 | Chandrasekhar, D. V.; Rao, B. Ramalingeswara; Singh, B.

Mercury accumulation in fishes from tropical aquatic ecosystems in the Niger Delta, Nigeria
p. 0781 | Benson, Nsikak U.; Essien, Joseph P.; Williams, Akan B.; Bassey, David E.

Research Communication
Photochemical evolution of palladium nanoparticles in Triton X-100 and its application as catalyst for degradation of acridine orange
p. 0786 | Nath, Sudip; Praharaj, Snigdhamayee; Panigrahi, Sudipa; Basu, Soumen; Pal, Tarasankar

Inertial oscillation forced by the September 1997 cyclone in the Bay of Bengal
p. 0790 | Joseph, K. Jossia; Balchand, A. N.; Hareeshkumar, P. V.; Rajesh, G.

On the plausible reasons for the formation of onset vortex in the presence of Arabian Sea mini warm pool
p. 0794 | Deepa, R.; Seetaramayya, P.; Nagar, S. G.; Gnanaseelan, C.

Genetic variability of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) attributable to cadherin gene-specific molecular markers
p. 0800 | Gujar, G. T.; Khawale, R. N.; Kalia, V.

Effect of adult density on regeneration success of woody plants in natural and restored tropical dry evergreen forest fragments in Puducherry region, India
p. 0805 | Davidar, Priya; Nayak, K. Geetha; Dharmalingam, Mohandass

Bio-efficacy of flyash-based herbal pesticides against pests of rice and vegetable
p. 0811 | Sankari, S. Arputha; Narayanasamy, P.

Early Callovian nannofossils from the Kuldhar section, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
p. 0816 | Rai, Jyotsana; Garg, Rahul

Evidences of early human occupation in the limestone caves of Bastar, Chhattisgarh
p. 0820 | Yadava, M. G.; Sarswat, K. S.; Singh, I. B.; Ramesh, R.

Geomorphic indicators of neotectonic activity around Srinagar (Alaknanda basin), Uttarakhand
p. 0824 | Sati, S. P.; Sundriya, Y. P.; Rawat, G. S.

Road kills: Assessing insect casualties using flagship taxon
p. 0830 | Rao, R. Shyama Prasad; Girish, M. K. Saptha

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, Boris Kayser Et Al(eds)
p. 0838 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Herbal Drugs by Rakesh K. Sharma and Rajesh Arora (eds)
p. 0839 | Sarma, Siddhartha P.

Birds: Beyond Watching by Abdul Jamil Urfi
p. 0840 | Robin, V. V.; Sinha, Anindya

Agricultural Sustainability: Principles, Processes and Prospects. The Instructor's Manual by Saroja Raman
p. 0841 | Balasubramanian, A. V.

Personal News
Frank Albert Cotton (1930-2007)
p. 0844 | Chakravorty, Animesh

Historical Notes
The zodiacal pillars of Sringeri
p. 0846 | Shylaja, B. S.

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