Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1028

Of scholars without borders
p. 1029 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Research paper writing
p. 1029 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Values and scientific research
p. 1030 | Nagar, P. K.

Cosmeceuticals: Science or marketing?
p. 1030 | Ligade, Virendra S.; Sreedhar, D.; Manthan; Ajay; Udupa, N.

Hard-work versus productivity
p. 1031 | Sharma, Shweta

The need for studies on amphibians in India
p. 1032 | Humraskar, Dipti; Velho, Nandini

Do you believe in a second green revolution?
p. 1032 | Sharma, N. D.

Mango - A new record for Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner)
p. 1033 | Bharati, S. M.; Gundannavar, K. P.; Giraddi, R. S.; Hilli, J. S.; Kamanna, B. C.; Budhihal, R. A.

Fourth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Important observations and conclusions
p. 1034 | Kumar, Sushil

Journal of Tropical Agriculture: The first agricultural science journal in India with an online editorial system
p. 1034 | Kumar, B. M.

Meeting Report
Bulk metallic glasses
p. 1035 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Quality improvement in food processing
p. 1037 | De, Minakshi

Alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing and education
p. 1038 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Biocontrol and biotechnology
p. 1039 | Jeyaraj, Nirmala; Shenbagarathai, R.

On the lives of stars and cells
p. 1041 | Sen, Ellora

The arithmetic of quotas
p. 1043 | Naranan, S.

Need for a national initiative on research and development in earthquake engineering
p. 1045 | Jain, Sudhir K.

Scientific Correspondence
Possible impact of a major oil-well fire on aerosol optical depth at Dibrugarh
p. 1047 | Gogoi, M. M.; Bhuyan, P. K.; Moorthy, K. Krishna

Physico-chemical and bacterial profiling of soils for describing a land-degradation gradient
p. 1050 | Doi, Ryoichi; Puriyakorn, Bunyarit

Identification of molecular markers linked with differential flowering behaviour of mangoes in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
p. 1054 | Damodaran, T.; Medhi, R. P.; Dev, G. Kapil; Damodaran, V.; Rai, R. B.; Kavino, M.

Molecular marker-assisted selection of in vitro chemical mutagen-induced grapevine mutants
p. 1056 | Khawale, Ramkrishna Namdeo; Yerramilli, Vimala; Singh, Sanjay Kumar

General Articles
Molecular imaging in biomedical research
p. 1061 | Jagannathan, N. R.

Scoping technology options for India's oil security: Part I - ethanol for petrol
p. 1071 | Bharadwaj, Anshu; Tongia, Rahul; Arunachalam, V. S.

Shark hunting - an indiscriminate trade endangering elasmobranchs to extinction
p. 1078 | Verlecar, X. N.; Snigdha; Desai, S. R.; Dhargalkar, V. K.

Review Articles
Thrips-tospovirus interactions: Biological and molecular implications
p. 1083 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.; Annadurai, R. S.

Research Articles
N-Glycosylation sequon Asn residue causes variable site occupancy in recombinant soluble Thy-1
p. 1087 | Devasahayam, Mercy

A decision support tool with variable agro-climatic scenarios for sustainable groundwater management in semi-arid hard-rock areas
p. 1093 | Dewandel, BenoƮt; Gandolfi, Jean-marie; Zaidi, Faisal K.; Ahmed, Shakeel; Subrahmanyam, K.

Geochemistry of Neogene Siwalik mudstones along Punjab re-entrant, India: Implications for source-area weathering, provenance and tectonic setting
p. 1103 | Sinha, Subhajit; Islam, R.; Ghosh, Sumit K.; Kumar, Rohtash; Sangode, S. J.

Are the 7 March 2006 Mw 5. 6 event and the 3 February 2006 Mw 4. 58 event triggered by the five years continued occurrence of aftershocks of the 2001 Mw 7. 7 Bhuj event?
p. 1114 | Mandal, Prantik; Chadha, R. K.; Raju, I. P.; Kumar, N.; Satyamurty, C.; Narsaiah, R.

Research Communications
Diesel soot oxidation on titania-supported ruthenia catalysts
p. 1125 | Dhakad, Manju; Rayalu, Sadhana; Subrt, J.; Bakardjieva, Snejana; Mitsuhashi, T.; Haneda, H.; Devotta, Sukumar; Labhsetwar, Nitin

Evaluation of mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene in the identification of Panthera pardus fusca (Meyer, 1794) from field-collected scat samples in the Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India
p. 1129 | Pandey, Prashant K.; Dhotre, Dhiraj P.; Dharne, Mahesh S.; Khadse, Ashok N.; Hiremath, Umesh I.; Chaudhari, Ravindra D.; Patole, Milind S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Population genetics analysis of Mehsana goat based on microsatellite markers
p. 1133 | Aggarwal, R. A. K.; Dixit, S. P.; Verma, N. K.; Ahlawat, S. P. S.; Kumar, Y.; Kumar, S.; Chander, R.; Singh, K. P.

Two-species microbial consortium for growth promotion of Cajanus cajan
p. 1137 | Pandey, Piyush; Maheshwari, D. K.

Chemical profiling of Nothapodytes nimmoniana populations in the Western Ghats, India for anti-cancer compound, camptothecin
p. 1142 | Suhas, S.; Ramesha, B. T.; Ravikanth, G.; Gunaga, Rajesh P.; Vasudeva, R.; Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Shaanker, R. Uma

Basic nutritional attributes of Hippophae rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) populations from Uttarakhand Himalaya, India
p. 1148 | Dhyani, Deepak; Maikhuri, R. K.; Rao, K. S.; Kumar, Lalit; Purohit, V. K.; Sundriyal, Manju; Saxena, K. G.

The tropical warm pool in the Indian Ocean and its influence on ENSO over the past 137,000 yrs bp
p. 1153 | Saraswat, R.; Nigam, R.; Weldeab, S.; Mackensen, A.

New methodology for demarcating high road accident risk-prone stretches in mountain roads
p. 1157 | Rautela, Piyoosh; Pant, Swarn Shikher

The past 26,000 years evolutionary history of Keoladeo National Park (Ghana), Rajasthan
p. 1161 | Sharma, Chhaya; Chatterjee, Shantanu

Book Reviews
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
p. 1166 | Rajeev, B.

Birds of Prey of the Indian Subcontinent by Rishad Naoroji
p. 1166 | Srinivasan, Umesh

Techniques for Molecular Biology by D. Tagu and C. Moussard (eds)
p. 1168 | Dharmalingam, K.

Historical Notes
A view of the history of biochemistry in India
p. 1169 | Ramasarma, T.

Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)
p. 1173

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
p. 1175

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (Advertisement No. 1/2007)
p. 1177

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research (Advertisement No. 3/2007)
p. 1178

National Centre for Biological Sciences
p. 1179

OASTCs of the Ministry of Earth Sciences
p. 1180

National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 1181

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10th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium
p. 1184

University of Pune - Department of Botany
p. 1185

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Mangalore University
p. 1186

Study on Status of Nanotechnology in Indian Industry and Academia/R&D Labs
p. 1186

p. 1187

National Institute of Technology
p. 1187

Kurukshetra University: Announcements
p. 1187

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