Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1322

Download counts - An early indicator for monitoring progress of science
p. 1323 | Sharma, Hari Prasad

Edible vaccines: Go green with molecular farming
p. 1324 | Rathore, M. S.; Shekhawat, N. S.

Indian science crisis of performance vs fakeness
p. 1325 | Kumar, Nikhil

Rediscovery of Pandanus unguifer Hook. f. (Pandanaceae): A RET species from its type-locality after 75 years
p. 1325 | Srivastava, R. C.; Choudhary, R. K.

Biotechnology - Perspectives and prospects
p. 1326 | Seshadri, S.

Rice cultivation and maintenance of the water-table
p. 1326 | John, Jacob E.

The digital opportunity index
p. 1327 | Biggs, Phillippa; Kelly, Tim

The digital opportunity index(Response)
p. 1327 | James, Jeffrey

S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan receives Abel Prize
p. 1328 | Karandikar, Rajeeva L.

Setting up a national agenda towards biosecurity
p. 1330

Meeting Report
Frontiers of plant biology research
p. 1331 | Chandra, Atika; Jain, Mukesh; Bhat, Vishnu; Vora, Jyoti; Ghawna, Sanjay; Ahuja, Paramvir S.

Apiculture in India
p. 1335 | Singh, Dwijendra

Insect pest management
p. 1336 | Ignacimuthu, S.

Research News
Graphene - Mother of all graphitic materials
p. 1338 | Srinivasan, C.

Oceans of mineral-bound water in earth's lower mantle: Seismic study confirms earlier speculations
p. 1340 | Sankaran, A. V.

A systematic approach to improving writing skills
p. 1343 | Joshi, Yateendra

Biodiversity hotspots: Defining the indefinable?
p. 1344 | Krishnankutty, N.; Chandrasekaran, S.

Technical Note
Modulation of cross-correlation traces by pulse-shaping with spatial mask
p. 1346 | De, Arijit Kumar; Pawar, Udai Singh; Kumar, S. K. Karthick; Goswami, Debabrata

Scientific Correspondence
Evaluation of check-dam recharge through water-table response in ponding area
p. 1350 | Muralidharan, D.; Andrade, Rolland; Rangarajan, R.

Psilorhynchus amplicephalus, a new species from Balishwar river of Assam, India
p. 1352 | Arunachalam, M.; Muralidharan, M.; Sivakumar, P.

Rediscovery of Cyathodium acrotrichum Schiffn. (Hepaticae: Cyathodiaceae) - A long-lost liverwort often treated as doubtful taxon
p. 1354 | Singh, D. K.; Singh, Devendra

Occurrence and prevalence of Cyllamyces genus - A putative anaerobic gut fungus in Indian cattle and buffaloes
p. 1356 | Sridhar, Manpal; Kumar, Deepak; Anandan, S.; Prasad, C. S.; Sampath, K. T.

Ostracod fauna from the non-marine Inter-trappean bed of Mohgaon-Haveli, Chhindwara District, Madhya Pradesh
p. 1358 | Nagori, M. L.; Khosala, S. C.

Parkia Powder Agar - A new medium for fungal culture
p. 1359 | Rajasab, A. H.

General Articles
Photonic band gap materials: Technology, applications and challenges
p. 1361 | Johri, M.; Ahmed, Y. A.; Bezboruah, T.

Indian patenting activity in international and domestic patent system: Contemporary scenario
p. 1366 | Bhattacharya, Sujit; Garg, K. C.; Sharma, S. C.; Dutt, Bharvi

Research Account
Non-pollen palynomorphs as potential palaeoenvironmental indicators in the Late Quaternary sediments of the west coast of India
p. 1370 | Limaye, Ruta B.; Kumaran, K. P. N.; Nair, K. M.; Padmalal, D.

Review Articles
Economic inequality: Is it natural?
p. 1383 | Chatterjee, Arnab; Sinha, Sitabhra; Chakrabarti, Bikas K.

Research Articles
Temporal sexual maturation and incremental staminal movement encourages mixed mating in Withania somnifera - An insurance for reproductive success
p. 1390 | Lattoo, Surrinder K.; Dhar, Rekha S.; Khan, Shabnam; Bamotra, Shishupaul; Dhar, Autar K.

Regional and habitat variability in azadirachtin content of Indian neem (Azadirachta indica A. Jusieu)
p. 1400 | Kaushik, Nutan; Singh, B. Gurudev; Tomar, U. K.; Naik, S. N.; Vir, Satya; Bisla, S. S.; Sharma, K. K.; Banerjee, S. K.; Thakkar, Pramilla

Research Communications
Bioremediation of 60Co from simulated spent decontamination solutions of nuclear power reactors by bacteria
p. 1407 | Rashmi, K.; Haritha, A.; Balaji, V.; Tripathi, V. S.; Venkateswaran, G.; Mohan, P. Maruthi

Assessment and monitoring of mangroves of Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, Orissa, India using remote sensing and GIS
p. 1409 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Murthy, M. S. R.

Sedimentation rate in North Indian lakes estimated using 137Cs and 210Pb dating techniques
p. 1416 | Kumar, Bhishm; Rai, S. P.; Nachiappan, Rm. P.; Kumar, U. Saravana; Singh, Surjeet; Diwedi, V. K.

Sustained activities of carbon metabolizing enzymes determine seed size in Vigna radiata (mungbean)
p. 1420 | Chopra, Jyoti; Kaur, Narinder; Gupta, Anil K.

Basin specificity of climate change in western Himalaya, India: Tree-ring evidences
p. 1424 | Yadav, Ram R.

Yearlings of Indian major carps resist infection against the epizootic ulcerative syndrome pathogen, Aphanomyces invadans
p. 1430 | Pradhan, P. K.; Mohan, C. V.; Shankar, K. M.; Kumar, B. Mohana; Devaraja, Gayathri

Weed floristic composition in palm gardens in Plains of Eastern Himalayan region of West Bengal
p. 1434 | Sit, Arun Kumar; Bhattacharya, Malay; Sarkar, Biswanath; Arunachalam, V.

Book Reviews
The Structure and Function of Plastids by Robert R. Wise and J. Kenneth Hoober (eds)
p. 1440 | Biswal, Basanti; Biswal, U. C.

Geology of Haryana and Delhi by Jawahar Lal Thussu`
p. 1441 | Vallinayagam, G.

Special Issue on Kimberlite and Related Rocks of India by Fareeduddin and M. S. Rao (Guest Editors)
p. 1441 | Nair, Shantha

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p. 1446

Refresher Course on 'Marine Geology and Geophysics'
p. 1448

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
p. 1449

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p. 1451

International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)
p. 1452

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
p. 1453

OASTCs of the Ministry of Earth Sciences
p. 1454

International Workshop on: Cities, Science and Sustainability
p. 1455

National Academy of Agricultural Science
p. 1456

Karnatak University
p. 1456

Kerala Feeds Ltd
p. 1457

Department of Mechanical Engineering
p. 1457

Lab India - Be a Part of Winning Team
p. 1458

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1458

p. 1459

Invitation of Application for Participation of Young Earth Science Researchers in the DST Group Monitoring Meeting
p. 1459

UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS Third Cover Fourth Cover
p. 1460

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