Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 93 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0276

Correspondence
The coal-to-oil option
p. 0277 | Jayaraman, K. S.

Science in public media
p. 0277 | Kozak, Marcin

Ignored pockets of India
p. 0278 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Why does most of the Indian research work not reach journals?
p. 0278 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Ph D entrance examination schedules
p. 0279 | Buragohain, Alak Kumar; Ray, Suvendra Kumar

Oran: A sacred way for biodiversity conservation in Indian Thar Desert
p. 0279 | Dagla, Harchand R.; Paliwal, Aarti; Shekhawat, N. S.

Science: An extension of war by other means
p. 0280 | Prathap, Gangan

The case of the Padmanaban Committee
p. 0281 | Siddharthan, Rahul

The case of the Padmanaban Committee(Response)
p. 0281 | Padmanaban, G.

Meeting Report
Lunar and planetary science
p. 0283 | Dhingra, Deepak

Biosafety and biosecurity of Asia
p. 0285 | Janardhan, Bhore Subhash

Research News
Lavender and tea-tree oil-induced gynecomastia in prepubertal boys warrants prudent use of herbal products
p. 0287 | Tiwari, Ashok K.

Commentary
Protecting wetlands
p. 0288 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Scientific Correspondence
Assessing the variability in intrinsic water use, mesophyll and carboxylation efficiencies of gibberellin-treated tea (Camellia sinensis L. ) accession using gas exchange approach
p. 0291 | Bindumadhava, H.; Prasad, T. G.; Joshi, M. K.; Sharma, N.

Utility of OCEANSAT-1 OCM data in deciphering Antarctic features
p. 0292 | Khare, N.; Sharma, N.; Bhandari, S. M.; Vyas, N. K.

The Indian species Trachycarpus takil in the garden of Villa Beccari, Florence, Italy
p. 0295 | Lorek, Michael

General Articles
Energy savings from advancing the Indian Standard Time by half an hour
p. 0298 | Ahuja, Dilip R.; Gupta, D. P. Sen; Agrawal, V. K.

National capability to catch-up: Lessons for India
p. 0303 | Nath, Pradosh

Review Articles
Phenotypic plasticity in aphids (Homoptera: Insecta): Components of variation and causative factors
p. 0308 | Agarwala, B. K.

Research Articles
Alarming rise in fog and pollution causing a fall in maximum temperature over Delhi
p. 0314 | Jenamani, Rajendra Kumar

Magnetotelluric evidence of potential geothermal resource in Puga, Ladakh, NW Himalaya
p. 0323 | Azeez, K. K. Abdul; Harinarayana, T.

Dipping Moho in the southern part of Eastern Dharwar Craton, India, as revealed by the coincident seismic reflection and refraction study
p. 0330 | Rao, V. Vijaya; Kalachand, Sain; Prasad, B. Rajendra

In situ conservation of butterflies through establishment of butterfly gardens: A case study at Peechi, Kerala, India
p. 0337 | Mathew, George; Anto, Mary

Newly evolved cytoraces of nasuta-albomicans complex of Drosophila live better than their parents as revealed by life-history trait analysis at three different temperatures
p. 0348 | Harini, B. P.; Ramachandra, N. B.

Research Communication
Resistance without resistance: An anomaly
p. 0357 | Kumar, N.

A view-based approach for the reconstruction of optical properties of turbid media
p. 0359 | Srivastava, Atul; Patel, H. S.; Gupta, P. K.

Characterization of defensin (Tfgd2) from Trigonella foenum-graecum
p. 0365 | Olli, Sudar; Guruprasad, Lalitha; Kirti, P. B.

RAPD pattern of Costus speciosus Koen ex. Retz., an important medicinal plant from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
p. 0369 | Mandal, Asit B.; Thomas, Vincy Anu; Elanchezhian, R.

Modification of gel technique for micro-crystals of biomaterials: In situ growth and dissolution studies
p. 0373 | Parekh, Bharat B.; Joshi, M. J.; Vaidya, A. D. B.

Rapid reversed-phase high performance liquid chromatography for vitexin analysis and fingerprint of Passiflora foetida
p. 0378 | Pongpan, Narongchai; Luanratana, Omboon; Suntornsuk, Leena

Evidence for localization of N-methyltransferase (MMT) of caffeine biosynthetic pathway in vacuolar surface of Coffea canephora endosperm elucidated through localization of GUS reporter gene driven by NMT promoter
p. 0383 | Kumar, Vinod; Satyanarayana, K. V.; Ramakrishna, A.; Chandrashekar, A.; Ravishankar, G. A.

Population structure and genetic relationships among Delphinium species - A fast dwindling genus from northwestern Himalaya
p. 0386 | Sharma, Kamal Dev; Singh, B. M.; Saroop, Jyoti

Seasonal variation in the litter chemical quality of a wet evergreen forest in the Western Ghats
p. 0391 | Anu, Anto; Sabu, Thomas K.

Fundamental mass ratio relationships of whole-rock chondritic major elements: Implications on ordinary chondrite formation and on planet Mercury's composition
p. 0394 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Impact of Indonesian throughflowblockage on the Southern Indian Ocean
p. 0399 | Pandey, Vivek Kumar; Bhatt, Vihang; Pandey, A. C.; Da, I. M. L.

Book Reviews
Photosystem I - The Light-Driven Plastocyanin: Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase, vol. 24 by John Golbeck (ed. )
p. 0407 | Golbeck(ed), John; Sane, Prafullachandra Vishnu

Photoprotection, Photoinhibition, Gene Regulation and Environment by B. Demmig-Adams, W. W. Adams III and A. K.
p. 0409 | Sopory, Sudhir Kumar

Personal News
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932-2007)
p. 0411 | Madhusudana, N. V.

A. K. Tiwari (1960-2006)
p. 0412 | Sharma, Neeraj Kumar

Historical Notes
Eclipse observed by Āryabhat)a in Kerala
p. 0414 | Hari, K. Chandra

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