Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 93 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0746

Correspondence
Some like it hot, some don't
p. 0747 | Akhila, Anand

Tomato crop plant as a weed
p. 0747 | Kumar, Sushil

Teaching communication skills in English for scientists in India
p. 0748 | Modak, Sohan P.

Importance of rhetoric in S&T communication
p. 0748 | Ravi, Anuradha

On the plight of research and teaching in state universities
p. 0749 | Srivastava, Gopal Krishna; Singh, Vivek; Shukla, Santosh Kumar; Shukla, Pradeep Kumar

Scientific productivity and citation of scientific papers: Where do we stand?
p. 0750 | Basu, Aparna

Closing the digital divide under different initial conditions
p. 0751 | James, Jeffrey

New frogs from the Western Ghats
p. 0752 | Kuramoto, Mitsuru; Joshy, S. Hareesh

New frogs from the Western Ghats(Response)
p. 0754 | Vasudevan, Karthikeyan; Aggarwal, Ramesh Kumar

Meeting Report
Advances in structural biology and structure prediction
p. 0755 | Stanley, Will A.

Opinion
India's agricultural research and education system - the time for change
p. 0758 | Abrol, I. P.; Chopra, V. L.

Three waters - An evaluation of urban groundwater resource in Delhi
p. 0760 | Soni, Vikram

Commentary
Measuring science: Irresistible temptations, easy shortcuts and dangerous consequences
p. 0762 | Abramo, Giovanni; Dangelo, Ciriaco Andrea

How critical is critical mass? Implications of the minority status of women in science in India
p. 0766 | Gupta, Namrata

Scientific Correspondence
Nanotoxicity: Threat posed by nanoparticles
p. 0769 | Seetharam, Raviraja N.; Sridhar, Kandikere R.

A modified freeze-thaw method for efficient transformation of Agrobacterium tumefaciens
p. 0770 | Jyothishwaran, G.; Kotresha, D.; Selvaraj, T.; Srideshikan, S. M.; Rajvanshi, P. K.; Jayabaskaran, C.

Ulva taeniata (Setchell) Setchell et Gardner: A taxon new to Indian seaweed flora
p. 0773 | Mantri, Vaibhav A.; Thakur, Mukund C.; Reddy, C. R. K.; Jha, B.

First report of the brown widow spider, Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Theridiidae) from India
p. 0775 | Shukla, Shantanu; Broome, Vivek Gour

Technical Note
Adapting a fluorescence microscope to perform surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
p. 0778 | Kumar, G. V. Pavan; Narayana, Chandrabhas

General Articles
Variability of climate change in India
p. 0782 | Dash, S. K.; Hunt, J. C. R.

Bio-business in brief: Many a monoclonal
p. 0789 | Mehdiratta, Ritu; Saberwal, Gayatri

Revitalizing Indian systems of herbal medicine by the National Medicinal Plants Board through institutional networking and capacity building
p. 0797 | Kala, Chandra Prakash; Sajwan, Bikram Singh

Review Articles
Current initiatives in proteomics for the analysis of plant salt tolerance
p. 0807 | Khan, P. S. Sha Valli; Hoffmann, L.; Renaut, J.; Hausman, J. F.

Research Articles
Lead and cadmium in soft plastic toys
p. 0818 | Kumar, Abhay; Pastore, Prashant

Research Communication
Intracellular granzyme A expression of peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets in pulmonary tuberculosis
p. 0823 | Vidyarani, M.; Selvaraj, P.; Jawahar, M. S.; Rajeswari, D. Nisha; Anbalagan, S.; Narayanan, P. R.

Snail-pollination in Volvulopsis nummularium
p. 0826 | Sarma, Khoisnam; Tandon, Rajesh; Shivanna, K. R.; Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Do bio-shields affect tsunami inundation?
p. 0831 | Bhalla, R. S.

Dendroclimatic potential of millennium-long ring-width chronology of Pinus gerardiana from Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 0833 | Singh, Jayendra; Yadav, Ram R.

Study on hydrological behaviour of a natural spring
p. 0837 | Vashisht, A. K.; Sharma, H. C.

Significance of d15N variations in a sediment core from the equatorial Indian Ocean during the past ~35 ka
p. 0840 | Ramesh, R.; Sheshshayee, M. S.; Tiwari, M.

Earthquake forecast appears feasible at Koyna, India
p. 0843 | Gupta, Harsh; Shashidhar, D.; Pereira, Metilda; Mandal, Prantik; Rao, N. Purnachandra; Kousalya, M.; Satyanarayana, H. V. S.; Dimri, V. P.

The 14 February 2006 Sikkim earthquake of magnitude 5. 3
p. 0848 | Raju, P. Solomon; Rao, N. Purnachandra; Singh, Arun; Kumar, M. Ravi

Ni-Cr-PGE-minerals from the Katpal chromite mine, Sukinda chromite field, Orissa
p. 0851 | Raju, P. V. Sunder; Merkle, R. K. W.; Gräser, Peter; Botha, Andre; Mohanthy, S. K.; Classen, Marko

A new nightfrog, Nyctibatrachus minimus sp. nov. (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae): The smallest frog from India
p. 0854 | Biju, S. D.; Bocxlaer, Ines Van; Giri, Varad B.; Roelants, Kim; Nagaraju, J.; Bossuyt, Franky

Book Reviews
Flow Phenomena in Nature: Volume I - Challenge to Engineering Design; Volume II - Inspiration, Learning and Application by R. Liebe (ed. )
p. 0859 | Jagadeesh, G.

Understanding Knowledge as a Commons by Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom (eds)
p. 0860 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Glimpses of the Agricultural Heritage of India by Y. L. Nene (ed. )
p. 0861 | Balasubramanian, A. V.

Historical Notes
One hundred and fifty years of a dreamer and fifty years of realization of his dream: Konstantin Eduardovitch Tsiolkovsky and the Sputnik 1
p. 0862 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

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p. 0864

Government of India Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
p. 0866

S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0867

SCOPUS
p. 0868

Indo-US Research Fellowships for Indian Researchers
p. 0869

Opportunities for Research on Microgravity
p. 0870

S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0871

Indo-US Visiting Professorship Program
p. 0872

BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
p. 0872

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (DST) INDO-GERMAN PROJECT-BASED PERSONNEL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME
p. 0873

National Institute of Plant Genome Research
p. 0873

Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation (HERF)
p. 0874

University of Pune
p. 0874

International Workshop and Conference on: STATISTICAL PHYSICS APPROACHES TO MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROBLEMS
p. 0875

MISSION BIOFUELS INDIA PVT LTD
p. 0875

Workshop on 'Structure & Dynamics of Bio-molecules - 2007'
p. 0876

Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
p. 0876

RESEARCH SCIENTISTS POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN INDIA
p. 0877

AGHARKAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 0877

Inter University Accelerator Centre
p. 0878

Junior Research Fellow
p. 0878

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