Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0152

Universities: Restructuring and Reform
p. 0153 | Balaram, P.

Probing scientific misconduct
p. 0155 | Valluri, S. R.

Accommodate waitlisted candidates from NET exams
p. 0155 | Rao, A. S.

Watering the desert
p. 0156 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Is Leptadenia reticulata a threatened species?
p. 0157 | Rao, C. Kameswara

Ash beds from the Himalayan Foreland Basin: Their nature and significance
p. 0157 | Acharyya, Subhrangsu Kanta

Taxonomic vandalism: The case of the giant wrinkled frog
p. 0158 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Formation of mini warm pool in the Arabian Sea
p. 0159 | Sanilkumar, K. V.; Hareesh, P. V.

Formation of mini warm pool in the Arabian Sea(Response)
p. 0159 | Deepa, R.; Seetaramayya, P.; Gnanaseelan, C.; Nagar, S. G.

Prof. V. V. Sivarajan Gold Medal award to V. S. Raju
p. 0163 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar

Earth Science Olympiad, South Korea
p. 0163 | Shankar, R.

Meeting Report
A call to end water fluoridation
p. 0164 | Basha, P. Mahaboob; Madhusudhan, N.

Large branchiopods symposium
p. 0164 | Prasad, Durga; Munuswamy, N.; Pandian, T. J.

Research News
World's first single carbon nanotube radio
p. 0166 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Conflicting interests in drug pricing: Innovation vs social needs
p. 0168 | Ehtesham, Sheja; Mansingh, Niranjan

Death sentence on taxonomy in India
p. 0170 | Prathapan, K. D.; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma; Narendran, T. C; Viraktamath, C. A.; Aravind, N. A.; Poorani, J.

Scientific Correspondence
Stability of oral polio vaccine at different temperatures and its correlation with vaccine vial monitors
p. 0172 | Sahu, A. K.; Saha, K.; Chand, Tara; Singh, Vinit; Meena, Jaipal; Singh, S.

Climatically sensitive 'Arctic': Another scientific frontier for India
p. 0176 | Khare, N.

Isolating diesel-degrading bacteria from air
p. 0178 | Awasthi, Prachi; Sood, Isha; Syal, Sudhir

Ingress of lantana in dry tropical forest fragments: Edge and shade effects
p. 0180 | Raizada, Purnima; Sharma, Gyan P.; Raghubanshi, A. S.

A dichotomously branched fossil palm stem from the Deccan Intertrappean beds of India
p. 0182 | Bonde, S. D.; Chate, S. V.; Gamre, P. G.; Nipunage, D. S.

Technical Note
Holographic optics-based schlieren diffraction interferometer
p. 0184 | Kumar, Raj; Kaura, Sushil K.; Chhachhia, D. P.; Mohan, D.; Aggarwal, A. K.

General Articles
Planetary exploration: Scientific importance and future prospects
p. 0189 | Bhandari, Narendra

Water loss from tree plantations in the tropics
p. 0201 | Kallarackal, Jose; Somen, C. K.

Review Articles
Results from MiniBooNE
p. 0211 | Laha, Ranjan; Vempati, Sudhir K.

Research Articles
Fluxes of methane and nitrous oxide from an Indian mangrove
p. 0218 | Krithika, K.; Purvaja, R.; Ramesh, R.

Analysis of in-frame dinucleotides, encoded amino acids and synonymous codon choice in bacterial genomes reveals a common pattern
p. 0225 | Ranjan, Amit; Sinha, Akhauri Yash; Dubey, Badrinath; Saikia, Ankur; Buragohain, Alak Kumar; Ray, Suvendra Kumar

Research Communication
Diurnal and spatial variations of condensation particles in Kerala, South India
p. 0233 | Varikoden, Hamza; Kumar, V. Sasi; Sampath, S.; Muralidas, S.; Mohankumar, G.

Detection of biomarker in breath: A step towards noninvasive diabetes monitoring
p. 0237 | Chakraborty, Shirshendu; Banerjee, Dibyajyoti; Ray, Indrani; Sen, Amarnath

Traditional land races of rice in Karnataka: Reservoirs of valuable traits
p. 0242 | Hanamaratti, N. G.; Prashanthi, S. K.; Salimath, P. M.; Hanchinal, R. R.; Mohankumar, H. D.; Parameshwarappa, K. G.; Raikar, S. D.

Palaeoethnobotanical record of cultivated crops and associated weeds and wild taxa from Neolithic site, Tokwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 0248 | Pokharia, Anil K.

Assessing the applicability of d18O Globigerina bulloides to estimate palaeotemperature from the southwestern Indian Ocean
p. 0255 | Khare, N.; Saraswat, R.; Chaturvedi, S. K.

Estimation of retreat rate of Gangotri glacier using rapid static and kinematic GPS survey
p. 0258 | Kumar, Kireet; Dumka, Rakesh K.; Miral, M. S.; Satyal, G. S.; Pant, M.

Magnetic anomalies and basement structure of the Eastern Ghats Mobile Belt and southwest Krishna basin in parts of Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh
p. 0262 | Swamy, K. V.; Rao, P. Rama; Murthy, I. V. Radhakrishna

Book Reviews
Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine by Piyush Gupta and O. P. Ghai (eds)
p. 0269 | Kutty, V. Raman

Micropalaentology: Application in Stratigraphy and Palae­oceanography by Devesh K. Sinha
p. 0270 | Bhandari, Anil

The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds by Han-Jorg Fecht and Matthias Werner (eds)
p. 0271 | Mukherjee, G. S.

Looking into Living Things…. through MRI, by R. S. Chaughule and S. S. Ranade (eds)
p. 0272 | Ramanathan, K. V.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows - 2008
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Saf Labs
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Conservation of Biological Resources Using Biotechnology Tools' DBT Sponsored Training Programme for College Teachers
p. 0280

Bose Institute
p. 0280

Sir Dorabji Tata Centre for Research in Tropical Diseases
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Lecture Workshop on 'Gene Structure and Function - Concepts to New Developments' Announcements
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