Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2008
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0422

Editorial
Homi Bhabha and Reflections on the Administration of Science
p. 0423 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Expectations from a Ph D degree
p. 0425 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

Journal impact factors - essential primary quality indicators - surely not so!!
p. 0425 | Ranade, Shirish A; Kumar, Nikhil

Journal impact factors - essential primary quality indicators - surely not so!!(Response)
p. 0426 | Sharma, Om P

Peer review of manuscripts
p. 0426 | Kozak, Marcin

Mass to class in academic system
p. 0427 | Biyani, A. K.

Nutritional security through sustaining livestock in marginal environments
p. 0427 | Singh, Harbir

Conservation of endangered flora and fauna of Chilika Lake
p. 0428 | Naik, Prabir Kumar

Manual drawing of groundwater from borewell/tubewell
p. 0429 | Murugan, S. Sakthi; Thambi, D. S. C.

Kawwal Wildlife Sanctuary needs the status of Tiger Reserve
p. 0430 | Murthy, E. N.; Vatsavaya, S.; Ragan, A.; Ravinder, G.

News
National Water Award and Bhoomijal Samvardhana Puraskar-2007, an important step in encouraging rainwater harvesting in rural India
p. 0431 | Naik, Prabir Kumar

Meeting Report
Facets of cecidology: Intricacies of insect-plant interactions
p. 0431 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.; Jesudasan, R. W. Alexander

Food technology for better nutrition
p. 0433 | Bamji, Mahtab S.

Research News
Genetically reprogrammed skin cells bypassing the need for embryonic stem cells - A ray of hope for ethical science!!
p. 0435 | Bhojwani, Jyoti

The debate on the age of Lower Vindhyans and the beginnings of complex life forms
p. 0436 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
The end of the dream of unity
p. 0438 | Labarca, Martín; Lombardi, Olimpia

A low-carbon, technology-driven strategy for India's energy security
p. 0440 | Aswathanarayana, U.

Scientific Correspondence
Cyathodium (Bryophyta: Hepaticae) from Chakrata, Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya, India
p. 0442 | Asthana, Geeta; Verma, P. K.; Shukla, Amrita

Trachycarpus takil Becc. in Kumaon
p. 0444 | Gibbons, Martin; Spanner, Tobias; Kholia, B. S.

Occurrence of house sparrow, Passer domesticus indicus in and around Bangalore
p. 0446 | Rajashekar, S.; Venkatesha, M. G.

Natural disaster and ecological dilemma: Flood affected areas of Barmer, Thar Desert, Rajasthan
p. 0450 | Rawat, Mamta; Jakher, G. R.; Dookia, Sumit

General Articles
Foreign R&D centres in India: Is there any positive impact?
p. 0452 | Mrinalini, N.; Wakdikar, Sandhya

Review Articles
Chromosome inversions and linkage disequilibrium in Drosophila
p. 0459 | Singh, Bashisth N.

Research Articles
Performance evaluation of aquifer storage recovery wells for conjunctive water management as influenced by buffer storage volume and storage time
p. 0465 | Goyal, V.; Jhorar, B. S.; Malik, R. S.; Streck, T.

Research Communication
A new nano CoFe2 alloy precursor for cobalt ferrite production via sonoreduction process
p. 0473 | Mohan, Maya; Chandran, Vimlesh; Manoharan, S. Sundar

The expanding Indian desert: Assessment through weighted epochal trend ensemble
p. 0476 | Goswami, P.; Ramesh, K. V.

Ventilation of northwestern Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone during last 175 kyrs: A pteropod record at ODP Site 728A
p. 0480 | Rai, Ajai K.; Singh, Virendra B.; Maurya, Abhayanand S.; Shukla, Sachindra

Nitrogen isotopes in chondrules: Signatures of precursors and formation processes
p. 0485 | Das, J. P.; Murty, S. V. S.

Effect of scale on infiltration in a macropore-dominated hillslope
p. 0490 | Sarkar, Rupak; Dutta, Subashisa; Panigrahy, Sushma

Structural attributes of lantana-invaded forest plots in Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve, Central India
p. 0494 | Sahu, P. K.; Singh, J. S.

Spatial distribution of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) and its habitat usage pattern in Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, southern India
p. 0501 | Varma, Surendra

Marine geophysical investigations across the submarine canyon (Swatch-of-No-Ground), northern Bay of Bengal
p. 0507 | Krishna, K. S.; Ramana, M. V.; Subrahmanyam, N. C.; Subrahmanyam, V.; Murthy, K. S. R.

Occurrence of protandry in an aseasonal multivoltine moth: Implications for body-size evolution
p. 0513 | Muralimohan, K.; Srinivasa, Y. B.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2007 by S. R. Leone Et Al(eds)
p. 0519 | Sebastian, K. L.; Puspendu, Kumar

Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2007(eds)
p. 0520 | Visweswariah, Sandhya S.

Functional Plant Genomics, J. F. Morot-Gaudry et al. (eds)
p. 0522 | Sopory, S. K.

Plant Cell Biology by William V. Dashek and Marcia Harrison (eds)
p. 0524 | Khurana, P.; Khurana, J. P.

Historical Notes
Training science and technology manpower: Fifty years of DAE training school
p. 0525 | Dasannacharya, B. A.

Publications received
Publications received
p. 0528

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