Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0550

Editorial
Scientists, Teachers and Writers: Remembering a Remarkable Trio
p. 0551 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The plagiarism menace
p. 0553 | Mahadevan, S.

Paying for evaluating science
p. 0554 | Roy, Rustum

E-waste - A waste or a fortune?
p. 0554 | Gupta, Vidhi; Laul, Parul; Syal, Sudhir

Energy saving and the Indian Standard Time
p. 0555 | Joshi, Y. P.

Swami Vivekananda and the history of the Indian Institute of Science
p. 0556 | Paramasivam, V.

Prevention of hepatitis C infection among injecting drug users in Northeast India
p. 0557 | Medhi, G. K.; Mahanta, J.

Mausam - A need for inclusion in SCI-Expanded
p. 0557 | Garg, K. C.; Sharma, Praveen; Kumar, Suresh

The largest genetic paradise of India lacks biotechnological implementation
p. 0558 | Das, J. S.

Secondary emissions from spectrofluorimeters(Response)
p. 0559 | De, Debashree; Bagchi, Pritha; Bhattacharyya, Debasish

Secondary emissions from spectrofluorimeters
p. 0559 | Nayak, P. K.

Warning bells in Ansupa Lake, Orissa
p. 0560 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Prasad, S. Narendra; Reddy, C. Sudhakar

Meeting Report
Biopesticide international conference
p. 0561 | Sahayaraj, K.

Research News
Hinode probes the Sun's mysteries
p. 0562 | Dwivedi, B. N.

Commentary
Linnaeus 300: Tips for tinkering morphological taxonomy
p. 0565 | Krishnankutty, N.; Chandrasekaran, S.

Latitude and longitude - A misunderstanding
p. 0568 | Sajeevan, G.

Scientific Correspondence
Non-uniform implementation of ban on Lathyrus cultivation in Indian states leading to unwarranted exposure to consumers
p. 0570 | Dixit, Sumita; Khanna, Subhash K.; Das, Mukul

Effects of disturbance on fine roots and soil microbial biomass C, N and P in a tropical rainforest ecosystem of Northeast India
p. 0572 | Barbhuiya, A. R.; Arunachalam, A.; Pandey, H. N.; Khan, M. L.; Arunachalam, K.

Mapping and monitoring of Calamus rotang L in the adjoining areas of Ramappa Lake, Andhra Pradesh using remote sensing and GIS
p. 0575 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Raju, V. S.; Murthy, E. N.

Large assemblages of flakes and cores found on dated young terraces of River Satluj and its tributaries
p. 0577 | Soni, Anujot Singh; Soni, Vidwan Singh; Dhillon, D. S.

General Articles
Plagiarism, a scourge
p. 0581 | Rao, K. R.

Environmental and socio-cultural impacts of river rafting and camping on Ganga in Uttarakhand Himalaya
p. 0587 | Farooquee, Nehal A.; Budal, Tarun K.; Maikhuri, R. K.

Review Articles
Volatiles as priming agents that initiate plant growth and defence responses
p. 0595 | Choudhary, Devendra Kumar; Johri, Bhavdish N.; Prakash, Anil

Research Articles
On the mechanics of failure of pile-supported structures in liquefiable deposits during earthquakes
p. 0605 | Bhattacharya, Subhamoy; Dash, Suresh R.; Adhikari, Sondipon

Record of macrobotanical remains from the Aravalli Hill, Ojiyana, Rajasthan: Evidence for agriculture-based subsistence economy
p. 0612 | Pokharia, Anil K.

Geometry and development of the Jhajara thrust: An example of neotectonic activity in the Pinjaur Dun, NW Himalaya
p. 0623 | Singh, Vimal; Tandon, S. K.; Singh, Vaibhava; Mukul, Malay; Thamó-bozsó, Edit

Research Communication
Electrophysiological responses of both sexes of groundnut leaf miner, Aproaerema modicella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) to synthetic female sex pheromone blend
p. 0629 | Jyothi, K. N.; Prasuna, A. L.; Prasad, A. R.; Yadav, J. S.

Genetic polymorphism of Indian tobacco types as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism
p. 0633 | Raju, K. Siva; Madhav, M. S.; Sharma, R. K.; Murthy, T. G. K.; Mohapatra, T.

Differential accumulation of manganese in three mature tree species (Holoptelia, Cassia, Neem) growing on a mine dump
p. 0639 | Raju, D.; Kumar, Sunil; Mehta, Urmil J.; Hazra, Sulekha

Disaster, nonlinearity and chaos - An analysis
p. 0644 | Sen, Ranen; Chakrabarti, Saradindra

Fossil pteropods (Thecosomata, holoplanktonic Mollusca) from the Eocene of Assam-Arakan Basin, northeastern India
p. 0647 | Lokho, Kapesa; Kumar, Kishor

Temporal changes in rate of recession: Evidences from Satopanth and Bhagirath Kharak glaciers, Uttarakhand, using Total Station Survey
p. 0653 | Nainwal, H. C.; Negi, B. D. S.; Chaudhary, M.; Sajwan, K. S.; Gaurav, Amit

Feeding and parturition of female annulated sea snake Hydrophis cyanocinctus in captivity
p. 0660 | Karthikeyan, R.; Vijayalakshmi, S.; Balasubramanian, T.

Book Reviews
Technology at the Core: Science and Technology with Indira Gandhi by Ashok Parthasarathi
p. 0665 | Narasimha, Roddam

Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease, 2007 by Abbas, Galli and Howley (eds)
p. 0667 | Somasundaram, Kumar

Adoption of Health Technologies in India: Implications for the AIDS Vaccine by Indrani Gupta, Mayur Trivedi and Subodh Kandamuthan
p. 0668 | Kamboj, V. P.

Synergic Solutions for Sustainable Development: Prescription for Prosperity by M. N. Madhyastha and S. Shrihari (eds)
p. 0669 | Chanakya, H. N.

Geology of NW Bengal Basin by A. B. Das Gupta and Basudev Mukherjee
p. 0670 | Chamyal, L. S.

Personal News
Archana Sharma (1932-2008) (672)
p. 0672 | Lavania, U. C.

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