Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1108

Editorial
Morris Travers: Remembering an Institution Builder
p. 1109 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Saving the natural springs in the mining hilly tracts of Joda-Badbil-Koira area of Orissa
p. 1111 | Naik, Prabir Kumar

Need for including more journals from India in SCI-Expanded
p. 1111 | Jain, N. C.

Taxonomic vandalism
p. 1112 | Khanna, Vinod

Charges of plagiarism
p. 1112 | Kundu, Gopal

Indian science slows down: China-India comparison
p. 1113 | Prathap, Gangan

Indian Science Congress - Time for reflection
p. 1113 | Tauro, P.; Rao, A. S.

Accountability of senior and superannuating scientists
p. 1114 | Paliwal, B. S.

News
Chugani Memorial Physics Award
p. 1115 | Sheth, Parul R.

Meeting Report
Hyperspectral remote sensing
p. 1115 | Kumar, Avinash

Preserving our scientific heritage
p. 1116 | Birdie, Christina; Vagiswari, A.; Chowdhury, Indira

Research News
RNA interference (RNAi): A novel strategy in insect pest management
p. 1119 | Asokan, R.

Opinion
Gender and conservation - Some issues
p. 1120 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Science education and job training in India
p. 1123 | Prakash, Satya

Scientific Correspondence
Cryopreservation of subgroup Monthan (ABB) of Indian cooking banana (Musa spp. ) germplasm
p. 1125 | Agrawal, Anuradha; Tyagi, R. K.; Goswami, Rajni

Effect of different number of coatings on gloss and in controlling moisture entry into mango wood
p. 1128 | Gupta, Sachin; Sharma, Ambrish; Kumar, V. S. Kishan

General Articles
Criteria for identification and assessment of agro-biodiversity heritage sites: Evolving sustainable agriculture
p. 1131 | Singh, Anurudh K.; Varaprasad, K. S.

Bioprospecting in Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand
p. 1139 | Gairola, Yogesh; Biswas, Sas

Research Articles
Variations in type of vegetal cover and heterogeneity of soil organic carbon in affecting sink capacity of tropical soils
p. 1144 | Dinakaran, J.; Krishnayya, N. S. R.

Cellular-based and Internet-enabled real-time reporting of the tsunami at Goa and Kavaratti Island due to Mw 8. 4 earthquake in Sumatra on 12 September 2007
p. 1151 | Prabhudesai, R. G.; Joseph, Antony; Mehra, Prakash; Agarvadekar, Yogesh; Tengali, Suryakant; Vijaykumar

The 8 October 2005 Muzaffarabad earthquake: Preliminary seismological investigations and probabilistic estimation of peak ground accelerations
p. 1158 | Monalisa; Khwaja, Azam A.; Jan, M. Qasim

Bioinvasion of Kappaphycus alvarezii on corals in the Gulf of Mannar, India
p. 1167 | Chandrasekaran, S.; Nagendran, N. Arun; Pandiaraja, D.; Krishnankutty, N.; Kamalakannan, B.

Call repertoire of an endemic avian species, the Indian chat Cercomela fusca
p. 1173 | Sethi, Vinaya Kumar; Bhatt, Dinesh

Research Communication
Studies on radon in soil, its concentration in the atmosphere and gamma exposure rate around Mysore city, India
p. 1180 | Shashikumar, T. S.; Ragini, N.; Chandrashekara, M. S.; Paramesh, L.

Identifying biomass burned patches of agriculture residue using satellite remote sensing data
p. 1185 | Punia, Milap; Nautiyal, Vinod Prasad; Kant, Yogesh

Evaluation of hypoglycaemic and antidiabetic effect of Melia dubia CAV fruits in mice
p. 1191 | Susheela, T.; Balaravi, Padma; Theophilus, Jane; Reddy, T. Narender; Reddy, P. U. M.

Biochemical changes in neutrophils of cervical cancer patients treated with 60Co
p. 1195 | Jeganathan, C.; Chauniyal, Devi Datt; Petkar, D. V.; Krishnamurthy, Vijayalakshmi; Gunalan, Gayathri; Haridas, Sumathy; Thangamani, Vanitha

Book Reviews
Patenting of Nanotech Inventions: A Debate by C. Sri Krishna (ed.
p. 1200 | Mathew, Mary

The Indian Continental Crust and Upper Mantle: In honour of T. M. Mahadevan, C. Leelanandam Et Al(eds)
p. 1202 | Sankaran, A. V.

Annual Review of Genetics, 2007 by A. Campbell, Johnson, W. W. Anderson and E. W. Jones (eds)
p. 1204 | Singh, Jagmohan

Personal News
P. K. Sethi (1927-2008)
p. 1206 | Bhargava, Rakesh

Jagannath Ganguly (1921-2007)
p. 1207 | Rao, Kalluri Subba; Sastry, P. S.

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13th International Human Genome Meeting
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Department of Biotechnology CALL FOR PRE-PROPOSALS ON FORMULATION OF MICROBIAL CONSORTIA OF AGRICULTURALLY BENEFICIAL MICROORGANISMS
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Department of Biotechnology Call for Proposals for DBT Centres of Excellence in Areas of Biotechnology
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Hands-on Training-cum-Workshop: Application of Plant Biotechnology in Agriculture
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Call for Junior Research Fellows
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Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
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National Institute of Technology
p. 1221

INDO-US SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FORUM (IUSSTF) Second cover
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SWB - Scholars without Borders
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