Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 94 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1544

Editorial
Resilience and Imagination
p. 1545 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Bamboo and famine
p. 1547 | Panwar, Pankaj

Internet access at SKN College of Agriculture
p. 1547 | Krishna, K. M.

Carrying capacity of India: How far are we or already exceeded?
p. 1548 | Bhatia, C. R.

Possible transmission of Chikungunya virus through blood transfusion
p. 1548 | Kumar, C. V. M. Naresh; Gopal, D. V. R. Sai

Indian Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) on the verge of extinction
p. 1549 | Gad, Suman D.

Marine fish farming in India - Failed expectations?
p. 1550 | James, C. M.; Kitto, M. R.

Scarcity of water in India
p. 1551 | Sharma, K. D.; Ghosh, N. C.; Singh, R. D.

Assessment of groundwater resources
p. 1551 | Nandakumaran, P.

Utilizable water resources
p. 1552

N. K. Garg and Q. Hassan reply
p. 1553

Meeting Report
METALLO 2007
p. 1555 | Basu, Bikramjit; Balasubramaniam, R.; Upadhyaya, A.

Forest fires
p. 1558 | Ghosh, P.; Kimothi, M. M.

Kerala Science Congress
p. 1560 | Yesodharan, E. P.; Kokkal, Kamalakshan; Harinarayanan, P.

Water aid conference
p. 1561 | Bolla, Krishna

Research News
Nature's strongest glue: A potential alternative to commercial super glue
p. 1563 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Commentary
Naïve perceptions about patents in India
p. 1565 | Bera, Rajendra K.

Opinion
Potential and prospects of cellulosic ethanol in the world
p. 1567 | Louime, Clifford; Uckelmann, Hannah

Scientific Correspondence
Invasion and severe outbreak of the lotus lily midge Stenochironomus nelumbusTok et Kur (Diptera: Chironomidae) in Indian freshwater ecosystems
p. 1569 | Mathew, Deepu; Habeeburrahman, P. V.

Geotechnical characteristics of siliceous sediments from the Central Indian Basin
p. 1570 | Khadge, N. H.; Valsangkar, A. B.

Occurrence of sandstone-type uranium mineralization in the Umthongkut area, Mahadek Basin, West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India
p. 1573 | Srivastava, S. K.; Kothari, P. K.; Majumdar, Amit; Umamaheswar, K.

General Articles
Bio-business in brief: The case of Cytokinetics Inc.
p. 1576 | Devaguptapu, Sailaja; Mehdiratta, Ritu; Saberwal, Gayatri

Research Articles
Magma underplating and storage in the crust-building process beneath the Kutch region, NW India
p. 1582 | Karmalkar, N. R.; Kale, M. G.; Duraiswami, R. A.; Jonalgadda, M.

Did human DRD2 haplotypes originate in India? A survey of haplotype frequencies and linkage disequilibrium in the tribes of Eastern Ghats, South India
p. 1589 | Prabhakaran, K.; Ramesh, A.; Rani, M. V. Usha; Majumder, P. P.

Production of indole-3-acetic acid by immobilized actinomycete (Kitasatospora sp. ) for soil applications
p. 1595 | Shrivastava, S.; Dsouza, S. F.; Desai, P. D.

Mapping the potential distribution of Rhododendron arboreum Sm. ssp. nilagiricum (Zenker) Tagg (Ericaceae), an endemic plant using ecological niche modelling
p. 1605 | Girirajl, A.; Irfan-ullah, M.; Ramesh, B. R.; Karunakaran, P. V.; Jentschl, Anke; Murthy, M. S. R.

Geotechnical evaluation of Harmony landslide on Karnaprayag-Gwaldam Road, Uttarakhand Himalaya
p. 1613 | Anbalagan, R.; Kohli, Atul; Chakraborty, D.

Evaluation of curve number and geomorphology-based models for surface runoff prediction from ungauged watersheds
p. 1620 | Sarangi, A.; Singh, D. K.; Singh, A. K.

Research Communication
Microsatellite variability of coconut accessions (Cocos nucifera L. ) from Andaman and Nicobar Islands
p. 1627 | Rajesh, M. K.; Nagarajan, P.; Jerard, B. A.; Arunachalam, V.; Dhanapal, R.

Spatial influence on the important volatile oils of Piper nigrum leaves
p. 1632 | Parthasarathy, Utpala; Asish, G. R.; Zachariah, T. J.; Saji, K. V.; George, K. Johnson; Jayarajan, K.; Mathew, P. A.; Parthasarathy, V. A.

Implications of U-Pb zircon age of the Tirit granitoids on the closure of the Shyok suture zone, northern Ladakh, India
p. 1635 | Upadhyay, Rajeev

Morphotectonic evolution of the Binau-Ramganga-Naurar transverse valley, southern Kumaun Lesser Himalaya
p. 1640 | Goswami, Pradeep K.; Pant, Charu C.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2008 Arthur K. Cho Et Al(eds)
p. 1646 | Subhedar, N. K.

Annual Review of Biochemistry, 2007, Kornberg Et Al(eds)
p. 1647 | Bhuyan, Abani K.

Systematics and Biodiversity Conservation by T. C. Narendran and M. Balakrishnan
p. 1648 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Historical Notes
Einstein, 'parachor' and molecular volume: Some history and a suggestion
p. 1650 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

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INDIAN RUBBER MANUFACTURERS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
p. 1674

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p. 1675

Indian Institute of Science
p. 1675

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
p. 1676

CENTRE FOR CO-OPERATION IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AMONG DEVELOPING SOCIETIES (CCSTDS), CHENNAI
p. 1676

S. N. BOSE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR BASIC SCIENCES
p. 1677

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p. 1677

Mangalore University Research Fellowships
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Author Index
p. 1679

Keyword Index
p. 1686

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