Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 95 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2008
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0290

Editorial
Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change and Geoengineering
p. 0291 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Brain structure could depend on the learning script
p. 0293 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

Institutional training and universities
p. 0293 | Iyer, M. R.

Sunscreens: Do they need screening?
p. 0294 | Ligade, Virendra S.; Sreedhar, D.; Manthan, J.; Udupa, N.

CSIR-UGC NET life sciences exam: A harsh nightmare for biotechnology students
p. 0295 | Choudhary, K.; Singh, M.; Rathore, M. S.; Shekhawat, N. S.

Biological invasions in the Indian context
p. 0296 | Ali, Rauf

Not all green is good ... Ban on consumption of alligator weed
p. 0296 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar

Rich biodiversity of Northeast India needs conservation
p. 0297 | Yumnam, J. Y.

Social forestry with fruit trees: A role for herbivores and village children
p. 0298 | John, Jacob E.; Louis, Melvin

Highest ever 24-hours rainfall value
p. 0298 | Dhar, O. N.; Nandargi, S.

Highest ever 24-hours rainfall value(Response)
p. 0299 | Jenamani, Rajendra Kumar; Bhan, S. C.

News
Celebrating the International Year of Astronomy 2009
p. 0300 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Futuristic biobanks
p. 0301 | Pereira, Neelam

Save the 'frog' year
p. 0302 | Pereira, Neelam

Emerging directions in global education
p. 0303 | Anitha, B. K.; Patwardhan, Bhushan

Advances in stem cell research
p. 0305 | Hiremath, M. B.; Nerli, R. B.

Research News
Toxicity of carbon nanotubes - Some recent studies
p. 0307 | Srinivasan, C.

Collimated particle beams from pulsars
p. 0308 | Rosalind Ezhil K.

Commentary
South-South cooperation: The case of Indo-Chinese collaboration in scientific research
p. 0311 | Arunachalam, Subbiah; Viswanathan, B.

Location of the epicentre of avian bird flu might determine the rapidity of its spread in India
p. 0314 | Rao, Arni S. R. Srinivasa

Opinion
The dynamics of open access publishing
p. 0316 | Minj, Suvarsha

Pest management for Bt cotton: Need for conservation biological control
p. 0317 | Biradar, V. K.; Vennila, S.

Himalayan seismic disaster management
p. 0318 | Bapat, Arun Vaman

Scientific Correspondence
Blooming potential of the detached shoots of Cephalotaxus griffithii Hook. f
p. 0320 | Shankar, Uma

Occurrence of vivipary in Jatropha curcas L.
p. 0321 | Deore, Ajay C.; Johnson, T. Sudhakar

Role of pathfinder elements in gold exploration in Chitradurga Schist belt
p. 0323 | Raju, P. V. Sunder

General Articles
Integrated Jurassic biostratigraphy: A closer look at nannofossil and ammonite evidences from the Indian subcontinent
p. 0326 | Jain, Sreepat

Review Articles
New therapeutic targets for myocardial infarction
p. 0332 | GoyaI, S. N.; Arora, S.; Nandave, M.; Ojha, S. K.; Kumari, S.; Arya, D. S.

Research Articles
Correlation between glucose concentration and reduced scattering coefficients in turbid media using optical coherence tomography
p. 0340 | Poddar, R.; Sharma, S. R.; Andrews, J. T.; Sen, P.

Prioritization of sub-watersheds for sustainable development and management of natural resources: An integrated approach using remote sensing, GIS and socio-economic data
p. 0345 | Vittala, S. Srinivasa; Govindaiah, S.; Gowda, H. Honne

Water-column geochemical anomalies associated with the remnants of a mega plume: A case study after CR-2003 hydrothermal event in Carlsberg Ridge, NW Indian Ocean
p. 0355 | Ray, Durbar; Mirza, Imran H.; Prakash, L. Surya; Kaisary, Sujata; Sarma, Y. V. B.; Rao, B. R.; Somayajulu, Y. K.; Drolia, R. K.; Raju, K. A. Kamesh

Geo-microbial prospecting method for hydrocarbon exploration in Vengannapalli Village, Cuddapah Basin, India
p. 0361 | Rasheed, M.A.; Prasanna, M. Veena; Kumar, T. Satish; Patil, D. J.; Dayal, A. M.

Foraminiferal composition and age of the Chari Formation, Jumara Dome, Kutch
p. 0367 | Talib, A.; Gaur, K. N.

Research Communication
Seasonal variations in mercury concentrations in the coastal waters of Kalpakkam, southeast coast of India
p. 0374 | Satpathy, K. K.; Natesan, Usha; Sarguru, S.; Mohanty, A. K.; Prasad, M. V. R.; Sarkar, S. K.

Chemical assessment of sediment along the coastal belt of Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India, after the 2004 tsunami
p. 0382 | Sujatha, C. H.; Aneeshkumar, N.; Renjith, K. R.

Reproductive biology of Impatiens coelotropis Fischer, a critically endangered balsam from the Southern Western Ghats
p. 0386 | Sreekala, A. K.; Pandurangan, A.G.; Ramasubbu, R.; Kulloli, S. K.

Ancient gold mining activity in the Hutti-Muski greenstone belt, Karnataka, India: Radiocarbon perspective
p. 0389 | Nagabhushanam, P.; Sangurmath, Prabhakar; Pati, M. L.; Sukhija, B. S.

Analysis and mapping of soil quality in Khandaleru catchment area using remote sensing and GIS
p. 0391 | Asadi, S. S.; Azeem, S.; Prasad, A. V. S.; Reddy, M. Anji

Regulatory mechanism of mouse sex pheromone and intracellular calcium level in V2Rx receptor expressing cells
p. 0397 | Kannan, S.; Bharathiraja, C.; Krishnan, M.

Book Reviews
The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of Science, and What Comes Next by Lee Smolin
p. 0401 | Singh, Virendra

Pesticides in Food: Issues and Perspectives by Amrita Chakraborty (ed. )
p. 0403 | Appaiah, K. M.

Harappan Architecture and Civil Engineering by J. P. Joshi
p. 0404 | Iyengar, R. N.

Annual Review of Nutrition, 2007 by R. J. Cousins Et Al(eds)
p. 0406 | Kurpad, Anura V.

Historical Notes
Remembering John Bardeen in his centenary year: The physicist who shared two Nobel Prizes
p. 0408 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

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