Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 95 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2008
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1650

Editorial
Burjorji Padshah: Realizing a Vision
p. 1651 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Universities are as good a choice for pursuing Ph D as R&D institutes
p. 1653 | Khilnani, Sushila; Hasan, S. A.; Luthra, Rajesh

Indian mammals under threat: IUCN Redlist
p. 1654 | Gad, Suman D.

Breeding professional writers
p. 1654 | Metri, D. M.

A welcome but puzzling contribution
p. 1655 | Narasimhan, M. G.

Is certification needed for 'jhum' cultivation?
p. 1655 | Pangging, G.; Arunachalam, A.

Scientometrics and modified h-indices
p. 1656 | Gowrishankar, J.; Divakar, P.

More transparency required from the funding agencies
p. 1657 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Palaeochannels and settlements of the Harappan period in Kalibangan, Rajasthan based on geophysical investigations
p. 1657 | Mishra, D. C.; Mallick, K.

News
Large Hadron Collider: role of Jammu University
p. 1659 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

IIIM celebrates the CSIR Foundation Day
p. 1660 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Wheat genetics in the post-genomics era
p. 1660 | Gupta, P. K.; Balyan, H. S.; Mir, R. R.

Mid-year meeting of Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1662 | Pereira, Neelam

Techniques in plant taxonomy
p. 1664 | Pereira, Neelam

Opinion
Bioterrorism: time to wake up
p. 1665 | Syal, Sudhir

An appropriate season for conducting night blood survey for detecting microfilaria in Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Programmes
p. 1666 | Sivagnaname, N.; Yuvaraj, J.; Britto, R. L. J. De

Commentary
The 18 August 2008 Kosi river breach: an evaluation
p. 1668 | Reddy, D. V.; Kumar, D.; Saha, Dipankar; Mandal, M. K.

A scientometric analysis of recent aerospace research
p. 1670 | Ganguli, Ranjan

Scientific Correspondence
Metal complexes in the management of parasitic diseases: In vitro antiprotozoal studies of metal complexes of some antimalarial drugs
p. 1673 | Ajibade, Peter A.

Dental fluorosis in domestic animals
p. 1674 | Choubisa, S. L.

Sinking of ancient Talakad temples on the Kaveri Bank, Mysore Plateau, Karnataka
p. 1675 | Valdiya, K. S.

GLIALPI - geophysical and limnological investigations of the Antarctic lakes for palaeoclimatic inferences
p. 1677 | Khare, N.; Saraswat, R.; Ravindra, R.

Coda Qc attenuation in Indo-Myanmar region, Manipur, Northeast India
p. 1679 | Manichandra, S.; Kumar, Arun

Technical Note
Purification of helium from natural gas by pressure swing adsorption
p. 1684 | Das, Nisith K.; Chaudhuri, Hirok; Bhandari, Rakesh K.; Ghose, Debasis; Sen, Prasanta; Sinha, Bikash

General Articles
Ingenious techniques for irrigation sustainability in Himalayan and Shiwalik foothill regions
p. 1688 | Vashisht, A. K.

Measures of impact of science and technology in India: agriculture and rural development
p. 1694 | Rukmani, R.

Research Articles
Evaluation of microfabric of clay using atomic force microscopy
p. 1699 | Sachan, Ajanta; Mehrotra, Vandana

Nestedness pattern in freshwater fishes of the Western Ghats: an indication of stream islands along riverscapes
p. 1707 | Sreekantha; Gururaja, K. V.; Ramachandra, T. V.

Assemblage of benthic diatoms and culturable heterotrophs in shallow-water hydrothermal vent of the D. Jo√£o de Castro Seamount, Azores in the Atlantic Ocean
p. 1715 | Raghukumar, C.; Mohandass, C.; Cardigos, F.; Rao, B. Parvatheeswara; Santos, R. S.; Colaco, A.

Erratum
ERRATUM: Natural parasitization and biological control: case of the coconut caterpillar
p. 1723 | Muralimohan, K.; Ramkumar; Srinivasa, Y. B.

Research Communication
Surface ozone variability in the urban and nearby rural locations of tropical India
p. 1724 | Londhe, A. L.; Jadhav, D. B.; Buchunde, P. S.; Kartha, M. J.

Molecular characterization of Bt cauliflower with multiplex PCR and validation of endogenous reference gene in Brassicaceae family
p. 1729 | Randhawa, Gurinder Jit; Chhabra, Rashmi; Singh, Monika

Surface soil moisture changes during 2007 summer monsoon season derived from AMSR-E Land3 product
p. 1731 | Chandrasekar, K.; Sai, M. V. R. Sesha; Dwivedi, R. S.; Roy, P. S.

Hazard implications of the late arrival of the 1945 Makran tsunami
p. 1739 | Rajendran, C. P.; Ramanamurthy, M. V.; Reddy, N. T.; Rajendran, Kusala

Sensory basis of food perception in tadpoles of the frog, Sphaerotheca breviceps
p. 1743 | Sugur, H. S.; Mulla, G. S.; Purohit, I. R.; Shanbhag, B. A.; Saidapur, S. K.

Book Reviews
Nuclear Power In India: A Critical History by B. Banerjee and N. Sarma
p. 1747 | Krishnan, L. V.

Low-Enthalpy Geothermal Resources For Power Generation by D. Chandrase­kharam and Jochen Bundschuh
p. 1748 | Valdiya, K. S.

The Moon That Wasn't - The Saga of Venus' Spurious Satellite by Helge Kragh
p. 1749 | Singh, Rajinder

Groundwater Management - Sustainable Approaches by Meenu Bhatnagar (ed. )
p. 1750 | Singh, P. S. Datta

Taxonomy of Bryozoa from the Indian EEZ. A Monograph by N. R. Menon and Nandini Menon
p. 1752 | Rao, K. Satyanarayana

Personal News
Gerhard Neuweiler (1935-2008)
p. 1754 | Chandrashekaran, M. K.

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Plant Variety Journal of India
p. 1759

INDIAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING
p. 1760

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p. 1761

INDIA SCIENCE AWARD - 2009
p. 1762

CENTRAL COIR RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1763

S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 1764

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p. 1764

ATTENTION PLANT TAXONOMISTS!
p. 1765

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p. 1765

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1766

Applications for the post of Research Fellow
p. 1766

Advertisement for the post of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)
p. 1767

SHRI AMM MURUGAPPA CHETTIAR RESEARCH CENTRE (MCRC)
p. 1767

Sri Krishnadevaraya University
p. 1768

DEPARTMENT OF CROP PHYSIOLOGY
p. 1768

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
p. 1769

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1770

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1774

Author Index
Author Index
p. 1777

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1785

Volume Contents
Volume Contents
p. 1794

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