Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 96 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0748

Editorial
Speculation, Simulation and Common Sense
p. 0749 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Vitamin C scarcity in India - reasons and impact
p. 0751 | Madan, Sumit; Madan, Sarika

Time for CAPART to have retrospective introspection
p. 0752 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Vituperative book review
p. 0752 | Raghavan, A. K.

Standard of medical sciences
p. 0753 | Menezes, Ritesh G.; Shetty, B. Suresh Kumar; Kanchan, Tanuj; Lobo, Stany W.; Esnakula, Ashwini Kumar; Jagadeesh, N.

Natural products-based drug discovery: some bottlenecks and considerations
p. 0753 | John, Jacob E.

Teaching biotechnology at college level - need to balance ethics and science
p. 0754 | Choudhary, K.; Pillai, U.

News
Asia's first viviparous amphibian discovered in India
p. 0755 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Project to save Snow Leopard launched
p. 0755 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Meeting Report
Vibrant palaeobotany
p. 0756 | Srivastava, A. K.

Research News
Chemical genomics: an emerging interface between life science and chemistry
p. 0757 | Sarkar, Bipasa; Mondal, Tapan Kumar

Commentary
The story of the Cohen-Boyer patents
p. 0760 | Bera, Rajendra K.

Scientific Correspondence
Comparison of cricketers' bowling and batting performances using graphical displays
p. 0764 | Staden, Paul J. Van

Discovery of micro-diamonds in beach sands of the Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam beaches, southern east coast of India
p. 0767 | Purohit, Manish Kumar; Kathal, P. K.; Adil, S. H.

Does Ochlandra scriptoria flower annually or once in a lifetime?
p. 0769 | Koshy, K. C.; Mathew, P. J.

Prospecting for alternate sources of shikimic acid, a precursor of Tamiflu, a bird-flu drug
p. 0771 | Raghavendra, T. R.; Vaidyanathan, Priti; Swathi, H. K.; Ramesha, B. T.; Ravikanth, G.; Ganeshaiah, K. N.; Srikrishna, A.; Shaanker, R. Uma

Anti-predator behaviour of Large brown flying squirrel (Petaurista philippensis): is this an effective census method to survey the species?
p. 0772 | Babu, S.; Jayson, E. A.

General Articles
The changing role of universities and research institutions in a global economy: lessons drawn from the US biotechnology sector
p. 0774 | Bera, Rajendra K.

Review Articles
Some anticancer medicinal plants of foreign origin
p. 0779 | Madhuri, S.; Pandey, Govind

Infections in early life and susceptibility to allergic diseases: relevance of hygiene hypothesis
p. 0784 | Gangal, Sharad V.; Chowgule, Rohini

Research Articles
Phylogenetic relationships of some wild wheat species based on the internal transcribed spacer sequences of nrDNA
p. 0794 | Gulbitti-onarici, S.; Sancak, C.; Sumer, S.; Ozcan, S.

Refinement of defection strategies stabilizes cooperation
p. 0801 | Dahanukar, Neelesh; Watve, Milind

Research Communication
Genetic evidence for resistance to Fusarium wilt of pollen grains in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L. )
p. 0811 | Babu, D. Ratna; Ravikumar, R. L.

Hybrid progenies in Jatropha - a new development
p. 0815 | Parthiban, K. T.; Kumar, R. Senthil; Thiyagarajan, P.; Subbulakshmi, V.; Vennila, S.; Rao, M. Govinda

Development of efficient techniques for clonal multiplication of Jatropha curcas L., a potential biodiesel plant
p. 0823 | Dhillon, R. S.; Hooda, M. S.; Pundeer, J. S.; Ahlawat, K. S.; Kumari, S.

Anemophily, anemochory, seed predation and seedling ecology of Shorea tumbuggaia Roxb. (Dipterocarpaceae), an endemic and globally endangered red-listed semi-evergreen tree species
p. 0827 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Ramana, K. Venkata; Jonathan, K. Henry

Spatial analysis of the frequency-magnitude distribution of aftershock activity of the December 2004 tsunamigenic Sumatra earthquake
p. 0834 | Ramana, D. V.; Srinagesh, D.; Chadha, R. K.

Intraplate stresses due to crustal heterogeneities along the Nagaur-Jhalawar transect, northwestern India
p. 0838 | Manglik, A.; Arora, Tanvi; Thiagarajan, S.; Mallick, Ayan

A process for making slow-release phosphate fertilizer from low-grade rock phosphate and siliceous tailings by fusion with serpentinite
p. 0843 | Ranawat, Pushpendra; Kumar, Kosanam Mohan; Sharma, Navin K.

Book Reviews
Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asia: Issues, Alternatives and Futures by Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Bakkabh (eds)
p. 0849 | Gupta, S. K.

Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages by R. Balasubramaniam
p. 0851 | Biswas, Arun Kumar

Threatened Mammals of India. Eco­logy and Management by Goutam Kumar Saha and Subhendu Mazumdar
p. 0851 | Vencatesan, Jayshree; Arivazhagan, C.

CO2 Rising: The World's Greatest Environmental Challenge by Tyler Volk
p. 0852 | Ahuja, Dilip

Historical Notes
Celebrating the book and the author: Charles Darwin and his times
p. 0854 | Rajendran, C. P.

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p. 0862

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Applications Invited for Junior Research Fellow in the DST-Sponsored Projects (Indo-Swiss & IRHPA)
p. 0863

Goa University
p. 0864

Research positions in proteomics
p. 0864

National Institute of Immunology
p. 0865

Department of Earth Sciences
p. 0865

Early Career Fellowships for Researchers in India
p. 0866

Opportunities in the Center for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (Ci STUP) Announcements
p. 0866

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