Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 96 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0872

IITs: Two Histories
p. 0873 | Balaram, P.

Science means jobs - on the necessity of planning reliability in science
p. 0875 | Carbon, Claus-Christian

Threatened wild medicinal plants: who cares?
p. 0875 | Soni, Vineet

Smaller model genome for monocots - Brachypodium distachyon
p. 0876 | RATHORE, M. S.; Shekhawat, N. S.

Naming angiosperm fossils from Miocene and younger rocks
p. 0876 | Maheshwari, Hari Krsna

Non-persistent mudbanks off Kerala coast
p. 0877 | Jayaprakash, C.; Dinesh, A. C.

Mangroves of Maharashtra: a fast disappearing asset
p. 0878 | Kulkarni, Narendra A.

Background radiation: no evidence of ill effects
p. 0878 | Parthasarathy, K. S.

Reintroduction of Hubbardia heptaneuron Bor, a critically endangered endemic grass in Western Ghats
p. 0880 | Yadav, S. R.; Chandore, A. N.; Nimbalkar, M. S.; Gurav, R. V.

New understanding may help fight drug-resistant bacteria
p. 0881 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Meeting Report
Mechanochemistry and mechanical alloying
p. 0881 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Biocultural knowledge and Adi community: conservation and sustainability in biodiversity hotspot of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0883 | Singh, Ranjay K.; Srivastava, R. C.

Research News
Recent insights into deep mantle mineralogy
p. 0884 | Sankaran, A. V.

Reclamation and reuse of treated municipal wastewater: an option to mitigate water stress
p. 0886 | Kumar, Manish

Scientific Correspondence
Molecular identification and characterization of citrus greening bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus associated with decline of Nagpur mandarin orange in Vidarbha region, Maharashtra
p. 0890 | Das, A. K.

Gut content analysis of spiders in coffee ecosystem
p. 0892 | Kumar, C. M. Senthil; Regupathy, A.

IRS data analysis in Longmenshan Mountain Range, China after the earthquake of May 2008
p. 0894 | Kumar, K. Vinod; Guha, Arindam; Roy, P. S.

Effect of acidification in water samples before and after filtration: a caution for hydro-geochemical studies
p. 0896 | Khanna, P. P.; Ahmad, T.; Islam, R.

General Articles
Intellectual property fuels a global sense of competitiveness
p. 0898 | Bera, Rajendra K.

The biodiversity of Krem Mawkhyrdop of Meghalaya, India, on the verge of extinction
p. 0904 | Biswas, Jayant

Review Articles
Basic wind speed map of India with long-term hourly wind data
p. 0911 | Lakshmanan, N.; Gomathinayagam, S.; Harikrishna, P.; Abraham, A.; Ganapathi, S. Chitra

Research Account
Combination of self-assembly and nanolithography as an effective nanofabrication methodology for device realization
p. 0923 | Chowdhury, Devasish

Research Articles
Forecasting groundwater level using artificial neural networks
p. 0933 | Sreekanth, P. D.; Geethanjali, N.; Sreedevi, P. D.; Ahmed, Shakeel; Kumar, N. Ravi; Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala

Rayleigh scattering technique as a method to study protein-protein interaction using spectrofluorimeters
p. 0940 | Brahma, Amrita; De, Debashree; Bhattacharyya, Debasish

Filtering techniques for quantifying tidal impacts on groundwater: a comparative analysis
p. 0947 | Namgial, Deldan; Jha, Madan K.

Research Communication
Magnetotactic bacteria from Lonar lake
p. 0957 | Chavadar, Mahesh S.; Bajekal, Shyam S.

Karyotype analysis of Persian stone lapper, Garra persica Berg, 1913 (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) from Iran
p. 0959 | Esmaeili, Hamid Reza; Ebrahimi, Mehrgan; Ansari, Talat H.; Teimory, Azad; Gholamhosseini, Ghorbanali

In vitro micropropagation of Bambusa balcooa Roxb. through nodal explants from field-grown culms and scope for upscaling
p. 0962 | Mudoi, Kalpataru Dutta; Borthakur, Mina

First record of the Recent-subRecent diatomaceous earth from the Gangetic alluvial floodplains of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
p. 0967 | De, Chandrav; Bhattacharyya, Sohinee

High-Al chromian spinel in peridotites of Manipur Ophiolite Complex, Indo-Myanmar Orogenic Belt: implication for petrogenesis and geotectonic setting
p. 0973 | Singh, Athokpam Krishnakanta

Fluoride contamination in groundwaters of Sonbhadra District, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 0979 | Raju, N. Janardhana; Dey, Sangita; Das, Kaushik

Late Holocene uplift in the lower Narmada basin, western India
p. 0985 | Raj, Rachna; Yadava, M. G.

Book Reviews
Quantum Computing without Magic Devices by Zdzislaw Meglicki
p. 0989 | Kumar, Anil

Annual Review of Microbiology, 2008 by Susan Gottesman and Caroline S. Harwood (eds)
p. 0990 | Dharmalingam, K.

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, 2008 by Aravinda Chakravarti and Eric Green (eds)
p. 0991 | Mukerji, Mitali; Mukhopadhyay, Arijit

The Development and Regulation of Bt Brinjal in India (Eggplant/Aubergine) by B. Choudhary and K. Gaur
p. 0992 | Manjunath, T. M.

Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
p. 0994

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
p. 0995

Department Of Science & Technology, Government of India
p. 0996

Doctoral Research Programme in Conservation Science, Environment, and Development
p. 0997

United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF)
p. 0998

Department of Biotechnology
p. 0999

p. 1000

Scott Christian College
p. 1001

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
p. 1002

Indian Rare Earths Ltd, Research Centre
p. 1002

The Indian Science Congress Association
p. 1003

Mahavir Cancer Sansthan & Research Centre, Phulwarisharif, Patna
p. 1003

Vardhaman College of Engineering
p. 1004

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)
p. 1004

Indian Institute of Astrophysics
p. 1005

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 1005

Bharathiar University
p. 1006

S. K. E. Society's
p. 1006

5th International Canopy Conference
p. 1007

p. 1007

Centre for Environmental Studies
p. 1007

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