Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 96 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1428

Editorial
Paleontology: A Minefield of Controversies
p. 1429 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
A national level programme of quality mathematics education for bright students in schools
p. 1431 | Prasad, Phoolan; Tikekar, V. G.

Rivers in threat
p. 1431 | Laskar, Boni Amin; Rawat, Jawan Singh

Disappointment for Indian submissions in innovative global health funding opportunity
p. 1432 | Bhan, Anant

Can sweetness be difficult to handle when in excess?
p. 1433 | Nagarajan, B.; Krishnamoorthy, M.; Pandiarajan, C.; Manimekalan, A.

Influence of sub-orbital scale climatic variability on monsoons
p. 1433 | Manjunatha, Busnur R.

Influence of sub-orbital scale climatic variability on monsoons(Response)
p. 1434 | Das, S. S.; Maurya, A. S.; Pandey, A. C.; Bhan, Uday; Rai, A. K.

Prejudiced book review
p. 1435 | Sarma, Nataraja

Association of Indian Stingless Bee, Trigona iridipennis Smith (Apidae: Meliponinae) with Red-listed Cycas sphaerica Roxb. (Cycadaceae)
p. 1435 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, K. Sambasiva; Rao, N. Govinda

Effects of anthropogenic interferences
p. 1435 | Sagar, R.

News
Hyderabad to host International Congress of Mathematicians
p. 1437 | Rosalind Ezhil K.

Shanta S. Rao Award
p. 1438 | Sheth, Parul R.

Enzymes and biotechnology for cleaner leather processing
p. 1439 | Rajput, Abhay S. D.

Meeting Report
Hybrid and nanomaterials - 2009
p. 1441 | Pramanick, A. K.; Nayar, S.

Environment and disasters: resources, systems and management
p. 1442 | Gupta, Anil K.

Opinion
Groundwater management for food security
p. 1444 | Sharma, K. D.

Commentary
Applying pure mathematics: mathematics in the natural sciences
p. 1448 | Gadgil, Siddhartha

Social relevance of science and technology
p. 1450 | Kadekodi, Gopal K.

Scientific Correspondence
Internal heat production in hot Jupiter exo-planets, thermonuclear ignition of dark galaxies, and the basis for galactic luminous star distributions
p. 1453 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Do node points play a role in flood proliferation?
p. 1457 | Kotoky, P.; Bezbaruah, D.; Borah, G. C.; Sarma, J. N.

General Articles
Future switching technology: bacterial protein-based programmable all-optical switch for integrated optics applications?
p. 1461 | Hegde, Gopalkrishna M.; Reddy, K. P. J.

Review Articles
The evolution of photosynthesis and chloroplasts
p. 1466 | Björn, Lars Olof; Govindjee

Antibiotic resistance: an overview of mechanisms and a paradigm shift
p. 1475 | Jayaraman, R.

Research Articles
Ostrich-like eggshells from a 10. 1 million-yr-old Miocene ape locality, Haritalyangar, Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 1485 | Patnaik, Rajeev; Sahni, Ashok; Cameron, David; Pillans, Brad; Chatrath, Prithijit; Simons, Elwyn; Williams, Martin; Bibi, Faysal

Research Communication
Visible 20-femtosecond pulse generation by double-pass non-collinear optical parametric amplifier
p. 1496 | Kumar, S. K. Karthick; Goswami, T.; Bhattacharyya, I.; Goswami, D.

Diversity of yeast with β-glycosidase activity in vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) plant
p. 1501 | General, T.; Mamatha, V.; Divya, V.; Appaiah, K. A. Anu

Cyclosis in pond weed (Elodea canadensis): bicarbonate and NO effects using pharmacologicals
p. 1506 | Khan, Nayeem Ullah; Imrana, Nazeeb

Nickel anomalies in ultramafic profiles of Jayachamarajapura schist belt, Western Dharwar Craton
p. 1512 | Rashmi, B. N.; Prabhakar, B. C.; Gireesh, R. V.; Nijagunaiah, R.; Ranganath, R. M.

Evidence of a late-medieval mega flood event in the upper reaches of the Mahi River basin, Gujarat
p. 1517 | Sridhar, Alpa

Electrical resistivity imaging for the study of quartz reef using inverse slope method
p. 1521 | Yadav, Suresh Prasad; Singh, D. N.; Singh, Amarjeet K.; Prasad, Rajshekhar

Book Reviews
Enzyme Technology by S. Shanmugam and T. Sathishkumar
p. 1528 | Gupta, M. N.

Annual Review of Immunology, 2008 by William E. Paul and Dan R. Littman (eds)
p. 1529 | Nandi, Dipankar

Protocells: Bridging Nonliving and Living Matter by Rasmussen Et Al(eds)
p. 1530 | Mittal, Aditya

Annual Review of Neuroscience, 2008 by Steven E. Hyman, Thomas M. Jessel, Carla J. Shatz and Charles F. Stevens (eds)
p. 1532 | Murthy, Aditya

Personal News
Ajit Ram Verma (1921-2009)
p. 1534 | Lal, Krishan

Historical Notes
Homi Jehangir Bhabha
p. 1536 | Dasannacharya, B. A.

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