Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0287

Research Universities: Learning from Experience
p. 0289 | Balaram, P.

Palaeontology and cases of fraud
p. 0291 | Sarkar, Anindya

Criteria for Science Academy Fellowships
p. 0291 | Rajagopal, V.

Editorial gatekeeping in the US and UK clinical medicine journals
p. 0292 | Sharma, Praveen; Garg, K. C.

Drug discovery from marine resources
p. 0292 | Chakraborty, Chiranjib; Hsu, Chi-hsin; Wen, Zhi-hong; Duh, Chang-yih; Lin, Chan-shing

The earliest attempt for a national bibliography on S&T
p. 0293 | Mondal, Soumen; Sharma, Hari Prasad

Rediscovery of an extinct plant (Plectranthus bishopianus Gamble) from Tamil Nadu, after a century
p. 0295 | Karuppusamy, S.; Rajasekaran, K. M.

On internal heat production in exo-planets, fission triggered stars, etc. !
p. 0296 | Sivaram, C.; Arun, Kenath

MRSA is merciless
p. 0297

Meeting Report
Vacuum science technology and applications
p. 0298 | Dhingra, Rajani Deepak

Climate change congress at Copenhagen
p. 0299 | Raj, P. P. Nikhil; Azeez, P. A.

Invasive insects in agriculture, medicine and forestry
p. 0300 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.; Jesudasan, R. W. Alexander

Research News
From graphite to graphene and now to graphane!
p. 0302 | Srinivasan, C.; Saraswathi, R.

Ranking of Indian engineering and technological institutes for their research performance during 1999-2008
p. 0304 | Prathap, Gangan; Gupta, B. M.

Scientific Correspondence
On-farm water management practices in Punjab
p. 0307 | Kaur, Samanpreet; Singh, Satvinder; Gulati, Harjit Singh

Is the Siachen glacier melting?
p. 0309 | Ganjoo, R. K.; Koul, M. N.

Shear controlled uranium mineralization in Kho-Dariba area of Alwar sub-basin, District Alwar, Rajasthan
p. 0311 | Shaji, T. S.; Panigrahi, B.; Yadav, O. P.; Nanda, L. K.; Maithani, P. B; Chaki, Anjan

Pulsed inflation in the hummocky lava flow near Morgaon, western Deccan Volcanic Province and its significance
p. 0313 | Duraiswami, Raymond A.

General Articles
Challenges of sustainable water quality management in rural India
p. 0317 | Srikanth, R.

Prioritization of habitats and communities for conservation in the Indian Himalayan Region: a state-of-the-art approach from Manali Wildlife Sanctuary
p. 0326 | Rana, Man S.; Samant, S. S.

Research Articles
Damage evaluation of a reinforced concrete containment shell subjected to blast loading
p. 0336 | Pandey, A. K.; Paul, D. K.

Effect of thermophilic sulphate-reducing bacteria (Desulfotomaculum geothermicum) isolated from Indian petroleum refinery on the corrosion of mild steel
p. 0342 | Anandkumar, Balakrishnan; Rajasekar, Aruliah; Venkatachari, G.; Maruthamuthu, Sundaram

Special Section: Cardiovascular Diseases (Guest Editors: K. Srinath Reddy and D. Prabhakaran)
Hypertension epidemiology in India: lessons from Jaipur Heart Watch
p. 0349 | Gupta, Rajeev; Gupta, V. P.

Challenges in prevention and management of diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome in India
p. 0356 | Desai, Ankush; Tandon, Nikhil

Preventing cardiovascular disease in India - translating evidence to action
p. 0367 | Goenka, S.; Prabhakaran, D.; Ajay, V. S.; Reddy, K. S.

The impact of migration on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors among people of Indian origin
p. 0378 | Jeemon, Panniyammakal; Neogi, Sutapa; Bhatnagar, Deepak; Cruickshank, Kennedy J.; Prabhakaran, Dorairaj

Discovering the genetic determinants of complex diseases
p. 0385 | Padmanabhan, S.; Menni, C.; Prabhakaran, D.; Dominiczak, A. F.

Cost-effective biomarker for coronary artery disease: time to move on
p. 0392 | Roy, Ambuj; Prabhakaran, D.; Sniderman, Allan D.

RHD in India: are we ready to shift from secondary prophylaxis to vaccinating high-risk children?
p. 0397 | Kumar, R. Krishna; Paul, Mary; Francis, Paul T.

Current perspective on endomyocardial fibrosis
p. 0405 | Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Bohora, Shomu

Epidemiology of arrhythmias in India: how do we obtain reliable data?
p. 0411 | Naik, Nitish; Yadav, Rakesh; Juneja, Rajnish

Radiofrequency ablation for cardiac tachyarrhythmias: principles and utility of 3D mapping systems
p. 0416 | Juneja, Rajnish

Research Communications
Multi-frequency and multi-polarized SAR response to thin vegetation and scattered trees
p. 0425 | Srivastava, Hari Shanker; Patel, Parul; Sharma, Yamini; Navalgund, Ranganath R.

The Great avulsion of Kosi on 18 August 2008
p. 0429 | Sinha, Rajiv

A novel nesting behaviour of a treefrog, Rhacophorus lateralis in the Western Ghats, India
p. 0433 | Biju, S. D.

Book Reviews
Participatory Rural Appraisal: Principle, Methods and Application by N. Nara­yanasamy
p. 0438 | Sulaiman, V. Rasheed

Evolution of Microbial Pathogens by H. Steven Seifert and Victor J. Dirita (eds)
p. 0439 | Virdi, J. S.

Microbes and Non-Flowering Plants: Impact and Applications by Mamatha Rao
p. 0440 | Shetty, H. Shekar

Stratosphere-Troposphere Interactions: An Introduction by K. Mohankumar
p. 0442 | Murthy, B. V. Krishna

Historical Notes
Monsoon rainfall cycles as depicted in ancient Sanskrit texts
p. 0444 | Iyengar, R. N.

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Authority
p. 0448

Ministry of Science and Technology SERC Division
p. 0449

p. 0450

Wellcome Trust
p. 0451

Central Drug Research Institute
p. 0452

Orissa Bigyan Academy-Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award for the Award Year 2008 and 2009
p. 0453

Orissa Bigyan Academy-Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for the Award Year 2008 and 2009
p. 0453

School of Environmental Sciences
p. 0454

INSA Platinum Jubilee International Symposium
p. 0454

p. 0455

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 0455

p. 0456

International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology in Chemistry, Health, Environment and Energy
p. 0456

Goa University
p. 0457

Department of Civil Engineering
p. 0457

p. 0458

p. 0458

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