Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0740

Editorial
Cooperation, Conflict and Competition
p. 0741 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Karthick Chander Bose
p. 0743 | Bose, Indrani

Funding delayed means research retarded
p. 0743 | Chattopadhyay, Naibedya

Litmus test for assessing research performance
p. 0744 | Rajagopal, V.

Top universities lead scientific innovation
p. 0744 | Ye, Fred Y.

Need for conservation of wetlands in arid Kachchh region
p. 0745 | Prusty, B. Anjan Kumar

Meeting Report
Environment and hydrometeorological disasters - land, water and agriculture context
p. 0747 | Gupta, Anil K.

Research News
Milking diatoms - a new route to sustainable energy
p. 0748 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Commentary
Ranking of Indian universities for their research output and quality using a new perfor­mance index
p. 0751 | Prathap, Gangan; Gupta, B. M.

Arsenic groundwater contamination in parts of middle Ganga plain, Bihar
p. 0753 | Saha, Dipankar

General Articles
Science and the ethics of curiosity
p. 0756 | Sarukkai, Sundar

Biotechnology - applications to environmental remediation in resource exploitation
p. 0768 | Sen, Ranen; Chakrabarti, Sharadindra

Research Articles
Amplified Msf tides at Kochi backwaters on the southwest coast of India
p. 0776 | Joseph, Antony; Balachandran, K. K.; Mehra, Prakash; Prabhudesai, R. G.; Kumar, Vijay; Agarvadekar, Yogesh; Revichandran, C.; Dabholkar, Nitin

Special Section: Astronomy (Guest Editor: T. Padmanabhan)
Frontiers in space astronomy
p. 0785 | Bhattacharya, Dipankar

Low frequency observations of high redshift galaxies
p. 0793 | Chengalur, Jayaram N.

X-ray views of neutron star low-mass X-ray binaries
p. 0804 | Bhattacharyya, Sudip

Galaxy surveys
p. 0821 | Bharadwaj, Somnath

Analytical models of the intergalactic medium and reionization
p. 0841 | Choudhury, Tirthankar Roy

Learning about the Universe from Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
p. 0858 | Seshadri, T. R.

An introduction to inflation and cosmological perturbation theory
p. 0868 | Sriramkumar, L.

A primer on problems and prospects of dark energy
p. 0887 | Sami, M.

The solar interior
p. 0911 | Antia, H. M.

Research Communication
Reanalysis of rDNA-ITS2 region sequences of Anopheles cf. culicifacies 'Bluchistan' revealed conspecificity to A. dthali
p. 0923 | Raghavendra, K.; Reddy, B. P. Niranjan; Dash, A. P.; Das, Aparup

Increasing prolificacy and ewe efficiency in sheep through FecB gene introgression
p. 0925 | Mishra, A. K.; Arora, A. L.; Kumar, Satish

Fuel properties and combustion characteristics of Lantana camara and Eupatorium spp.
p. 0930 | Kumar, Ritesh; Chandrashekar, N.; Pandey, K. K.

Ground insect community responses to habitat restoration efforts in the Attappady hills, Western Ghats, India
p. 0935 | Ramalingam, Ravi; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma

Overlap index: a measure to assess flowering synchrony among teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f) clones in seed orchards
p. 0941 | Gunaga, Rajesh P.; Vasudeva, R.

Strain estimation from the fabrics of deformed rocks
p. 0946 | Srivastava, Hari B.

Book Reviews
Secret Lives: Biodiversity of the Indian Institute of Science Campus by Natasha Mhatre
p. 0950 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

The New Invisible College: Science for Development by Caroline S. Wagner
p. 0951 | Bhattacharya, Sujit

Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease, 2009 by Abul K. Abbas, Stephen J. Galli and Peter M. Howley (eds)
p. 0952 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Historical Notes
Darwin as a botanist
p. 0954 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

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