Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1513

Editorial
Scientific Research: Stupidity and Success
p. 1515 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
A new model for future universities based on not-for-profit public-private partnership
p. 1517 | Sangal, Rajeev

Research and teaching: inventing a connection
p. 1518 | Swarup, Govind

Vituperative book review?
p. 1518 | Gopinath, D. V.

Delinking incentives from the age of Fellows of scientific academies and SSB awardees
p. 1519 | Bujurke, N. M.

The global economic meltdown: status of R&D
p. 1520 | Gerard, Manju

Whither marine mammal conservation in India?
p. 1521 | Kumarran, R. P.

Species specific association of sea anemones
p. 1522 | Dave, Chandresh S.; Mankodi, Pradeep C.

Cressa cretica Linn. - in search of Sanjeevani
p. 1523 | Sen, David N.

Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treatment of drug-resistant malaria
p. 1523 | Dev, V.; Hojai, D.

News
Indian bags Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize
p. 1525 | Malhotra, Richa

ISCA Young Scientist Award
p. 1525 | Malhotra, Richa

Meeting Report
Environment and disasters in urban context
p. 1526 | Gupta, Anil K.

Dimensions of ecology: from global change to molecular ecology
p. 1527 | Tripathi, S. K.

Nutrition security for India: issues and the way forward
p. 1528 | Bamji, Mahtab S.

Opinion
Why controlling climate change is more difficult than stopping stratospheric ozone depletion
p. 1531 | Ahuja, Dilip R.; Srinivasan, J.

Soil fertility in physically degraded lands: are we overestimating?
p. 1534 | Nagaraja, M. S.; Srinivasamurthy, C. A.

Save these rare ornamental trees
p. 1536 | Roy, R. K.

Technical Note
Monitoring the health of steel and concrete structures using fibre Bragg grating sensors
p. 1539 | Tiwari, Umesh; Mishra, Vandana; Jain, Subhash C.; Kesavan, K.; Ravisankar, K.; Singh, Nahar; Poddar, G. C.; Kapur, Pawan

Scientific Correspondence
Meliacin contents during different reproductive phenophases in Azadirachta indica A. Juss
p. 1543 | Azam, M. Mohibbe; Tiwari, J. C.; Satyavir

Uranium in lake sediments - a report on Didwana Salt Lake, Nagaur District, Rajasthan
p. 1545 | Kumar, K. Ramesh; Misra, Arpan; Pande, Dheeraj; Nanda, L. K.

Special Section: Society and Science - Interdisciplinary exchanges Interdisciplinary Exchanges (Guest Editors: Harini Nagendra and Raghavendra Gadagkar)
A meeting place: The Science, Art and Writing initiative
p. 1547 | Osbourn, Anne

Genetics of behaviour and psychiatric disorders: from the laboratory to society and back
p. 1555 | Frazzetto, Giovanni

The tragedy of antimicrobial resistance: achieving a recognition of necessity
p. 1564 | Okeke, Iruka N.

Evolution of reciprocal altruism by copying observed behaviour
p. 1573 | Rutte, Claudia; Pfeiffer, Thomas

Children in time: community organization in social and ecological systems
p. 1579 | Jordán, Ferenc

Drivers of regrowth in South Asia's human impacted forests
p. 1586 | Nagendra, Harini

The tragedy of cognition: psychological biases and environmental inaction
p. 1593 | Johnson, Dominic; Levin, Simon

Determining optimal levels of intellectual property protection in developing nations: is less really more? is more really less?
p. 1604 | Greenbaum, Dov

Nuclear transfer: an example of responsive epistemologies
p. 1621 | Testa, Giuseppe

General Articles
Recent approaches in CO2 fixation research in India and future perspectives towards zero emission coal based power generation
p. 1625 | Goel, Malti

Research Articles
Reconstruction of buried channel-floodplain systems of the northwestern Haryana Plains and their relation to the 'Vedic' Saraswati
p. 1634 | Saini, H. S.; Tandon, S. K.; Mujtaba, S. A. I.; Pant, N. C.; Khorana, R. K.

Research Communication
Indian calamus (Acorus calamus L. ): not a tetraploid
p. 1644 | Ogra, R. K.; Mohanpuria, Prashant; Sharma, Upendra K.; Sharma, Madhu; Sinha, A. K.; Ahuja, P. S.

Mature coconut as a bio-fermentor for multiplication of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria
p. 1647 | Anith, K. N.

Vulnerability of corals to warming of the Indian seas: a projection for the 21st century
p. 1654 | Vivekanandan, E.; Ali, M. Hussain; Jasper, B.; Rajagopalan, M.

Prevention of mammary adenocarcinoma and skin tumour by Ganoderma lucidum, a medicinal mushroom occurring in South India
p. 1658 | Lakshmi, B.; Sheena, N.; Janardhanan, K. K.

Discovery of minamiite from the Deccan Volcanic Province, India: implications for Martian surface exploration
p. 1664 | Siddaiah, N. Siva; Kumar, Kishor

Tephra from Quaternary sediments of western slope of Lakshadweep Ridge, Arabian Sea
p. 1670 | Jayaprakash, C.; Jayakumar, R.; Dinesh, A. C.; Maran, N.; Shareef, N. M.

Book Reviews
The Social Amoebae - The Biology of Cellular Slime Molds by by John Tyler Bonner
p. 1675 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Unlocking E-Government Potential: Concepts, Cases and Practical Insights by Subhash Bhatnagar
p. 1676 | Rajaraman, V.

Bioethics by S. Ignacimuthu
p. 1677 | Malhotra, Richa

Construction Industry: Changing Para­digm by Asis Kumar Pain
p. 1678 | Prasad, B. K. Raghu

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