Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 97 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1700

Editorial
Microbiology: An Endless Frontier
p. 1701 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Role of food chain containing lactic acid bacteria in antibiotic resistance
p. 1703 | Mishra, Vijendra; Upgade, Akhilesh; Sharma, K. P.

Tropical diseases research and antifungal research linked with cancer research
p. 1704 | John, Jacob E.

Obesity in India
p. 1705 | Srivastava, Shilpee

Drugs from the Indian seas - more expectations
p. 1705 | Regunathan, C.; Kitto, M. R.

Online herbaria or national flora: what is needed first?
p. 1706 | Rawat, D. S.

Trends in science and engineering output from China and India
p. 1707 | Panchagnula, Mahesh V.

Mycological foray: a culture missing in our country
p. 1708 | Sharma, N. D.

News
Great expectations: driving cars on fuel made from biomass
p. 1710 | Maheshwari, Ramesh

Meeting Report
Aperiodic crystals
p. 1712 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

News
Infosys Prize 2009
p. 1714 | Malhotra, Richa

Commentary
Bt brinjal - ban or boon?
p. 1715 | Padmanaban, G.

Scientific Correspondence
Expression of TBTCl-induced periplasmic proteins in a tributyltin chloride resistant marine sediment bacterium Alcaligenes sp.
p. 1717 | Ramachandran, Vidya; Dubey, Santosh Kumar

Toxicity due to salinity caused by the addition of excess compost in potted plants
p. 1718 | Sahrawat, K. L.; Rego, T. J.; Murthy, K. V. S.; Wani, S. P.

General Articles
Promoting S&T in rural India - challenges and plausible solutions
p. 1720 | Deo, Madhav G.

Review Articles
Diatoms: a potential tool to understand past oceanographic settings
p. 1726 | Shukla, Sunil Kumar; Mohan, Rahul; Sudhakar, M.

Research Articles
Spatial and temporal variation of water vapour in upper troposphere and lower stratosphere over Indian region
p. 1735 | Johny, C. J.; Sarkar, S. K.; Punyaseshudu, D.

Analysis of seismicity-induced landslides due to the 8 October 2005 earthquake in Kashmir Himalaya
p. 1742 | Ray, P. K. Champati; Parvaiz, I.; Jayangondaperumal, R.; Thakur, V. C.; Dadhwal, V. K.; Bhat, F. A.

Research Communication
Detection of antibiotics in hospital effluents in India
p. 1752 | Diwan, Vishal; Tamhankar, Ashok J.; Aggarwal, Manjeet; Sen, Shanta; Khandal, Rakesh K.; Lundborg, Cecilia Stålsby

Rainfall changes over tropical montane cloud forests of southern Western Ghats, India
p. 1755 | Murugan, Muthusamy; Shetty, Paddu Krishnappa; Anandhi, Auvudai; Ravi, Raju; Alappan, Subbiah; Vasudevan, Muhund; Gopalan, Sreeja

Satellite-based geomorphological mapping for urban planning and development - a case study for Korba city, Chhattisgarh
p. 1760 | Guha, Arindam; Kumar, K. Vinod; Lesslie, A.

Strontium and neodymium isotopic compositions in sediments from Godavari, Krishna and Pennar rivers
p. 1766 | Ahmad, S. Masood; Padmakumari, V. M.; Babu, G. Anil

Multi-shelled orbicular olivine gabbronorite from Leh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh Himalaya
p. 1769 | Rai, Prashant; Pati, Jayanta K.; Patel, Suresh C.; Naik, Ashutosh; Panda, Dipak

Population dynamics and seasonal polyphenism of Chilades pandava butterfly (Lycaenidae) in central India
p. 1774 | Tiple, Ashish; Agashe, Deepa; Khurad, Arun M.; Kunte, Krushnamegh

Book Reviews
Knowledge Economy: The Indian Challenge by Ashoka Chandra and M. K. Khanijo (eds)
p. 1780 | Mathew, Mary

Rethinking Agriculture: Archaeological and Ethno-archaeological Perspectives by Tim Denham, José Iriarte and Luc Vrydaghs (eds)
p. 1781 | Nayar, N. M.

Grid Security and Management by P. K. Shetty and V. K. Agrawal (eds)
p. 1783 | Tongia, Rahul

Advertisements
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p. 1785

RAJIV GANDHI CENTRE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY
p. 1786

Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1787

Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1788

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DST) CENTRE FOR MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
p. 1789

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY (DBT) ONLINE SUBMISSION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (OSMoSys) FOR CONFERENCE, TRAVEL, EXHIBITION AND POPULAR LECTURE (CTEP) PROPOSALS TO DBT
p. 1790

Bombay Natural History Society
p. 1790

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
p. 1791

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 1791

Centre for Earth Sciences
p. 1792

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
p. 1792

Mohanlal Sukhadia University Udaipur, Rajasthan
p. 1793

Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation
p. 1793

ASSAM UNIVERSITY, SILCHAR
p. 1794

WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN GENOMICS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES
p. 1794

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 1795

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE
p. 1795

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
p. 1796

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY
p. 1796

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1796

SHIVAJI UNIVERSITY, KOLHAPUR
p. 1797

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1798

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1802

Author Index
Author Index
p. 1804

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1812

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