Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0128

Editorial
Imitating the Bayh-Dole Act: Incremental Innovation
p. 0129 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Ranking of Indian universities by quality research
p. 0131 | Tripathi, Mukesh

Teachers and teaching
p. 0131 | Roy, Rustum

'Miss Kerala' added to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
p. 0132 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Prasad, G.; Ali, Anvar; Pereira, Benno; Baby, Fibin; Ramprasanth, M.

Biology and chemistry
p. 0133 | Poduri, Chetan Datta

Kartick Chandra Bose
p. 0133 | Bose, Kaushik

On the predictive behaviour of the Indian monsoon in June 2009
p. 0134 | Sinha, U. N.

In Conversation
Interview with Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
p. 0136 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Meeting Report
Mass spectrometry in life sciences
p. 0140 | Malhotra, Richa

The idea of evolution: cele­brating 150 years of The Origin of Species
p. 0142 | Yadugiri, V. T.; Malhotra, Richa; Monto, Geethanjali

News
Hofmann Medal for C. N. R. Rao
p. 0143 | Malhotra, Richa

Commentary
El Niño related health hazards in India
p. 0144 | Akhtar, Rais

The Biological Diversity Act 2002 - governing conservation and development in India
p. 0147 | Arunachalam, A.; Roy, P.

Salmonella vaccine: a black sheep
p. 0149 | Chakravortty, Dipshikha

Opinion
Cataloguing life in India: the taxonomic imperative
p. 0151 | Bawa, Kamaljit S.

General Articles
Are EIA studies sufficient for projected hydropower development in the Indian Himalayan region?
p. 0154 | Agarwal, Devendra Kumar; Lodhi, Mahendra S.; Panwar, Shradha

Special Section: Himalayan Bio-Geo Databases-I (Guest Editors: Nisha Mendiratta and R. Siva Kumar )
Evaluation of groundwater resource and estimation of its potential in Pathri Rao watershed, district Haridwar
p. 0162 | Singhal, D. C.; Israil, M.; Sharma, V. K.; Kumar, B.

Regeneration status of tree species in forest of Phakot and Pathri Rao watersheds in Garhwal Himalaya
p. 0171 | Pokhriyal, Prerna; Uniyal, Pooja; Chauhan, D. S.; Todaria, N. P.

Watershed characterization and soil resource mapping for land use planning of Moolbari Watershed, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh in Lesser Himalayas
p. 0176 | Walia, C. S.; Singh, S. P.; Dhankar, R. P.; Ram, J.; Kamble, K. H.; Katiyar, D. K.

Integration of Bio-Geo spatial database for selected watersheds in Himalayan region
p. 0183 | Gosain, A. K.; Rao, Sandhya; Singh, Puja; Arora, Anamika

Dynamics of plant bioresources in Western Himalayan region of India - watershed based study
p. 0192 | Rana, J. C.; Singh, Archna; Sharma, Yogender; Pradheep, K.; Mendiratta, Nisha

Use of high-resolution IKONOS data and GIS technique for transformation of landuse/landcover for sustainable development
p. 0204 | Kunwar, P.; Kachhwaha, T. S.; Kumar, Anil; Agarwal, A. K.; Singh, A. N.; Mendiratta, Nisha

Estimation of sediment yield and areas vulnerable to soil erosion and deposition in a Himalayan watershed using GIS
p. 0213 | Jain, Manoj K.; Mishra, Surendra K.; Shah, R. B.

Research Articles
Antidiarrhoeal activity of Zingiber officinale (Rosc. )
p. 0222 | Daswani, Poonam G.; Brijesh, S.; Tetali, Pundarikakshudu; Antia, Noshir H.; Birdi, Tannaz J.

Surfacing and diving behaviour of free-ranging Ganges river dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica
p. 0230 | Sinha, R. K.; Sinha, Samir Kumar; Sharma, Gopal; Kedia, D. K.

Research Communication
Extraction and characterization of polyclonal egg yolk antibodies (IgY) in chicken against cobra (Naja naja) venom
p. 0237 | Prabhu, R. Rajendra; Ramamurthy, Nalini; Mathiyalagan, A.

Branch-branch connections in trees analogous to hyphal fusions in fungal colonies
p. 0240 | Rao, K. Sankara; Maheshwari, Ramesh

Amplified fragment length polymorphism analyses unravel a striking difference in the intraspecific genetic diversity of four species of genus Zingiber Boehm. from the Western Ghats, south India
p. 0242 | Kavitha, P. G.; Kiran, A. G.; Raj, R. Dinesh; Sabu, M.; Thomas, G.

Soft-sedimentary deformational structures: seismites or penecontemporaneous, a study from the Palaeoproterozoic Lesser Himalayan succession, India
p. 0247 | Ghosh, Sumit K.; Singh, Shyam Sundar; Ray, Yogesh; Sinha, Subhajit

Quantitative hydrogeological and geomorphological analyses for groundwater potential assessment in hard rock terrains
p. 0253 | Ballukraya, P. N.; Kalimuthu, R.

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Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany
p. 0258

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2009 by Stephen R. Leone Et Al
p. 0260 | Keshavamurthy, Srihari

Economics of Forest Resources by Gregory S. Amacher, Markku Ollikainen and Erkki A. Koskela
p. 0263 | Somanathan, E.

Harnessing the Trade Winds: The Story of Centuries Old Indian Trade with East Africa Using the Monsoon Winds by D'Souza, Blanche
p. 0264 | Nayar, N. M.

HRM Strategic Integration and Orga­nizational Performance by Ashok Chanda and Jie Shen
p. 0266 | Ravindra, M. P.

Historical Notes
Madras Journal of Literature and Science, the second oldest Indian professional science journal
p. 0267 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON BACTERIA AND FUNGI FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
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CENTRE FOR MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY
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p. 0279

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p. 0279

Prof. G. N. Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology - 2009
p. 0279

Dayalbagh Educational Institute
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