Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0284

Editorial
Universities and Academic Institutions: Competition and Collaboration
p. 0285 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Ganges River dolphin (Platanista gangetica) seeks help
p. 0287 | Bashir, Tawqir

Prokaryotic Survey of India
p. 0287 | Ramana, Ch. V.; Sasikala, Ch.

Prospects of bamboo shoot processing in north-east India
p. 0288 | Nimasow, Gibji; Rawat, J. S.; Dai, Oyi

Snow partridge hopes for a safe home in Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0289 | Srivastava, Tanushree; Dutta, Pijush Kumar

Haat Kali sacred grove, Central Himalaya, Uttarakhand
p. 0290 | Singh, Harsh; Husain, Tariq; Agnihotri, Priyanka

The two engines that drive science in China
p. 0291 | Ye, Fred Y.

Meeting Report
Young Indian Scientists Colloquium
p. 0292 | Madhu, P. K.; Grover, A. K.

Earth system processes and disaster management
p. 0293 | Tripathi, S. C.; Tiwari, Manish; Sinha, R.

Research News
Coronal heating by Alfvén waves
p. 0295 | Dwivedi, B. N.; Srivastava, A. K.

Commentary
Computers and education
p. 0297 | Ramanarayanan, V.

Technology breakthroughs win 2009 Physics Nobel
p. 0299 | Bose, Dwarka N.

Scientific Correspondence
Camptothecin accumulation in Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. prostrata from northern Western Ghats
p. 0302 | Gharpure, G.; Chavan, B.; Lele, U.; Hastak, A.; Bhave, A.; Malpure, N.; Vasudeva, R.; Patwardhan, A.

Special Section: Biology and pathogenesis of viruses (Guest Editors: Saumitra Das and M. S. Shaila)
Molecular virology and translational research
p. 0305 | Padmanaban, G.

The 2009 influenza pandemic
p. 0306 | Jameel, Shahid

The biology and pathogenesis of hepatitis viruses
p. 0312 | Kumar, Vijay; Das, Saumitra; Jameel, Shahid

Japanese encephalitis: pathogenesis, prophylactics and therapeutics
p. 0326 | Dutta, Kallol; Rangarajan, Pundi N.; Vrati, Sudhanshu; Basu, Anirban

HIV/AIDS research in India: past, present and future
p. 0335 | Ranga, Udaykumar; Banerjea, Akhil; Chakrabarti, Sekhar; Mitra, Debashis

Structure and assembly of Sesbania mosaic virus
p. 0346 | Savithri, H. S.; Murthy, M. R. N.

Rotavirus nonstructural proteins: a structural perspective
p. 0352 | Suguna, K.; Rao, C. Durga

Begomovirus DNA replication and pathogenicity
p. 0360 | Yadava, Pranjal; Suyal, Geetika; Mukherjee, Sunil Kumar

Dengue vaccine - current progress and challenges
p. 0369 | Swaminathan, S.; Khanna, N.

Non-segmented negative sense RNA viruses as vectors for vaccine development
p. 0379 | Suryanarayana, V. V. S.; Chattopadhyay, Dhrubajyothi; Shaila, M. S.

Research Articles
Characteristics of gravity waves in the upper mesosphere region observed by OH airglow imaging
p. 0392 | Pragathi, R. Sikha; Parihar, Navin; Ghodpage, Rupesh; Mukherjee, G. K.

Initial results from AWESOME VLF receivers: set up in low latitude Indian regions under IHY2007/UNBSSI program
p. 0398 | Singh, Rajesh; Veenadhari, B.; Cohen, M. B.; Pant, P.; Singh, A. K.; Maurya, A. K.; Vohat, P.; Inan, U. S.

Research Communication
Isotopic fractionation in open systems: application to organic matter decomposition in ocean and land
p. 0406 | Ramesh, R.; Singh, Arvind

Thermal conductivity estimates in the Niger Delta using lithologic data and geophysical well logs
p. 0411 | Akpabio, Idara; Ejedawe, Joe

Comparative assessment of micro-watershed silt load with morphological parameters to evaluate soil conservation strategies
p. 0417 | Saptarshi, Praveen G.; Raghavendra, Rao Kumar

ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase activity in relation to starch accumulation and grain growth in wheat cultivars
p. 0426 | Lohot, Vaibhav D.; Sharma-Natu, Poonam; Pandey, Rakesh; Ghildiyal, M. C.

Book Reviews
Indian Higher Education - Envisioning the Future by Pawan Agarwal
p. 0431 | Rao, P. Rama

The Cognitive Neurosciences by Michael S. Gazzaniga
p. 0434 | Murthy, Aditya

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
p. 0435 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Spiders of India by P. A. Sebastian and K. V. Peter
p. 0436 | Borges, Renee M.

What's Next? Dispatches on the Future of Science by Max Brockman
p. 0437 | Malhotra, Richa

Historical Notes
Suri Bhagavantam - a biographical note
p. 0438 | Krishnamurthi, M.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows - 2010
p. 0441

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Ministry of Science and Technology Swarnajayanti Fellowships 2009-10
p. 0443

VISITING POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
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p. 0446

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR ANTARCTIC AND OCEAN RESEARCH
p. 0447

S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0448

Food Bio-Processing Unit
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North Maharashtra University
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UNIVERSITY OF MYSORE
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CENTRAL COIR RESEARCH INSTITUTE, COIR BOARD
p. 0451

S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0451

Indian National Academy of Engineering
p. 0452

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes in Science and Technology for 2010
p. 0452

Indian Institute of technology delhi
p. 0453

Department of Physics
p. 0453

Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0454

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 0454

Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE)
p. 0455

Research Council of Lithuania: Global Grant Scheme
p. 0455

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