Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1546

Editorial
Bhopal: The Tragedy of Collective Amnesia
p. 1547 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Engineering vis-à-vis science: India's missed discovery of water on the Moon
p. 1549 | Kochhar, Rajesh

Globally threatened mangrove species in India
p. 1551 | Kathiresan, K.

Research journals
p. 1552 | Kundu, S. R.

Traditional libraries and librarians
p. 1552 | Sreenivasan, K. R.

Indian healthcare sector needs more robots
p. 1553 | Hiremath, M. B.; Nerli, R. B.; Vidya, S. V.

Energy efficient chulha in rural Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1554 | Rawat, J. S.; Sharma, Dhruba; Nimachow, G.; Dai, Oyi

Meeting Report
Impact of climate change on biodiversity of insects and environment
p. 1556 | Murugan, K.

Geology, genesis and resource analysis of metallic, non-metallic and energy minerals
p. 1557 | Shekhawat, M. S.

Medicinal plants and herbal drugs
p. 1558 | Sekar, T.; Ayyanar, M.; Gopalakrishnan, M.

Science, technology and humanities - a tryst with sustainable development
p. 1560 | Monto, Geethanjali; Malhotra, Richa

Research News
Stimuli-responsive bio-inspired synthetic polymer nanocomposites
p. 1562 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Commentary
Need of open access repositories for NARS in India
p. 1564 | Gutam, S.; Mishra, A. K.; Pandey, P. S.; Chandrasekharan, H.; Aneeja, G.

Drill cuttings and fluids of fossil fuel exploration in north-eastern India: environmental concern and mitigation options
p. 1566 | Prasad, M. N. V.; Katiyar, S. C.

Scientific Correspondence
Why is ramie the strongest yet stiffest of bast fibres?
p. 1570 | Sarkar, D.; Sinha, M. K.; Kundu, A.; Kar, C. S.; Saha, Anindita; Kharbikar, L. L.; Mahapatra, B. S.

Record of fossil fruit wing of Shorea Roxb. from the Neogene of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1573 | Khan, Mahasin Ali; Bera, Subir

General Articles
Bio-business in brief: the debate over biosimilars
p. 1575 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Earth System Science and the second Copernican revolution
p. 1579 | Murtugudde, Raghu

Review Articles
Complementarity of structural biology methods: ribosome in the spotlight
p. 1584 | Sengupta, Jayati

Research Articles
Matching of vehicle GPS traces with urban road networks
p. 1592 | Song, Xianfeng; Raghavan, Venkatesh; Yoshida, Daisuke

Electrical imaging of the northern part of Lakshdweep Islands
p. 1599 | Rao, P. B. V. Subba; Singh, A. K.

Research Communication
Cosmic ray intensity and surface parameters during solar eclipse on 22 July 2009 at Kalyani in West Bengal
p. 1609 | Bhattacharya, R; Roy, M.; Biswas, M.; Guha, R.; Bhoumick, A.

Anomalous cooling over the Arabian Sea during February 2008
p. 1614 | Parekh, Anant

Winter temperature and precipitation trends in the Siachen Glacier
p. 1620 | Dimri, A. P.; Dash, S. K.

Fossil fruits from Early Eocene Vastan Lignite, Gujarat, India: taphonomic and phytogeographic implications
p. 1625 | Singh, H.; Prasad, M.; Kumar, K.; Rana, R. S.; Singh, S. K.

Transport of 210Po and 210Pb in the Kali, Sharavathi and Netravathi river ecosystems of coastal Karnataka
p. 1633 | Rajashekara, K. M.; Narayana, Y.

Book Reviews
Education for Sustainable Development: Challenges, Strategies and Practices in a Globalized World by A. Nikolopoulou, T. Abraham and F. Mirbagheri (eds)
p. 1637 | Tukdeo, Shivali

Nanoworld - An Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology by C. N. R. Rao
p. 1638 | Malhotra, Richa

Climate Change: Past, Present and Future by U. B. Mathur
p. 1639 | Malhotra, Richa

Personal News
R. K. Arora (1932-2010)
p. 1640 | Paroda, R. S.; Nayar, E. Roshini

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ENBITECH AWARDS
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p. 1650

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RAMALINGASWAMI FELLOWSHIP
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p. 1653

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p. 1656

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p. 1656

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p. 1657

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Personal News
Author Index
p. 1659

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1667

Volume Contents
Volume Contents
p. 1675

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