Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0552

The Trouble With Science
p. 0553 | Balaram, P.

Science and earth sciences
p. 0555 | Narasimhan, T. N.

Will India's mega-census leave a mega-footprint?
p. 0556 | Clements, Gopalasamy Reuben; Giam, Xingli; Laurance, William F.

Is agriculture education in shambles?
p. 0556 | Shah, Irfan Ali; Sepat, S.

Cryopreservation of elite temperate mulberry germplasm
p. 0557 | Rathore, M. S.; Srinivasulu, Y.; Shabnam, Aftab A.; Kour, R.; Dhar, A.; Khan, M. A.

The Bhopal tragedy
p. 0557 | Vijayan, M.

Arabian Sea tephra
p. 0558 | Nambiar, A. R.; Sukumaran, P. V.

Nectar robbery in mangroves
p. 0558 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh

Habitat of flamingos
p. 0559 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Prasad, S. Narendra; Vijayan, Lalitha

Survival of Great Pied Hornbills in Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0560 | Selvan, K. B. Muthamizh

Taking botany to masses: a certificate course in field botany
p. 0561 | Ghate, Vinaya S.; Datar, Mandar N.

Meeting Report
Water wars and resolution
p. 0562 | Malhotra, Richa

C. V. Raman memorial lecture
p. 0563 | Monto, Geethanjali

Research News
Tetraquark sighting at Belle?
p. 0565 | Ananthanarayan, B.; Imsong, I. Sentitemsu; Prabhakara, Kaumudi H.

Structure of an enzyme revealed 80 years after it was crystallized - differential functional behaviour of plant and microbial ureases uncovered
p. 0566 | Yathindra, N.

Technical Note
Utility of a reflector for energy saving in plant tissue and algal culture laboratories
p. 0569 | Sathi, Ravi Kanth Reddy; Koduru, Uma Devi; Pathan, Akbar Ali Khan

Scientific Correspondence
Spongy tissue in 'Alphonso' mango. III. Radiotracer evidence for increased mobilization of water from mesocarp to seed
p. 0571 | Ravindra, V.; Shivashankar, S.; Reddy, T. Muraleedhara; Kotur, S. C.

An unusual composition of the plant species towards zone of ablation (Tipra glacier), Garhwal Himalaya
p. 0574 | Rana, Charan S.; Rana, V.; Bisht, M. P. S.

General Articles
Scientometric analysis of some disciplines: Comparison of Indian institutions with other international institutions
p. 0577 | Raghuraman, K. P.; Chander, Romesh; Madras, Giridhar

Enhancing crop water productivity to ameliorate groundwater decline
p. 0588 | Prihar, S. S.; Arora, V. K.; Jalota, S. K.

DNA barcoding: access to biodiversity and benefit-sharing policy issues in the Indian context
p. 0594 | Ejnavarzala, Haribabu

Research Account
Lysimeter application for measuring the water and solute fluxes with high precision
p. 0601 | Meißner, R.; Prasad, M. N. V.; Laing, G. Du; Rinklebe, J.

Research Articles
Anthropogenic impacts on the sediment flux in two alpine watersheds of the Lesser Himalayas
p. 0608 | Singh, Omvir; Singh, Pratap; Sarangi, A.; Sharma, Milap C.; Kumar, Sanjeev

Geobotanical and biogeochemical study of chromite bearing areas of Nuggihalli schist belt, Karnataka
p. 0619 | Rashmi, B. N.; Prabhakar, B. C.; Gireesh, R. V.; Suresh, B.; Nijagunaiah, R.; Ranganath, R. M.

Monitored natural attenuation as a remediation tool for heavy metal contamination in soils in an abandoned gold mine area
p. 0628 | Krishna, A. Keshav; Mohan, K. Rama; Murthy, N. N.

Research Communications
Metallographical studies of a steel chisel found at Mahurjhari, Vidarbha, Maharashtra
p. 0636 | Deshpande, P. P.; Mohanty, R. K.; Shinde, V. S.

Influence of levels of genetic diversity on fruit quality in teak (Tectona grandis L. f. )
p. 0639 | Lyngdoh, N.; Joshi, Geeta; Ravikanth, G.; Uma Shaanker, R.; Vasudeva, R.

Comparative morphometric, physiological and chemical studies of wild and cultivated plant types of Withania somnifera (Solanaceae)
p. 0644 | Joshi, Chandrika; Gajbhiye, Narendra; Phurailatpam, Arunkumar; Geetha, K.A; Maiti, Satyabrata

Bamboo resources mapping using satellite technology
p. 0650 | Goswami, J.; Tajo, L.; Sarma, K. K.

Gravity anomalies of 2D fault structures with fault planes described by polynomial functions of arbitrary degree
p. 0654 | Chakravarthi, V.

Need to intensify base metal exploration activities in Mikir Hills, northeastern India
p. 0656 | Majumdar, D.

Distribution, abundance, group size and demography of dark-bellied bonnet macaque Macaca radiata radiata in Karnataka, South India
p. 0663 | Kumara, H. N.; Singh, Mewa; Kumar, Shanthala; Sinha, Anindya

Book Reviews
Enjoyable Physics: Newtonian Mechanics, Vol. 1 by Neil Chatterjee
p. 0668 | Hegde, G. M.

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World by J. A. Carney and R. N. Rosomoff
p. 0669 | Nayar, N. M.

Historical Notes
Reason, science and religion: gleanings from the Colonial Past
p. 0671 | Kumar, Deepak

Call for Scientific Proposal Submission for Obtaining Beamtime for Indian Scientists-Indian Beamline at Photon Factory, Japan
p. 0679

Call for Proposals: Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI)-Department of Biotechnology
p. 0680

Scientist 'C' and Scientist 'B'-Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University
p. 0681

Call for Proposals - 2011: India-Israel S&T Cooperation Programme-Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0682

Assistant Executive Secretary-The Indian Science Congress Association
p. 0683

NATIONAL WORKSHOPS ON 'METHODS IN IN VITRO TOXICOLOGY'-Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli
p. 0684

Selection of Project Staffs through Walk-In-Interview-National Institute of Hydrology
p. 0685

Theoretical Chemistry Symposium 2010-Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
p. 0686

NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award 2010
p. 0687

International Symposium on Tuberculosis Diagnostics: Innovating to Make an Impact-International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
p. 0688

p. 0689

p. 0690

Regulation of Biochemical and Cellular Processes in Diverse Systems-79th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Chemists (India)
p. 0691

International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer-School of Biotechnology
p. 0692

Accelerate Your Discovery-SciVerse
p. 0693

Accelerate Your Discovery-SciVerse
p. 0693

Biotechnology Research by Application of Macro­molecular Crystallography-National Institute of Immunology
p. 0694

Appointment of Research Assistant (2010-2013)-Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
p. 0694

Nominations are invited for 2 prizes-Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0695

Research Scientists-Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre
p. 0695

Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow-National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal
p. 0696

Require a Veterinarian for Vulture Conservation Breeding Programme-Bombay Natural History Society
p. 0696

Scientists-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies
p. 0697

Junior Research Fellow-Pondicherry University
p. 0697

Junior Research Fellow-Sardar Patel University
p. 0698

International Training Workshop on Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Aerosols and their Impacts
p. 0698

Junior Research Fellowship-PSN College of Engineering and Technology
p. 0699

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 0699

SRF and JRF-Indian Institute of Science
p. 0700

Junior Research Fellow: Walk-in-Iinterview-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 0700

Junior Research Fellowship-Mangalore University
p. 0701

Faculty of Sciences-Banaras Hindu University
p. 0701

Junior Research Fellow-Kalasalingam University
p. 0702

Junior Research Fellow-KLE University College of Pharmacy
p. 0702

Assistant Professor-Swami Ramanand Teerth, Marathwada University
p. 0702

Assistant Research Analyst at Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises
p. 0702

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