Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1156

Science and Medicine: Building an Interface
p. 1157 | Balaram, P.

Urgent need to develop manpower for glaciological research
p. 1159 | Bali, Rameshwar; Srivastava, Deepak

Old toddy in new bottles
p. 1160 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

More about irreverence
p. 1160 | Rajendran, C. P.

Scientometric comparison of Indian institutions with other international institutions: a iCX map representation
p. 1161 | Prathap, Gangan

Changing face of agricultural education
p. 1162 | Reddy, P. Venkata Rami

Pollution by heavy metals: far-reaching consequences
p. 1163 | Chattopadhyay, M. K.; Grossart, H. P.

Environmental science and environmental sociology
p. 1163 | Goel, Malti

Ethno-medicinal use of a threatened cucurbit from Bihar
p. 1164 | Ali, M. Ajmal

A new site for the freshwater jelly fish Craspedacusta sowerbii
p. 1165 | Sarkar, P. K.; Mude, S. N.

Rhododendrons in Manipur need attention
p. 1165 | Yumnam, J. Y.; Tripathi, O. P.

Cloud burst-triggered debris flows around Leh
p. 1166 | Juyal, Navin

In Conversation
American Journalism award for Pallava Bagla
p. 1168 | Malhotra, Richa

Meeting Report
Making the difference in postgraduate education
p. 1170 | Bhore, Subhash J.

Eco-friendly lubricants
p. 1171 | Monto, Geethanjali

Transport networks for India
p. 1173 | Baindur, Deepak; Sitharam, T. G.; Harinaryana, Kota

Research News
Framework substitution of graphene to form metal-oxide nanolamellas
p. 1175 | Srinivasan, C.; Saraswathi, R.

A chip of the old (mantle) block
p. 1177 | Gopalan, K.

A decentralized and holistic approach for grain management in India
p. 1179 | Singh, P. K.

Is it enough to have 'green' Common Wealth Games 2010?
p. 1181 | Rashid, Irfan; Khuroo, Anzar A.; Sharma, Gyan Prakash; Reshi, Zafar A.; Singh, J. S.

What monsoon means
p. 1183 | Narain, Sunita

Understanding and predicting the Indian summer monsoon
p. 1184 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Srinivasan, J.

A new criterion for allocating research funds: 'impact per dollar'
p. 1187 | Lozano, George A.

Scientific Correspondence
Role of nanomaterials in symbiotic fungus growth enhancement
p. 1189 | Suman; Prasad, Ram; Jain, V. K.; Varma, Ajit

Importance of upper ocean heat content in the intensification and translation speed of cyclones over the Bay of Bengal
p. 1191 | Sadhuram, Y.; Maneesha, K.; Ramana Murty, T. V.

Camelina sativa: a new crop with biofuel potential introduced in India
p. 1194 | Agarwal, Ankur; Pant, T.; Ahmed, Zakwan

General Articles
Whither pure science in India: a survey of graduate physics students of a representative University of Delhi college
p. 1196 | Kumar, Kuldeep; Mamta; Arun, P.; Singh, Jaswinder

Research Account
Soil information system for resource management - Tripura as a case study
p. 1208 | Bhattacharyya, T.; Sarkar, Dipak; Pal, D. K.; Mandal, C.; Baruah, U.; Telpande, B.; Vaidya, P. H.

Review Articles
Biochar in agriculture - prospects and related implications
p. 1218 | Jha, Pramod; Biswas, A. K.; Lakaria, B. L.; Rao, A. Subba

Research Articles
Behavioural variation in the Mysore slender loris Loris lydekkerianus lydekkerianus
p. 1226 | Radhakrishna, Sindhu; Kumara, H. N.

Research Communications
GNSS-based tomographic reconstruction of the ionospheric electron density distribution using a combined algorithm
p. 1233 | Debao, Wen; Zhang, Kefei; Norman, Robert

Testing the efficacy of a chilli-tobacco rope fence as a deterrent against crop-raiding elephants
p. 1239 | Chelliah, K.; Kannan, G.; Kundu, S.; Abilash, N.; Madhusudan, A.; Baskaran, N.; Sukumar, R.

Suppression of ACC oxidase expression in tomato using heterologous gene from banana prolongs shelf-life both on vine and post-harvest
p. 1243 | Batra, Atul; Sane, Vidhu A.; Trivedi, Prabodh K.; Sane, Aniruddha P.; Nath, Pravendra

Impact of modern pollen rain studies from South and Little Andaman Islands, India, to interpret present and past vegetation
p. 1251 | Singh, Shilpa; Kar, Ratan; Khandelwal, Asha

Effect of sub-lethal concentrations of insect growth regulator, lufenuron on larval growth and development of Aedes aegypti
p. 1256 | Salokhe, S. G.; Mukherjee, S. N.; Deshpande, S. G.; Ghule, V. P.; Mathad, J. R.

Magnetite and ilmenite series granitoids of Ladakh batholith, Northwest Indian Himalaya: implications on redox conditions of subduction zone magmatism
p. 1260 | Kumar, Santosh

Magnetite and ilmenite series granitoids of Ladakh batholith, Northwest Indian Himalaya: implications on redox conditions of subduction zone magmatism
p. 1260 | Kumar, Santosh

Book Reviews
Collected Papers on Philosophy of Chemistry by Eric R. Scerri
p. 1265 | Keshavamurthy, Srihari

History of Science and Philosophy of Science: A Historical Perspective of the Evolution of Ideas in Science by Pradip Kumar Sengupta (ed. )
p. 1267 | Sreekantan, B. V.

Design Meets Disability by Graham Pullin
p. 1271 | Maiti, Rina

Abiotic Stress Adaptation in Plants: Physiological, Molecular and Genomic Foundation, Ashwani Pareek Et Al(eds)
p. 1272 | Mohanty, Prasanna; Rajagopal, S.; Raghuram, N.

Stratosphere-troposphere exchange of ozone at Indian Antarcic station, Maitri
p. 1273 | Ganguly, Nandita

Novel mechanisms of emergence of multidrug resistance/tolerance
p. 1273 | Jayaraman, R.

Historical Notes
Origin of the name 'patchouli' and its history
p. 1274 | Murugan, R.; Livingstone, C.

International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer
p. 1277

ICPC Nanonet
p. 1278

Opportunities for Job Linked Training and Faculty Positions-Indian Institute of Meteorological, Pune
p. 1279

The Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme 2011
p. 1280

The Dr Manmohan Singh Scholarship 2011-University of Cambridge, UK
p. 1281

Inviting applications from Junior Faculty for the US-India Joint Research Program Workshop
p. 1283

The Infosys Science Foundation congratulates the winners of the Infosys Prize 2010
p. 1284

Workshop on Materials Modelling and Simulation-University of Hyderabad
p. 1285

Junior Research Fellow-School of Biotechnology and Health Sciences
p. 1286

Senior Research Fellowship (SRF)-University of Mumbai
p. 1286

Vacancy for the Post of Assistant Executive Secretary-The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 1287

Nominations invited for Prof. G. N. Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology - 2010
p. 1287

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)-Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali's
p. 1288

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)-Banaras Hindu University
p. 1288

Indo-US Research Career Transition Award Programme
p. 1289

Scientist Grade-National Physical Laboratory
p. 1289

JRF-Position in DAE (BRNS) Project-Bangalore University
p. 1290

Junior Research Fellow-Guru Nanak Dev University
p. 1290

Senior Research Fellow/Junior Research Fellow-Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai
p. 1291

Senior Research Fellow/Junior Research Fellow-Karnatak University
p. 1291

p. 1292

National training programme on 'Metagenomics: Method and Applications in Microbiology'
p. 1292

Central Electrochemical Research Institute
p. 1293

Department of Physics, VSSD College
p. 1293

School of Physical, Chemical and Applied Sciences
p. 1294

Director of IndiaBioscience. org
p. 1294

School of Science and Humanities
p. 1295

Karnatak University
p. 1295

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 1295

Senior Research Fellow -Nitte University
p. 1296

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