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Vol. 89  No. 9
10 November  2005


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Contents

IN THIS ISSUE

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In this issue


GUEST EDITORIAL

1451

Asymmetry between Arts and Science
  K. N. Ganeshaiah

CORRESPONDENCE

1453

Professionals and innovators
 

Samir Bhattacharya

1453

Copying the US system!
 

Suresh Chandra Tiwari

1454 Applied cognitive neuroscience: Pitfalls of funding an ideology
 

Garga Chatterjee

1454 IndCollections: biological specimens in Indian collections
  Vishwas Chavan, N. S. Rane, H. V. Ghate and S. Krishnan
1455 Astrophysical inaccuracies
  D. C. V. Mallik; response by Sreeram Chaulia

NEWS

1457 The Einstein exposition in Bern
 

A. Rajaram

1458 Accelerators and radiation physics research
  Minakshi De
1459 Six months after the tsunami
  R. Narasimha, Sangeetha Menon, Papiya Bhattacharya and M. B. Rajani
1461 Bird and environment
  Vinaya Kumar Sethi, Michele Loneux and Dinesh Bhatt

RESEARCH NEWS

1463 Radiation from mini bang
 

Sanjay K. Ghosh


OPINION

1464 The Indian earthquake problem
 

Sudhir K. Jain


COMMENTARY

1467 Can India produce enough wheat even by 2020?
 

S. Nagarajan


SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE

1472

Red tide of Noctiluca miliaris off south of Thiruvananthapuram subsequent to the ‘stench event’ at the southern Kerala coast

 

Satish Sahayak, R. Jyothibabu, K. J. Jayalakshmi, H. Habeebrehman, P. Sabu, M. P. Prabhakaran, P. Jasmine, P. Shaiju, G. Rejomon, J. Thresiamma and K. K. C. Nair

1474

An improvised vegetative propagation technique for self-incom­patible bamboos

 

K. C. Koshy and B. Gopakumar


GENERAL ARTICLES

1477 An approach via behavioural pragmatics to the contrastive study of ‘language’ as available to humans and to nonhuman primates
 

R. Narasimhan

1481 Commercial viability of cultivation of an endangered medicinal herb Nardostachys jatamansi at three different agroclimatic zones
  R. S. Chauhan and M. C. Nautiyal

REVIEW ARTICLE

1489 Secondary metabolites of Chrysanthemum genus and their biological activities
 

Ajai Kumar, S. P. Singh and R. S. Bhakuni


SPECIAL SECTION: 50 YEARS OF CITATION INDEXING

1502

Early impressions of citation indexing


Joshua Lederberg

1503

‘Citation Indexes for Science’ – A 50 year citation history

 

Olle Persson

1505

A hundred million acts of whimsy?

 

Blaise Cronin

1510

Evaluation of research and evolution of science indicators

 

Loet Leydesdorff

1518

Citation and hyperlink networks

 

Andrea Scharnhorst and Mike Thelwall

1524 Beyond SCI citations – New ways to evaluate research

Grant Lewison
1531 The emergence of competitors to the Science Citation Index and the Web of Science

Dana L. Roth
1537 As we may search – Comparison of major features of the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar citation-based and citation-enhanced databases

Peter Jacso
1548 Counting the gatekeepers of international science journals a worthwhile science indicator

Tibor Braun and Ildikó Dióspatonyi
1552 Mapping the global structure of Antarctic research vis-à-vis Antarctic Treaty System

Prabir G. Dastidar and Olle Persson

RESEARCH ARTICLES

1555 Simulations of the Indian summer monsoon with a coupled ocean–atmosphere model on PARAM Padma
 

S. Janakiraman, Ravi S. Nanjundiah and P. N. Vinayachandran

1563 Plasmodium-infected red blood cells exhibit enhanced rolling independent of host cells and alter flow of uninfected red cells
  S. Roy, J. A. Dharmadhikari, A. K. Dharmadhikari, Deepak Mathur and Shobhona Sharma
1571 Human acute lymphoblastic leukaemia cells make human pregnancy hormone hCG and expose it on the membrane: A case for using recombinant antibody against hCG for selective delivery of drugs and/or radiations
  Rafi Shiraz Kabeer, Rahul Pal and G. P. Talwar
1577 Analysis of b-value and improved b-value of acoustic emissions accompanying rock fracture
  M. V. M. S. Rao and K. J. Prasanna Lakshmi

RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

1583

Solar control of southwest monsoon on centennial timescales


M. Tiwari, R. Ramesh, B. L. K. Somayajulu, A. J. T. Jull and G. S. Burr

1588

Presence/role of twin gyres in the El Nino 3.4 domain

 

P. Rahul Chand Reddy and P. S. Salvekar

1592

Phosphate deficiency suppresses expression of light-regulated psbO and psbP genes encoding extrinsic proteins of oxygen-evolving complex of PSII

 

Ajay Jain, A. Cao, A. S. Karthikeyan, J. C. Baldwin and K. G. Raghothama

1596

Citrus yellow mosaic virus is associated with mosaic disease in Rangpur lime rootstock of citrus

 

V. K. Baranwal, Jitender Singh, Y. S. Ahlawat, K. Gopal and M. U. Charaya

1600

Modelling for pollutant migration in the tannery belt, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India

 

N. C. Mondal and V. S. Singh

1606 Lower vertebrates from the Late Palaeocene–Earliest Eocene Akli Formation, Giral Lignite Mine, Barmer District, western India

R. S. Rana, K. Kumar, H. Singh and K. D. Rose
1613 Antibacterial proteins from non-mulberry silkworms against flacherie causing Pseudomonas aeruginosa AC-3

Jyotsna Sharma, Archana Yadav, B. G. Unni and M. C. Kalita
1619 Prevalence of white spot syndrome virus and monodon baculovirus in Penaeus monodon broodstock and postlarvae from hatcheries in southeast coast of India

A. Uma, A. Koteeswaran, Karunasagar Indrani and Karunasagar Iddya

BOOK REVIEWS

1623

One Hundred Reasons to be a Scientist by K. R. Sreenivasan (ed.)

 

reviewed by Mustansir Barma

1624

Chlorophyll a Fluorescence: A Signature of Photosynthesis by George C. Papageorgiou and Govindjee (eds)

 

reviewed by Swapan K. Bhattacharjee


COVER CAPTION

  A large patch of Noctiluca miliaris bloom. See page 1472.
The editor thanks S. Arunachalam, M.S. Swaminathan Resear
ch Foundation, Chennai 600 113, India for agreeing to be guest editor for the special section.

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1627

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1629

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1630

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1631

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