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Current Trends in Science – Platinum Jubilee Special
Edited by N. Mukunda
© 2009 Indian Academy of Sciences
Contents
A Jubilee Celebration
D. Balasubramanian and N. Mukunda
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  1
Section CHEMISTRY
Foreword
Charusita Chakravarty, S. Chandrasekaran, T. K. Chandrashekar and S. Sivaram
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  5
Dimensions of chemical science
C. N. R. Rao
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  7
Emerging trends at the interface of Chemistry and Biology: Applications to the design of human therapeutics
Santanu Bhattacharya and Raghavan Varadarajan
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Current trends in chemistry of materials
S. Natarajan and J. Gopalakrishnan
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 21
Supramolecular chemistry and crystal engineering
Ashwini Nangia
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Tuning functional properties: From nanoscale building blocks to hybrid nanomaterials
K. George Thomas
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Interplay between multiple length and time scales in complex chemical systems
Biman Bagchi and Charusita Chakravarty
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Section ENGINEERING
Foreword
Ashutosh Sharma, M. Vidyasagar and J. Srinivasan
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Micromechanics of engineered and biological systems
G. K. Ananthasuresh and Suman Chakraborty
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Microfluidics for biological analysis: Triumphs and hurdles of CD platforms
Jonathan Siegrist, Régis Peytavi and Marc Madou
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Super functional materials: Creation and control of wettability, adhesion and optical effects by meso-texturing of surfaces
Vijay M. Naik, Rabibrata Mukherjee, Abhijit Majumder and Ashutosh Sharma
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129
Classifying polynomials and identity testing
Manindra Agrawal and Ramprasad Saptharishi
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149
A tutorial introduction to financial engineering
M. Vidyasagar
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163
Section LIFE SCIENCES
Foreword
L. S. Shashidhara
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189
Why are animals (and humans) nice to each other?
Raghavendra Gadagkar
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191
Systems biology: From the cell to the brain
Sitabhra Sinha, T. Jesan and Nivedita Chatterjee
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Status and prospects of macromolecular crystallography
M. R. N. Murthy
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Divide and (epigenetic) rule: Chromatin domains as functional and structural units of genomes
Rakesh K. Mishra and Sanjeev Galande
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From microbial to lens βγ-crystallins: Presence of a universal calcium-binding motif in βγ-crystallin superfamily
Amita Mishra, Shashi Kumar Suman, Penmatsa Aravind and Yogendra Sharma
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Transforming bases to bytes: Molecular computing with DNA
Suruchi Sharma, Dhiraj Bhatia and Yamuna Krishnan
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Section PHYSICS
Foreword
Mustansir Barma and D. D. Sarma
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241
Developments in high energy theory
Sunil Mukhi and Probir Roy
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243
Five-fold way to new high Tc superconductors
G. Baskaran
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279
Intense, ultrashort light and dense, hot matter
G. Ravindra Kumar
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311
Statistical properties of turbulence: An overview
Rahul Pandit, Prasad Perlekar and Samriddhi Sankar Ray
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339
The gravitational dynamics of galaxies
Rajaram Nityananda
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361
Section MEDICINE
Foreword
C. C. Kartha
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377
Systems biology and medicine
Dhiraj Kumar and Kanury V. S. Rao
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379
Evolutionary perspectives on the origins of disease
Ajit Varki
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395
Biomarkers of diseases in medicine
Manoj Kumar and Shiv K. Sarin
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403
Cognitive neuroscience: Development and prospects
Michael I. Posner and Shobini Rao
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419
The ascent of public health science
V. Raman Kutty
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431
Stem cells: Concepts and prospects
Savneet Kaur and C. C. Kartha
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437
Section EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES
Foreword
Archana Bhattacharyya, Satish Shetye and Vinod Gaur
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455
Planetary sciences and exploration: An Indian perspective
J. N. Goswami and S. V. S. Murty
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457
The deep structure of continents
Dan McKenzie and Keith Priestley
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The Indian lithosphere: A seismic perspective
Vinod K. Gaur
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Biotic perspectives of the Deccan volcanism and India–Asia collision: Recent advances
Sunil Bajpai
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505
Spatial and temporal coherence of paleomonsoon records from marine and land proxies in the Indian region during
the past 30 ka
Manish Tiwari, S. Managave, M. G. Yadava and R. Ramesh
517
Coupled model simulations of twentieth century climate of the Indian summer monsoon
M. Rajeevan and Ravi S. Nanjundiah
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537
Indian Ocean Dipole: Processes and impacts
P. N. Vinayachandran, P. A. Francis and S. A. Rao
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569
Section MATHEMATICS
Foreword
V. Srinivas
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593
Mathematical analysis in India
V. S. Sunder
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595
Partial differential equations
M. Vanninathan
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603
Some highlights on the work in probability theory in India during 1980–2008: A report
K. R. Parthasarathy
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617
Mathematics and Computing
Ravindran Kannan
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Lie groups and algebraic groups
M. S. Raghunathan and T. N. Venkataramana
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Algebraic geometry in India
M. S. Narasimhan
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635
The Sato–Tate conjecture and generalizations
M. Ram Murty and V. Kumar Murty
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