ISSN  0011-3891
CURRENT SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
Volume 113 - Issue 04  :  25  August 2017
  • Table of Contents (528)  |  Contents    DjVu | PDF
  • In this issue (532)  |  In this Issue    DjVu | PDF
  • Of launches and lunches (533)  |  Guest Editorial    DjVu | PDF
        Uma Shaanker, R.
  • An IISc–Tsinghua head-to-head evaluation of research using CWTS Leiden Ranking 2017 data (535)  |  Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Prathap, Gangan
  • Basic science and ‘Make in India’ (537)  |  Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Dasannacharya, B. A.
  • Fungal endophytes: nature’s tool for bioremediation of toxic pollutants (537)  |  Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Shankar Naik, B.
  • Science Last Fortnight (540)  |  News    DjVu | PDF
  • Scientific Video Publication? By JoVE! (544)  |  News    DjVu | PDF
        Madhu, K. P.
  • Technology, youth and career: a paradigm shift (546)  |  News    DjVu | PDF
        Kakoty, SangeetaHassan, YaminUnni, B. G.
  • Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru – 28th Mid-Year Meeting (547)  |  News    DjVu | PDF
        Rajagopal, SushilaSugumaran, GeethaSekhar, SavithaPriya, S.
  • Danger of a single score: NIRF rankings of colleges (550)  |  Commentary    DjVu | PDF
        Prathap, Gangan
  • Polarity, asymmetry and aging: are there Yayatis among bacteria? (553)  |  Opinion    DjVu | PDF
        Baig, UlfatWatve, MilindLele, Uttara
  • Micropropagation of Symplocos racemosa Roxb., a threatened medicinal tree of India (555)  |  Scientific Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Behera, ShashikantaBarik, Durga P.Naik, Soumendra K.
  • Antibacterial activity of some important medicinal plants (558)  |  Scientific Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Bisht, Vinod K.Negi, Bir S.Bhandari, Arvind K.Bisht, Rakesh S.Kaim, Jagdish C.
  • Bioacoustics or pitfall traps: comparison of a modern and traditional method to estimate Ensifera richness (561)  |  Scientific Correspondence    DjVu | PDF
        Tomar, ManishaSingh, Abhay PratapDiwakar, Swati
  • Print mass media coverage of wildlife in the developing world (564)  |  General Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Lyngdoh, SalvadorDixit, DivyaSinha, Bitapi C.
  • Bioprospecting of medicinal plants in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve: Linking conservation with livelihood (571)  |  General Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Maikhuri, R. K.Negi, Vikram S.Rawat, L. S.Pharswan, D. S.
  • Preface (578)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Kembhavi, Ajit
  • Overview of the AstroSat mission (579)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Seetha, S.Megala, S.
  • Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on AstroSat (583)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Tandon, S. N.Ghosh, S. K.Hutchings, J.Stalin, C. S.Subramaniam, A.
  • Soft X-ray focusing Telescope aboard AstroSat: early results (587)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Singh, K. P.Dewangan, G. C.Chandra, S.Bhattacharayya, S.Chitnis, V.Stewart, G. C.Westergaard, N. J.
  • Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter instrument on AstroSat (591)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Yadav, J. S.Agrawal, P. C.Antia, H. M.Manchanda, R. K.Paul, B.Misra, Ranjeev
  • Cadmium–Zinc–Telluride Imager on-board AstroSat: a multi-faceted hard X-ray instrument (595)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Rao, A. R.Bhattacharya, D.Bhalerao, V. B.Vadawale, S. V.Sreekumar, S.
  • Scanning Sky Monitor on-board AstroSat (599)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Ramadevi, M. C.Seetha, S.Bhattacharya, DipankarRavishankar, B. T.Sitaramamurthy, N.Meena, G.Ramakrishna Sharma, M.Kulkarni, RaviChandra Babu, V.KumarSingh, BrajpalJain, AnandYadav, ReenaVaishali, S.Ashoka, B. N.Agarwal, AnilBalaji, K.Kumar, ManojKulshresta, PrashanthAgarwal, PankajSebastian, Mathew
  • Multi-colour hues of the Universe observed with AstroSat (602)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Singh, K. P.Bhattacharya, D.
  • Aditya-L1 mission (610)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Seetha, S.Megala, S.
  • Visible Emission Line Coronagraph on Aditya-L1 (613)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Raghavendra Prasad, B.Banerjee, DipankarSingh, JagdevNagabhushana, S.Kumar, AmitKamath, P. U.Kathiravan, S.Venkata, SureshRajkumar, N.Natarajan, V.Juneja, MadhurSomu, PawanPant, VaibhavShaji, NigarSankarsubramanian, K.Patra, AsitVenkateswaran, R.Adoni, Abhijit AvinashNarendra, S.Haridas, T. R.Mathew, Shibu K.Mohan Krishna, R.Amareswari, K.Jaiswal, Bhavesh
  • The Solar Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on-board Aditya-L1 (616)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Tripathi, DurgeshRamaprakash, A. N.Khan, AafaqueGhosh, AvyarthanaChatterjee, SubhamoyBanerjee, DipankarChordia, PravinGandorfer, AchimKrivova, NatalieNandy, DibyenduRajarshi, ChaitanyaSolanki, Sami K.
  • Probing the heliosphere using in situ payloads on-board Aditya-L1 (620)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Janardhan, P.Vadawale, SantoshBapat, BhasSubramanian, K. P.Chakrabarty, D.Kumar, PrashantSarkar, AveekSrivastava, NanditaSatheesh Thampi, R.Yadav, Vipin K.Dhanya, M. B.Nampoothiri, Govind G.Abhishek, J. K.Bhardwaj, AnilSubhalakshmi, K.
  • X-ray spectrometers on-board Aditya-L1 for solar flare studies (625)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Sankarasubramanian, K.Sudhakar, ManjuNandi, AnujRamadevi, M. C.Adoni, Abhijit AvinashKushwaha, AnkurAgarwal, AnilDey, ArjunJoshi, BhuwanSingh, BrajpalGirish, V.Tomar, IshanMajhi, Kamal KumarOlekar, ManjunathBug, MonojPala, ManoharThakur, Mukund KumarBadagandi, Rajeev R.Ravishankar, B. T.Garg, SarthakSitaramamurthy, N.Sridhara, N.Umapathy, C. N.Gupta, Vinod KumarAgrawal, Vivek KumarYougandar, B.
  • Development of the Thirty-Meter Telescope project (628)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Stone, EdwardBolte, Michael
  • India’s participation in the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory project (631)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Eswar Reddy, B.Ramaprakash, A. N.
  • The Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory facilitating transformative astrophysical science (639)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Skidmore, WarrenAnupama, G. C.Srianand, Raghunathan
  • India and the Square Kilometre Array (649)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Diamond, PhilipGupta, Yashwant
  • The first direct detection of gravitational waves opens a vast new frontier in astronomy (657)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Raab, F. J.Reitze, D. H.
  • Cosmic sirens: discovery of gravitational waves and their impact on astrophysics and fundamental physics (663)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Dhurandhar, SanjeevSathyaprakash, Bangalore S.
  • LIGO-India – a unique adventure in Indian science (672)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Souradeep, TarunRaja, SendhilKhan, ZiauddinUnnikrishnan, C. S.Iyer, Bala
  • Multi-messenger astronomy (678)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Bhalerao, Varun
  • Scientific capabilities and advantages of the 3.6 meter optical telescope at Devasthal, Uttarakhand (682)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Omar, AmiteshKumar, BrijeshGopinathan, MaheswarSagar, Ram
  • The Multi Application Solar Telescope (686)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Venkatakrishnan, P.Mathew, Shibu K.Srivastava, NanditaBayanna, A. R.Kumar, BrajeshRamya, BireddyJain, NareshSaradava, Mukesh
  • MACE gamma-ray telescope – a status update (691)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Koul, Ramesh
  • National Large Solar Telescope (696)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Hasan, S. S.Banerjee, D.Ravindra, B.Sankarasubramanian, K.Rangarajan, K. E.
  • India-based Neutrino Observatory (701)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Datar, Vivek M.Mondal, Naba K.
  • The upgraded GMRT: opening new windows on the radio Universe (707)  |  Special Section: Astronomy    DjVu | PDF
        Gupta, Y.Ajithkumar, B.Kale, H. S.Nayak, S.Sabhapathy, S.Sureshkumar, S.Swami, R. V.Chengalur, J. N.Ghosh, S. K.Ishwara-Chandra, C. H.Joshi, B. C.Kanekar, N.Lal, D. V.Roy, S.
  • PGPR-assisted phytoremediation of cadmium: an advancement towards clean environment (715)  |  Review Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Verma, ChhayaDas, Amar JyotiKumar, Rajesh
  • Pharmaceutical patenting trends on drugs and lifestyle diseases: an analysis of Indian and global status (725)  |  Research Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Singh, VikramChakraborty, KajalVincent, Lavina
  • Understanding relationship between melt/freeze conditions derived from spaceborne scatterometer and field observations at Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica during austral summer 2015–16 (733)  |  Research Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Bothale, Rajashree V.Anoop, S.Rao, V. V.Dadhwal, V. K.Krishnamurthy, Y. V. N.
  • Channel morphology and hydraulic geometry of River Kolong, Nagaon district, Assam, India: a study from the standpoint of river restoration (743)  |  Research Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Bora, MinakshiGoswami, Dulal C.
  • Dry biomass partitioning of growth and development in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crop using CERES-wheat in different agro climatic zones of India (752)  |  Research Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Singh, P. K.Singh, K. K.Gill, K. K.Niwas, RamSingh, R. S.Sharma, Sanjay
  • Screening of autochthonous intestinal microbiota as candidate probiotics isolated from four freshwater teleosts (767)  |  Research Articles    DjVu | PDF
        Nandi, AnkitaBanerjee, GoutamDan, Suhas KumarGhosh, PinkiGhosh, KoushikRay, Arun Kumar
  • Offshore wind to meet increasing energy demands in India (774)  |  Research Communications    DjVu | PDF
        Alluri, Satya Kiran RajuShit, TrishanuDhinesh, G.Gujjula, DevenderPhani Kumar, S. V. S.Ramana Murthy, M. V.
  • Quantification of carbon stocks and sequestration potential through existing agroforestry systems in the hilly Kupwara district of Kashmir valley in India (782)  |  Research Communications    DjVu | PDF
        AjitHanda, A. K.Dhyani, S. K.Bhat, G. M.Malik, A. R.Dutt, V.Masoodi, T. H.UmaJain, Amit
  • Fusion of ginseng farnesyl diphosphate synthase and Centella asciatica squalene synthase involved in triterpenoid biosynthesis (785)  |  Research Communications    DjVu | PDF
        Jung, Su-JinKim, Young ChangJin, Mei LanJetter, ReinhardKim, Ok Tae
  • Optimization of key factors for enhanced fermentative biohydrogen production from water hyacinth by RSM (790)  |  Research Communications    DjVu | PDF
        Thakur, VeenaTandon, MonaJadhav, S. K.
  • Ionospheric precursors observed in TEC due to earthquake of Tamenglong on 3 January 2016 (795)  |  Research Communications    DjVu | PDF
        Kumar, SanjaySingh, A. K.
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        Chandrasekhar, S.
  • The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World by Oliver Morton (803)  |  Book Reviews    DjVu | PDF
        Sharma, Sudhirendar
  • Yash Pal (1926–2017) (804)  |  Personal News    DjVu | PDF
        Cowsik, R.
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        Kasbekar, Durgadas P.
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