Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 110 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1386

Guest Editorial
In search of vaccines against malaria
p. 1387 | Chauhan, V. S.

Correspondence
Farm women and seeds: strengthening relation for sustaining agricultural productivity
p. 1389 | Sahoo, Laxmi Priya; Argade, Shivaji; Sasamala, Ananda Chandra

Tea mosquito bug (Helopeltis theivora) and mealy bug (Paraputo theaecola) – new threats to large cardamom
p. 1390 | Kalita, H.; Avasthe, R. K.; Gopi, R.; Yadav, Ashish; SINGH, M.

Multi cob-bearing popcorn (Puakzo) maize: a unique landrace of Mizoram, North East, India
p. 1392 | Singh, A. Ratankumar; Singh, S. B.; Boopathi, T.; Lungmuana; Saha, S.; Devi, M. Thoithoi; Singh, N. Hemanta; Dutta, S. K.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1394 | Tekam, Manish Kumar; Iqbal, Sarah; Madhu, Gita; Madhu, K. P.

The so-called non-coding RNAs are not really non-coding after all
p. 1396 | Yadla, Shree Chaitranjali; Nath, Utpal

Meeting Report
Decadal climate variability and predictability
p. 1397 | Azharuddin, Syed; Dogar, Muhammad Mubashar

Asian urban environment and climate change
p. 1398 | Hunt, Julian; Chan, Johnny C. L.; Wu, Jianping

Opinion
Towards managing nanotechnology-related water pollution in India
p. 1401 | Kumar, Arun; Baranidharan, S.; Ganguli, A. K.; Mittal, Atul K.

Commentary
‘Make in India’: lessons from G. Suryan’s NMR research
p. 1402 | Prasad, Amit

Publications: time up to bell the cat
p. 1405 | Vavachan, Vijayakumar Maleppillil

Scientific Correspondence
Mass mortality of Montipora digitata (Scleractinia) in Vaan Island, Gulf of Mannar, southeast India
p. 1407 | Raj, K. Diraviya; Mathews, G.; Bharath, M. Selva; Edward, J. K. Patterson

Electric ray Narcine timlei (Torpediniformes: Narcinidae) from Chilika lagoon, Odisha, India
p. 1408 | Roshith, C. M.; Manna, R. K.; Suresh, V. R.; Panda, D.; Sharma, A. P.; Chowdhury, A. Roy; Mukherjee, M.; Banik, S. K.

Milk-derived epithelial cells area a potential source of donor genome for the production of buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis) cloned embryos
p. 1411 | Selokar, N. L.; Saini, M.; Agrawal, H.; Raja, A. K.; Sahare, A. A.; Priya, D.; Palta, P.; Chauhan, M. S.; Manik, R. S.; Singla, S. K.

General Articles
International collaboration among authors of Current Science
p. 1414 | Iefremova, Olesia; Sas, Daniel; Kozak, Marcin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1414-1418

Capturing the growth dynamics of science: a publication-based analysis
p. 1419 | Bhattacharya, Sujit; Shilpa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1419-1425

Review Articles
Various types of separation membranes
p. 1426 | Das, Debasree; Datta, Anindya; Contractor, Aliasgar Qutub
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1426-1438

Bacterial wilt and its management
p. 1439 | Sarkar, Shamayeeta; Chaudhuri, Sujata
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1439-1445

Research Articles
Multiplex real-time PCR-based detection and quantification of genetically modified maize events employing SYBR® Green I and TaqMan® chemistries
p. 1446 | Bhoge, Rajesh K.; Chhabra, Rashmi; Singh, Monika; Sathiyabama, Muthukrishnan; Randhawa, Gurinderjit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1446-1451

Impact of emission mitigation on ozone-induced wheat and rice damage in India
p. 1452 | Ghude, Sachin D.; Jena, C. K.; Beig, G.; Kumar, Rajesh; Kulkarni, S. H.; Chate, D. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1452-1458

Validation of traditional weed control method through common salt application in the hill region of Nagaland
p. 1459 | Chatterjee, Dibyendu; Kumar, Rakesh; Kuotsu, Rukuosietuo; Deka, Bidyut C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1459-1467

Statistical downscaling of multisite daily precipitation for Tapi basin using kernel regression model
p. 1468 | Singh, Sadhana; Kannan, S.; Timbadiya, P. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1468-1484

Aqueous micellar solution to control non-solvent–solvent exchange during phase inversion process of polysulfone membrane preparation resulting in membranes of different pore structures
p. 1485 | Singh, Puyam S.; Singh, Kripal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1485-1494

‘Fish for all’ versus ‘fish of choice’ – growth, instability and stakeholders’ responses for enhancing fish production in major lakes of Kashmir
p. 1495 | Qureshi, Neha W.; Krishnan, M.; Sundaramoorthy, C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1495-1504

The possible effects of melatonin in Cerastes cerastes gasperettii venom-mediated toxicity and oxidative damage in mice
p. 1505 | Al-Sadoon, Mohamed K.; Diab, Marwa M. S.; Bauomy, Amira A.; Moneim, Ahmed E. Abdel; Paray, Bilal A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1505-1512

Host-specific spatial and temporal variation in culturable gut bacterial communities of dragonflies
p. 1513 | Nair, Ashwin; Agashe, Deepa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1513-1523

Comparison of Czech and Slovak independent research in the 21st century
p. 1524 | Fiala, Dalibor; Ho, Yuh-Shan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1524-1531

Research Communication
Elevated plasma cytochrome c levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
p. 1532 | Zhang, Xue; Li, Diandian; Wang, Hao; Wu, Yanqiu; Wen, Fuqiang
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1532-1535

Water in the lunar interior
p. 1536 | Sarbadhikari, A. Basu; Marhas, K. K.; Sameer; Goswami, J. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1536-1539

Carbon isotopic composition of suspended particulate matter and dissolved inorganic carbon in the Cochin estuary during post-monsoon
p. 1539 | Bhavya, P. S.; Gupta, G. V. M.; Sudharma, K. V.; Sudheesh, V.; Dhanya, K. R.; Kumar, Sanjeev
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1539-1543

Estimating biological parameters of a coupled physical–biological model of the Indian Ocean using polynomial chaos
p. 1544 | Sharma, Rashmi; Ratheesh, Smitha; Basu, Sujit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1544-1549

REE geochemistry of monazites from coastal sands between Bhimunipatnam and Konada, Andhra Pradesh, East coast of India
p. 1550 | Naidu, K. Bangaku; Reddy, K. S. N.; Sekhar, Ch. Ravi; Rao, P. Ganapati; Krishna, K. N. Murali
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1550-1559

Forage and security trade-offs by markhor Capra falconeri mothers
p. 1559 | Ahmad, Riyaz; Mishra, Charudutt; Singh, Navinder J.; Kaul, Rahul; Bhatnagar, Yash Veer
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1559-1564

Alkaline phosphatase activity in developmental stages of Asia I and Asia II-1 populations of whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)
p. 1564 | Poddar, Namita; Subramanian, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i8/1564-1568

Book Reviews
The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne
p. 1569 | Sharma, Sushant

Tectonic Inheritance in Continental Rifts and Passive Margins, Achyuta Ayan Misra and Soumyajit Mukherjee
p. 1570 | Gogoi, Ripun Kumar

The Face of the Earth: The Legacy of Eduard Suess, Thomas Hofmann, Günter Blöschl, Lois Lammerhuber, Werner E. Piller and A. M. Celâl Şengör
p. 1571 | Sorkhabi, Rasoul

Personal News
Paramasivam Natarajan (1940–2016)
p. 1573 | Ramamurthy, P.; Ramaraj, R.

Charusita Chakravarty (1964–2016)
p. 1574 | Sathyamurthy, N.

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Admission for Research Scholars Programme - National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
p. 1576

Announcement of New Schemes-IRRD and HRHR - Science and Engineering Research Board
p. 1577

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p. 1578

United States-India Educational Foundation
p. 1579

Call for Expressions of Interest for inclusion in Scientific Committee and Scientific Panels of the Food Authority - Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
p. 1580

Summer School on Crystallography, Mineralogy, Thermodynamics and Mantle Petrology - National Centre of Experimental Mineralogy and Petrology
p. 1581

Invitation for Nominations - Indian National Science Academy
p. 1582

Call for Nominations - Indian National Science Academy
p. 1582

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 1583

Junior Research Fellow - Lord Jegannath College of Engineering and Technology
p. 1583

Junior Research Fellows - SRM University
p. 1584

Research Associate - Indian Space Research Organisation
p. 1584

Early Career Fellowships in Biomedical Research - Wellcome Trust
p. 1585

Project Assistant - Rajiv Gandhi University
p. 1585

Research Project Assistant - KalaSalingam University
p. 1585

Monsoon School on Urban Floods - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
p. 1586

Junior Research Fellow - SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad
p. 1586

Distinguished Scientist - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 1586

A unique opportunity for research careers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - Institute of Nano Science and Technology
p. 1587

Junior Research Fellow - Karunya University
p. 1587

Workshop on Science Writing - Current Science
p. 1588

Nominations are invited for G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology – 2016
p. 1588

Cognitive Science Research Initiative - Ministry of Science and Technologys
p. 1592

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