Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 110 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2016
Call for Applications for Full-Time Ph.D. - Sastra University
p. 1874

In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1878

Guest Editorial
Rediscovering our universities
p. 1879 | Ramakrishnan, T. V.

Is India lax in its e-journals preservation efforts?
p. 1881 | Mahesh, G.

Rich biodiversity of River Kulsi
p. 1882 | Jelil, Shah Nawaz

A rare incidence of unusual flowering in Crateva adansonii DC. (Capparaceae)
p. 1883 | Chandore, A. N.; Yemul, N. B.

Science Last Fortnight
p. 1884 | Iqbal, Sarah; Tekam, Manish Kumar; Madhu, K. P.

Meeting Report
Micropalaeontology and stratigraphy
p. 1886 | Quamar, Md. Firoze; Chakarborty, Arindam; Azharuddin, Syed

Climate change education
p. 1887 | Ghosh, P.; Sundriyal, Manju; Pant, Durgesh; Bhandari, N. S.

Can industrial utilization of invasive aromatic weeds be a sustainable approach for their management?
p. 1888 | Verma, Ram S.; Padalia, Rajendra C.; Chauhan, Amit; Goswami, Prakash; Singh, Ved R.

Essential oils: a traditionally realized natural resource for food preservation
p. 1890 | Prakash, Bhanu; Kiran, S.

Scientific Correspondence
Severe heat wave during May 2015 in Andhra Pradesh
p. 1893 | Malini, B. Hema; Lalitha, K.; Gangaraju, M.; Rao, Kakani Nageswara

Meteorite fall at Komargaon, Assam, India
p. 1894 | Goswami, T. K.; Ray, D.; Sarmah, R. K.; Goswami, U.; Bhattacharyya, P.; Majumdar, D.; Bezbaruah, D.; Borgohain, P.

Geochemical data on the 2005 lava flow of Barren Island volcano, Andaman Sea
p. 1896 | Santo, Alba Patrizia

Growth and physiological responses to an elevation gradient by co-occurring tree species in a shola forest of Kerala, India
p. 1900 | Chandrashekara, U. M.

Observations on morphometry, egg size and juveniles of the endemic caenophidian snake Xylophis perroteti (Dumeril, Bibron and Dumeril, 1854) in the Nilgiris, Western Ghats, India
p. 1901 | Santhoshkumar, P.; Kannan, P.

General Articles
Measuring the university–industry–government collaboration in Indian research output
p. 1904 | Rupika; Uddin, Ashraf; Singh, Vivek Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1904-1909

Improved recovery in H2S–H2O exchange process for increasing heavy water production
p. 1910 | Agarwal, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1910-1915

Predictive modelling for archaeological sites: Ashokan edicts from the Indian subcontinent
p. 1916 | Gillespie, Thomas W.; Smith, Monica L.; Barron, Scott; Kalra, Kanika; Rovzar, Corey
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1916-1921

Review Articles
Lipid links inflammation, immunity and insulin resistance to cause epidemic diabetes
p. 1922 | Bhattacharya, Samir; Mukherjee, Sandip
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1922-1928

Research Articles
Impact ejecta characterization for small-sized fresh and degraded lunar craters using radar data
p. 1929 | Desai, Ami J.; Mohan, Shiv; Murty, S. V. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1929-1938

A district level assessment of vulnerability of Indian agriculture to climate change
p. 1939 | Rao, C. A. Rama; Raju, B. M. K.; Rao, A. V. M. Subba; Rao, K. V.; Rao, V. U. M.; Ramachandran, Kausalya; Venkateswarlu, B.; Sikka, A. K.; Rao, M. Srinivasa; Rao, Ch. Srinivasa; Maheswari, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1939-1946

Seismic vulnerability of monastery temples of stone masonry in Sikkim Himalaya
p. 1947 | Rai, Durgesh C.; Singhal, Vaibhav; Pradhan, Tripti; Tripathi, Anu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1947-1957

Analysis of environmental regulation and total factor energy efficiency
p. 1958 | Zhang, Chuan; He, Weida; Hao, Rong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1958-1968

Leaf litter translocation and consumption in mangrove ecosystems: the key role played by the sesarmid crab Neosarmatium malabaricum
p. 1969 | Shanij, K.; Praveen, V. P.; Suresh, S.; Oommen, Mathew M.; Nayar, T. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1969-1976

Population structuring of land and coastal ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) using microsatellite markers
p. 1977 | Gaur, Uma; Tantia, Madhu Sudan; Mishra, Bina; Kumar, S. T. Bharani; Vijh, Ramesh Kumar; Chaudhury, Ashok
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1977-1983

Research Communications
Levitation of charged dust grains and its implications in lunar environment
p. 1984 | Pabari, J. P.; Banerjee, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1984-1989

Photonic crystal-based force sensor to measure sub-micro newton forces over a wide range
p. 1989 | Sreenivasulu, T.; Kolli, Venkateswara Rao; Yadunath, T. R.; Badrinarayana, T.; Sahu, Amaresh; Hegde, Gopalkrishna; Mohan, S.; Srinivas, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1989-1994

Study of relationship between daily maxima in ozone and temperature in an urban site in India
p. 1994 | Gunthe, S. S.; Beig, G.; Sahu, L. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1994-1999

Diversity of cyanobacteria in biological crusts on arid soils in the Eastern region of India and their molecular phylogeny
p. 1999 | Kumar, Dhanesh; Kaštánek, Petr; Adhikary, Siba P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/1999-2004

Assessment of carbon storage potential and area under agroforestry systems in Gujarat Plains by CO2FIX model and remote sensing techniques
p. 2005 | Rizvi, R. H.; Newaj, Ram; Prasad, Rajendra; Handa, A. K.; Alam, Badre; Chavan, S. B.; Saxena, Abhishek; Karmakar, P. S.; Jain, Amit; Chaturvedi, Mayank
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/2005-2011

Green synthesis of copper bionanoparticles to control the bacterial leaf blight disease of rice
p. 2011 | Kala, Antonysamy; Soosairaj, Sebastin; Mathiyazhagan, Subramanian; Raja, Prakasam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/2011-2014

Managing rubber plantations for advancing climate change mitigation strategy
p. 2015 | Brahma, Biplab; Nath, Arun Jyoti; Das, Ashesh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i10/2015-2019

Preface: Special section on ‘Soil and water management'
p. 2019

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2015, Mark A. Johnson, Todd J. Martínez and Jay T. Groves (eds)
p. 2020 | Keshavamurthy, Srihari

Noncommutative Mathematics for Quantum Systems, Uwe Franz and Adam Skalski
p. 2023 | Bhat, B. V. Rajarama

Personal News
Walter Kohn (1923–2016)
p. 2025 | Ramakrishnan, T. V.

M. V. Bhatt (1924–2016)
p. 2026 | Shashidhar, M. S.; Periasamy, M.

Regional Conference of Young Scientists on Frontiers in Earth and Climate Sciences
p. 2029

Teaching Posts - Shivaji University, Kolhapur
p. 2030

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Crystallography, Mineralogy, Igneous Petrology, Thermodynamics, Ore Geology and Organic Geochemistry
p. 2031

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 2032

Junior Research Fellow - K.S.K.V. Kachchh University
p. 2032

Workshop on: Nano-biomaterials for Water Purification - British Council Researcher Links
p. 2033

Faculty Positions in ATREE, Bengaluru
p. 2033

Applications are invited for deputation of Indian Scientists abroad under Bilateral Exchange Programme – 2017 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 2033

Dr D.C. Pavate Memorial Fellowships in Cambridge, 2017 - Karnatak University's Dharwad
p. 2034

Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University, Kolhapur
p. 2034

Invitation for Applications from Individuals and Startups to avail Grants-in-aid - Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre
p. 2035

Mobility Scheme - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 2036

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