Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 111 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0958

Guest Editorial
Feeling the ‘pulses’ for the second green revolution
p. 0959 | Ganeshaiah, K. N.

Correspondence
The need for developing scientific temper in India
p. 0961 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Synergetics for antibiotics?
p. 0961 | Balasubrahmanyam, S. N.

CSIR in SIR 2016
p. 0962 | Prathap, Gangan

News
Global grid of genetic gardens of biofortified crops
p. 0965 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Obsolete pesticide contamination: a new type of water and soil pollution
p. 0966 | Ali, Abubaker B.; Hong, Li; Elshaikh, Nazar A.; Haofang, Yan

Discovery and naming of four new elements in the periodic table
p. 0967 | Mathur, Deepak

Meeting Report
Sustainable development of the Indian Himalayan Region
p. 0967 | Gosavi, Vaibhav; Mukherjee, Sandipan; Joshi, Ranjan; Verma, Ravindra K.; Kumar, Kireet; Dhyani, Pitamber P.

Metals and materials research
p. 0969 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0972

Commentary
Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi): source of pharmacologically active compounds
p. 0976 | Amdekar, Sarika

Opinion
The importance of a preprint repository
p. 0979 | Chaddah, Praveen

Scientific Correspondence
Dry matter partitioning and growth analysis of soybean grown under elevated CO2 and soil moisture levels
p. 0981 | Madhu, M.; Hatfield, Jerry L.

Aconite from Sikkim Himalaya, India
p. 0984 | Agnihotri, Priyanka; Husain, Danish; Husain, Tariq

Caragana versicolor Benth. (Fabaceae), a keystone species of high conservation concern in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
p. 0985 | Kumar, Amit; Adhikari, Bhupendra S.; Rawat, G. S.

General Articles
The young generation of employees and their attitude towards work – a comparison of three countries
p. 0988 | Abrudan, Maria-Madela; Matei, Mirabela; Roman, Teodora
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/988-993

Trees for life: creating sustainable livelihood in Bundelkhand region of central India
p. 0994 | Chavan, S. B.; Uthappa, A. R.; Sridhar, K. B.; Keerthika, A.; Handa, A. K.; Newaj, Ram; Kumar, Naresh; Kumar, Dhiraj; Chaturvedi, O. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/994-1002

Review Articles
Surface modification of titanium and its alloys for the enhancement of osseointegration in orthopaedics
p. 1003 | John, Agnes Aruna; Jaganathan, Saravana Kumar; Supriyanto, Eko; Manikandan, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1003-1015

Pedestrian crossing warrants – a review of global practices
p. 1016 | Jain, Udit; Rastogi, Rajat
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1016-1027

Research Articles
Numerical solution for one-dimensional Richards’ equation using differential quadrature method
p. 1028 | Nikzad, Jamshid; Eslamian, Seyed Saeid; Soleymannejad, Mostafa; Karimpour, Amir
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1028-1036

Development of satellite high-definition television in Europe
p. 1037 | Jaksic, Branimir; Petrovic, Mile; Jaksic, Krsto; Milosevic, Ivana; Marinkovic, Ivana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1037-1044

Guidance, navigation and control of a powered parafoil aerial vehicle
p. 1045 | Devalla, Vindhya; Mondal, Amit Kumar; Prakash, A. J. Arun Jeya; Prateek, Manish; Prakash, Om
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1045-1054

Development of higher-order model for nonlinear interactions in hyperspectral data of mangrove forests
p. 1055 | Chakravortty, Somdatta; Sinha, Devadatta
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1055-1062

Intra-puparial development of flesh fly Sarcophaga dux (Thomson) (Diptera, Sarcophagidae)
p. 1063 | Sinha, Shuvra Kanti; Mahato, Santanu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1063-1070

Research Communication
The inhibitory mechanism of compound K on A549 lung cancer cells through EGF pathway: an in silico and in vitro approach
p. 1071 | Aceituno, Verónica Castro; Siddiqi, Muhammad Hanif; Ahn, Sungeun; Sathishkumar, Natarajan; Noh, Hae Yong; Simu, Shakina Yesmin; Pérez, Zuly E. Jiménez; Yang, Deok Chun
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1071-1077

Microbial water desalination and bio-electricity generation – role of biomass carbon
p. 1077 | Sophia, A. Carmalin; Bhalambaal, V. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1077-1083

A time-series forecasting-based prediction model to estimate groundwater levels in India
p. 1083 | Sena, Debasish; Nagwani, Naresh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1083-1090

Cyclone Phyan-induced plankton community succession in the coastal waters off Goa, India
p. 1091 | Mangesh, Gauns; Siby, Kurian; Damodar, Shenoy M.; Hema, Naik; Naqvi, S. W. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1091-1097

Conservation of Cremnoconchus Blanford 1869, an iconic freshwater gastropod genus from the Western Ghats, India
p. 1097 | Aravind, N. A.; Sarma, Roshmi Rekha; Madhyastha, N. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i6/1097-1103

Book Reviews
Game Theory and Mechanism Design, Y. Narahari
p. 1104 | Sundaresan, Rajesh

The Proof and the Pudding: What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common, Jim Henle
p. 1105 | Sharma, Sudhirendar

Historical Notes
The Grecian Doric-column lighthouse of Madras (1840) and its builder John Thomas Smith, Madras Army Corps of Engineers
p. 1106 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
p. 1112

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Immunology Laboratory Techniques using Fish Model
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S.N. Bose Scholars Program
p. 1114

Job Vacancies at Biotechnology and Bioresources Division - The Energy and Resources Institute
p. 1115

Various Vacancies - Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics
p. 1116

Call for Nominations INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2017 - Indian National Science Academy
p. 1117

Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1117

Training Programme on Insects and Mite Taxonomy - University of Agricultural Sciences
p. 1118

Scientist ‘C’ and Scientist ‘B’ - Centre for Research in Medical Entomology
p. 1118

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1119

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1119

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1119

Senior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1119

2nd Certificate Course on Taxonomy, Biodiversity, Ex Situ Conservation and Applications of Fungi - Agharkar Research Institute
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - Manipal University
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - K K Birla Goa Campus
p. 1121

Research Fellow - Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University
p. 1121

G. N. Ramachandran Award - SASTRA University
p. 1122

Obaid Siddiqi Award - SASTRA University
p. 1123

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