Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 111 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1434

Guest Editorial
Food for all in the anthropocene era
p. 1435 | Swaminathan, M. S.; Kesavan, P. C.

Correspondence
Role of Ph Ds in India
p. 1437 | Qureshi, Aijaz Ahmad; Syed, Aalia

Lectotypification of plant names
p. 1437 | Bandyopadhyay, Subir; Bhattacharjee, Avishek; Krishna, Gopal

Response by
p. 1438 | Mahanty, Arabinda

News
Indian American whiz kids, an update
p. 1439 | Subbarao, E. C.

Meeting Report
The third P. J. Paul memorial combustion researchers meet
p. 1440 | Mukunda, H. S.; Bijukumar; Ramakrishna, P. A.

Quaternary climate: recent findings and future challenges
p. 1442 | Azharuddin, Syed; Pandey, Uttam

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1444

Commentary
Tropical mountain wetlands
p. 1446 | Bhaskar, Avantika; Kalam, Tamanna

Scientific Correspondence
Quantitative assessment of larval desiccation tolerance in oriental Chironomus species
p. 1448 | Thorat, Leena J.; Nath, Bimalendu B.

Rapid assessment of recent flood episode in Kaziranga National Park, Assam using remotely sensed satellite data
p. 1450 | Ghosh, S.; Nandy, S.; Kumar, A. Senthil

Daldinia concentrica – new distribution record from North East India
p. 1452 | Gogoi, Girish; Parkash, Vipin

Technical Note
Piperpep – a database of experimentally generated peptides from black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)
p. 1453 | Umadevi, P.; Srivastav, Vivek; Anandaraj, M.; George, Johnson K.; Eapen, S. J.

General Articles
Evolution of science I: evolution of mind
p. 1456 | Vahia, M. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1456-1464

Evolution of science II: insights into working of nature
p. 1465 | Vahia, M. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1465-1472

Research Articles
Antibacterial metabolites from the Sri Lankan demosponge-derived fungus, Aspergillus flavipes
p. 1473 | Ratnaweera, Pamoda B.; Williams, David E.; Silva, E. Dilip de; Andersen, Raymond J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1473-1479

Advantages and disadvantages of national and international corporate training techniques in adult education
p. 1480 | Masalimova, Alfiya R.; Usak, Muhammet; Shaidullina, Almira R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1480-1485

Research Communication
Atmospheric pollen grains of a suburban area near India–Bangladesh border with reference to their allergenic potential and probable effect on asthma-related hospital admission
p. 1486 | Chakraborty, Pampa; Ghosal, Kavita; Sarkar, Eva; Bhattacharya, Swati Gupta
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1486-1491

Assessment and monitoring of deforestation and land-use changes (1976–2014) in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India using remote sensing and GIS
p. 1492 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Satish, K. V.; Pasha, S. Vazeed; Jha, C. S.; Dadhwal, V. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1492-1499

Distribution and population status of threatened medicinal tree Saraca asoca (Roxb.) De Wilde from Sahyadri– Konkan ecological corridor
p. 1500 | Patwardhan, Ankur; Pimputkar, Makarand; Mhaskar, Monali; Agarwal, Prerna; Barve, Narayani; Gunaga, Rajesh; Mirgal, Amit; Salunkhe, Chandrakant; Vasudeva, Ramesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1500-1506

Comparative analysis of major alkaloids in Piper species traded as ‘Pippali’ in South Indian markets: absence of the chief known constituent – piperine in selected samples
p. 1507 | Babu, Vijayalakshmi; Singh, Sandhya Kumari; Venkatasubramanian, Padma; Gajurel, Padma Raj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1507-1510

Complex nature of infection associated with yellow vein mosaic disease in Bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus)
p. 1511 | Priyavathi, P.; Kavitha, V.; Gopal, P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1511-1515

Mixed stationary phase for TLC: separation of components from Manjistha root extract
p. 1516 | Samnani, Prakash B.; Khandarkar, Nisha V.; Rajai, Jalpa N.; Patel, Yesha B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1516-1521

Analysis of water soluble and insoluble polysaccharides in kernels of different corns (Zea mays L.)
p. 1522 | Mishra, Upama; Tyagi, Sunit K.; Gadag, Raveendra N.; Elayaraja, Kandasamy; Pathak, H.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1522-1524

Importance and sensitivity of variables defining throw and flyrock in surface blasting by artificial neural network method
p. 1524 | Raina, A. K.; Murthy, V. M. S. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1524-1531

New occurrence of albitite from Nubra valley, Ladakh: characterization from mineralogy and whole rock geochemistry
p. 1531 | Kharya, Aditya; Sachan, H. K.; Tiwari, Sameer K.; Singhal, Saurabh; Singh, P. Chandra; Rai, Santosh; Kumar, Sushil; Mehta, Manish; Gautam, P. K. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1531-1535

Locating iron production sites in Telangana, India using satellite imagery
p. 1536 | Haricharan, Smriti; Nagabhushana; Srinivasan, Sharada; Rajani, M. B.; Ranganathan, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1536-1543

Presumptive case of ciguatera fish poisoning in Mangalore, India
p. 1543 | Rajeish, Moger; Shekar, Malathi; Madhushree, Hoovinahalli Nataraju; Venugopal, Moleyur Nagarajappa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i9/1543-1547

Book Reviews
For the Love of Physics: From the End of the Rainbow to the Edge of Time—A Journey Through the Wonders of Physics by Walter Lewin with Warren Goldstein
p. 1548 | Sarpotdar, Padmanabh Shrihari

Essays of a Lifetime by Carlo Fonseka
p. 1548 | Hoole, S. Ratnajeevan H.

Historical Notes
Measurement of coordinates of Nakśatras in Indian astronomy
p. 1551 | Pai, R. Venketeswara; Shylaja, B. S.

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Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Genetics and Molecular Biology’
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Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1561

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
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Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow - SRM University
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Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
p. 1563

National Workshop on Ex situ Conservation and Utilization of Medicinal Plants
p. 1563

Workshop on Scientific Writing - Current Science Association
p. 1564

Call for proposals under BIRAC Innovation Post Master’s Fellowship for igniting new market-led ideas
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International Conference on Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
p. 1565

Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University, Kolhapur
p. 1565

Junior Research Fellow - MACS-Agharkar Research Institute
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Junior Research Fellow - Aster MIMS Research Foundation
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Two Post-Doctoral Positions under the DST Project - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 1566

CORRIGENDUM-3 - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad
p. 1566

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