Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 111 - Issue 8: 25 Oct, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1282

Guest Editorial
Ecological wisdom in the new urban era
p. 1283 | Nagendra, Harini

Selection of brand names for a drug by Indian pharmaceutical companies
p. 1285 | Tanya, S.; Arbind, K. M.; Ligade, Virendra S.

Detecting disguised plagiarism
p. 1286 | Mahesh, G.

Grafted papayas: a boon for dioecious papaya industry
p. 1287 | Senthilkumar, S.; Kumar, N.; Soorianathasundaram, K.; Kumar, K. Arun

CO2 levels and coral reefs
p. 1288 | Verma, Ritika; Kumar, Anil; Kumar, Sudhir

2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: conferring molecular machines as engines of creativity
p. 1289 | Jayaraman, N.

Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
p. 1293 | Ramakrishnan, T. V.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016
p. 1294 | Mande, Shekhar C.

Stratospheric aerostat – a new high altitude scientific platform
p. 1296 | Li, Jun; Lv, Mingyun; Sun, Kangwen; Zhang, Yuanyuan

Indian government unveils National Disaster Management Plan, 2016
p. 1297 | Das, Anasua Mukherjee

Meeting Report
For the students, by the students – YETI 2016
p. 1298 | Kumar, Rishi; Mondal, Krishnendu; Gogoi, Keshab; Bhattacharyya, Kamalika

Science Last Fortnight
p. 1300

Research News
Borophene: a new paradigm!
p. 1302 | Mukherjee, Sanjoy; Thilagar, Pakkirisamy

The inscrutable monsoon?
p. 1305 | Chakraborty, Arindam

DST WOS-A: the scenario from recipient’s perspective
p. 1307 | Gangopadhyay, Rupali; Das, Bidisa

Seismic threat to the Chitwan and Hetauda Duns, Central Nepal
p. 1309 | Divyadarshini, Ananya; Singh, Vimal

Scientific Correspondence
Nepenthes khasiana Hook. f. (Nepenthaceae) from Assam
p. 1311 | Betlu, Albert Lalduhawma Sajem

General Articles
Expansion of sericulture in India using geospatial tools and web technology
p. 1312 | Handique, B. K.; Das, P. T.; Goswami, J.; Goswami, C.; Singh, P. S.; Prabhakar, C. J.; Bajpeyi, C. M.; Raju, P. L. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1312-1318

Review Articles
Plant Wnt: deciphering a novel signalling pathway in plants
p. 1319 | Das, Joy; Kumar, Rakesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1319-1324

Methoxybenzaldehydes in plants: insight to the natural resources, isolation, application and biosynthesis
p. 1325 | Kundu, Anish; Mitra, Adinpunya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1325-1334

Homologous DNA repair: safeguarding genome territories from knives
p. 1335 | Abass, Saba; Fatima, Warda; Mahmood, Saqib
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1335-1339

Research Articles
Application of transverse urea gradient zymography for structural and functional characterization of proteolytic enzymes
p. 1340 | Sharma, Kanika; Bhattacharyya, Debasish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1340-1348

Effect of flow velocity on chlorine decay in water distribution network: a pilot loop study
p. 1349 | Jamwal, Priyanka; Kumar, M. S. Mohan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1349-1354

Variability in physico-chemical characteristics and selection of superior types among local pummelo (Citrus grandis (L.) Osbeck) germplasms from Mizoram, North East India
p. 1355 | Hazarika, T. K.; Lalthlamuani; Lalchhanmawia, Jonathan; Lalrinfeli; Nautiyal, B. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1355-1361

Research Communications
Excellence mapping of successful universities and research-focused institutions in India
p. 1362 | Prathap, Gangan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1362-1363

Light-regulatory effect on the phytosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using aqueous extract of garlic (Allium sativum) and onion (Allium cepa) bulb
p. 1364 | Rajoriya, Preeti; Misra, Pragati; Shukla, Pradeep Kumar; Ramteke, Pramod W.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1364-1368

Ameliorative effects of the homeopathic medicine Lycopodium 200c and extract of Phyllanthus emblica in cadmium-induced neurotoxicity in mice
p. 1368 | Chatterjee, Mahasweta; De, Anupama; Sadhukhan, Gobinda Chandra; Kundu, Jayanta Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1368-1371

Evaluation of inorganic fractions of arsenic in relation to soil properties in affected areas of West Bengal, India
p. 1371 | Banik, G. C.; Sanyal, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1371-1377

Synthesis of nano-porous carbon from cellulosic waste and its application in water disinfection
p. 1377 | Sophia, A. Carmalin; Nath, Harjeet; Praneeth, N. V. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1377-1382

Assessment of GMean biological soil quality indices under conservation agriculture practices in rainfed Alfisol soils
p. 1383 | Sharma, K. L.; Rao, Ch. Srinivasa; Chandrika, D. Suma; Nandini, N.; Munnalal; Reddy, K. Sammi; Indoria, A. K.; Kumar, T. Satish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1383-1387

Multi-pronged search for palaeo-channels near Konark Temple, Odisha – implications for the mythical river Chandrabhaga
p. 1387 | Jana, Subhamoy; Mohanty, William Kumar; Gupta, Saibal; Rath, Chirashree Srabani; Behera, Rashmi R.; Patnaik, Priyadarshi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1387-1393

A student-centric research and education programme on heavy metal pollution of water bodies from selected Indian cities
p. 1393 | Sharma, Mala Das; Juyal, Archana; Mantha, Karuna; Sharma, Subrata Das
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1393-1400

Repertoires and geographical variation in song of oriental magpie robin (Copsychus saularis) in northern Thailand
p. 1400 | Danmek, Anirut; Sitasuwan, Narit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i8/1400-1406

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, 2015, Barry R. Holstein, Wick C. Haxton and Abolhassan Jawahery (eds)
p. 1407 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Indian Forester, Scottish Laird: The Botanical Lives of Hugh Cleghorn of Stravithie; and The Cleghorn Collection: South Indian Botanical Drawings, 1845 to 1860, Henry J. Noltie
p. 1409 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

From Soup to Superstar: The story of sea turtle conservation along the Indian coast, Kartik Shanker
p. 1412 | Chelliah, Karpagam

Personal News
B. C. Nakra (1939–2016)
p. 1414 | Saha, Subir Kumar

Historical Notes
S. Chandrasekhar equals with Newton, Laplace, Gauss and Einstein – C. V. Raman’s opinion and the Physics Nobel Prize nomination
p. 1415 | Singh, Rajinder

Towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Global Sustainable Development Summit
p. 1416

Invites Proposals - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 1417

Call 2016 - Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 1418

Project Proposals from Researchers in Academia - Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow
p. 1419

Admission for Research Scholars Program – II – 2016 - Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad
p. 1420

Integrated Interdisciplinary Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programme - Mahatma Gandhi University
p. 1421

Project Assistant - SRM University
p. 1422

Ph.D. Positions - Center for Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics at the International Institute of Information Technology
p. 1422

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships - Institute of Nano Science and Technology
p. 1423

Professor M. Santappa Award and Professor K. Kishore Memorial Award - The Society of Polymer Science, India
p. 1423

Junior Research Fellow and Supporting Staff - Periyar University
p. 1424

Invites Applications/Nominations for the Post of Centre Director, TIFR Hyderabad
p. 1424

Junior Research Fellow - Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1425

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 1425

Junior Research Fellow - Shri Shivaji College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Akola
p. 1425

Indo-US Bilateral Workshop on Physics and Chemistry of Oxides: Theory meets Experiment - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 1426

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1426

Junior Research Fellow - Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding
p. 1426

p. 1426

Research Group Leader Position in the Area of Synthetic Biology - Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
p. 1427

Call for Research Proposals for 2016–17 - Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation
p. 1428

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