Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 112 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2017
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 0670

Guest Editorial
Women in STEMM: involve the institutions!
p. 0671 | Godbole, Rohini M.

Correspondence
Priced submissions in medical journals and publication hegemony
p. 0673 | Rastogi, Sanjeev

Fallacy of teaching–research nexus
p. 0673 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Municipal solid waste management in Thailand
p. 0674 | Phoungthong, Khamphe

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0675

Meeting Report
India International Science Festival
p. 0679 | Nayak, Ajit Kumar

World Science Day
p. 0680 | Gupta, Purva

Research News
NgAgo: a new genome editor
p. 0682 | Chaudhary, Kulbhushan; Chattopadhyay, Anirudha

Opinion
The relevance of management education
p. 0684 | Chatterjee, Jayanta

Water governance and public participation: what matters?
p. 0686 | Dhanya, V.; Renoy, G.

Commentary
Impacts of the middle route of South to North Water Transfer Project on water environment in China
p. 0688 | Dou, Ming; Zhao, Peipei; Wang, Yanyan

Scientific Correspondence
A critique on the paper ‘Agricultural biotechnology and crop productivity: macro-level evidences on contribution of Bt cotton in India’
p. 0690 | Gutierrez, Andrew Paul; Ponti, Luigi; Baumgärtner, Johann

Arenaria thangoensis W.W.Sm. (Caryophyllaceae), a threatened species hitherto considered endemic to Sikkim rediscovered from the Western Himalaya, India
p. 0693 | Chandra, Satish; Rawat, D. S.

Species richness estimate of freshwater rotifers (Animalia: Rotifera) of western Maharashtra, India with comments on their distribution
p. 0695 | Vanjare, Avinash Isaac; Panikar, Chitra Avinash Vanjare Nee; Padhye, Sameer Mukund

General Articles
Mind the gap: reflections on the art of science
p. 0699 | Subrahmanyan, Ravi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/699-702

Should Indian researchers pay to get their work published?
p. 0703 | Madhan, Muthu; Kimidi, Siva Shankar; Gunasekaran, Subbiah; Arunachalam, Subbiah
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/703-713

Review Articles
Optical nanoscopy tools for biologists: advancements of fluorophores and optics for high resolution and live imaging
p. 0714 | Tiwari, Dhermendra K.; Tiwari, Manisha; Sahoo, Bikash R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/714-724

A bibliometric review of research trends in neuroimaging
p. 0725 | Yeung, Andy Wai Kan; Goto, Tazuko K.; Leung, W. Keung
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/725-734

Research Articles
Sonochemical preparation of Ag2O–PVA nanocomposites: study on pertinent structural and optical properties and exploring the effect of gamma and neutron irradiation
p. 0735 | Behmanesh, B.; Rezaei-Ochbelagh, D.; Azizian-Kalandaragh, Y.; Imanzadeh-Karkaragh, Gh.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/735-742

Ab initio and DFT study of prototropic and metallotropic 1,5-shifts of isolobal cyclopentadienyl derivatives
p. 0743 | Javanshir, Zahra; Jameh-Bozorghi, Saeed; Namdari, Ali-reza
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/743-749

A concept of knowledge and technology enabled empowerment of rural Indian villages
p. 0750 | Kakodkar, Anil; Ronge, Babruvahan; Patankar, Ajit; Mule, Smita; Pawar, Prashant
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/750-758

Leaf surface wax composition of genetically diverse mulberry (Morus sp.) genotypes and its close association with expression of genes involved in wax metabolism
p. 0759 | Mamrutha, H. M.; Nataraja, K. N.; Rama, N.; Kosma, D. K.; Mogili, T.; Lakshmi, K. Jhansi; Kumar, M. Udaya; Jenks, M. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/759-766

Winter fog experiment over the Indo-Gangetic plains of India
p. 0767 | Ghude, Sachin D.; Bhat, G. S.; Prabhakaran, Thara; Jenamani, R. K.; Chate, D. M.; Safai, P. D.; Konwar, M.; Pithani, Prakash; Sinha, V.; Rao, P. S. P.; Dixit, S. A.; Tiwari, S.; Todekar, K.; Varpe, S.; Srivastava, A. K.; Bisht, D. S.; Murugavel, P.; Ali, Kaushar; Mina, Usha; Dharua, M.; Rao, Y. Jaya; Padmakumari, B.; Hazra, A.; Nigam, N.; Shende, U.; Lal, D. M.; Chandra, B. P.; Mishra, A. K.; Kumar, A.; Hakkim, H.; Pawar, H.; Acharja, P.; Kulkarni, Rachana; Subharthi, C.; Balaji, B.; Varghese, M.; Bera, S.; Rajeevan, M.; Karipot, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/767-784

Flood risk assessment of Panchganga River (Kolhapur district, Maharashtra) using GIS-based multicriteria decision technique
p. 0785 | Panhalkar, S. S.; Jarag, Amol P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/785-793

Paleoarchean zircons from quartzite of South Bundelkhand Supracrustal Complex: origin and implications for crustal evolution in Bundelkhand Craton, Central India
p. 0794 | Slabunov, Alexander; Singh, Vinod K.; Joshi, Kumar Batuk; Li, Xiaoli
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/794-801

In situ U–Pb zircon micro-geochronology of MCT zone rocks in the Lesser Himalaya using LA–MC–ICPMS technique
p. 0802 | Mukherjee, P. K.; Singhal, Saurabh; Adlakha, Vikas; Rai, S. K.; Dutt, Som; Kharya, Aditya; Gupta, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/802-810

Geodynamic significance of the updated Statherian–Calymmian (at c. 1.65 and 1.46 Ga) palaeomagnetic results from mafic dykes of the Indian shield
p. 0811 | Radhakrishna, T.; Chandra, Ram
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/811-822

Coastal morphodynamics of Tupilipalem Coast, Andhra Pradesh, southeast coast of India
p. 0823 | Sreenivasulu, G.; Jayaraju, N.; Reddy, B. C. Sundara Raja; Prasad, T. Lakshmi; Lakshmanna, B.; Nagalakshmi, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/823-829

Research Communication
Two-dimensional imaging of a second-order nonlinear optical process
p. 0830 | Bhattacharyya, Indrajit; Goswami, Debabrata
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/830-834

Measurement of CO2 adsorption using the cost-effective dynamic column breakthrough method
p. 0835 | Bhatta, Lakshminarayana Kudinalli Gopalakrishna; Subramanyam, Seetharamu; Chengala, Madhusoodana D.; Bhatta, Umananda Manjunatha; Venkatesh, Krishna; Raghavendra, V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/835-838

In vitro compatibility of fungi for the biosorption of zinc(II) and copper(II) from electroplating effluent
p. 0839 | Tahir, Arifa; Lateef, Zunaira; Abdel-Megeed, Ahmed; Sholkamy, Essam N.; Mostafa, Ashraf A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/839-844

Long-term exposure to combined treatment of elevated CO2 and salt induces iron deficiency responses in Porteresia coarctata
p. 0844 | Purohit, Deepanwita; Sowjanya, Maganti; Pal, Anand Kumar; Sankararamasubramanian, H. M.; Parida, Ajay
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/844-849

Petrographic texture of sediments vis-à-vis aquifer characteristics from WGAMG'0 watershed, Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, India
p. 0849 | Murkute, Y. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/849-855

Wind-induced response of half-storey outrigger brace system in tall buildings
p. 0855 | Kheyroddin, Ali; Beiraghi, Hamid
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i04/855-861

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Microbiology, 2015, Susan Gottesman, Caroline S. Harwood and Olaf Schneewind (eds)
p. 0862 | Joshi, Mohan C.

The Unfathomable World of Amazing Numbers by Wallace Jacob
p. 0863 | Mangwani, Vinod Kumar

Personal News
Anjan Kundu (1953–2016)
p. 0865 | Lakshmanan, M.; Chakrabarti, Bikas K.

C. V. Vishveshwara (1938–2017)
p. 0866 | Dadhich, Naresh; Iyer, Bala

Publications received
Publications Received
p. 0869

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INVITES PROPOSALS - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 0872

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Theoretical Chemistry
p. 0873

NASI–Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2017 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0874

NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2017 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0875

Margdarshi Fellowships - 2017 - Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
p. 0876

Invited for the Post of Director - Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
p. 0877

Summer School on ‘Antarctic Climate Variability and Ice Dynamics’ - National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 0878

Admission to the Ph.D. Program of Manipal University
p. 0878

Senior Research Fellow - Department of Biological Science, BITS Pilani
p. 0879

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0879

Research Associate - Centre of Advanced Study in Geology
p. 0879

Junior Research Fellow - SIES Indian Institute of Environment Management
p. 0880

Senior Research Fellow - University of Allahabad
p. 0880

Startup Bio 2017 - IBAB
p. 0883

Call for Proposals (2017–18) - Centre for Human and Organisational Resource Development
p. 0884

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