Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 113 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2017
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1478

Guest Editorial
Emphasis on scientific research – the flip side
p. 1479 | Rajaraman, R.

Correspondence
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize: an inspiration for international recognitions – III
p. 1481 | Singh, Inderpal; Luthra, Rajesh

Problems of school science education in India
p. 1481 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Rediscovering universities: bring back academic respectability
p. 1483 | Chaudhuri, Basab

Response
p. 1485 | Lavakare, P. J.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1486

Nobel for gravitational waves
p. 1490 | Ajith, P.; Iyer, Bala

2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry – for CryoEM
p. 1493 | Vinothkumar, K. R.

Celebrating clocks and flies – 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
p. 1497 | Vasu, Sheeba

Research News
Alternate biomarker for monitoring glycaemic status in diabetes
p. 1500 | Masih, Wafia

Opinion
SARS, MERS and the sunspot cycle
p. 1501 | Qu, Jiangwen; Wickramasinghe, Chandra

Commentary
Is world ranking a mirage for Indian universities?
p. 1503 | Subrahmanian, V.

The tenets of scientific collaboration: rules and recommendations
p. 1505 | Alcaide, Gregorio González-; Ferri, Javier Gómez-

General Articles
Big names in innovation research: a bibliometric overview
p. 1507 | Cancino, Christian A.; Merigó, José M.; Coronado, Freddy C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1507-1518

The patent profile of green LED light bulbs: cases in the US, Japan, Taiwan and China
p. 1519 | Lu, Ying-Chieh; Hung, Shiu-Wan; Tsai, Her-Her
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1519-1529

Review Articles
Folic acid decorated chitosan nanoparticles and its derivatives for the delivery of drugs and genes to cancer cells
p. 1530 | John, Agnes Aruna; Jaganathan, Saravana Kumar; Ayyar, Manikandan; Krishnasamy, Navaneetha Pandiyaraj; Rajasekar, Rathanasamy; Supriyanto, Eko
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1530-1542

Feeding biology and nutritional physiology of Psylloidea (Insecta: Hemiptera): implications in host–plant relations*
p. 1543 | Sharma, Anamika; Raman, Anantanarayanan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1543-1552

Research Articles
FTIR and ultrasonic studies on molecular interactions of ester with butanol in the temperature range 303.15–318.15 K
p. 1553 | Srilatha, M.; Rao, B. Venkateswara; Saradhi, B. Vijaya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1553-1559

Pure oxy-fuel circulating fluidized bed combustion by controlling adiabatic flame temperature using fuel staging†
p. 1560 | Zayoud, Azd; Mahanta, P.; Saha, U. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1560-1567

Durability characteristics of high early strength concrete
p. 1568 | Chokkalingam, Ramesh Babu; Santhanam, Manu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1568-1577

Metal distribution in the sediments, water and naturally occurring macrophytes in the river Gomti, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 1578 | Neha; Kumar, Dhananjay; Shukla, Preeti; Kumar, Sanjeev; Bauddh, Kuldeep; Tiwari, Jaya; Dwivedi, Neetu; Singh, D. P.; Barman, S. C.; Kumar, Narendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1578-1585

Research Communication
Estimating capacity of hybrid bus rapid transit corridor
p. 1586 | Singh, Harprinderjot; Kathuria, Ankit; Sekhar, Ch. Ravi; Parida, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1586-1592

Temporal effect on the abundance and diversity of intertidal rocky shore macroalgae
p. 1593 | Imchen, Temjensangba; Anil, A. C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1593-1596

Wood specific gravity of trees in hot semi-arid zone of India: diversity among species and relationship between stem and branches
p. 1597 | Gupta, Dipak Kumar; Bhatt, R. K.; Keerthika, A.; Shukla, A. K.; Mohamed, M. B. Noor; Jangid, B. L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1597-1600

Dynamic push–pull strength data generation for agricultural workers to develop manual dryland weeders
p. 1601 | Chethan, C. R.; Krishnan, D. Anantha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1601-1605

Weight–length relationship and Fulton’s condition factor of the alligator pipefish, Syngnathoides biaculeatus (Bloch, 1785) from the Southeast coast of India
p. 1605 | Sanaye, S. V.; Rivonker, C. U.; Sreepada, R. A.; Ansari, Z. A.; Murugan, A.; Ramkumar, B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1605-1609

* Reasonable transition form of bridge–tunnel connecting section in mountainous expressway affected by crosswind
* As per the e-mail dated 7 January 2019 to the Journal office, the author states, the paper may be considered as withdrawn and ´due to technical reason the results cannot be repeated´
p. 1609 | Meng, Yunwei
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i08/1609-1613

Book Reviews
Reporting and Publishing Research in the Biomedical Sciences. Peush Sahni and Rakesh Aggarwal (eds)
p. 1614 | Madhu, K. P.

Agarwood: Science Behind the Fragrance. Rozi Mohamed (ed.).
p. 1615 | Ramanan, S. Suresh; Khapugin, Anatoliy A.

A World from Dust: How the Periodic Table Shaped Life by Ben McFarland
p. 1616 | Natarajan, S.

Historical Notes
Early users of monsoon winds for navigation
p. 1618 | Tripati, Sila

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Junior Research Fellowships - Mangalore University
p. 1628

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1629

83rd Annual Meeting - Indian Academy of Science, Bengaluru
p. 1631

ACS Reagent Chemicals
p. 1632

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