Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 113 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2017
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1810

Guest Editorial
Evolution of higher education: are we future ready?
p. 1811 | Ranganath, H. A.

The changing face of scholarly journals
p. 1813 | Mahesh, G.

Evaluation of research output
p. 1814 | Chaddah, Praveen

Vulnerability to climate change: differential perception amongst the livestock dependents of coastal and alpine region
p. 1815 | Maiti, Sanjit

Science Last Fortnight
p. 1816

The mitochondrial permeability transition and the connection between F1FO-ATPase and calcium
p. 1820 | Nesci, Salvatore

Meeting Report
Medical ethics
p. 1821 | Priya, S.

Wind energy systems in India
p. 1823 | Gangopadhyay, Anasuya

Indian Science and Technology Enterprise Partnership
p. 1825 | Goswami, Prashant; Goel, P. S.; Raj, Baldev

Boosting the ranking of a university using self-citations
p. 1827 | Mussard, Maxime; James, Alex Pappachen

Scientific Correspondence
Antiproliferative activity and phytochemical analysis of methanol leaf extract of Grewia nervosa
p. 1828 | Meena, Surya Nandan; Sharma, Shivani; Kulshreshtha, Ritu; Janarthanam, Malapati K.; Ghadi, Sanjeev C.

Distribution and conservation status of Anthoceros macrosporus Steph. (Anthocerotophyta) – an endemic and threatened hornwort of India
p. 1830 | Asthana, A. K.; Gupta, Reesa; Singh, Vishwa Jyotsna; Hile, V. K.; Dabhade, G. T.

Sodium bicarbonate aqueous matrix as novel industrial solvent for benzoylation of some Ar-OH, Ar-NH and R-HN functionalities
p. 1832 | Chowrasia, Deepak; Sharma, Nisha

General Articles
Visions for India: public participation, debate and the S&T community
p. 1835 | Sekhsaria, Pankaj; Thayyil, Naveen
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1835-1840

Bio-business in brief: the case for ambitious action in the public sector†
p. 1841 | Raghavan, K. Vijay; Saberwal, Gayatri
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1841-1845

Review Articles
Rational use of antimicrobials in animal production: a prerequisite to stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance
p. 1846 | Thakur, Sidharath Dev; Panda, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1846-1857

Special Section: Geospatial Techniques in Archaeology
p. 1858 | Navalgund, Ranganath; Korisettar, Ravi

The science behind archaeological signatures from space
p. 1859 | Navalgund, Ranganath; Rajani, M. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1859-1872

Ground survey to aerial survey: methods and best practices in systematic archaeological explorations and excavations
p. 1873 | Prabhakar, V. N.; Korisettar, Ravi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1873-1890

Use of geospatial techniques in maritime archaeology with reference to the Tamil Nadu coast
p. 1891 | Sundaresh; Murali, R. Mani; Gaur, A. S.; Sri, M. Dhivya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1891-1898

Potential of RISAT-1 SAR data in detecting palaeochannels in parts of the Thar Desert, India
p. 1899 | Kumar, Hrishikesh; Rajawat, A. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1899-1905

Unravelling the hidden truth from Vigukot in the Great Rann of Kachchh, western India by surface and sub-surface mapping
p. 1906 | Malik, Javed N.; Gadhavi, Mahendrasinh S.; Satuluri, Sravanthi; Kumar, Saurav; Sahoo, Santiswarup; Vikrama, Bhuvan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1906-1917

A ‘reflexive’ multi-stage survey methodology for historical landscape research in central India: field-walking, local knowledge, and satellite imagery as archaeological site prospection and mapping to
p. 1918 | Shaw, Julia
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1918-1933

National-scale inventory and management of heritage sites and monuments: advantages and challenges of using geospatial technology
p. 1934 | Raj, Uday; Sinha, N. K.; Tewari, Rakesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1934-1947

Applications of geospatial technology in the management of cultural heritage sites – potentials and challenges for the Indian region
p. 1948 | Rajangam, Krupa; Rajani, M. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1948-1960

The need for a National Archaeological database
p. 1961 | Gupta, Ekta; Das, Sonia; Balan, Kuili Suganya Chittirai; Kumar, Viraj; Rajani, M. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1961-1973

Research Articles
Investigation of dynamical heterogeneities in polymer melts
p. 1974 | Borah, Rupam; Ahamad, Nabi; Debnath, Pallavi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1974-1985

Phytoecdysteroid profiling of Silene vulgaris by UPLC-ESI-MS
p. 1986 | Sidana, Jasmeen; Devi, Renuka; Kumar, Pawan; Singh, Bikram; Sharma, Om P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1986-1992

Effects of root architecture characteristics on soil reinforcement in undisturbed soil
p. 1993 | Li, Yunpeng; Wang, Yunqi; Wang, Yujie; Song, Shuangshuang
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/1993-2003

Can developmental interventions reduce households’ vulnerability? Empirical evidence from rural India
p. 2004 | Patnaik, Unmesh; Das, Prasun Kumar; Bahinipati, Chandra Sekhar; Tripathi, Onkar Nath
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/2004-2013

Insights into the great Mw 7.9 Nepal earthquake of 25 April 2015
p. 2014 | Khan, Prosanta Kumar; Ansari, Md. Afroz; Singh, Dhananjay
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/2014-2020

Research Communications
Coping with hailstorm in vulnerable Deccan Plateau region of India: technological interventions for crop recovery
p. 2021 | Bal, S. K.; Minhas, P. S.; Singh, Yogeshwar; Kumar, Mahesh; Patel, D. P.; Rane, J.; Kumar, P. Suresh; Ratnakumar, P.; Choudhury, B. U.; Singh, N. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/2021-2027

IHHNV infection from the wild shrimps of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
p. 2027 | Saravanan, K.; Kumar, P. Puneeth; Baruah, Arunjyoti; Praveenraj, J.; Kumar, T. Sathish; Kumar, S. Pramod; Sivaramakrishnan, T.; Anuraj, A.; Angel, J. Raymond Jani; Sankar, R. Kiruba; Roy, S. Dam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/2027-2031

How NaCl, Na2SO4, MgCl2 and CaCl2 salts affect the germinability of Pinus halepensis Mill.
p. 2031 | Nedjimi, Bouzid
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i10/2031-2035

Book Reviews
Life in the Himalaya: An Ecosystem at Risk by Maharaj K. Pandit
p. 2036 | Koul, Monika

Elements of Palaeontology by S. K. Shah
p. 2037 | Verma, Omkar

Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 2038

Open Call for Indo-German Bilateral Workshops - Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 2039

A Workshop for Undergraduate Teachers in Mathematics and Physics - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
p. 2040

National Biopharma Mission - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 2041

Research Engineer - Jain Global Campus
p. 2042

International Conference on Current Trends in Materials Science and Engineering 2018 - S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
p. 2042

Junior Research Fellow - SRM Research Institute
p. 2043

Junior Research Fellow - Shree Dhanvantary Pharmacy College Kim, Surat
p. 2043

Research Outreach Initiative (ROI) Programme – 2017 - Centre for NANO and Soft Matter Sciences
p. 2043

Admission to the Ph.D. Program for Manipal University
p. 2044

Scientist ‘H’/Outstanding Scientist - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 2044

Extension Officer - Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History
p. 2044

C. N. R. Rao Receives Major International Honor for Materials Research
p. 2045

Junior Research Fellow - Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 2045

Call for Coordinator Position - Ashoka Trust for Research and the Environment
p. 2046

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