Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 114 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2018
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 2004

Guest Editorial
Managing India’s AIDS crisis in the 2000s: quantitative modelling had impact
p. 2005 | Mukherjee, Sayak; Saberwal, Gayatri

Mis-educating India
p. 2007 | Prathap, Gangan

Tricotyledony in Pterocarpus santalinus L.f. (red sanders; Faboidae), an endemic and endangered tree species of Kadapa hill ranges, southern Eastern Ghats, India
p. 2008 | Ankalaiah, C.; Mastan, T.; Basha, P. Osman; Reddy, M. Sridhar

Science Last Fortnight
p. 2010

2018 King Faisal International Prize for Science and Medicine
p. 2014 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Meeting Report
The science communication dialogue for a new India
p. 2015 | Sheth, Parul R.

Research News
Fine-tuning the ozone metric: unmasking errors in measuring wheat yield loss
p. 2016 | Iqbal, Sarah

Plant-derived metallic nanoparticles: environmental safety and colloidal behaviour
p. 2018 | Das, Ratul Kumar; Brar, Satinder Kaur

Scientific Correspondence
Solar powered movable cold storage structure for perishables
p. 2020 | Sharma, P. K.; Kumar, H. S. Arun

MangoDB: a database of mango varieties and landraces of the Indian subcontinent
p. 2022 | Radha, T.; James, Priyanka; Simi, S.; Davis, Sangeetha P.; Nazeem, P. A.; Shylaja, M. R.; Mathew, Deepu

Mobile-based agro-advisory for tribals of Meghalaya, India
p. 2025 | Singh, Ram; Roy, Sanchita

General Articles
Localization–affordability–saturation for speedy distribution of solar study lamps to millions
p. 2027 | Solanki, Chetan Singh; Narayanan, N. C.; Venkateswaran, Jayendran
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2027-2033

Environmental pollutants and aggressive climatic conditions: combination scaffolds of brain stroke
p. 2034 | Gupta, Jeetendra Kumar; Shah, Kamal; Mishra, Pradeep
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2034-2038

Identification and analysis of classic articles and sleeping beauties in neurosciences
p. 2039 | Yeung, Andy Wai Kan; Ho, Yuh-Shan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2039-2044

Review Articles
Diagnosis and epidemiology of amoebiasis in India
p. 2045 | Nath, Joyobrato; Singha, Baby; Paul, Jaishree; Ghosh, Sankar Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2045-2052

Constructing structures on backfilled opencast mine spoil for better sustainability
p. 2053 | Kumar, Sumit; Dutta, Sekhar Chandra; Nainegali, Lohitkumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2053-2062

Research Articles
Quantitative structure–activity relationship and combinatorial design of 1,3,4-oxadiazolebased thymidine phosphorylase inhibitors as potential anti-cancer agents
p. 2063 | Bajaj, Shalini; Ghode, Piyush; Singh, Jagadish; Roy, Partha Pratim; Jain, Sanmati Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2063-2071

Comparison of stochastic gradient-based optimization techniques for nonlinear satellite image coregistration problem
p. 2072 | Moorthi, S. Manthira; Sivakumar, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2072-2079

Urban growth dynamics and modelling using remote sensing data and multivariate statistical techniques
p. 2080 | Kumar, Manish; Singh, R. B.; Pravesh, Ram; Kumar, Pankaj; Tripathi, Dinesh Kumar; Sahu, Netrananda
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2080-2091

Exploring effective factors on energy data of some benzofuran derivatives
p. 2092 | Karimi, Pouya; Makarem, Somayeh; Ahmar, Hamid
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2092-2098

Identification of bioactive compound from Citrus maxima fruit against carbohydrate-hydrolysing enzymes
p. 2099 | Reshmi, S. K.; Manonmani, H. K.; Manjunatha, J. R.; Shashirekha, M. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2099-2105

Paddy cultivation during early Holocene: evidence from diatoms in Lahuradewa lake sediments, Ganga Plain
p. 2106 | Thakur, B.; Saxena, A.; Singh, I. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2106-2115

Chitosan nanoparticles as a carrier for Mentha longifolia extract: synthesis, characterization and antifungal activity
p. 2116 | El-Aziz, Abeer Ramadan Mohamed Abd; Al-Othman, Monira Rashed; Mahmoud, Mohamed Abobakr; Shehata, Shereen Mohamed; Abdelazim, Nahla Shazli
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2116-2122

Conservation prospects of the Kashmir Red Deer (Cervus hanglu hanglu) beyond Dachigam National Park, in Jammu and Kashmir, India
p. 2123 | Kaul, Rahul; Chatterjee, Mayukh; Bhattacharya, Tapajit; Bodhankar, Smita; Ahmad, Riyaz; Sofi, Mansoor Nabi; Charoo, Samina Amin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2123-2130

Public accounting reporting, under an achievable metamorphosis?
p. 2131 | Nistor, Cristina Silvia; Stefanescu, Cristina Alexandrina
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2131-2137

Research Communications
Al(He)3+N clusters: a theoretical study
p. 2138 | Ullah, Sabnam S.; Kashyap, Chayanika; Guha, Ankur Kanti; Barman, Apurba Kr.; Kalita, Alok Ch.; Sharma, Pankaz K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2138-2142

Prosopis for prosperity’: using an invasive non-native shrub to benefit rural livelihoods in India
p. 2142 | Bartlett, Debbie; Milliken, Sarah; Parmar, Dayesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2142-2146

Effect of primary tillage implements on physical properties of harvested Spunta potato tubers
p. 2146 | Al-Hamed, Saad A.; Wahby, Mohamed F.; Aboukarima, Abdulwahed M.; Ahmed, Khaled A.; El Marazky, Mohamed S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2146-2150

Tracking the disparities in Gujarat dairy development – an application of biplot analysis
p. 2151 | Mahida, Darshnaben P.; Sendhil, R.; Sirohi, Smita; Chandel, B. S.; Ponnusamy, K.; Sankhala, Gopal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2151-2155

Does Pestalotiopsis royenae cause leaf streak of large cardamom?
p. 2155 | Gopi, R.; Kalita, H.; Avasthe, R. K.; Yadav, Ashish; SINGH, M.; Thapa, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2155-2160

Processes controlling enrichment of transition elements in the surficial sediments of the western Bay of Bengal
p. 2161 | Babu, C. Prakash; Ramaswamy, V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2161-2167

Estimation of rock load in development workings of underground coal mines – a modified RMR approach
p. 2167 | Paul, Avinash; Murthy, Vemavarapu Mallika Sita Ramachandra; Prakash, Amar; Singh, Ajoy Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2167-2174

Electrical conductance map for Saurashtra region, Gujarat, India
p. 2175 | Kumar, P. V. Vijaya; Rao, P. B. V. Subba; Singh, A. K.; Rao, C. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2175-2181

Response of fish communities to abiotic factors in Western Ramganga, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya, India
p. 2181 | Ali, Shahnawaz; Pandey, N. N.; Kumar, Prem; Posti, Ravindar; Singh, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2181-2188

Can a common and abundant plant-visiting ant species serve as a model for nine sympatric ant-mimicking arthropod species?
p. 2189 | Kumari, Sudha; Rastogi, Neelkamal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v114/i10/2189-2192

Book Reviews
Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being, Namrita Lall (ed.)
p. 2193 | Nair, S. N. Venugopalan

Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 2017, Martin L. Yarmush, James S. Duncan and Martha L. Gray (eds)
p. 2194 | Agarwal, Rachit

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development, K. P. Laladhas, Preetha Nilayangod and Oommen V. Oommen (eds)
p. 2196 | Srivastava, Rajani

Personal News
Dhrubjyoti Ghosh (1947–2018)
p. 2198 | Dhyani, Shalini

Rengaswamy Ramesh (1956–2018)
p. 2199 | Ray, Jyotiranjan S.

Historical Notes
Wool-pile carpets in colonial Madras and the lost Saidapet woolly-sheep breed in Madras of the 1870s
p. 2201 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Research Associate - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 2205

Senior Research Associateship - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 2206

Call for Nominations - INSA Young Historian of Science Award – 2018
p. 2206

Workshop on Marker Assisted Breeding in Oilseed Mustard - University of Delhi South Campus
p. 2207

Geophysicist positions, Research Projects and Junior Research Fellow - Institute of Seismological Research
p. 2207

Project Fellow - Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research
p. 2208

Junior Research Fellow - Aggarwal College Ballabgarh
p. 2208

Admission to the PhD Program of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
p. 2209

Director - Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
p. 2209

Scientist B in Patent Information Centre - Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
p. 2209

Invites Proposals in the area of Synthetic Biology - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 2210

Lab Assistant - Department of Genetics
p. 2210

ChemDraw - PerkinElmer
p. 2214

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