Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2020
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36th International Geological Congress
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In this Issue
In this issue
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Editorial
Conservation of species, all; big and small
p. 0007 | Chandrashekara, K.

Correspondence
UGC-CARE List
p. 0009 | Patwardhan, Bhushan; Nagarkar, Shubhada

Congruence of endemism among four global biodiversity hotspots in India
p. 0009 | Chitale, V. S.; Behera, M. D.; Roy, P. S.

Response by
p. 0010 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0011

Meeting Report
Precambrian geodynamics
p. 0015 | Babu, E. V. S. S. K.; Tiwari, V. M.; Dasgupta, Somnath

Current challenges in the management of forest insect pests and diseases
p. 0017 | Pandey, Shailesh; Singh, Sudhir; Yusuf, Mohd; Pandey, Amit

News
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru – 85th annual meeting
p. 0019 | Pawar, Pratik; Priya, S.

Commentary
Data and ideology of science
p. 0022 | Bhaduri, Sumit

Scientific Correspondence
Optimal Ph D student–teacher ratio for Indian research universities: a production function approach
p. 0024 | Mukhopadhyay, Pranab; Sudarsan, P. K.; Tapaswi, M. P.

Influence of rake angle, bucket width and teeth depth of dragline bucket on the resistive force in different rock types
p. 0026 | Azam, Shah Fateh; Rai, Piyush

Technical Note
Improvement on the characteristics of transformer oil using nanofluids
p. 0029 | Sumathi, S.; Rajesh, R.

General Articles
Normalization of marks in multi-session examinations
p. 0034 | Bhatt, Abhay G.; Das, Sourish; Karandikar, Rajeeva L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/34-39

Violence against doctors: a multisystem failure
p. 0040 | Ganguly, Gautam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/40-44

Research Articles
Solar X-ray Monitor onboard Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter
p. 0045 | Shanmugam, M.; Vadawale, S. V.; Patel, Arpit R.; Adalaja, Hitesh Kumar; Mithun, N. P. S.; Ladiya, Tinkal; Goyal, Shiv Kumar; Tiwari, Neeraj K.; Singh, Nishant; Kumar, Sushil; Painkra, Deepak Kumar; Acharya, Y. B.; Bhardwaj, Anil; Hait, A. K.; Patinge, A.; Kapoor, Abinandhan; Kumar, H. N. Suresh; Satya, Neeraj; Saxena, Gaurav; Arvind, Kalpana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/45-52

Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer onboard Chandrayaan-2 Rover
p. 0053 | Shanmugam, M.; Vadawale, S. V.; Patel, Arpit R.; Mithun, N. P. S.; Adalaja, Hitesh Kumar; Ladiya, Tinkal; Goyal, Shiv Kumar; Tiwari, Neeraj K.; Singh, Nishant; Kumar, Sushil; Painkra, Deepak Kumar; Hait, A. K.; Patinge, A.; Kumar, Abhishek; Basha, Saleem; Subramanian, Vivek R.; Venkatesh, R. G.; Prashant, D. B.; Navle, Sonal; Acharya, Y. B.; Murty, S. V. S.; Bhardwaj, Anil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/53-61

Effect of community structures in protein–protein interaction network in cancer protein identification
p. 0062 | Izudheen, Sminu; Sajan, Eljose S.; George, Ivan; John, Jeevan; Attipetty, Chris Shaju
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/62-69

Calibration of accelerated corrosion protocol for reinforced concrete columns
p. 0070 | Rajput, Aditya Singh; Sharma, Umesh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/70-78

Occurrence of Aflatoxin M1 in raw, pasteurized and UHT milk from Punjab, India
p. 0079 | Patyal, Anil; Gill, Jatinder Paul Singh; Bedi, Jasbir Singh; Aulakh, Rabinder Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/79-86

Study the effect of star anise extract and the pulp of kiwifruit on mice infected with cancer
p. 0087 | Hemdan, Dalia I.; Abdulmaguid, Nabila Y. Mahmoud
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/87-93

Environmental influence on the euglenoid species diversity and their abundance in Museum Lake, Thiruvananthapuram, India
p. 0094 | Ajayan, Anila P.; Rijstenbil, Jan W.; Kumar, K. G. Ajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/94-102

Research Communication
Effects of projected climate change on quantity and quality of soybean yield under different emission scenarios
p. 0103 | Araji, Hamidreza Ahmadzadeh; Wayayok, Aimrun; Daneshian, Jahanfar; Mirzaei, Majid; Bavani, Ali Reza Massah; Teh, C. B. S.; Abdullah, Ahmad Fikri; Ahmadi, Parisa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/103-107

Is rubber monoculture banishing agrobiodiversity and happiness? evidences from shifting cultivation landscape of Tripura, northeast India
p. 0108 | Pandey, D. K.; Adhiguru, P.; Sah, Uma; Devachandra, N.; Dubey, S. K.; Deo, Chandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/108-113

Optimization of process variables for preparation of pomegranate juice-fortified aonla candy
p. 0114 | Meena, Vijay Singh; Jalgaonkar, Kirti; Mahawar, Manoj Kumar; Bhushan, Bharat; Bibwe, Bhushan; Kashyup, Poonam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/114-118

Potential application of yellow gypsum from LD slag as a soil conditioner
p. 0118 | Ashrit, Shrenivas; Chatti, Ravikrishna V.; Sarkar, S.; Venugopal, R.; Udayabhanu, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/118-122

Prediction of rock load emphasizing excavation damage of in situ rocks caused by blasting in coal mines
p. 0123 | Paul, Avinash; Murthy, Vemavarapu Mallika Sita Ramachandra; Prakash, Amar; Singh, Ajoy Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/123-132

An early case of lithic recycling in India: evidence from the Acheulian site at Damdongri, Madhya Pradesh
p. 0132 | Ota, S. B.; Srivastava, Niharika; Pandey, Suman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i1/132-139

Book Reviews
Dust in the Atmosphere of Mars and its Impact on Human Exploration. Joel S. Levine, Daniel Winterhalter and Russell L. Kerschmann
p. 0140 | Chauhan, Prakash

Annual Review of Genetics, 2018. Nancy M. Bonini, Andrew G. Clark and Michael Lichten
p. 0142 | Subrahmanyam, G.; Chutia, M.; Arunkumar, K. P.

Annual Review of Physiology, 2019. Mark T. Nelson and Kenneth Walsh
p. 0143 | Vaz, Mario

Personal News
Nanjundappa Rudraiah (1932–2019)
p. 0145 | Venkatachalappa, M.; Shivakumara, I. S.; Kandaswamy, P.

Historical Notes
The spark that fired the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India: the triangulation survey made between Fort St. George (13°08′N) and Mangalore (12°91′N) by William Lambton in the early 1800s
p. 0147 | Raman, Anantanarayanan; Balakrishnan, Vancheeswar

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Senior Research Scientist - Job Opening TL-11
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Deputation of Indian Scientists Abroad under Bilateral Exchange Programme-2020
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Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowship Program
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Invites Nominations for DBT-Biotech Product, Process Development and Commercialization Award 2020
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Innovative Idea Having Potential for Commercialization - BIRAC
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Workshop of Science Writing 10-17 March 2020, Thiruchirappalli
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Postdoctoral Fellow to Work at the Indian Beamline in Photon Factory, KEK, Japan - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor - SRI SRI UNIVERSITY
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Nomination for 2019 AVRA Young Scientist Award
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Nominations for Different Awards for the Biennium 2019–2020 - National Academy of Agricultural Sciences
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Nominations are Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2020
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Junior Research Fellow – ISRO-RESPOND Project
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Admission for Ph.D. Programme (Full Time/Part Time) - Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation
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Editorial Board
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International Conference on Synergy of Sciences - SASTRA
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Association for Bio-inspired Leaders and Enterpreneurs at SASTRA-TBI
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