Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 04: 25 Feb, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0510

Guest Editorial
Is ambient space a determinant of human health?
p. 0511 | Anandkumar, A.; Kartha, C. C.

Correspondence
Research performance in India during the 2011–2015 window
p. 0513 | Prathap, Gangan

Bacteria-on-a-chip: emergence of digital medicine
p. 0513 | Ray, Partha Pratim; Majumder, Poulami

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0515

In Conversation
Jay Yagnik
p. 0519 | Pawar, Pratik

Commentary
India needs a comprehensive space policy
p. 0522 | Anilkumar, Munikrishnappa; Singai, Chetan

Scientific Correspondence
Aquarius cordifolius (L.) Christenh. & Byng (Alismataceae), an invasive alien species: its introduction, colonization and plausible threats in India
p. 0524 | Kumar, Anant; Arisdason, W.

General Articles
Work environment in the wheat mills of Punjab, India
p. 0526 | Rawat, Indu; Gaikwad, Nilesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/526-531

Global research landscape of high-level studies in geosciences based on highly cited papers
p. 0532 | Cui, Yanlin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/532-542

Review Articles
Current status of thermionic conversion of solar energy
p. 0543 | Olawole, O. C.; De, D. K.; Oyedepo, S. O.; Olawole, O. F.; Joel, E. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/543-552

Compound feed production for livestock
p. 0553 | Shrinivasa, D. J.; Mathur, S. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/553-559

Research Articles
Orbiter High Resolution Camera onboard Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter
p. 0560 | Chowdhury, Arup Roy; Saxena, Manish; Kumar, Ankush; Joshi, S. R.; Amitabh; Dagar, Aditya Kumar; Mittal, Manish; Kirkire, Shweta; Desai, Jalshri; Shah, Dhrupesh; Karelia, J. C.; Kumar, Anand; Jha, Kailash; Das, Prasanta; Bhagat, H. V.; Sharma, Jitendra; Ghonia, D. N.; Desai, Meghal; Bansal, Gaurav; Gupta, Ashutosh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/560-565

Terrain Mapping Camera-2 onboard Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter
p. 0566 | Chowdhury, Arup Roy; Patel, Vishnukumar D.; Joshi, S. R.; Arya, A. S.; Kumar, Ankush; Paul, Sukamal Kr.; Shah, Dhrupesh; Soni, Pradeep; Karelia, J. C.; Sampat, Minal; Sharma, Satish; Somani, Sandip R.; Bhagat, H. V.; Sharma, Jitendra; Amitabh; Suresh, K.; Rajasekhar, R. P.; Bokarwadia, B. B.; Kumar, Mukesh; Ghonia, D. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/566-572

Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscope on Chandrayaan-2 Rover: a miniaturized mid-UV to visible active spectrometer for lunar surface chemistry studies
p. 0573 | Laxmiprasad, A. S.; Sridhar, R. V. L. N.; Goswami, Adwaita; Lohar, K. A.; Rao, M. V. H.; Shila, K. V.; Mahajan, Monika; Raha, Bijoy; Smaran, T. S.; Krishnamprasad, B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/573-581

Nuclear Hulthén potential and the scattering phase shifts for l = 3
p. 0582 | Laha, U.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/582-586

Effect of long-term nutrient management on soil organic carbon sequestration in rice–rice–fallow rotation
p. 0587 | Naher, Umme Aminun; Hossain, M. B.; Haque, M. M.; Maniruzzaman, M.; Choudhury, A. K.; Biswas, J. C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/587-592

Exploitation of mica deposits at Nellore mica belt, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0593 | Tewari, Subhashish; Himanshu, Vivek Kumar; Porathur, John Loui; Bhattacharjee, Rana; Das, Arka Jyoti; Mandal, Prabhat Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/593-602

Fungal biotransformation of clobazam – induction, inhibition and kinetic studies
p. 0603 | Keerthana, M.; Vidyavathi, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/603-611

Evaluating the effect of music intervention on hypertension
p. 0612 | Shankar, Vijay Mani; Veezhinathan, Mahesh; Hariharakrishnan, Jayaram; Balakrishnan, Nikhil; Lakshmi, L.; Geethanjali, B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/612-620

Research Communication
Purification and partial characterization of a haemagglutinin from Ulva fasciata
p. 0621 | Kumar, Sudhir; Barros, Urmila
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/621-625

Marker validation and sequencing in aromatic landrace Mushk Budji
p. 0625 | Sakina, Aafreen; Husaini, Amjad M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/625-629

Palaeo and present channel of Assi river, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 0630 | Mishra, Mallikarjun; Raju, K. N. Prudhvi; Raju, P. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/630-639

Influence of different sources and methods of potassium application on the quality of grapes cv. Sharad Seedless (Vitis vinifera L.)
p. 0639 | Pushpavathi, Y.; Satisha, J.; Satisha, G. C.; Shivashankara, K. S.; Reddy, M. Lakshminarayana; Sriram, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/639-643

Glucose uptake rate of microorganisms living in hot springs above 70°C temperature: a study of Panamik and Puga hot springs in the Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India
p. 0644 | Ansari, A. H.; Sharma, Mukund; Ahmad, S.; Singh, Veeru Kant; Pandey, S. K.; Kumar, Yogesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/644-648

Some aspects of seed dispersal by Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka
p. 0648 | Mahesha, Perera; Rajnish, Vandercone
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/648-654

Reliability modelling on drivers’ decision during the yellow phase of a signal intersection
p. 0654 | Biswas, Sabyasachi; Ghosh, Indrajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i4/654-661

Book Reviews
Atlas of Hematopathology: Morphology, Immunophenotype, Cytogenetics, and Molecular Approaches, 2nd Edition. Faramarz Naeim, P. Nagesh Rao, Sophie X. Song and Ryan T. Phan
p. 0662 | Pai, Swati; Shekhar, Roshini

Philosophy of Science (At the end of the twentieth century), Revised Edition. B. V. Sreekantan
p. 0662 | Bhatta, Varun S.

Historical Notes
Historical methodology and expert opinion in the Aryan Debate
p. 0664 | Prasanna, T. R. S.

Publications received
Publications received – 2019
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INSA Teachers Award – 2020
p. 0674

13th Workshop on Science Writing 2–9 May 2020, Chennai
p. 0675

Invites Proposals - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 0676

One JRF and One SRF - Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi
p. 0677

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi
p. 0677

National Summit of Young Scientists and Technologists - University of Kerala
p. 0678

Junior Research Fellow - Yenepoya
p. 0678

Project Assistant - Rajiv Gandhi University
p. 0679

Award of DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Life Sciences - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
p. 0679

Award of DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Life Sciences for Candidates of North-East Region - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
p. 0679

Research Associate - Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
p. 0679

Research Proposals - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0683

Research Proposals for 2019–20 - Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation
p. 0684

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