Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0690

Guest Editorial
The need to become science-friendly
p. 0691 | Narlikar, Jayant V.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0693

Meeting Report
‘Superbugs’ and antibiotic resistance
p. 0697 | Sheth, Parul R.

Commentary
Bioinformatics: how it helps to boost modern biological research
p. 0698 | Barik, Suvakanta; Rai, Nilesh; Mishra, Pradeep; Singh, Santosh K.; Gautam, Vibhav

Scientific Correspondence
Assessing the response of forests to environmental variables using a dynamic global vegetation model: an Indian perspective
p. 0700 | Kumar, Manoj; Kalra, Naveen; Ravindranath, N. H.

Earthquake swarms in Palghar district, Maharashtra, Deccan Volcanic Province
p. 0701 | Mahesh, P.; Sateesh, A.; Kamra, Charu; Kumar, Santosh; Chopra, Sumer; Kumar, M. Ravi

General Articles
Duality in science
p. 0705 | Bhatta, Varun S.; Sarukkai, Sundar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/705-713

Visualization analysis of health informatics research from 2001 to 2018
p. 0714 | Zou, Lu-Xi; Sun, Ling
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/714-721

Research Articles
Functional prediction from conformational dynamics of glycated and glutathionylated HbE and HbD Punjab
p. 0722 | Narayanan, Sreekala; Mathew, Boby; Srinivasu, Bindu Y.; Muralidharan, Monita; Bhat, Vijay; Mandal, Amit Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/722-727

A geospatial approach to assess health coverage and scaling-up of healthcare facilities
p. 0728 | Bakimchandra, Oinam; Oinam, Joymati; Kajal, R. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/728-736

Impact assessment of a severe dust storm on atmospheric aerosols over an urban site in India
p. 0737 | Taneja, Kanika; Ahmad, Shamshad; Ahmad, Kafeel; Attri, S. D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/737-749

Changes in pmoA gene containing methanotrophic population and methane oxidation potential of dry deciduous tropical forest soils
p. 0750 | Bhardwaj, Yashpal; Dubey, Suresh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/750-758

Seismic behaviour of RC building with raft foundation in the Ganges basin, India
p. 0759 | Rajeswari, J. S.; Sarkar, Rajib; Dutta, Sekhar Chandra; Singh, Jai Prakash; Saw, Ranjeet
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/759-770

Pedo-transfer functions for saturated hydraulic conductivity of cultivated soils in the mid hills of Sikkim
p. 0771 | Patle, G. T.; Vanlalnunchhani, P. C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/771-777

Role of meteorology and local orography on a flood event in the Lower Subansiri Basin and post-flood changes to land use and land cover
p. 0778 | Gogoi, Partha Pratim; Vinoj, V.; Phukon, Parag
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/778-785

Research Communication
Analysis of various factors responsible for hair loss and awareness level in Delhi and the National Capital Region of India
p. 0786 | Aggarwal, Archana; Gupta, Rakhi; Thukral, Navdha; Nandi, Gargi; Bora, Garima
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/786-791

A comparative study of physical properties of yarns and fabrics produced from fresh and recycled fibres
p. 0791 | Saini, Neelam; Yadav, Saroj; Rose, Neelam M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/791-795

Anticandidal efficiency of Cinnamomum zeylanicum extracts against vulvovaginal candidiasis
p. 0796 | Yassin, Mohamed Taha; Mostafa, Ashraf Abdel-Fattah; Al-Askar, Abdulaziz Abdulrahman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/796-801

First record of circa 970 Ma post-collisional A-type magmatism in the Sendra Granitoid Suite, central Aravalli orogen, northwest India
p. 0801 | Tiwana, Jaideep K.; Kaur, Parampreet; Chaudhri, Naveen; ., Manisha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/801-808

Occurrence of liddicoatite-bearing LCT pegmatites in Sirohi region, northwest India and their rare metal potentiality
p. 0809 | Choudhury, Manideepa Roy; Agarwal, Nikhil; Chander, Suresh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/809-818

Studies on butterfly (Insecta: Lepidoptera) diversity across different urban landscapes of Delhi, India
p. 0819 | Paul, Monalisa; Sultana, Aisha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/819-827

Functional response of three species of predatory pirate bugs to different densities of blossom thrips, Frankliniella schultzei Trybom (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
p. 0827 | Varshney, Richa; Budhlakoti, Neeraj; Ballal, Chandish R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i5/827-833

Book Reviews
Retrovirus-Cell Interactions. Leslie J. Parent (ed.)
p. 0834 | Rohini, Matto

Space and Human Development, Revised Edition. Mohan Sundara Rajan
p. 0835 | Navalgund, Ranganath

Sambhu Nath De: The Discovery of Cholera Toxin. M. S. S. Murthy
p. 0836 | Fernandes, Anisha Maria; Pai, Sanjay A.

Personal News
M. K. Bhan (1947–2020)
p. 0837 | Swarup, Renu

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