Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1482

Editorial
A tale of two views: why are scientists polarized?
p. 1483 | Shaanker, R. Uma

Meeting Report
Brainstorming on the future of the highly threatened medicinal plants of the Western Himalaya, India
p. 1485 | Mathela, Manisha; Bargali, Himanshu; Sharma, Monika; Sharma, Rupali; Kumar, Amit

Opinion
Critical zone: an emerging research area for sustainability
p. 1487 | Pujari, Paras R.; Jain, V.; Sreelash, K.; Dhyani, S.; Nema, M.; Verma, P.; Kumar, R.; Jain, S.; Sekhar, M.; Singh, V.

Commentary
Hydroxychloroquine: A relatively obscure antimalarial takes centre stage in COVID-19
p. 1489 | Padmanaban, Govindarajan; Nagaraj, Viswanathan Arun

Scientific Correspondence
Presence of air cavities in pods of an endemic legume Crotalaria pusilla DC. (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae)
p. 1492 | Subramaniam, Shweta; Rather, Shabir A.; Danda, Shagun; Pandey, Arun K.

Cry toxin expression in Bt-cotton hybrid seeds: impact on ‘refuge-in-bag’ strategy for managing resistance in bollworms
p. 1494 | Muralimohan, K.; Mahesh, H. M.

General Articles
Who should certify the sustainability of our fisheries? A property rights perspective on ecolabelling
p. 1496 | Ramachandran, C.; Parappurathu, Shinoj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1496-1499

Rare diseases in India: time for cure-driven policy initiatives and action
p. 1500 | Taneja, Anjali; Shashidhara, L. S.; Bhattacharya, Alok
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1500-1506

Review Articles
Na1/2Bi1/2TiO3-based lead-free piezoceramics: a review of structure–property correlation
p. 1507 | Ranjan, Rajeev
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1507-1519

High-entropy materials: critical review and way forward
p. 1520 | Gurao, Nilesh P.; Biswas, Krishanu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1520-1539

Biopolymer based hydrogels for arsenic removal
p. 1540 | Pathan, Shabnam; Bose, Suryasarathi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1540-1546

Research Articles
Critical analysis of process cycle by numerical modelling for faster development of drives in hard-rock underground mine – a case study
p. 1547 | Rao, K. K.; Choudhary, B. S.; Ghade, Ajay; ., Chandrahas
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1547-1556

Co-authorship network in cardiology research studies: case study of Iranian output
p. 1557 | Rogheyeh, Eskrootchi; Forouzan, Ashoori Mhranjani; Helia, Shahrabi Farahani; Yuvaraj, Mayank
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1557-1562

Mapping spatial relationship of Van Panchayats and Forest Fire of 2019 in Almora district, Uttarakhand
p. 1563 | Gupta, Stutee; Anand, Shikha; Mathur, Vishesh; Reddy, K. M.; Ravisankar, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1563-1568

Geometric characteristics of slope toppling failure and its interpretation
p. 1569 | Cao, Jiayuan; Ma, Fengshan; Xu, Jiamo; Guo, Jie; Lu, Rong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1569-1574

The impact of crop diversification towards high-value crops on economic welfare of agricultural households in eastern India
p. 1575 | Anuja, A. R.; Kumar, Anjani; Saroj, Sunil; Singh, K. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1575-1582

Nanoformulated CPMSN biomaterial regulates proinflammatory cytokines to heal wounds and kills drug-resistant bacteria
p. 1583 | Murugan, Chandran; Rajkumar, Manickam; Kanipandian, Nagarajan; Thangaraj, Ramasundaram; Vimala, Karuppaiya; Kannan, Soundarapandian
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1583-1591

Research Communication
An appraisal of recent earthquake activity in Palghar region, Maharashtra, India
p. 1592 | Srinagesh, D.; Singh, Dhiraj Kumar; Vikas, G.; Naresh, B.; Roy, Sunil; Murthy, Y. V. V. B. S. N.; Raju, P. Solomon; Suresh, G.; Mandal, Prantik; Sharma, A. N. S.; Shekar, M.; Tiwari, V. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1592-1598

Inheritance of fruiting habit traits in chilli (Capsicum annuum L.)
p. 1598 | Anilkumar, C.; Rao, A. Mohan; Ramesh, S.; Bhavani, B.; ., Pranesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1598-1602

Ladybird, Menochilus sexmaculatus (Fabricius) can survive on oophagy but with altered fitness than aphidophagy
p. 1602 | Singh, Shashwat; Mishra, Geetanjali; Omkar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1602-1608

Antimicrobial activity of Indian meal moth silk, Plodia interpunctella
p. 1609 | Stefanović, Olgica; Vukajlović, Filip; Mladenović, Tamara; Predojević, Dragana; Čomić, Ljiljana; Pešić, Snežana B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1609-1614

In situ observation of scorpionfish in seagrass meadows of the Gulf of Mannar, India
p. 1615 | Jeyabaskaran, R.; Lavanya, S.; Padua, Shelton; Kripa, V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i10/1615-1620

Book Reviews
Applied Evaluative Informetrics. Henk F. Moed
p. 1621 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Annual Review of Entomology, 2019. A. E. Douglas, J. Trumble and M. P. Zalucki (eds)
p. 1622 | Ignacimuthu, S.

Personal News
P. W. Anderson (1923–2020)
p. 1624 | Baskaran, G.; Muthukumar, V. N.; Muttalib, K. A.; Ramakrishnan, T. V.

M. C. Wani (1925–2020)
p. 1628 | Desai, Nisheeth; Shah, Anamik K.

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