Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0006

Breaking all the rules, at lightning speed
p. 0007 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Vikram Sarabhai and his dream projects
p. 0009 | Mehta, M.H.

Video journals for science communication
p. 0009 | Kumar, V. Saroj; Sooraj, N.P.; Sajeev, C. R.; Athira, K.; Lijimol, D.; Vishnu, M.; Jaishanker, R.

Current Science Reports
p. 0010

In Conversation
Reconciling biodiversity conservation with agricultural intensification
p. 0014 | Aravind, N. A.; Ravikanth, G.

Managing production–demand mismatch in thermal power plants
p. 0015 | Srivastava, D. K.; Ramamurthy, V. S.

Payback for M Techs
p. 0017 | Prathap, Gagan

General Articles
Anomalous weather events in central Himalaya: real-world observations and some questions
p. 0019 | Valdiya, K. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/19-25

How practicing science teachers amalgamate their beliefs with science
p. 0026 | Karandikar, Rohini; Sule, Aniket
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/26-31

Review Articles
Assessment of saturation flow at signalized intersections: a synthesis of global perspective and future directions
p. 0032 | Mondal, Satyajit; Gupta, Ankit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/32-43

Invasion of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in India: nature, distribution, management and potential impact
p. 0044 | Suby, S. B.; Soujanya, P. Lakshmi; Yadava, Pranjal; Patil, Jagadeesh; Prasad, G. Shyam; Babu, K. Srinivasa; Jat, S. L.; Yathish, K. R.; Vadassery, Jyothilakshmi; Kalia, Vinay K.; Bakthavatsalam, N.; Shekhar, J. C.; Rakshit, Sujay; Subaharan, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/44-51

Research Articles
Post-lockdown spread of COVID-19 from cities to vulnerable forest-fringe villages in Central India
p. 0052 | DeFries, Ruth; Agarwala, Meghna; Baquie, Sandra; Choksi, Pooja; Dogra, Nitish; Preetha, G.S.; Khanwilkar, Sarika; Mondal, Pinki; Nagendra, Harini; Urpelainen, Johannes
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/52-58

Experimental study of a pre-compressed self-centering brace
p. 0059 | Shahiditabar, Akbar; Moharrami, Hamid
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/59-67

Spatio-temporal variation in the macrobenthos of Paradip port, east coast of India
p. 0068 | Noyel, V.; Desai, Dattesh V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/68-82

Species diversity and regeneration status of community-managed hill sal (Shorea robusta) forest in Central Nepal
p. 0083 | Sharma, Krishna Prasad; Bhatta, Suresh Prashad; Lamsal, Santosh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/83-92

Urban ecosystem-based planning and design strategy of an urban river, Tabakhane stream, Aydın, Turkey
p. 0093 | Deniz, Bülent
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/93-102

DDT-modulated behavioural profile in terms of longevity, fecundity fertility and fitness in subsequent generations of DDT-resistant Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae)
p. 0103 | Rama, Aarti; Das, Pradeep; Kumar, Vijay
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/103-111

Assessment of the road characteristics of selected north–south and east–west aligned roads within Agartala Municipal Corporation, Tripura, India
p. 0112 | Das, Bijoy; Borai, Eshita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/112-118

Research Communication
Composition of magnetic tunnel junction-based magnetoresistive random access memory for Field-Programmable Gate Array
p. 0119 | Hamsa, S.; Thangadurai, N.; Ananth, A. G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/119-123

Sterically hindered amine functionalized zeolites prepared from fly ash for effective carbon dioxide adsorption
p. 0123 | Valechha, Arti; Singh, Sunit Kumar; Al-Fatesh, Ahmed Sadeq; Rayalu, Sadhana; Labhsetwar, Nitin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/123-128

Landsat 8-based surface temperature anomaly and hydrocarbon prospectivity: a study in part of Assam–Arakan Fold Belt, North East India
p. 0128 | Garain, Santosh; Mitra, Debashis; Das, Pranab
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i1/128-133

Book Reviews
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, 100th Anniversary Edition. Albert Einstein, with commentaries and background material by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jurgen Renn
p. 0134 | Iyer, Bala

Abundant Earth: Towards an Ecological Civilization. Eileen Crist
p. 0135 | Sharma, Sudhirendra

Personal News
Yukio Ôhashi (1955–2019)
p. 0137 | Shylaja, B. S.

Sundaresan Naranan (1930–2019)
p. 0138 | Sumantran, Venil N.

Historical Notes
Clinical Manual for India – an internally published handbook for medical students of the Madras Medical College in the late 19th century
p. 0140 | Raman, Ramya; Raman, Anantanarayanan

Applications/Nominations for Appointment of Director - MACS-Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
p. 0151

Faculty Recruitment - Sri Sri University
p. 0151

Assistant Editor Vacancy: Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants
p. 0152

Preparatory Course in Advanced Biotechnology
p. 0152

Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 0153

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