Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1066

Guest Editorial
COVID-19, structural biology and the march of science
p. 1067 | Murthy, M. R. N.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 1069

Meeting Report
Nature bestows agriculture with expensive gifts: do we recognize this enough?
p. 1073 | Sumashini, P. S.; Aditya, Vikram

Silos to systems for solid waste management
p. 1075 | Kashyap, Shwetmala; Anilkumar, Munikrishnappa; Ramaprasad, Arkalgud; Sanjeev, Anupama; Singai, Chetan; Thodika, Nibras K.

Research News
ICAR-CIRB produces seven clones of a superior buffalo breeding bull
p. 1077 | Yadav, P. S.; Selokar, N. L.; Kumar, D.; Sharma, R. K.; Kumar, P.; Kumar, Rajesh; Saini, M.; Dua, S.

Opinion
Repurposing anti-tuberculosis and anti-leprosy vaccine against COVID-19 disease: an Indian experience
p. 1078 | Dhar, Ruby; Karmakar, Subhradip; Jee, Babban; Talwar, Gursaran Pran

Prospective of Indian agriculture: highly vulnerable to huge unproductivity and unsustainability
p. 1079 | Kumar, Arun; Bhople, Balkrishna S.; Kumar, Anil

Scientific Correspondence
COVID-19 and heart failure: sirtuin-1 activation-mediated alleviation
p. 1081 | Yamini, B.; Dhandapani, V. E.; Pachaiappan, R.; Mala, K. Kanchana; B. Yamini

APOBEC3B and ACE1 indel polymorphisms as prima facie candidates for protection from COVID-19
p. 1083 | Habib, Saman; Mukerji, Mitali

Rehydration induces early and rapid bud break in drought stressed mulberry plants
p. 1085 | Dhanyalakshmi, K. H.; Sajeevan, R. S.; Nataraja, K. N.

General Articles
Pollution: past, present and future – an Indian perspective
p. 1087 | Jain, Divyanu; Jain, Ajay K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1087-1092

Review Articles
The quintessence of colour enhancement in ornamental fishes: an empirical pathway towards rainbow revolution
p. 1093 | Sawant, Paramita Banerjee; Chakravarty, Srijit; Dasgupta, Subrata; Chadha, Narinder Kumar; Sawant, Bhawesh T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1093-1100

Diagnosis of invasive whitefly species co-occurring on coconut
p. 1101 | Josephrajkumar, A.; Mohan, Chandrika; Babu, Merin; Prathibha, P. S.; Hegde, Vinayaka; Krishnakumar, V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1101-1105

Research Articles
KCNJ11 down regulation stimulates cardiac cell apoptosis in myocarditis
p. 1106 | Choi, Seungmin; Chung, Joo Hee; Nam, Myung-Hee; Bang, Eunjung; Seo, Jong Bok; Chi, Sung-Gil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1106-1112

Assessment of vertical ozone profiles from INSAT-3D sounder over the Central Himalaya
p. 1113 | Rawat, Prajjwal; Naja, Manish; Thapliyal, Pradeep K.; Srivastava, Shuchita; Bhardwaj, Piyush; Kumar, Rajesh; Bhatacharjee, Samaresh; Venkatramani, S.; Tiwari, S. N.; Lal, Shyam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1113-1122

Study of fuel economy and emissions for converted plug in parallel hybrid electric vehicleehicles versus conventional diesel vehicleehicles on standard driving cycles
p. 1123 | Gujarathi, Pritam Keshavdas; Shah, Varsha A.; Lokhande, Makarand M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1123-1130

Vulnerability assessment of a heritage structure subjected to blast-induced ground motions
p. 1131 | Kumar, R. Pradeep; Srinagesh, D.; Seshunarayana, T.; Chadha, R. K.; Bodige, Narender; Suresh, G.; Chandan, D. Hima; Murty, C. V. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1131-1141

Mesoproterozoic 40Ar/39Ar age and Sr–Nd isotopic geochemistry of calc-alkaline lamprophyre from the Mudigubba area, Eastern Dharwar Craton, India
p. 1142 | Pandey, Ashutosh; Rao, N. V. Chalapathi; Chakrabarti, Ramananda
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1142-1148

Historical development of irrigated agriculture under the Malaprabha Project, Karnataka, India
p. 1149 | Aswathaiah, Usha; Nandagiri, Lakshman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1149-1158

Estimation of source parameters of local earthquakes based on inversion of waveform data
p. 1159 | Khan, Prosanta K.; Bhukta, Kuntal; Mandal, Prantik
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1159-1168

Earthworm casting activities under bamboo plantations of West Tripura, India and their impact on soil physicochemical properties
p. 1169 | Chakraborty, Sourabh; Paul, Niladri; Chaudhuri, P. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1169-1177

Research Communication
Towards baseline air pollution under COVID-19: implication for chronic health and policy research for Delhi, India
p. 1178 | Beig, Gufran; George, Mohan P.; Sahu, Saroj K.; Rathod, Aditi; Singh, Siddhartha; Dole, Shruti; Murthy, B. S.; Latha, R.; Tikle, Suvarna; Trimbake, H. K.; Shinde, Rajanikant
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1178-1184

Economic incentives for sustainable legume production in India: a valuation approach internalizing risk sharing and environmental benefits
p. 1184 | Kumar, Suresh; Jha, Girish Kumar; Singh, Dharam Raj; Biswas, H.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1184-1189

Gunny bag based soil columns for crop diversification in rice field to enhance livelihood security of land scarce farmers
p. 1190 | Ghorai, A. K.; Kundu, D. K.; Kumar, Shailesh; Shamna, A.; Datta, Debarati
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1190-1195

Grassland productivity during early winter in Ladakh, India
p. 1195 | Sawal, R. K.; Ranjan, Rakesh; ., Kashinath; Verma, Radha Krishan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1195-1197

Manoeuvring prospective rhizospherecompetent bacteria for invigorating growth in chickpea
p. 1197 | Kumari, Poonam; Khanna, Veena
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1197-1204

First fossil dragonfly from India
p. 1204 | Hazra, Manoshi; Hazra, Taposhi; Sarkar, Subhankar Kumar; Bera, Subir; Khan, Mahasin Ali
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i7/1204-1207

Book Reviews
Light Speed: The Ghostly Aether and the Race to Measure the Speed of Light. John C. H. Spence
p. 1208 | Dadhich, Naresh

On the Life of Galileo: Viviani’s Historical Account and Other Early Biographies. Edited, translated and annotated by Stefano Gattei
p. 1210 | Shylaja, B. S.

Annual Review of Entomology, 2020. Angela E. Douglas, John Trumble and Myron P. Zalucki (eds)
p. 1212 | Ignacimuthu, S.

Personal News
M. Srinivasan (1936–2020)
p. 1214 | Krishnan, L. V.; Kesavan, P. C.; Mckubre, M. C. H.

Historical Notes
The Vadavãr Railroad in Tanjãvûr district, Madras Presidency, reported in 1836
p. 1216 | Raman, Anantanarayanan; Balakrishnan, Vancheeswar

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