Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1394

Editorial
Water security issues of India
p. 1395 | Srinivasan, R.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 1397

2020 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics
p. 1401 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Opinion
Diagnosis and treatment of genome at the gamete and embryo levels: the probable future of major diseases
p. 1402 | Jain, Divyanu; Jain, Ajay K.

Commentary
Capacity building in biodiversity science in North East India
p. 1404 | Sajitha, T. P.; Ravikanth, G.

Scientific Correspondence
Micro hotspots of new species discoveries in India: flora and fauna
p. 1408 | Reddy, C. Sudhakar; Joseph, Anuja; Abraham, Gija Anna; Sabu, Minu Merin

General Articles
Can plastics be ever replaced in the dairy industry?
p. 1411 | Ratha, Pallavi; ., Noyonika; Chaurasiya, Deepak; Kaul, Gautam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1411-1416

Special Section: Satish Dhawan Birth Centenary
Foreword
p. 1417 | Dhawan, Jyotsna

A long association with Professor Satish Dhawan: Personal reminiscences
p. 1422 | Narasimha, Roddam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1422-1426

Satish Dhawan: The transformation of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
p. 1427 | Balaram, P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1427-1432

A privileged association with Satish Dhawan
p. 1433 | Prahlad, T. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1433-1439

Satish Dhawan
p. 1439 | Rao, C. N. R.

Satish Dhawan: Visionary, humanitarian and unparalleled administrator
p. 1440 | Deekshatulu, B. L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1440-1443

Satish Dhawan: A transformational leader of the Indian space programme
p. 1444 | Radhakrishnan, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1444-1447

Satish Dhawan, the academic who professionalized space research in India
p. 1448 | Aravamudan, Ramabhadran
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1448-1451

Satish Dhawan: Refractions from another time
p. 1452 | Siddhartha, Venkatasubbiah; Rajan, Yagnaswami Sundara
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1452-1456

Satish Dhawan: Provider of a firm structure to ISRO and a major contributor to ‘ISRO culture’
p. 1457 | Suresh, B. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1457-1460

Professor Satish Dhawan – A gentle integrator
p. 1461 | Kale, Pramod
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1461-1468

The spirit of a giant
p. 1469 | Srinivasan, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1469-1473

Vegetable oils for transportation fuels – the bus we missed
p. 1474 | Udipi, Shrinivasa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1474-1478

Devidayal’s sons: Satish and Ranjit Dhawan and the fellowship of flight
p. 1479 | Dhawan, Jyotsna
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1479-1488

Satish Dhawan: Photo Gallery
p. 1488

Review Articles
DNA aptamers in COVID-19 research
p. 1489 | Jain, Sanya; Singh, Somesh Pratap; Mayya, Chaithra; Majumdar, Sharmistha; Bhatia, Dhiraj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1489-1498

Research Articles
Optimization calculations for neutron production target at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata with 50 MeV electron linear accelerator
p. 1499 | Das, Nisith Kr.; Chatterjee, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1499-1502

GNSS and its impact on position estimates
p. 1503 | Vivek, Chiranjeevi G.; Shrungeshwara, T. S.; Jade, Sridevi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1503-1509

Cyclone Amphan: oceanic conditions pre- and post-cyclone using in situ and satellite observations
p. 1510 | Bhowmick, Suchandra A.; Agarwal, Neeraj; Sharma, Rashmi; Sundar, R.; Venkatesan, R.; Prasad, C. Anoopa; Navaneeth, K. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1510-1516

Tree cover and diversity modulate the response of carbon storage to precipitation variability in an Indian semi-arid forest
p. 1517 | Mehta, Nirav; Sanchez, Sergio; Marpu, Prashanth; Desai, Ankur R.; Krishnayya, N. S. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1517-1525

Tentative model of crustal structure of the Central Indian Ocean deformation as inferred from spectral and Werner deconvolution techniques of magnetic data
p. 1526 | Bharathi, R. Divya; Subrahmanyam, M.; Ramesh, D. S.; Rajendran, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1526-1539

Variations introduced in sorghum through pollination with maize
p. 1540 | Visarada, K. B. R. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1540-1548

Acquisition of vacated home ranges by tigers
p. 1549 | Singh, Randeep; Pandey, Puneet; Qureshi, Qamar; Sankar, Kalyanasundaram; Krausman, Paul R.; Goyal, Surendra Prakash
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1549-1554

Research Communication
Preliminary results of hybrid bathymetry and GLOF risk assessment for Neelkanth lake, Lahaul Himalaya, India
p. 1555 | Deswal, Sanjay; Sharma, Milap Chand; Saini, Rakesh; Dalal, Padma; Kumar, Parmod
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1555-1557

Identification of submarine groundwater discharge using thermal infrared observations in the Arabian Ocean near Okha coast, Gujarat, India
p. 1558 | Singh, R. P.; Chander, Shard; Ramakrishnan, Ratheesh; Gujrati, Ashwin; Pradhan, Rohit; Wadhwa, Chirag; Rajawat, A. S.; Kumar, Raj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1558-1564

Antibiotic resilience in Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. punicae causing bacterial blight of pomegranate
p. 1564 | Krishna, Priyanka; Kumar, M. K. Prasanna; Channappa, Manjunatha; Devanna, Pramesh; Singh, Kartar; Eeregowda, Puneeth M.; Mahesh, H. B.; Chandrashekar, B. S.; Babu, Venkatesh; Desai, Radhika U.; Banakar, Sahana N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i9/1564-1569

Book Reviews
Comprehensive Remote Sensing, Volume 2: Data Processing and Analysis Methodology. Editor in Chief: Shunlin Liang. Volume Editor: Melba M. Crawford
p. 1570 | Kumar, A. Senthil; Bhardwaj, Ashutosh

Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2019. Jan E. Leach and Steven E. Lindow (eds)
p. 1571 | Sridhar, R.

Personal News
Khadg Singh Valdiya (1937–2020)
p. 1575 | Tandon, S. K.

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p. 1579

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p. 1579

Scientific Cadre Vacancies - Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics
p. 1580

Research Associateship (RAs and Ph.D. program) - HOMI BHABHA NATIONAL INSTITUTE
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National Virtual Conference – 2020
p. 1581

Copies of the Special Section (on Satish Dhawan) - Current Science Association
p. 1581

Award of DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Life Sciences
p. 1583

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