Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2021
In this Issue
In this Issue
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Guest Editorial
How to survive and excel as an academician in India
p. 1655 | Bagchi, Biman

Correspondence
TTR cardiac amyloidosis: the right time to start clinical diagnosis globally
p. 1657 | Thakur, Ashwani Kumar; Ghosh, Shreya; Khanra, Dibbendhu; Naik, Ajay; Kumar, Ravi; Bansal, Sandeep; Negi, Prakash; Wander, Gurpreet; Krishna, Vinay; Talwar, Kewal Kishan

Antimicrobial activity of piggery-waste medicinal maggots – ‘waste to wealth’ approach towards developing natural therapeutics
p. 1657 | Deb, Rajib; Rajkhowa, Swaraj; Pegu, Seema Rani; Yadav, Ajay Kumar; Paul, Souvuk; Ramesh, D.

News
Prof. C. N. R. Rao receives the Eni International Award for Research in Energy Frontiers
p. 1658

Current Science Reports
p. 1659

Commentary
The murky origins of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of the COVID-19 pandemic
p. 1663 | Balaram, P.

Can the restrictive boundaries of intellectual property create a larger social impact?
p. 1667 | Jain, Akriti; Gurtoo, Anjula

How much do we know about the threat of combined stresses in Indian agriculture?
p. 1669 | Singh, Anupriya; Senthil-Kumar, Muthappa

General Articles
TIFR zero-pressure balloon programme crosses a milestone
p. 1672 | Anand, D.; Kumar, B. Suneel; Ojha, Devendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1672-1678

Exhaustion and scepticism within the scientific community: the case of women scientists and their peers in India
p. 1679 | Arora, Cheshta
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1679-1685

The many uses of data in public clinical trial registries
p. 1686 | Saberwal, Gayatri
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1686-1691

Review Articles
Torpor in insects
p. 1692 | Borkataki, S.; Bhattacharyya, B.; Sen, S.; Taye, R. R.; Reddy, M. D.; Nanda, S. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1692-1697

Research Articles
Using high effective risk of adult–senior duo in multigenerational homes to prioritize COVID-19 vaccination
p. 1698 | Saraswat, Brijesh; Ansumali, Santosh; Prakash, Meher K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1698-1704

A methodology for unsupervised feature learning in hyperspectral imagery using deep belief network
p. 1705 | Shibi, C. Sherin; Gayathri, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1705-1711

Policy-driven approach to demand management from space cooling and water heating appliances: insights from a primary survey of urban Bengaluru, India
p. 1712 | Challa, Sashi Kiran; Chakravarty, Shoibal; Joshi, Kshitija
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1712-1720

Characterizing shifting pattern of disaster-induced death and disaster management policies: a regional analysis from Odisha, India
p. 1721 | Mishra, Manoranjan; Acharyya, Tamoghna; Pattnaik, Namita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1721-1727

Rithi Ranjana: reconstructing crop economy based on archaeobotanical evidence and radiocarbon dates from an Early Iron Age site in semi-arid Vidarbha, Maharashtra, India
p. 1728 | Patel, Himani; Pokharia, Anil K.; N., Nihildas; Rai, Niraj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1728-1739

Accumulation and enrichment of platinum group elements in hydrogenous Fe–Mn crust and nodules from the Andaman Sea, India
p. 1740 | Varghese, Saju; Ramesh, Rajani P.; Pillai, Rachna; Joseph, Sethu Rose; Gopakumar, B.; Sathikumar, Resmi; Joshi, Rajesh Kumar; Guha, Priyanka Dey; Manoj, R. V.; Nagasundaram, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1740-1748

Fossil remains of proterosuchian from the Panchet Formation, Damodar valley of India
p. 1749 | Pal, Saurabh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1749-1752

Disequilibrium of uranium mineralization – a case study of Devri area, Surajpur district, Chhattisgarh, India
p. 1753 | Singh, Dheeraj; Sharma, U. P.; Rout, G. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1753-1757

Stability of pillar and drive advances in hard rock mine through numerical modelling and instrumentation
p. 1758 | Rao, K. K.; Choudhary, B. S.; Raju, G. D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1758-1767

Modelling lateral width for merging of U-turning vehicles in divided urban roads
p. 1768 | Khan, Tathagatha; Mohapatra, Smruti Sourava
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1768-1777

Research Communication
Intrusion pathway of invasive Asian subterranean termite, Coptotermes gestroi (Wasmann) from the Neotropics into the Indian mainland
p. 1778 | Venkatesan, T.; Kalleshwaraswamy, C. M.; Gupta, Ankita; Ashika, T. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1778-1781

Laevicaulis haroldi (Veronicellidae: Gastropoda), a potential future invader to India
p. 1781 | Mahapatra, Biswa Bhusana; Aravind, N. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i11/1781-1785

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, 2020. Barry R. Holstein, Wick C. Haxton and Abolhassan Jawahery (eds)
p. 1786 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Heart: A History. Sandeep Jauhar
p. 1788 | Deshpande, Mohan D.

Personal News
Sanjay Bajpai (1965–2021)
p. 1790 | Sharma, Ashutosh; Tayal, Rajiv K.; Gupta, Akhilesh; Alam, Neelima; Reddy, G. V. Raghunath; Saini, Vineet; Reddy, J. B. V.; Pai, Ranjith Krishna; Philip, Ligy; Raju, Prasada; Pradeep, T.

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INSA Young Historian of Science Award – 2021
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