Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 123 - Issue 02: 25 Jul, 2022
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Invites Applications for the Post of Director - Department of Atomic Energy
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In this issue
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Editorial
Climate change and health
p. 0135 | Satheesh, S. K.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0137

Opinion
Overcoming the barriers of utilization of mica waste as a potassic fertilizer
p. 0141 | Rani, Khushboo; Das, Abinash

Scientific Correspondence
Barren Island Volcano: recent field findings
p. 0143 | Gunda, Goutham Krishna Teja; Sridhar, A.; Chauhan, Mamta; Ansary, Mijanur; Chauhan, Prakash; Goud, R. Sudhakar; Laxmi, G. Udaya; Balaji, S.

Saccogyna darjeelingensis (Saccogynaceae: Marchantiophyta) – a new species from Eastern Himalaya, India with a new generic record for Indian Bryoflora
p. 0145 | Dey, Monalisa; Majumdar, Shuvadeep

General Articles
Contributions of Department of Biotechnology to non-communicable disease biology research in India
p. 0148 | Shenoy, Sandhya R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/148-153

Review Articles
Epigenetic changes in eusocial insects which affect age and longevity
p. 0154 | Đorđievski, Srđana; Čelić, Tatjana V.; Vukašinović, Elvira L.; Kojić, Danijela; Purać, Jelena
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/154-159

Research Articles
Application of Hertzberg stain in the identification and differentiation of polyvinyl acetate-based forged fingerprints
p. 0160 | Saharan, Sameer; Yadav, Bhuvnesh; Yadav, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/160-168

A comprehensive analysis of health risk due to natural outdoor gamma radiation in southeast Haryana, India
p. 0169 | Duhan, Sandeep Singh; Khyalia, Pradeep; Laura, Jitender Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/169-176

Al2O3-coated Fe3O4/graphene/TiO2 hybrid nanocomposite mixture as anode material for lithium-ion batteries
p. 0177 | Saravanakumar, K.; Isaac, J. Samson; Rajesh, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/177-183

Assessment of overburden dump and highwall slope stability for Jambad open cast coal mine, West Bengal, India, using in situ and laboratory testing
p. 0184 | Khatri, Vishwas N.; Nainegali, Lohitkumar; Sarkar, Rajib; Das, Sarat Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/184-193

Fine root biomass differs significantly across different forest types and soil depth in Central Himalaya, India
p. 0194 | Chand, Harish Bahadur; Joshi, Ganesh; Bhatta, Roshan Prasad; Singh, Sanjay; Kumar, Abhishek; Joshi, Nabin Raj; Bohara, Ramesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/194-201

Mineralogy and pore structure characterization of Lower Oligocene to Early Miocene formations in parts of Assam–Arakan basin, North East India
p. 0202 | Gogoi, Triveni; Alam, Jenifer; Chatterjee, Rima
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/202-213

Isolation of a pink-pigmented facultative methylotrophic bacteria and its growth-promoting effect on pepper plants
p. 0214 | Yang, Ting; Shi, Fachao; An, Yuxing; Sun, Donglei; Lu, Yinglin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/214-219

Tradition in transition: the transformation of traditional agriculture in Arunachal Pradesh, North East India
p. 0220 | Bani, Toku; Deuri, Mundeep; Wangpan, Tonlong; Tangjang, Sumpam; Arunachalam, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/220-225

Book Reviews
Superconductivity: Basics and Applications to Magnets, Second Edition. R. G. Sharma
p. 0226 | Bhunia, Uttam

The Pandemic Century: A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to Covid-19. Mark Honigsbaum
p. 0226 | Sinha, Sneha

Personal News
I. A. Niazi (1928–2022)
p. 0229 | Nanjundiah, Vidyanand; Ghaskadbi, Surendra; Mohanty-Hejmadi, Priyambada; Sharma, Krishan Kumar

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Dinstinguished Overseas Scientists - Indian National Science Academy
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Postdoctoral Fellow for Synchrotron support at Indian Beamline in the Photon Factory, KEK, Tsukuba, Japan
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Faculty Fellow - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
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M.Sc. Life Sciences (Ayurveda Biology) - The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology
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Deputation of Indian Scientists Abroad under Bilateral Exchange Programme – 2023 - INSA
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Raja Ramanna Chair Professor - National Institute of Advanced Studies
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Research Associate-I and Senior Research Fellow - Physical Research Laboratory
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Nominations - Indian National Science Academy
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Scientist Positions - Institute of Advanced Virology
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Junior Research Fellow - Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
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SASTRA-Ramanujan Award Winners
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Admissions 2022 - Somaiya Vidyavihar University
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