Current Science

Current Science

Publisher: Current Science Association
Editor: R.Srinivasan
Online ISSN: , Print ISSN: 0011-3891
Frequency: Fortnightly

Description:

Current Science, published every fortnight by the Association, in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, is the leading interdisciplinary science journal from India. It was started in 1932 by the then stalwarts of Indian science such as CV Raman, Birbal Sahni, Meghnad Saha, Martin Foster and S.S. Bhatnagar. In 2011, the journal completed one hundred volumes. The journal is intended as a medium for communication and discussion of important issues that concern science and scientific activities. Besides full length research articles and shorter research communications, the journal publishes review articles, scientific correspondence and commentaries, news and views, comments on recently published research papers, opinions on scientific activity, articles on universities, Indian laboratories and institutions, interviews with scientists, personal information, book reviews, etc. It is also a forum to discuss issues and problems faced by science and scientists and an effective medium of interaction among scientists in the country and abroad. Current Science is read by a large community of scientists and the circulation has been continuously going up.

Table of Contents

Vol 122, No 5 (2022)

In this Issue

In this issue
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/498-498 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 498-498
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Editorial

Air pollution climate change on lung health
H. Paramesh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/499-500 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 499-500
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Correspondence

A new quest for the Moon
Debabrata Banerjee
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/501-501 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 501-501
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The Elsevier–Stanford List and the Research skyscape over the IISc and IITs
Gangan Prathap
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/502-503 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 502-503
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Acknowledging the influence of Carlos F. Barbas III’s work on organocatalysis
Erode N. Prabhakaran
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/503-503 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 503-503
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News

Current Science Reports
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/504-507 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 504-507
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2022 King Faisal International Prize for Science and Medicine
Sameen Ahmed Khan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/508-508 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 508-508
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Cranioplasty treatment for human healthcare
T. J. Jeyapriya, Sulob Roy Choudhury, Bikramjit Basu, Ashutosh Bagde, Quazi Zahiruddin
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/509-510 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 509-510
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Opinion

Can pandemics like COVID-19 be linked to forest degradation and biodiversity loss?
Arghya Chakrabarty, Krishna Giri, Gaurav Mishra
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/511-511 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 511-511
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Mucormycosis epidemic and biosecurity concerns of biocontrol agents in the cropping system
K. Prabha
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/512-512 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 512-512
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Scientific Correspondance

Feasibility of hydrate technology for natural gas storage and transportation
Pinnelli S. R. Prasad, Burla Sai Kiran
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/513-514 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 513-514
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Fusarium verticillioides as an acaropathogenic fungus on two-spotted red spider mite (Tetranychus urticae Koch) from South Gujarat, India
R. K. Patel, L. V. Ghetiya, H. D. Bhimani
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/514-516 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 514-516
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General Article

Estimating minimum energy requirement for transitioning to a net-zero, developed India in 2070
Rupsha Bhattacharyya, K. K. Singh, R. B. Grover, K. Bhanja
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/517-527 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 517-527
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Excess power at cellphone towers to sustain cold chain for COVID-19 and other vaccines in off-the-grid rural areas in India
C. Kameswara Rao, Harvey Rubin
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/528-532 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 528-532
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Review Article

Process-based modelling of soil erosion: scope and limitation in the Indian context
Saswat Kumar Kar, Suresh Kumar, M. Sankar, S. Patra, R. M. Singh, S. S. Shrimali, P. R. Ojasvi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/533-541 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 533-541
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Research Articles

Bearing capacity of spatially variable unsaturated fly ash deposit using random field theory
Abhijit Anand, Rajib Sarkar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/542-556 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 542-556
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Analysing the implications of electrification of public transport buses in Pune city, India
Suvedh Jaywant, Tejal Kanitkar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/557-568 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 557-568
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Impact of data assimilation on a calibrated WRF model for the prediction of tropical cyclones over the Bay of Bengal
Harish Baki, C. Balaji, Balaji Srinivasan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/569-583 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 569-583
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Seasonal variation of wave power potential in the coastal areas of India
P. Sirisha, P. G. Remya, Jimna Janardhanan, T. M. Balakrishnan Nair
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/584-590 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 584-590
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Public perception of flood risks and warnings in the flood-prone Kashmir Valley, India
Sabah Parvaze, Junaid Nazir Khan, Rohitashw Kumar, Saqib Parvaze Allaie
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/591-599 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 591-599
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Soil quality mapping in the groundnut belt of erstwhile Mahabubnagar District, Telangana, India using GIS
Sushma Sannidi, G. S. Madhu Bindu, T. L. Neelima, M. Umadevi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/600-608 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 600-608
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Habitat suitability analysis for blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) in Nahar Wildlife Sanctuary, Haryana, India
Poonam Chandel, Ritesh Kumar, Promila Bishnoi, Vinod Kumar, K. E. Mothi Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/609-617 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 609-617
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Research Communications

Growth, biomass and carbon sequestration of fast-growing tree species under high-density plantation in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Bijay Kumar Singh, Anita Tomar, Faraz Ahmad Khan, Kumari Beauty
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/618-622 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 618-622
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Molecular phylogeny of the dung beetle fauna (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot
G. Asha, Palatty Allesh Sinu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/623-628 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 623-628
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Book Reviews

The Design & Development of Novel Drugs and Vaccines: Principles and Protocols. Tarun Kumar Bhatt and Surendra Nimesh (eds)
Biswanath Maity, Dinesh Kumar, Alok Dhawan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/629-630 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 629-630
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The Saga of Atomic Energy in India – Why is Nuclear Power still Subcritical? Mahadeva R. Iyer
G. Vaidyanathan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i5/630-631 ,  Vol 122, No 5 (2022), Pagination: 630-631
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