Current Science

Current Science

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

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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.

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Vol 117, No 9 (2019)

In this Issue

In this Issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1402-1402 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1402-1402
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Editorial

Diabetes and Evolution
Kirtana Vasu, Sandeep M. Eswarappa
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1403-1404 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1403-1404
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Correspondence

Microbes and Agriculture:Potentials and Gaps
Rana Pratap Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1405-1405 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1405-1405
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Legislation Limbo on e-Pharmacies in India
V. S. Ligade, N. Udupa, D. Sreedhar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1406-1407 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1406-1407
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Genetic Modification Technology
P. C. Kesavan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1407-1409 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1407-1409
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News

Science Last Fortnight
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1410-1413 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1410-1413
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Evolution of the Universe and Earth’s Place in Cosmos–The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics
Jayant Murthy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1414-1415 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1414-1415
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Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries–2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
A. Ramanan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1416-1418 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1416-1418
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Out of Breath:Molecular Description of Cellular Responses to Hypoxia–2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
Padinjat Raghu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1418-1419 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1418-1419
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Endophytes in Agriculture
T. S. Suryanarayanan, Karaba N. Nataraja
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1420-1421 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1420-1421
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Commentary

When Biotechnologists Lack Objectivity
Andrew Paul Gutierrez, Peter E. Kenmore, Aruna Rodrigues
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1422-1429 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1422-1429
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National-Level Coordination Strategies Needed to Mitigate the Outburst of Diabetes
Govindasamy Agoramoorthy, Judu Ilavarasu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1430-1432 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1430-1432
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Scientific Correspondance

Fistulina hepatica (Schaeff.) with. Belonging to the Family Fistulinaceae in Nagaland, India
Gloria Nyenthang, Asangla Kichu, Lydia Yeptho, T. Ajungla
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1433-1434 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1433-1434
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General Article

Open Access Levels and Patterns in Scholarly Articles from India
Rajesh Piryani, Jyoti Dua, Vivek Kumar Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1435-1440 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1435-1440
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Energy Credit Cards and Incentives for Energy Growth in India
Lakshmi Pathak, Kavita Shah
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1441-1448 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1441-1448
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Visualization Analysis of Research on Rice with Fertilizer from the ‘Agronomy’ Category based on Citespace
Jie Sun, Bao-Zhong Yuan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1449-1458 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1449-1458
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Review Article

Non-Antibiotic Potential of Medicinal Plants to Combat Urinary Tract Infections
Poonam G. Daswani
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1459-1468 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1459-1468
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Research Account

Repository of Fungal Endophytes at Vinstrom, Chennai:Waiting to be Harnessed
T. S. Suryanarayanan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1469-1474 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1469-1474
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Research Articles

A Hybrid-Wavelet Artificial Neural Network Model for Monthly Water Table Depth Prediction
Anandakumar, A. R. Senthil Kumar, Ravindra Kale, B. Maheshwara Babu, U. Sathishkumar, G. V. Srinivasa Reddy, Prasad S. Kulkarni
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1475-1481 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1475-1481
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Establishing Empirical Correlation between Sediment Thickness and Resonant Frequency using HVSR for the Indo-Gangetic Plain
P. Anbazhagan, A. Janarthana Boobalan, H. S. Shaivan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1482-1491 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1482-1491
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Physico-Chemical, Photocatalytic and Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Annona muricata L. Fruit Extract Derived Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles in Comparison to the Commercial Chemical Version
Ahlam Abdul Aziz, V. S. Shaniba, P. R. Jayasree, P. R. Manish Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1492-1504 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1492-1504
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Proton Gradient Regulator 5 of Gossypium arboreum Enhances Salt-Stress Tolerance in Gossypium hirsutum
Muhammad Naveed Shahid, Adil Jamal, Sarfraz Kiani, Javed Iqbal Wattoo, Bushra Rashid, Tayyab Husnain
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1505-1511 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1505-1511
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Research Communications

Sink Removal from Digital Elevation Model–A Necessary Evil for Hydrological Analysis
Arabinda Sharma, K. N. Tiwari
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1512-1515 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1512-1515
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Assessment of Level of Service for Urban Signalized Intersections in India
Arpita Saha, Satish Chandra, Indrajit Ghosh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1516-1521 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1516-1521
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Xylooligosaccharides Production from Tobacco Stalk Xylan using Edible Acid
A. K. Samanta, J. Chikkerur, Sohini Roy, A. P. Kolte, Manpal Sridhar, A. Dhali, K. Giridhar, S. Senani
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1521-1525 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1521-1525
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Influence of Nutrient Availability on the Reproduction and Offspring Growth in Vicia grandiflora
Jeromi Kolodziejek
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1526-1531 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1526-1531
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Variation Studies in Surface Micromorphology on Seed Coat and Endosperm of Ensete superbum (Roxb.) Cheesman:A Conservation Concern Species of India
V. Saroj Kumar, R. Jaishanker, A. Annamalai
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1531-1536 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1531-1536
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Book Reviews

Annual Review of Microbiology, 2018
Umesh Varshney
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1537-1538 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1537-1538
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Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2018
Biman Nath
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1538-1539 ,  Vol 117, No 9 (2019), Pagination: 1538-1539
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