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.

Table of Contents

Vol 112, No 09 (2017)

In this Issue

In this Issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1795-1795 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1795-1795
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Guest Editorial

The Obsession with being Number One
Richard N. Zare
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1796-1796 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1796-1796
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Correspondence

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
Sumanta Bagchi
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1797-1797 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1797-1797
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News

Science Last Fortnight
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1798-1801 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1798-1801
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Science Writing Workshop
K. P. Madhu
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1802-1803 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1802-1803
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Linking Rivers, Barrages and Fish Migration
Dharma Rajan Priyadarsanan, Rajeev Raghavan
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1804-1805 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1804-1805
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Chemistry for Harmonious Development and a Sustainable Future
Arkaja Goswami, Divya Mathur
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1805-1807 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1805-1807
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Commentary

Wanderers of Rajaji:Are Elephants Learning New Lessons in the Changing Environment?
Ritesh Joshi
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1808-1811 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1808-1811
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Scientific Correspondance

On-Line E-Flora for Karaikal District, Puducherry, India
K. Sambandan, N. Dhatchanamoorthy, J. Jagadeesan
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1812-1813 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1812-1813
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General Article

Scientometric Profile of Global Male Breast Cancer Research
Sandhya Dwivedi, K. C. Garg, H. N. Prasad
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1814-1821 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1814-1821
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GICDB:An Oncogenomic Database of Gastrointestinal Cancer
Jyotsna Choubey, Jyoti Kant Choudhari, Ashish Patel, M. K. Verma
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1822-1825 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1822-1825
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Reduction in Uncertainty in Tropical Cyclone Track Forecasts over the North Indian Ocean
M. Mohapatra, B. Geetha, Monica Sharma
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1826-1830 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1826-1830
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Review Article

Cancer Pathology:Panel of Diagnostic Markers for Cancer
Anuj Kumar Gupta, Prashant Khadke
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1831-1838 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1831-1838
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An Insight into the Putative Role of Victuals Like Honey and its Polyphenols in Breast Cancer
Aruna Priyadharshni Subramanian, Agnes Aruna John, Muthu Vignesh Vellayappan, Arunpandian Balaji, Saravana Kumar Jaganathan, A. Manikandan, Eko Supriyanto
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1839-1854 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1839-1854
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Research Articles

A Comparison between Linear Programming Model and Optimal Control Model of Production-Inventory System
Ali Khaleel Dhaiban
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1855-1863 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1855-1863
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Estimation of Pyrogenic Carbon Emissions from Forests of Sikkim Himalaya, India:A Geoinformatics Approach
Pradeep Kumar, M. K. Ghose
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1864-1872 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1864-1872
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Numerical Studies of Ventilation Effect on Methane Layering Behaviour in Underground Coal Mines
Pradeep Kumar, Devi Prasad Mishra, Durga Charan Panigrahi, Patitapaban Sahu
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1873-1881 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1873-1881
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Sustaining Soil Quality, Resilience and Critical Carbon Level under Different Cropping Systems in Semi-Arid Tropical Alfisol Soils
Uttam Kumar Mandal, K. L. Sharma, K. Venkanna, Pushpanjali, Ravikant V. Adake, Rahul N. Masane, J. V. N. S. Prasad, G. Venkatesh, Srinivasa Rao
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1882-1895 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1882-1895
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Role of Tributaries in Shaping the Middle Course of the Himalayan River Teesta after the 1968 Extreme Floods
Leszek Starkel, Ɓukasz Wiejaczka, Krzysztof Kiszka
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1896-1903 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1896-1903
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Weeds as Emerging Threat to Biodiversity:A Consequence of Spread of Ludwigia peruviana in Dhansiri and Kopili Catchment Areas of Assam, North East India
Iswar Chandra Barua, Jayanta Deka, Mitali Devi, Rajib L. Deka, Janmoni Moran
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1904-1914 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1904-1914
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Research Communications

System Design Approach for Heartbeat Detection and Classification of Individuals Irrespective of their Physical Condition
Chinmay Chandrakar, Monisha Sharma
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1915-1920 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1915-1920
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A New Formulation for Determination of the Competition Coefficient in Multispecies Interaction for Lotka-Volterra Type Competition Models
Anshuman Swain, Saswata Chatterjee
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1920-1926 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1920-1926
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District-Level Crop Yield Estimation Using Calibration Approach
Kaustav Aditya, Ankur Biswas, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Hukum Chandra
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1927-1931 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1927-1931
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Estimation of Carrying Capacity of Livestock Farm Based on Maximum Phosphorus Load of Farmland and GIS Spatial Analysis Technology
Bojie Yan, Jingjie Yan, Wenjiao Shi
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1931-1936 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1931-1936
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Characterization and Comparative Physico-Chemical Studies of Manahshila (Traditionally Used Arsenic Mineral) and the Corresponding Polymorphs of Realgar (As4S4)
Vinamra Sharma, Amiya K. Samal, Anand K. Chaudhary, Rajesh K. Srivastava
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1936-1941 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1936-1941
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Characterization and Testing of Fine Powder Formulation of Whole Neem Fruits
Sonali Tajane, Praful Dadhe, Sayaji Mehetre, Sachin Mandavgane
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1942-1948 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1942-1948
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Distribution and Conservation Status of the Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Riyaz Ahmad, Narayan Sharma, Upender Pacchnanda, Intesar Suhail, Kasturi Deb, Yash Veer Bhatnagar, Rahul Kaul
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1948-1953 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1948-1953
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Book Reviews

Indica:A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent
C. P. Rajendran
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1954-1955 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1954-1955
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From the Molecular World:A Nineteenth-Century Science Fantasy
Sangeetha Balakrishnan
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1955-1957 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1955-1957
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Grassroots Innovation:Minds on the Margin are not Marginal Minds
Hemant Kumar
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1957-1958 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1957-1958
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Corrigendum

Indian Journal of History of Science. Thematic Issue:Knowledge Production in Pre-Colonial India - Methodological Aspects
C. C. Kartha
DOI:10.18520/cs/v112/i09/1958-1958 ,  Vol 112, No 09 (2017), Pagination: 1958-1958
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