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 8 (2019)

In this Issue

In this Issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1258-1258 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1258-1258
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Editorial

Hormesis–An Exciting Field in Genetic Toxicology and Evolutionary Biology
P. C. Kesavan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1259-1260 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1259-1260
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Correspondence

Foldscope as a Research Tool in the Diagnosis of Fungal Leaf Spot Diseases
Lhanjey P. Wangdi, Arpan Pradhan, Srijana Mangar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1261-1261 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1261-1261
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Indian-Origin Fellows of National Academy of Inventors
Inderpal Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1262-1262 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1262-1262
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News

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1262-1262 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1262-1262
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Science Last Fortnight
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1263-1266 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1263-1266
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Commentary

Road widening along National Highway-58, Uttarakhand, India
T. Siddique, S. P. Pradhan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1267-1269 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1267-1269
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Scientific Correspondance

Simple Somatic Cell Assay to Screen Mammalian Embryo Toxicity Caused by Mineral Oil
Rasika Rajendran, Monika Saini, Seema Dua, Diksha Saini, Dharmendra Kumar, Prem Singh Yadav, Naresh L. Selokar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1270-1271 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1270-1271
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Infestation Of Bopyrid Isopod Parasite (Bopyridae) on ‘Coral Banded Boxing’ Shrimp Stenopus hispidus Olivier, 1811 (Stenopodidae) in the Lakshadweep Archipelago
S. Prakash, T. T. Ajith Kumar, Kuldeep K. Lal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1271-1273 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1271-1273
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General Article

Towards Effective Climate Services:Indian Context
Rajeev Kumar Mehajan, Abha Tewary, Shreekant Gupta
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1274-1280 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1274-1280
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Sustainability Improvement of Traditional Cropping System in Uttarakhand, India, through Intercropping with Medicinal nd Aromatic Plants
Madhulika Pandey, B. P. Nautiyal, Nirdesh Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1281-1285 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1281-1285
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Review Article

Current Status of Enthalpy–Entropy Compensation Phenomenon
Satya Priya Moulik, Bappaditya Naskar, Animesh Kumar Rakshit
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1286-1291 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1286-1291
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Research Articles

Determination of Tolerable Dose of Litchi Fruit Considering Reported Hypoglycin A And MCPG Contents through Biochemical and Histopathological Evaluations in Mice
Jyoti Tripathi, Nilantana Bandyopadhyay, Sachin N. Hajare, Surbhi Wadhawan, Haladhar Dev Sarma, Satyendra Gautam
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1292-1299 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1292-1299
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Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Azadirachta Indica and Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract
Sonali Priyadarshini, Sushree Sulava, Rasmita Bhol, Somanatha Jena
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1300-1307 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1300-1307
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Green Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Activity of Synthesized Ruthenium Nanoparticles using Fishtail Fern, Sago Palm, Rosy Periwinkle and Holy Basil
Pranshu K. Gupta, Kalluri V. S. Ranganath, Nawal K. Dubey, Lallan Mishra
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1308-1317 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1308-1317
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Spatiotemporal Variation of Single-Season Rice Phenology in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area, China, During 1991–2010
Lei He, Ji-Long Chen
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1318-1323 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1318-1323
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Soil Bacterial Diversity and its Determinants in the Riparian Zone of the Lijiang River, China
Jing Wang, Dongmei Wang, Bin Wang
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1324-1332 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1324-1332
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Textural Variation in the Crustal Xenoliths in Basic Dykes, Western Deccan Volcanic Province, Maharashtra, India:Evidence of Partial Melting And Pyrometamorphism
Aishwarya N. Ghole, Tanuuja Marathe, Sudha Vaddadi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1333-1339 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1333-1339
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Research Communications

Robust Perceptual Image Hashing using SIFT and SVD
Kh. Motilal Singh, Arambam Neelima, T. Tuithung, Kh. Manglem Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1340-1344 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1340-1344
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Limited Replication Studies in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research on Taste and Food
Andy Wai Kan Yeung
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1345-1347 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1345-1347
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Use of a Weather Forecast Model to Identify Suitable Sites for New Wind Power Plants in Karnataka
Anasuya Gangopadhyay, Radhika Kanase, Greeshma Mohan, Madhuparna Halder, Medha Deshpande, Parthasharathi Mukhopadhyay, J. Srinivasan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1347-1353 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1347-1353
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Raw Water Treatment with Cl2 and ClO2:Comparison of Two Major Class of Disinfection By-Products Formation
R. K. Padhi, Suja Subramanian, K. K. Satpathy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1354-1357 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1354-1357
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Quantitative Assessment of Crop Species Diversity in Shifting Cultivation System o Eastern Himalaya
D. K. Pandey, P. Adhiguru, S. Vimla Devi, Shivani Dobhal, S. K. Dubey, T. S. Mehra
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1357-1363 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1357-1363
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Effect of Integrated Nutrient Management in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) on Alluvial Soil
Aritra Kumar Mukherjee, Sudipta Tripathi, Subhadeep Mukherjee, R. B. Mallick, Anannya Banerjee
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1364-1368 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1364-1368
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Genetic Lineage of Zeugodacus caudatus (Diptera:Tephritidae) Detected with mtCOI Gene Analysis from India
Chandra S. Prabhakar, Anil, Jaipal S. Choudhary, Ravi S. Singh, S. N. Ray, Kalmesh Managanvi, Mona Kumari, Ashok B. Hadapad, Ramesh S. Hire
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1368-1375 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1368-1375
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Book Reviews

Gandhi and Health @ 150:Footprints of ICMR’s Century-Long Journey
Mahtab S. Bamji, Rajni Kant, Subbarao M. Gavaravarapu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1376-1377 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1376-1377
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History and Theory of Knowledge Production. An Introductory Outline
M. Vijayan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1377-1379 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1377-1379
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Annual Review of Biophysics, 2018
Gautam I. Menon
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1379-1380 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1379-1380
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Historical Notes

Observational Records of Stars in Indian Texts – III (Gemini)
R. Venketeswara Pai, B. S. Shylaja
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1383-1386 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1383-1386
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Personal News

Chanchal Uberoi (1939–2019)
S. N. Balasubrahmanyam
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v117/i8/1381-1382 ,  Vol 117, No 8 (2019), Pagination: 1381-1382
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