Current Science

Current Science

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


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 123, No 2 (2022)

In this Issue

In this issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/134-134 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 134-134
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Climate Change and Health
S. K. Satheesh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/135-136 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 135-136
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Current Science Reports
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/137-140 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 137-140
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Overcoming the Barriers Of Utilization of Mica Waste as a Potassic Fertilizer
Khushboo Rani, Abinash Das
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/141-142 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 141-142
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Scientific Correspondance

Barren Island Volcano: Recent Field Findings
Goutham Krishna Teja Gunda, A. Sridhar, Mamta Chauhan, Mijanur Ansary, Prakash Chauhan, R. Sudhakar Goud, G. Udaya Laxmi, S. Balaji
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/143-144 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 143-144
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Saccogyna Darjeelingensis (saccogynaceae: Marchantiophyta) – A New Species from Eastern Himalaya, India with a New Generic Record for Indian Bryoflora
Monalisa Dey, Shuvadeep Majumdar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/145-147 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 145-147
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General Article

Contributions of Department of Biotechnology to Non-communicable Disease Biology Research in India
Sandhya R. Shenoy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/148-153 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 148-153
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Review Article

Epigenetic Changes in Eusocial Insects which affect Age and Longevity
Srđana Đorđievski, Tatjana V. Celic, Elvira L. Vukasinovic, Danijela Kojic, Jelena Purac
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/154-159 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 154-159
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Research Articles

Application of Hertzberg Stain in the Identification and Differentiation of Polyvinyl Acetate-based Forged Fingerprints
Sameer Saharan, Bhuvnesh Yadav, A. K. Yadav
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/160-168 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 160-168
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A Comprehensive Analysis of Health Risk due to Natural Outdoor Gamma Radiationin Southeast Haryana, India
Sandeep Singh Duhan, Pradeep Khyalia, Jitender Singh Laura
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/169-176 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 169-176
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Al2O3-coated Fe3O4/graphene/TiO2 Hybrid Nanocomposite Mixture as Anode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries
K. Saravanakumar, J. Samson Isaac, R. Rajesh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/177-183 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 177-183
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Assessment of Overburden Dump and Highwall Slope Stability for Jambad Open Cast Coal Mine, West Bengal, India, using in Situ and Laboratory Testing
Vishwas N. Khatri, Lohitkumar Nainegali, Rajib Sarkar, Sarat Kumar Das
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/184-193 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 184-193
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Fine Root Biomass Differs Significantly across Different Forest Types and Soil Depth in Central Himalaya, India
Harish Bahadur Chand, Ganesh Joshi, Roshan Prasad Bhatta, Sanjay Singh, Abhishek Kumar, Nabin Raj Joshi, Ramesh Bohara
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/194-201 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 194-201
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Mineralogy and Pore Structure Characterization of Lower Oligocene to Early Miocene Formations in Parts of Assam–arakan Basin, North East India.
Triveni Gogoi, Jenifer Alam, Rima Chatterjee
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/202-213 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 202-213
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Isolation of a Pink-pigmented Facultative Methylotrophic Bacteria and its Growth-promoting Effect on Pepper Plants
Ting Yang, Fachao Shi, Yuxing An, Donglei Sun, Yinglin Lu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/214-219 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 214-219
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Tradition In Transition: The Transformation of Traditional Agriculture in Arunachal Pradesh, North East India
Toku Bani, Mundeep Deuri, Tonlong Wangpan, Sumpam Tangjang, A. Arunachalam
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/220-225 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 220-225
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Book Reviews

Superconductivity: Basics and Applications to Magnets, Second Edition
Uttam Bhunia
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/226-228 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 226-228
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The Pandemic Century: A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to COVID-19
Sneha Sinha
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/226-228 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 226-228
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Personal News

I. A. Niazi (1928–2022)
Vidyanand Nanjundiah, Surendra Ghaskadbi, Priyambada Mohanty-Hejmadi, Krishan Kumar Sharma
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i2/229-232 ,  Vol 123, No 2 (2022), Pagination: 229-232
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