Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 117 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2019
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1402

Editorial
Diabetes and evolution
p. 1403 | Vasu, Kirtana; Eswarappa, Sandeep M.

Correspondence
Microbes and agriculture: potentials and gaps
p. 1405 | Singh, Rana Pratap

Legislation limbo on e-pharmacies in India
p. 1406 | Ligade, V. S.; Udupa, N.; Sreedhar, D.

Genetic modification technology
p. 1407 | Kesavan, P. C.

Response: Genetic modification technology
p. 1409 | Padmanaban, G.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1410

Evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in cosmos – The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics
p. 1414 | Murthy, Jayant

Development of lithium-ion batteries – 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
p. 1416 | Ramanan, A.

Out of breath: molecular description of cellular responses to hypoxia – 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
p. 1418 | Raghu, Padinjat

Meeting Report
Endophytes in agriculture
p. 1420 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Nataraja, Karaba N.

Commentary
When biotechnologists lack objectivity
p. 1422 | Gutierrez, Andrew Paul; Kenmore, Peter E.; Rodrigues, Aruna

National-level coordination strategies needed to mitigate the outburst of diabetes
p. 1430 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Ilavarasu, Judu

Scientific Correspondence
Fistulina hepatica (Schaeff.) With. belonging to the family Fistulinaceae in Nagaland, India
p. 1433 | Nyenthang, Gloria; Kichu, Asangla; Yeptho, Lydia; Ajungla, T.

General Articles
Open access levels and patterns in scholarly articles from India
p. 1435 | Piryani, Rajesh; Dua, Jyoti; Singh, Vivek Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1435-1440

Energy credit cards and incentives for energy growth in India
p. 1441 | Pathak, Lakshmi; Shah, Kavita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1441-1448

Visualization analysis of research on rice with fertilizer from the ‘agronomy’ category based on CiteSpace
p. 1449 | Sun, Jie; Yuan, Bao-Zhong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1449-1458

Review Articles
Non-antibiotic potential of medicinal plants to combat urinary tract infections
p. 1459 | Daswani, Poonam G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1459-1468

Research Account
Repository of fungal endophytes at VINSTROM, Chennai: waiting to be harnessed
p. 1469 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1469-1474

Research Articles
A hybrid-wavelet artificial neural network model for monthly water table depth prediction
p. 1475 | ., Anandakumar; Kumar, A. R. Senthil; Kale, Ravindra; Babu, B. Maheshwara; Sathishkumar, U.; Reddy, G. V. Srinivasa; Kulkarni, Prasad S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1475-1481

Establishing empirical correlation between sediment thickness and resonant frequency using HVSR for the Indo-Gangetic Plain
p. 1482 | Anbazhagan, P.; Boobalan, A. Janarthana; Shaivan, H. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1482-1491

Physico-chemical, photocatalytic and cytotoxicity evaluation of Annona muricata L. fruit extract derived zinc oxide nanoparticles in comparison to the commercial chemical version
p. 1492 | Aziz, Ahlam Abdul; Shaniba, V. S.; Jayasree, P. R.; Kumar, P. R. Manish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1492-1504

Proton gradient regulator 5 of Gossypium arboreum enhances salt-stress tolerance in Gossypium hirsutum
p. 1505 | Shahid, Muhammad Naveed; Jamal, Adil; Kiani, Sarfraz; Wattoo, Javed Iqbal; Rashid, Bushra; Husnain, Tayyab
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1505-1511

Research Communication
Sink removal from digital elevation model – a necessary evil for hydrological analysis
p. 1512 | Sharma, Arabinda; Tiwari, K. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1512-1515

Assessment of level of service for urban signalized intersections in India
p. 1516 | Saha, Arpita; Chandra, Satish; Ghosh, Indrajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1516-1521

Xylooligosaccharides production from tobacco stalk xylan using edible acid
p. 1521 | Chikkerur, J.; Roy, Sohini; Kolte, A. P.; Dhali, A.; Giridhar, K.; Samanta, A. K.; Sridhar, Manpal; Senani, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1521-1525

Influence of nutrient availability on the reproduction and offspring growth in Vicia grandiflora
p. 1526 | Kolodziejek, Jeromi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1526-1531

Variation studies in surface micromorphology on seed coat and endosperm of Ensete superbum (Roxb.) Cheesman: a conservation concern species of India
p. 1531 | Kumar, V. Saroj; Jaishanker, R.; Annamalai, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i9/1531-1536

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Microbiology, 2018. Susan Gottesman, Caroline S. Harwood and Olaf Schneewind (eds)
p. 1537 | Varshney, Umesh

Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2018. S. M. Faber and Ewine van Dishoeck (eds)
p. 1538 | Nath, Biman

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National Biopharma Mission - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
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p. 1541

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Junior Research Fellow - Department of Environmental Science, SRM University
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Dr Naresh J. Suchak Innovation Award - Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
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