Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1878

Guest Editorial
From digital technology to living machines
p. 1879 | Chandru, Vijay

Correspondence
The Drosophila bipectinata species complex: phylogenetic relationships among different members
p. 1881 | Singh, B. N.

Biofuel-powered electronic skin: future of healthcare
p. 1882 | Ray, Partha Pratim; Majumder, Poulami

News
INFAAR – a research platform for accelerating laboratory-based surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in fisheries and aquaculture in India
p. 1884 | Rathore, Gaurav; Lal, Kuldeep K.; Bhatia, Rajesh; Jena, J. K.

Meeting Report
Global seismology and tectonics
p. 1885 | Baruah, Santanu; Dey, Chandan; Sastry, G. Narahari; Michael, Andrew J.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 1888

Opinion
TR4 and COVID-19 are two sides of the same coin
p. 1892 | Sandilyan, S.

Commentary
Are insects the future vectors of COVID-19?
p. 1894 | Kumar, Bhupendra

Scientific Correspondence
Mud-crack size distributions in soils and their relationship with soil properties
p. 1895 | Rakeshbhai, Rajput Mitesh; Mallik, Jyotirmoy; Chunary, Sudip; Shrinivash, D.; Singh, Jaya

Gynandromorph in fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
p. 1898 | Sagar, D.; Shashank, P. R.; Isaiyamudhini, T.; Sujatha, G. S.; Komal, J.

General Articles
Sweet sorghum syrup R&D in India
p. 1901 | Rajvanshi, Anil K.; Patange, Shivam D.; Nimbkar, Nandini
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1901-1909

An examination of the narratives about the electricity sector
p. 1910 | Grover, R. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1910-1918

Research Articles
Epidemics and climate change in India
p. 1919 | Rao, Neethi V.; Nagendra, Harini
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1919-1926

Numerical study of the effect of geometry and operating parameters on the performance of Savonius vertical axis wind turbine
p. 1927 | Ramarajan, J.; Jayavel, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1927-1938

Near real-time delineation, mapping and monitoring of floods in West Bengal, India due to extremely severe cyclone ‘Amphan’ using multi-mission satellite data
p. 1939 | Sharma, S. V. Shiva Prasad; Rao, K. H. V. Durga; Shukla, Abhinav K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1939-1947

Subsurface site characterization of Donga Fan, Northwest Himalaya using multichannel analysis of surface waves and response analysis
p. 1948 | Mahajan, Ambrish Kumar; Kumar, Praveen
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1948-1960

Mass balance of glaciers in Bhaga basin, Western Himalaya: a geospatial and temperature-weighted AAR based model approach
p. 1961 | Nagajothi, V.; Priya, M. Geetha; Sharma, Parmanand; Bahuguna, I. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1961-1973

Forest fire monitoring of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India using geospatial techniques
p. 1974 | Rakholia, Shrey; Mehta, Abhinav; Suthar, Bijal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1974-1981

EBLUP estimate of crop yield at sub-district level in Hisar district, Haryana, India using MODIS/Terra data
p. 1982 | Jaslam, P. K. Muhammed; Kumar, Manoj; ., Anurag; ., Manjeet
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1982-1989

Difference in container size limits foraging and affects demographic attributes of ladybird beetle, Menochilus sexmaculatus
p. 1990 | Kumar, Gyanendra; Afaq, Uzma; Shahid, Mohd.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1990-1996

Optimization of algal culture medium for zeaxanthin production by Dunaliella tertiolecta: an RSM based approach
p. 1997 | Priyanka, S.; Kirubagaran, R.; Leema, J. T. Mary
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/1997-2005

Occurrence of exotic vermiculated sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus from the lower stretch of River Ganga, West Bengal, India
p. 2006 | Das, Basanta Kumar; Ray, Archisman; Manna, Ranjan Kumar; Roshith, C. M.; Baitha, Raju; Karna, Subodha Kumar; Gupta, Subhadeep Das; Bhor, Manisha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/2006-2009

Research Communication
Comparison of regression models for binary outcome variables in clinical trials
p. 2010 | Bhaskar, Adhin; Ponnuraja, Chinnaiyan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/2010-2013

DNA barcoding of the protected horned helmet, Cassis cornuta (Linnaeus 1758)
p. 2014 | Kumar, B. Vignesh; Shafni, J. V. Anisha; Samuel, V. Deepak; Abhilash, K. R.; Purvaja, R.; Ramesh, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/2014-2019

Natural regeneration dynamics of tree species along the altitudinal gradient in a subtropical moist deciduous forest of northern India
p. 2019 | ., Akash; ., Navneet; Bhandari, B. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i12/2019-2023

Book Reviews
‘Nano Scale’: Society’s Deep Impact on Science, Technology and Innovation in India. Pankaj Sekhsaria
p. 2024 | Prabhu, S. S.

Natural Water Remediation: Chemistry and Technology. James G. Speight
p. 2025 | Wani, Suhas P.

Personal News
Roddam Narasimha (1933–2020)
p. 2027 | Sreenivasan, K. R.; Bhat, G. S.

Hema Ramachandran (1962–2020)
p. 2028 | Narayanan, Andal; Nityananda, Rajaram

Historical Notes
The Indian contribution to the physics of black holes: 2020 Nobel Prize
p. 2030 | Dadhich, Naresh

Institutional Members
List of Institutional Members
p. 2034

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Acknowledgements
p. 2041

Fifth PHSS Foundation Awards for Year 2020–21 - Prof. H.S. Srivastava Foundation for Science and Society, Lucknow
p. 2046

IGSTC 2+2 Call 2020 - Indo-German Science & Technology Centre
p. 2047

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Frontiers of Theoretical Physics’
p. 2048

CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
p. 2049

Junior Research Fellows - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 2050

CORRIGENDUM - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 2050

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan
p. 2050

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