Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 4: 25 Feb, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0602

Guest Editorial
Traditional knowledge systems and new science policy thrust
p. 0603 | Patwardhan, Bhushan; Lakhotia, Subhash Chandra

Range extension of pyrosomes in oligotrophic waters of the Indian Ocean
p. 0605 | Marimuthu, N.; Kandasamy, S. Vignesh; Chaudhury, Nandini Ray

Invasive South American weed – Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. (Commelinaceae): a threat to native flora of India
p. 0606 | Singh, Ankit; Singh, Nidhan; Nautiyal, M. C.

Community Health Officers: key players in the delivery of comprehensive primary healthcare under the Ayushman Bharat Programme
p. 0607 | Kotwani, Priya; Pandya, Apurvakumar; Saha, Somen

Narratives about the electricity sector
p. 0608 | Sangarappan, Thangasamy

Response by
p. 0609 | Grover, R. B.

Current Science Reports
p. 0610

NIRF: regional realities for intervention
p. 0614 | Srinivas, G.; Salil, S.

Scientific Correspondence
Space-based observations on annular solar eclipse of June 2020
p. 0617 | Mehta, Manu; Chauhan, Prakash; Thakur, Praveen; Watham, Taibanganba; Srinet, Ritika

Natural occurrence of entomopathogens on the invasive fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) in South India
p. 0619 | Sivakumar, G.; Mohan, M.; Kannan, M.; Elango, K.; Kumar, P. Ram; Venkatesan, T.; Rangeshwaran, R.; Yandigeri, Mahesh S.; Dhanyakumar, O.

General Articles
Technology demonstration of a novel seabed resident event-driven profiling system
p. 0622 | Mascarenhas, Antonio; Dabholkar, Nitin; Narvekar, Jayu; Prabhudesai, Shivanand; Ghatkar, Siddharth; Ansari, Sadaf; Maurya, Pramod; Desa, Elgar; Lokapure, Anand; Nagvekar, Surekha; Navelkar, Gajanan; Madhan, R.; Vijayan, Fernando; Shetye, Vidish; Fernandes, Llewellyn; Afzulpurkar, Sanjeev; Suresh, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/622-627

Mycology and mycotechnology on postal stamps
p. 0628 | Ghormade, Vandana; Pathan, Ejaj; Jyoti, Jeevan; Vartak, Ajit; Deshpande, Mukund
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/628-636

Digital health technologies for universal health coverage: a promising change
p. 0637 | Kodali, Prakash Babu; Das, Shankar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/637-643

Review Articles
Agroforestry practices in Tamil Nadu, India – a boon for farmers for livelihood security
p. 0644 | Saravanan, S.; Berry, Nanita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/644-653

Research Articles
Repossession and recognition system: transliteration of antique Tamil Brahmi typescript
p. 0654 | Brindha, S.; Bhuvaneswari, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/654-665

Deleterious missense single nucleotide polymorphism alters the structural conformation of human anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 protein
p. 0666 | Anand, P. P.; Vardhanan, Y. Shibu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/666-675

Assessment of forecast skill of high- and coarse-resolution numerical weather prediction models in predicting visibility/ fog over Delhi, India
p. 0676 | Aditi; Ashrit, Raghavendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/676-683

16S rRNA and hydrazine gene-based profiling of the Candidatus Scalindua community from the Arabian Sea hypoxic sediments
p. 0684 | Lincy, Jovitha; Manohar, Cathrine Sumathi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/684-693

The coupling of Orbulina universa diameter with the warming and cooling events in the Arabian Sea over the past 40,000 years
p. 0694 | Nimmy, P. M.; Rao, N. Rajeshwara; Neelavannan, K.; Hussain, S. M.; Mahapatra, S. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/694-698

An empirical study on the influence of on-road static obstacles on driver behaviour
p. 0699 | Dutta, Bhupali; Vasudevan, Vinod
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/699-706

Effectiveness of solar fence in reducing human–elephant conflicts in Manchahalli village, Mysuru, Karnataka, India
p. 0707 | Vibha, G.; Lingaraju, H. G.; Venktaramana, G. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/707-711

Research Communication
Linnean shortfall still a major concern in India: as evident by the micromoth family Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
p. 0712 | Naik, Santhosh; Shashank, P. R.; Rajgopal, N. N.; Meshram, Naresh M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/712-715

Ethnic study on bastenga, a fermented bamboo shoot product of Nagaland, India
p. 0715 | Yeptho, Lydia; Ajungla, T.; Kuotsu, Keviphruonuo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i4/715-718

A new modified nutrient media for cultivation of Actinobacteria
p. 0718 | Ganeshamurthy, A. N.; Saritha, B.; Radha, T. K.; Panneerselvam, P.
doi: 0.18520/cs/v120/i4/718-722

Book Reviews
Reading the Soil Archives: Unraveling the Geoecological Code of Palaeosols and Sediment Cores. Jan M. van Mourik and Jaap J. M. van der Meer (eds)
p. 0723 | Tandon, S. K.

Annual Review of Neuroscience, 2020. Botond Roska and Huda Y. Zoghbi (eds)
p. 0724 | Subhedar, Nishikant

Personal News
Arthur Ashkin (1922-2020)
p. 0726 | Goswami, S.; Goswami, D.

Indra Bir Singh (1943-2021)
p. 0728 | Banerjee, D. M.

Publications received
Publications received – 2020
p. 0730

Principal Scientist at Chennai - MCRC
p. 0732

Exceptional Research and Innovations Focussed Faculty - AMITY University
p. 0733

Invites Proposals - BIRAC
p. 0734

Invitation for Innovative Research Proposals 41st Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica - National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research
p. 0735

Managing Director - BIBCOL
p. 0735

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