Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 121 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1266

The COVID-19 pandemic and cancer care
p. 1267 | Pramesh, C. S.; Mittra, I.

Current Science Reports
p. 1269

Animals ‘shape-shifting’ in response to climate change
p. 1273 | Krishnan, Arjun R.

A Nobel Prize for understanding the molecular basis of sensing pain and touch
p. 1274 | Burada, Ananth Prasad; Penmatsa, Aravind

Scientific Correspondence
Understanding the impact of climatological shifts on forest-fire frequency and intensity in Simlipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India
p. 1278 | Chakrabarty, Arghya; Mukhopadhyay, Debaaditya; Giri, Krishna; Mishra, Gaurav

Frullania bolanderi Austin (Marchantiophyta: Jubulaceae), a rare, disjunct liverwort in the Himalaya
p. 1279 | Rawat, Krishna Kumar; Sahu, Vinay; Paul, Ramya Ranjan; Behera, Soumit K.

General Articles
Challenges and practices for effectual waste management during COVID-19
p. 1281 | Ahuja, Simran; Arora, Sanjiv
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1281-1287

Research Account
Science-based and community-centred approach to restore and sustain mangrove wetlands of India
p. 1288 | Selvam, V.; Thamizoli, P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1288-1296

Review Articles
Crumbs top and ‘Notch’ed bottom in tumours
p. 1297 | Pakkiriswami, Shanmugasundaram; Natarajan, Sampath; Nagarajan, Usha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1297-1301

Research Articles
Gender dimensions in popular science writing in India
p. 1302 | Dharmapalan, Biju; Mahesh, G.; Kumar, Phuldeep
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1302-1306

Use of poulticing in desalination of masonry units – implications on salt-deteriorated structures
p. 1307 | Manohar, Swathy; Santhanam, Manu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1307-1315

In silico plum pox virus silencing via host-retrieved miRNAs in peach plant
p. 1316 | Shahid, Muhammad Naveed; Shehnaz, Syeda; Iqbal, Muhammad Shehzad; Shabbeer, Aneela; Jamal, Adil; Khalid, Sana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1316-1322

Molecular docking study of CHS gene from a medicinally important orchid, Coelogyne ovalis Lindl.
p. 1323 | Singh, Nutan; Kumaria, Suman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1323-1327

Development of a Muga disease early warning system – a mobile-based service for seri farmers
p. 1328 | Goswami, J.; Gogoi, D. K.; Rasid, N.; Handique, B. K.; Subrahmanyam, G.; Bora, P. P.; Das, R.; Raju, P. L. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1328-1334

Impact of climate change on two high-altitude restricted and endemic flycatchers of the Western Ghats, India
p. 1335 | Sreekumar, E. R.; Nameer, P. O.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1335-1342

Research Communications
Soil and water conservation techniques based land degradation neutrality: a need-based solution for degraded lands in Indian perspective
p. 1343 | Gupta, Anand K.; Kumar, Pawan; Rathore, A. C.; Kumar, Parmanand; Kaushal, Rajesh; Islam, Sadikul; Yadav, Devi Deen; Jigyasu, D. K.; Mehta, H.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1343-1347

Mapping of agroforestry systems and Salix species in Western Himalaya agroclimatic zone of India
p. 1347 | Rizvi, R. H.; Vishnu, R.; Handa, A. K.; Ramanan, S.; Yadav, M.; Mehdi, A.; Singh, R. K.; Londhe, S.; Dhyani, S. K.; Rizvi, J.; Punam; Kumar, Rameshwar; Qaisar, Naved
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1347-1351

Ecosystem services from ravine agro-ecosystem and its management
p. 1352 | Pande, V. C.; Bhatnagar, P. R.; Dinesh, D.; Kumar, Raj; Kumar, Gopal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1352-1357

Effect of different essential oils on enzymatic activity of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus florida)
p. 1357 | Manjari; Chandra, Ram
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i10/1357-1360

Book Reviews
The Spirit of Green: The Economics of Collisions and Contagions in a Crowded World. William D. Nordhaus
p. 1361 | Thomas, Bejoy K.

Annual Review of Microbiology, 2020. Susan Gottesman and Caroline S. Harwood (eds)
p. 1362 | Varshney, Umesh

Experiments with Drosophila for Biology Courses. S. C. Lakhotia and H. A. Ranganath
p. 1363 | Bhat, Sajad Ahmad

Personal News
Akhoury Purnendu Bhusan Sinha (1928–2021)
p. 1365 | Rao, V. J.; Mulla, Imtiaz S.

Ranbeer Singh Rawal (1965–2021)
p. 1366 | Shashni, Sarla; Agnihotri, Vasudha; Joshi, Rajesh; Bhatt, I. D.

Thanu Padmanabhan (1957–2021)
p. 1367 | Bagla, Jasjeet Singh

Historical Notes
Indian chemistry’s Camelot: looking back at the glory days of IIT Kanpur
p. 1370 | Balaram, P.

Post of Director - National Centre for Cell Science, Pune
p. 1374

Centre-Director - UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 1375

Call for Nominations - INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2022
p. 1375

Dr D.C. Pavate Memorial Fellowships in Cambridge, 2022–23
p. 1376

Executive Director - Indian National Science Academy
p. 1376

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University – AP, Amaravati
p. 1377

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh
p. 1377

PhD degree admissions - SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh
p. 1379

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