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Emerging Research Fronts
April 2004
  Read comments by:

Hongjie Dai;
Mat. Sci.

Tannishtha Reya;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Colin S. Reynolds;
Pla. & Ani. Sci.

Ivana Stehlik;

•>Research Front Map from Molecular Biology & Genetics on Stem Cells.

Fast Moving Fronts
March 2004
  Read comments by: 

R. Bruce Weisman;

C.N.R. Rao;
Mat. Sci.

Dimitrios Fotiadis and Andreas Engel;
Pha. & Tox.

Shyam Biswal;
Bio. & Bio.

•>Research Front Map from Space Science on "Sloan Digital Sky Survey".

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he ESI Special Topics Web site is designed to complement ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product in providing citation analyses and commentary for selected scientific research areas that have experienced notable recent advances or are of special current interest. Each topic is prefaced with a description of its relation to the main ISI Essential Science Indicators rankings and the methodology used to assemble the data from the ISI Essential Science Indicators database. A new topic is added monthly. The data presented for each topic include citation rankings for scientists, institutions, nations, and journals. Most special topics also feature interviews and essays by prominent scientists in the area.

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New Special Topic For April 2004: 
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ESI Special Topics also spotlights New Hot Papers, Fast Breaking Papers (both have some comments/mini-interviews and are updated bi-monthly), Emerging Research Fronts, and Fast Moving Fronts, all of which deal with current and emerging trends in specialized areas of research. Methodologies for the various entities and commentary on data interpretation are also included.
Fast Breaking Papers - April 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:

"Fast Breaking Comments/Mini-interviews,"
from the author(s) of the paper!

Daniel J. Drucker;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Ute Moll;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Robert Shellie & Philip Marriott;
Russell H. Fazio and Michael A. Olson;
Dimitrios Fotiadis & Andreas Engel;
Biology & Biochemistry
Terrie Moffitt;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Carmen M. Reinhart;
Economics & Business
Luis Miguel Ruilope;
Clinical Medicine
S. Ravi Silva;
Material Sciences
David N. Spergel ;
Space Science
Giorgio Trinchieri;
Licia Verde;
Space Science
Hui Zhang;
Robert J. Sampson;
Social Sciences, general
Complete Menu for all past Fast Breaking Papers comments and mini-interviews

New Hot Papers - March 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Martin Andrew and George Lodge;
Agricultural Sciences
Matthias Blau, Jos้ Figueroa-O'Farrill, and George Papadopoulos;
Ronald R. Breaker;
Biology & Biochemistry
Hongjie Dai;
Material Sciences
Bryan N. Duncan;
George V. Eleftheriades;
Andrew Hopkins;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
C. Ronald Kahn;
L. Lacey Knowles;
Paul A. Marks;
Clinical Medicine
Herbert Meltzer;
Takuji Sasaki;
Plant & Animal Science
Clifford W. Shults;
Neuroscience & Behavior
David N. Spergel ;
Space Science
Licia Verde;
Space Science
Younan Xia;

Complete Menu for all past New Hot Papers comments and mini-interviews - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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