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Emerging Research Fronts
April 2005
  Read comments by:

David Barford and Richard Marais;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Richard A. Friesner;

Rolf Hilgenfeld;
Bio. & Bio.

Christine Jacobs-Wagner;

Bjarne Knudsen;
Com. Sci.

Nick Jennings;
Eco. & Bus.

Paul Selvin;

David N. Spergel
Spa. Sci.

Licia Verde;
Spa. Sci.
•>Research Front Map from Neuroscience & Behavior on HIPPOCAMPAL GABA(A) RECEPTORS.

Fast Moving Fronts
March 2005
  Read comments by: 

Zhong Lin Wang;

Yue Feng;
Neu. & Beh.

Kei Hirose;

Richard M. Caprioli;
Cli. Med.

Hanne B. Rasmussen;
Pha. & Tox.

Kingsley Cavell;
Jean-Marie Lehn;
Bio. & Bio.
•>Research Front Map from Chemistry on "HETEROCYCLIC CARBENE COMPLEXES".

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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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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 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Alexander Deiters;
Napoleone Ferrara;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Daniel J. Funk;
So Iwata;
Biology & Biochemistry
Helmut Jonuleit;
William E. Klunk and Chester A. Mathis;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Michael Müger;
Gary J. Nabel and Zhi-yong Yang;
Kevin Omland;
Emanuel F. Petricoin;
Agricultural Sciences
Dilip Rajagopalan;
Computer Science
Seeram Ramakrishna;
Material Sciences
Kotaro T. Yamamoto;
Plant & Animal Science
Richard York;
Social Sciences, general

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers.

New Hot Papers - March 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Paulo S.L.M. Barreto;
Computer Science
George A. Bonanno;
Adrian Constantin;
Giovanni G. Fazio;
Space Science
Reto Gieré and Sorena S. Sorensen;
Ian W. Hamley;
Material Sciences
Harald van Heerde;
Economics & Business
Jules Hoffmann;
David Kabat;
Clinical Medicine
Bernd Kaina;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Elysa R. Koppelman;
Social Sciences, general
Victor Koren;
Daniele Piomelli;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Ulrich H. von Andrian;
Zhong Lin Wang ;

Archive of past comments for New Hot Papers. - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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