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Emerging Research Fronts
August 2004
  Read comments by:

Richard G. H. Immink;
Pla. & Ani. Sci.

Michael Zaugg;
Cli. Med.

Laurent Meijer;

David C. Look;

Ginamarie Scott;
Eco. & Bus.

Ramon Quintanilla;
>Research Front Map from Environment/Ecology on Neotropical Rain Forests.

Fast Moving Fronts
July 2004
  Read comments by: 

Frederic Bushman;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

James Farquhar;
Spa. Sci.

Antoine Joux;
Com. Sci.

Carson Meredith;

David Michelson;
Pha. Tox.

Ronenn Roubenoff;
Social Sciences, general

Kazunori Takada;
Simeon Djankov;
Eco. & Bus.

>Research Front Map from Chemistry on "Combinatorial methods for investigations in polymer materials science".

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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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Angiogenesis - Featured Special Topic for August 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 - August 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Bruce Beutler and Kasper Hoebe;
William E. Bunney;
Andrew Houck;
Shoshi Kikuchi;
Natalie M. Mahowald;
Marjori Matzke;
Plant & Animal Science
Mark Newman;
Ginamarie Scott;
Economics & Business
Michael Zuker;
Biology & Biochemistry

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New Hot Papers - July 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Scott Armstrong;
Economics & Business
Ben Bolstad;
Computer Science
Michael Fuhrer;
Rafael A. Irizarry;
Xumei Li;
Social Sciences, general
Joseph Wang and Yuehe Lin;
Ingmar Messing;
Nicola Mulder;
Biology & Biochemistry
Yosef Shiloh;
Clinical Medicine
Claudiu Supuran;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Angelo Luigi Vescovi and Gianvito Martino;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Mitsuru Yoshida;
Agricultural Sciences
Alison Yung;
Xi-Cheng Zhang;
Material Sciences
Miguel Che Parreira Soares;

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