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Emerging Research Fronts
August 2006
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Agr. Sci.

R. Harland;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

K. Jeang;
Bio. & Bio.

A. Mielke, F. Theil, & V. Levitas;

H. Möhler;
Pha. & Tox.

A. Nilsson, L. Pettersson;

Fast Moving Fronts
July 2006
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N. El-Sayed, P. Myler, B. Andersson;

R. Marshall;
Neu. & Beh.

S.W. Squyres;
Spa. Sci.

J. Takabayashi;
Agr. Sci.

JC Zúñiga- Pflücker;
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he ESI Special Topics Web site is designed to complement Essential Science Indicators 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 Essential Science Indicators rankings and the methodology used to assemble the data from the 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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Dr. John P. Moore
Dr. Da-Lin Zhang;
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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.

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Fast Breaking Papers - August 2006
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Karen Hsiao Ashe;
Neuroscience & Behavior

Kim A. Brogden;
Scott M. Grundy;
Clinical Medicine
Richard Mayou;
James A. Miller;
Ronald L. Prior;
Agricultural Sciences
John Robertson;
Robert Qiu, Huaping Liu, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen;
Computer Science
George C. Tseng & Wing H. Wong;

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers.
Archive also contains listings of late entries received after publication.

New Hot Papers - July 2006
Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Vittorio Cristini;
Zhaofu Fei;
Debra A. Fischer;
Space Science
Jennifer Gardy;
Computer Science
Nobutaka Hirokawa;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Lewis L. Lanier;
Susumu Noda;
Materials Science
James M. Ntambi;
Agricultural Sciences
Robert Precali & Michele Giani;

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Archive also contains listings of late entries received after publication. - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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