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Emerging Research Fronts
December 2004
  Read comments by:

Raymond J. Gorte;
Mat. Sci.

Junghoon Lee;
Com. Sci.

Yvonne T. van der Schouw;
Agr. Sci.

Hans-Peter Kohler;
Eco. & Bus.

Peter Geigenberger;
Pla. & Ani. Sci.

George D. Jackson;
Env. & Eco.
•>Research Front Map from Plant & Animal Science on Sugar-Signalling Pathways.

Fast Moving Fronts
November 2004
  Read comments by: 

Rainer Sch๖del and Reinhard Genzel
Spa. Sci.

Paul Hebert
Bio. & Bio.

Eugene V. Koonin
Com. Sci.

Michael G. Brown

Marvin Whiteley and E. Peter Greenberg
•>Research Front Map from Physics on "Exotic Baryon Resonance".

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 interviews added in DECEMBER 2004:
Mini Profiles; Volcanoes:
Journals: Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Bulletin of Volcanology, Tectonophysics
Julian Caley, Ph.D.; Coral Reef Ecology

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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 - December 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Garnet L. Anderson;
Clinical Medicine
Sandhya Babel;
Bruce Beutler;
Charles Boone;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
C. Robin Buell;
Joshua Heazlewood;
Plant & Animal Science
Daniel J. Jacob;
Scott A. Mabury;
Jean-Philippe Pin;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Nader Sanai;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Mehmet Sarikaya;
Material Sciences
Amy Schulz;
Social Sciences, general
John Vickerman;

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers.

New Hot Papers - November 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Jacques Chevallier;
Material Sciences
Michel Desjardins;
A. Richard Green;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Tamio Hayashi;
Christian Leuz, Dhananjay Nanda, and Peter Wysocki;
Economics & Business
Roser Matamala ;
Richard W. Michelmore;
Plant & Animal Science
Warren Olanow ;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Yu Hin Pang;
Ian Rowland;
Agricultural Sciences
Rainer Sch๖del and Reinhard Genzel;
Space Science
Terry Quinn;
Guoli Wang;
Computer Science

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