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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;

Emerging Research Fronts
June 2006
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D. Donoho & X. Huo;

B. Frey & A. Stutzer;
Eco. & Bus.

J. Gaardhøje;

D. Hooper;

L. Lanier;

M. Meyerson & X Zhao;
Com. Sci.

K. Wu & D. Deslandes;
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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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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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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;

Archive of past comments for New Hot Papers.
Archive also contains listings of late entries received after publication.

Fast Breaking Papers - June 2006
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Phillip L. Ackerman;
Anne-Marie Audet;
Social Sciences, general
Hannah M. Buchanan-Smith and Daniel Colaco Osorio;
George M. Church;
Michael J. Detke;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Fabrizio Ferraro, Jeffrey Pfeffer, and Robert I. Sutton;
Economics & Business
Dejian Huang and Boxin Ou;
Agricultural Sciences
David R. Law;
Space Science
Ivan J.B. Lin;
Hedi Mattoussi and Igor L. Medintz;
Materials Science
Mark M. Meerschaert;
Osamu Takeuchi, Hiroki Kato, and Shizuo Akira;
Tammy Weckwerth;
Martin Zwierlein;

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