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Fast Moving Fronts
March 2004
  Read comments by: 

R. Bruce Weisman;

C.N.R. Rao;
Mat. Sci.

Dimitrios Fotiadis and Andreas Engel;
Pha. & Tox.

Shyam Biswal;
Bio. & Bio.

•>Research Front Map from Space Science

Emerging Research Fronts
February 2004
  Read comments by:

Ernesto L. Schiffrin
Cli. Med.

Michael Kastan;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Matthew R. Redinbo;
Pha. & Tox.

Neville Owen
Soc. Sci.

Vincenzo Bonifati
Neu. & Beh.

Stephen P. Schoenberger & Edith Janssener

•>Research Front Map from Clinical Medicine.

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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.
New Hot Papers - March 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Martin Andrew and George Lodge;
Agricultural Sciences
Matthias Blau, Jos้ Figueroa-O'Farrill, and George Papadopoulos;
Ronald R. Breaker;
Biology & Biochemistry
Hongjie Dai;
Material Sciences
Bryan N. Duncan;
George V. Eleftheriades;
Andrew Hopkins;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
C. Ronald Kahn;
L. Lacey Knowles;
Paul A. Marks;
Clinical Medicine
Herbert Meltzer;
Takuji Sasaki;
Plant & Animal Science
Clifford W. Shults;
Neuroscience & Behavior
David N. Spergel ;
Space Science
Licia Verde;
Space Science
Younan Xia;

Archive of past comments for New Hot Papers. 

Fast Breaking Papers - February 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Sameer Agarwal;
W. Edward Billups;
Francisco Chavez;
Aram V. Chobanian;
Clinical Medicine
Kalyanmoy Deb;
Lars Ellgaard;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
L. Rowell Huesmann;
Valery N. Khabashesku;
Georg Pohnert;
Fabrizio Sebastiani;
Computer Science
Alex A. Volinsky;
Material Sciences
William J. Waddell;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Heinz Wiendl;
Neuroscience & Behavior

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers. - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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