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ISI Essential Science Indicators - Special Topics

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Summarized Publication and Citation Data from ISI for the Analysis of Research Trends & Performance

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 Introduction

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 topics 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. In addition, Special Topics also spotlights New Hot Papers, Fast Breaking Papers (both have some with comments/mini-interviews), 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.


Featured Special Topics:
Apoptosis - May 2002  
Molecular Self-Assembly - April 2002  
Diabetes - March 2002 
Branes - February 2002  
Global Warming - January 2002  
Obesity - December 2001  
Embryonic Stem Cells - November 2001  
Nanotechnology - October 2001
Quantum Cryptography - September 2001
Optoelectronics - August 2001
Breast Cancer - July 2001
Conducting Polymers - July 2001 
Schizophrenia - July 2001
= new interview added to that Special Topic this month!

Menu for all Interviews and Essays of Special Topics listed above


New Hot Papers - May 2002
     Comments & Interviews by:
Michael Karin Michael Karin ; Immunology
(related interview)
Professor Peter Langridge;
Agricultural Sciences

Yinon Ben-Neriah;
Immunology

Professor Michael R. Sussman
Plant & Animal Science
Dr. Peter Uetz;
Multidisciplinary

Menu of all past New Hot Papers comments and mini-interviews

(New Hot Papers are updated bi-monthly)

Fast Breaking Papers - April 2002
     Comments & Interviews by:
Professor Doron Aurbach Professor Doron Aurbach;
Engineering
Stephen G. Ferguson at John P Robarts Res. Inst. Stephen G. Ferguson;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Joan Fung-Tomc, Ph. D.;
Microbiology
Prof. Dr. Andreas Kirschning;
Chemistry
Dr. David Stensrud;
Geosciences
Jack Xin Jack Xin;
Mathematics

Complete Menu for all past Fast Breaking Papers
comments and mini-interviews

(Fast Breaking Papers are updated bi-monthly)

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