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Fast Moving Fronts
May 2005
  Read comments by: 

Susan E. Burke & Chris J. Barrett;
Bio. & Bio.

Vincenzo Di Marzo;
Pha. & Tox.

Maria Eriksson;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Jeff Errington

Ronald N. Germain;

Stefan Jansson;
Agr. Sci.

Harrison McKnight;
Eco. & Bus.

Christophe Salomon;
•>Research Front Map from Chemistry on "ORGANIC THIN-FILM TRANSISTORS".

Emerging Research Fronts
April 2005
  Read comments by:

David Barford and Richard Marais;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Richard A. Friesner;

Rolf Hilgenfeld;
Bio. & Bio.

Christine Jacobs-Wagner;

Bjarne Knudsen;
Com. Sci.

Nick Jennings;
Eco. & Bus.

Paul Selvin;

David N. Spergel
Spa. Sci.

Licia Verde;
Spa. Sci.
•>Research Front Map from Neuroscience & Behavior on HIPPOCAMPAL GABA(A) RECEPTORS.

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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 - May 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Martin D. Burke;
Sankar Ghosh, Mr. Matthew Hayden and Dr. Dekai Zhang;
Elhanan Helpman;
Economics & Business
Lorenz Meinel;
Raffaella Montelli;
Nader Sanai;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Craig Shealy;
Michael Strauss;
Space Science
Franco Zambonelli;
Computer Science

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

Fast Breaking Papers - April 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Alexander Deiters;
Napoleone Ferrara;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Daniel J. Funk;
So Iwata;
Biology & Biochemistry
Helmut Jonuleit;
William E. Klunk and Chester A. Mathis;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Michael Müger;
Gary J. Nabel and Zhi-yong Yang;
Kevin Omland;
Emanuel F. Petricoin;
Agricultural Sciences
Dilip Rajagopalan;
Computer Science
Seeram Ramakrishna;
Material Sciences
Kotaro T. Yamamoto;
Plant & Animal Science
Richard York;
Social Sciences, general

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers. Archive also contains listings of any late entries received after publication. - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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