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Essential Science Indicators - Special Topics

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

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Top Topics
April 2007
The largest Research Fronts in each of the 22 major fields covered by Essential Science Indicators.







Fast Moving Fronts
May 2007
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Emerging Research Fronts
April 2007
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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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Archived Special Topics:

New interviews & features added in MAY 2007:

Dr. Angelica de Oliveira-Costa
Cos. Mic. Bac. Rad.

Dr. Andres M. Lozano

Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Franz Padinger
Solar Cells

Dr. Robert L. Whetten
Nanocrystals
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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, Fast Moving Fronts, and Top Topics, 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 2007
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Jane Elith & Catherine Graham;
Environment/
Ecology
Jeffrey H. Greenhaus & Gary Powell;
Economics & Business
George A. Jacoby;
Microbiology
Ian G. McKeith;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Franco Pedreschi;
Agricultural Sciences
Wolfram Schultz;
Psychology/
Psychiatry
A podcast is available for this interview
Junren Shi;
Physics
Christiane Textor;
Geosciences
Jonathan P. Williams;
Engineering 

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







Fast Breaking Papers - April 2007
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Timothy Aitman;
Multidisciplinary
Erich Buchner;
Neuroscience & Behavior
William E. Encinosa;
Social Sciences, general
Hiroki Kato & Shizuo Akira;
Immunology
A podcast is available for this interview
Qi Li & Jieping Ye;
Engineering 
Brent Roberts;
Psychology/
Psychiatry
Shelley Salpeter;
Clinical Medicine
Zhong Lin Wang;
Chemistry

Archive of past comments for Fast Breaking Papers. Archive also contains listings of late entries received after publication.

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