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Fast Moving Fronts
September 2004
  Read comments by: 

Paul Ginoux and Joseph M. Prospero;

Richard A. Jensen and Marie C. Thursby;
Soc. Sci., gen.

Albert Osterhaus;

Varun Sahni;
Space Science

Jürgen Schrader;
Bio. & Bio.

Kari Stefansson;
Neu. & Beh.

Hussein M. Zbib and Tomas Diaz de la Rubia;
•>Research Front Map from Space Science on "Dark Energy".

Emerging Research Fronts
August 2004
  Read comments by:

Richard G. H. Immink;
Pla. & Ani. Sci.

Michael Zaugg;
Cli. Med.

Laurent Meijer;

David C. Look;

Ginamarie Scott;
Eco. & Bus.

Ramon Quintanilla;
•>Research Front Map from Environment/Ecology on Neotropical Rain Forests.

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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 - September 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Ross Chapman;
Derek Dykxhoorn and Philip A. Sharp;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Ralph Krupke;
Liam J. McGuffin;
Computer Science
Ramakrishna Nemani;
John Nicholls;
Clinical Medicine
Steve Oliver;
Didier Trono;
Zhi-xun Shen;
Douglas and Pamela Soltis;
Plant & Animal
Younan Xia;
Material Sciences

Archive of past comments for New Hot Papers.

Complete Menu for all past New Hot Papers comments and mini-interviews

Fast Breaking Papers - August 2004
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Bruce Beutler and Kasper Hoebe;
William E. Bunney;
Andrew Houck;
Shoshi Kikuchi;
Natalie M. Mahowald;
Marjori Matzke;
Plant & Animal Science
Mark Newman;
Ginamarie Scott;
Economics & Business
Michael Zuker;
Biology & Biochemistry

Complete Menu for all past Fast Breaking Papers comments and mini-interviews. - Tracking Trends and Perfomance in Basic Research
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