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Fast Moving Fronts
September 2005
  Read comments by: 

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

George V. Eleftheriades;
Com. Sci.

Tom R. Horton;
Env. & Eco.

Jon Jureidini;

Masaru Katoh;
Cli. Med.

Hitoshi Okamura;
Neu. & Beh.

Chien M. Wai;
Mat. Sci.

Liming Zhou;
>Research Front Map from Computer Science on "Negative Refractive Index".

Emerging Research Fronts
August 2005
  Read comments by:

Henry Buchwald;
Cli. Med.

Larry Cahill;
Neu. & Beh.

Mike Gilchrist;
Mol. Bio. & Gen.

Marion Koopmans;
Agr. Sci.

Adnan Szen;
>Research Front Map from the Multidisciplinary field for "Hedgehog Pathway Activation."

View the July/August 2005 Science Watch article: "U.S. Slide in World Share Continues as European Union, Asia Pacific Advance"
Hottest Journals of the Millennium (so far).
Twenty Years of Citation Superstars!
The Interviews - interviews of top scientists and researchers from past Science Watch issues.

Find out about the editorial sections of Essential Science Indicators.

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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New interviews & features added in SEPTEMBER 2005:
Prof. Valerie Beral;
Breast Cancer
Prof. Dr. Bert Brunekreef;
Air Pollution
Dr. Francesco Marincola;
Dr. Keith Skubitz;
Uterine Fibroids

Menu for ALL Interviews/Essays of Special Topics

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 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Markus Bartenstein;
Sally S. Dickerson & Margaret E. Kemeny;
Bernard Dujon;
Takashi Fujita;
David A. Hafler;
Clinical Medicine
Kei Hirose;
Panganamala R. Kumar;
Computer Science
David MacMillan;
Bernard Moss and Himani Bisht;
George M. Pharr;
Materials Science
Philip A. Sharp & Carl D. Novina;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Claudiu Supuran;
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Paul Trayhurn;
Agricultural Sciences

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

Fast Breaking Papers - August 2005
   Comments & Interviews from the author(s) of the papers:
Joan S. Ash;
Social Sciences, general
Peter I. Dalko;
Bernard Dujon;
Thomas Elmqvist;
Nils Lid Hjort & Gerda Claeskens;
Takaaki Kajita;
Mark P. Mattson;
Neuroscience & Behavior
Ronald L. Prior;
Agricultural Sciences
Julian I. Schroeder;
Plant & Animal Science
Philip A. Sharp & Carl D. Novina;
Molecular Biology & Genetics
Richard H. Weisler;
Mathias Wind & Wolf D. Lehmann;

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