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|Dr. Michael Caterina
talks about his highly cited paper, “The capsaicin receptor: a heat-activated ion channel in the pain pathway”
(Caterina M.J., et al., Nature 389: 816-24, 23 October 1997). According to the
ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper ranks among the 10 most-cited papers in the field of Neuroscience & Behavior over the past decade, with 1,330 citations to date. Dr. Caterina’s record in this field includes 13 papers cited a total of 2,930 times to
to a recent analysis of the ISI
Science Indicators Web product, Dr.
Brian Enquist’s work in the field of
Environment/Ecology has achieved the highest
percent increase in total citations. Dr. Enquist’s
work in this field includes 21 papers cited a
total of 958 times to date. Dr. Enquist is an
Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology
and Evolutionary Biology at the University of
Arizona in Tucson. In this interview...
Pompeu Fabra has achieved the highest
percent increase in total citations in the field
of Economics and Business for the December
2004-February 2005 period (according to a recent
analysis of the ISI
Essential Science Indicators Web product), with 283 papers cited a total of
1,776 times to date. In this interview, Professor
Xavier Calsamiglia, Director of the Department of
Economics and Business, talks about the
institution’s highly cited work in this field.
this interview, Dr. Andrea Richarz, Managing Editor of the
Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and
Biology, talks about the increasing citation attention the journal is receiving. According to an analysis of the
Science Indicators Web product published in April 2005, this journal recently entered the top 50% of journals in the field of Biology & Biochemistry, with 340 papers cited a total of 1,569
among the 140 top-performing countries in all
fields and all countries.
Presents the Hottest
Research of 2003-04. In its latest annual
roundup of recent research, Science Watch
presents the list of authors who, as of late 2004, had
published the greatest number of Hot Papers over the
preceding two years.
100 Most-Cited Scientists in:
& Biochemistry, Chemistry,
& Business, Immunology,
Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience,
NOVEMBER 1, 2004 ****
- Hottest Journals of the Millennium (so far)
presents the top 10 highest-impact journals in 11 main fields are ranked according to impact, or citations per paper, over the last six years, according to a subset of data from
ISI Essential Science Indicators.
Years of Citation Superstars!
presents here the true
citation elite of the last two decades that
include rankings the 50 most-cited researchers of the
last 20 years, based on papers published and cited in
Thomson ISI-indexed journals between 1983 and 2002.
- What's New in Research
What's really hot in research? Each week, the ISI Research
Services Group provides an update based on their
Research Performance & Evaluation Tools.
Entrants to ISI Essential Science Indicators Rankings
most-cited new entrants in each of ISI Essential
Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the most recent
bimonthly update, and for earlier updates as well.
A listing of the most-improved entities in each of ISI
Essential Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the
most recent bimonthly update, and for earlier updates
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