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Prof. C. Oliver KappeProf. C. Oliver Kappe talks about his highly cited work, particularly his paper, "Controlled microwave heating in modern organic synthesis," (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 43[46]: 6250-84, 2004). Professor Kappe’s record includes 100 papers with 2,762 total cites to date. Professor Kappe is the Director of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry, which is part of the Institute for Chemistry at the University of Graz in Austria.
MoleculesDr. Derek McPhee, the Editor-in-Chief of Molecules, about the journal’s history and citation achievements. Molecules was named a New Entrant in the field of Chemistry, and the journal’s current record in this field includes 1,118 highly cited papers cited a total of 2,289 times to date.
University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space SciencesThe University of Washington currently ranks at #5 among institutions publishing in the field of Geosciences over the past decade, with 2,813 papers cited a total of 53,169 times to date. Professor Robert Winglee, Chairman of the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences, talks about the University’s work in this field.
KeithBurridgeIn this essay, Professor Keith Burridge writes about his highly cited work on focal adhesions. This work has garnered him a ranking in the top 1% in the field of Molecular Biology & Genetics in Essential Science Indicators. His current record in the database includes 52 papers cited a total of 5,821 times to date. Professor Burridge hails from the department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill.
Agricultural SciencesThe 20 Most-Cited Countries in Agricultural Sciences, 1996-December 31, 2006
Science Watch presents "The Hottest Research of 2005-06." Turning to its customary annual roundup of the hottest of recent research, Science Watch presents the scientists who, as of late 2006, had published the greatest number of Hot Papers over the preceding two years. This feature also lists the papers published in 2006 (excluding reviews) that were most cited by year’s end.




 The Most-Cited Journals (All Fields), 1996-2006
The 100 Most-Cited Scientists in: Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics & Business, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology,  Physics. Time period: 1996-June 30, 2006.
Twenty Years of Citation Superstars!
"Super Hot" Papers in Science Published Since 2003
- What's New in Research 
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The focus of ESI Special Topics this month is Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches, including a corresponding research front map, and an interview with Jean Schoenen.

Other interviews for previously featured topics are Mats Fahlman & William Salaneck; Organic Thin Film Transistors, David Lewis; Schizophrenia, and Jinde Cao; Artificial Neural Networks.

Kellar Autumn answers a few questions about his Fast Moving Front paper, (and accompanying Research Front Map), "Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae," INT J NUMER METHOD ENG, PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA, 99 (19): 12252-12256 SEP 17 2002. The author has also sent along several images of his work.
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