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incites provides a behind-the-scenes look at the scientists, journals, institutions, nations, and papers selected by ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. Read interviews and first-person essays about people in a wide variety of fields and professions. View selected overall and field rankings, pertinent statistics on the principles behind the data, the latest version of the database, including new entrants and most-improved entities in the rankings, information on field definitions, citation thresholds, and graphing trends. Updated weekly is SCI-BYTES: a summary of what’s new in research. 

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Dr. John M. CoffinIn this interview, Dr. John M. Coffin discusses his highly cited paper, "HIV population dynamics in vivo—implications for genetic variation, pathogenesis, and therapy," (Science 267[5197]: 483-9, 27 January 1995). According to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper is currently ranked at #12 among Microbiology papers published in the past decade. Dr. Coffin’s record in this field includes 18 papers cited 1,013 times to date. Dr. Coffin is a Distinguished Professor and American Cancer Society Research Professor at Tufts University, as well as the Director of the HIV Drug Resistance Program at the National Cancer Institute...Read the article
(L) Tom Novak and (R) Donna HoffmanIn a recent analysis for in-cites, Professor Donna Hoffman of Vanderbilt University had the highest percent increase in total citations in the field of Economics & Business. Her most-cited papers were done in collaboration with Professor Tom Novak, and deal with the concept of the Internet as a consumer environment. In this interview, Hoffman and Novak discuss their highly cited, groundbreaking work...Read the article
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchCurrently, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research has 4,687 papers cited a total of 9,097 times to date in this field. In this essay, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Richard Brand discusses this achievement as well as the history of the journal...Read the article
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (better known as ETH Zurichin-cites visited The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (better known as ETH Zurich), and its new satellite campus ETH Hönggerberg, on the outskirts of Zurich, to interview some of the lead authors of the highly cited papers responsible for the institution’s citation status in Molecular Biology & Genetics...Read the article
The most-cited 150 countriesThe most-cited 150 countries in ALL FIELDS from ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. Country names are linked to previous profiles, rankings, and "Science In..." articles from SCI-BYTES...Read the article


Twenty Years of Citation Superstars!
Science Watch 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.
The 100 Most-Cited Scientists in: Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics & Business, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & ToxicologyPhysics (updated Sept. 2003).
- 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.
New Entrants to ESI Rankings
The 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.
Most Improved
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 as well.

ISI® Announces Citation Laureates ...and its "Picks" as Possible Nobel Prizewinners in 2003 or after!

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