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Dr. Alan SaltielDr. Alan Saltiel currently ranks at #18 among scientists in the field of Biology & Biochemistry over the past decade, with 64 of his papers cited a total of 8,798 times to date. Dr. Saltiel is Director of the Life Sciences Institute, John Jacob Abel Collegiate Professor in Life Sciences and Professor of Internal Medicine and Physiology at the University of Michigan.
Celgene Dr. Brydon Bennett talks about his highly cited paper, "SP600125, an anthrapyrazolone inhibitor of Jun N-terminal kinase," (Bennett BL, et al., PNAS 98[24]: 13681-6, 20 November 2001). The bulk of Dr. Bennett's citation record in the ESI Web product falls under this field as well. Dr. Bennett is Associate Director of Inflammation Research at Celgene in San Diego, California.
Australian Institute of Marine ScienceThe Australian Institute of Marine Science's (AIMS) current record in the ESI Web product includes 142 papers cited a total of 1,526 times to date in the field of Environment & Ecology, as well as 381 papers cited a total of 4,011 times to date in the field of Plant & Animal Science. In this interview, AIMS representatives talk about this citation achievement and the work of the Institute.
Marine Iguana Fernandina-SeThe journal Molecular Ecology Notes current record in the field of Environment & Ecology includes 850 papers cited a total of 1,707 times to date. Molecular Ecology Notes is the sister journal to Molecular Ecology, and is published on a quarterly basis by Blackwell. Chief Editor Dr. Kevin Livingstone talks about the origins, impact, and future of this journal.
The most-cited countriesThe fourth annual presentation of the 20 most-cited countries in ALL FIELDS from the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product sorted by citations, papers, and cites per papers.


The 100 Most-Cited Scientists in: Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics & Business, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & ToxicologyPhysics.
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Highest-Impact Journals (ALL FIELDS), 1995-2005  Þ extraBYTES - graphs showing each country's individual rank on three separate measures over the past decade
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.
- 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.
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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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